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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Date: 19 Sep 2014
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UNITED STATES

Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas
Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas

WASHINGTON - Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system it developed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

20 Oct 2014 10:53

UNITED STATES

Google profits falls as ad revenue declines
Google profits falls as ad revenue declines

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The rise of smartphone use to access the internet has slowed the number of clicks on advertisements and cut into profits earned by Google in the third quarter of the year. revealed.

20 Oct 2014 09:47

UNITED STATES

Facebook challenging Google in online ad market
Facebook challenging Google in online ad market

NEW YORK: For years, Google has been the undisputed leader in online advertising, but Facebook is gaining quickly in the fast-evolving market.

16 Oct 2014 12:47

UNITED STATES

Microsoft's Skype launches video messaging app
Microsoft's Skype launches video messaging app

NEW YORK - Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday unveiled a new app enabling users to send short video messages to stay "connected between calls."

16 Oct 2014 11:59

UNITED STATES

Underground bank founder pleads not guilty
Underground bank founder pleads not guilty

NEW YORK, USA: A man accused of founding an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered $6bn for criminals, including child pornographers and drug traffickers, pleaded not guilty before a New York court this week.

15 Oct 2014 10:40

UNITED STATES

Windows flaws let Russian hackers spy on NATO
Windows flaws let Russian hackers spy on NATO

WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers based in Russia used a flaw in Microsoft Windows to spy on NATO, European governments and other organisations as far back as 2009, security researchers have found.

15 Oct 2014 10:16

UNITED STATES

GTAT wants court to cancel Apple's sapphire contract
GTAT wants court to cancel Apple's sapphire contract

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A supplier enlisted to make sapphire screens for Apple mobile devices has asked a bankruptcy court to free it from contracts that it branded "oppressive and burdensome."

14 Oct 2014 10:00

UNITED STATES

ICANN to be free from US control
ICANN to be free from US control

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The head of the agency entrusted to essentially run the internet said that the group is on course to break free of US oversight late next year.

14 Oct 2014 09:32

UNITED STATES

Newly-wed with cancer plans her own death
Newly-wed with cancer plans her own death

LOS ANGELES, USA: A newly-wed US woman with terminal cancer has announced plans online to end her life on 1 November to die with dignity and without debilitating pain.

13 Oct 2014 09:41

UNITED STATES

Hackers steal Snapchat images offer them online
Hackers steal Snapchat images offer them online

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online last week, raising fears about what may be revealed in messages intended to vanish seconds after being viewed.

13 Oct 2014 09:16

UNITED STATES

Nadella gaffe over pay raises women's ire
Nadella gaffe over pay raises women's ire

WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella's gaffe over women, pay raises comes as the US technology sector is facing up to questions over diversity and gender equality.

13 Oct 2014 08:31

UNITED STATES

Ultra-fast internet connections coming
Ultra-fast internet connections coming

WASHINGTON, USA: Really high speed Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts has shown.

10 Oct 2014 10:12

UNITED STATES

AT&T must pay $105m for unauthorised charges
AT&T must pay $105m for unauthorised charges

WASHINGTON, USA: AT&T will have to pay $105m to settle investigations that it added charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorised third-party services such as horoscopes and "fun facts," officials confirmed.

9 Oct 2014 09:32

UNITED STATES

Online voting still some way off
Online voting still some way off

WASHINGTON, USA: Online voting has the potential to boost election participation around the world, but is not yet ready to be widely rolled out due to security risks, a US study shows.

9 Oct 2014 08:51

UNITED STATES

Yahoo's system breach was not Shellshock
Yahoo's system breach was not Shellshock

WASHINGTON, USA: Yahoo said some of its servers were breached briefly by hackers, but that the attack was unrelated to the newly discovered Shellshock vulnerability, and that no user data was compromised.

8 Oct 2014 10:18

UNITED STATES

Hewlett-Packard to separate into two divisions
Hewlett-Packard to separate into two divisions

NEW YORK, USA: Hewlett-Packard said it would split into two separate, listed companies with its computer and printer businesses in one company and its corporate hardware and services operations in another.

7 Oct 2014 10:47

UNITED STATES

iPhone 6 prototype selling for $99,800 on eBay
iPhone 6 prototype selling for $99,800 on eBay

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Bidding for a rare prototype of Apple's new-generation iPhone 6 neared a whopping $100,000 on eBay, after the device appeared to have accidentally landed in a buyer's hands.

7 Oct 2014 10:20

UNITED STATES

Entries open for New York Festivals World's Best Advertising 2015
Entries open for New York Festivals World's Best Advertising 2015

NEW YORK: Entries have now opened for the 2015 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition for the World's Best Advertising. Entries submitted before 16 December 2014, will earn a 10% discount on their entry fees by using code PRN2015.

6 Oct 2014 08:55

UNITED STATES

Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America
Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America

NEW YORK: At the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, held in New York on 30 September 2014, the BBC World News won two Emmy Awards.

2 Oct 2014 09:29

UNITED STATES

Young Globals student competition, internship programme launched
Young Globals student competition, internship programme launched

NEW YORK, USA: The Young Globals is a newly launched college/portfolio school competition for healthcare advertising that offers students an opportunity to submit their creative work...

2 Oct 2014 09:19

UNITED STATES

Preview of new Windows 10 operating system
Preview of new Windows 10 operating system

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft offered its first glimpse of its Windows software that it hopes will deliver a winning formula for tablets and smartphones, along with laptops and desktop computers.

2 Oct 2014 08:59

UNITED STATES

NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs
NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval and trim its costs.

2 Oct 2014 08:31

UNITED STATES

PayPal to split from eBay
PayPal to split from eBay

NEW YORK, USA: US online auction company eBay announced plans to spin off PayPal in a move designed to help is compete in the fast-moving online payments segment.

1 Oct 2014 10:05

UNITED STATES

US wants information about citizens from search engines
US wants information about citizens from search engines

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A Yahoo transparency report released last week showed that the United States topped the list of countries demanding information about users in the first half of this year.

29 Sep 2014 10:29

UNITED STATES

Google's battle with Murdoch continues
Google's battle with Murdoch continues

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google fired back at media mogul Rupert Murdoch, disputing a News Corp. complaint in Europe that the Internet company has veered from the path of doing no evil.

29 Sep 2014 09:57

UNITED STATES

iPhone mess: software glitch and phones bend
iPhone mess: software glitch and phones bend

WASHINGTON, USA: Apple released and then abruptly pulled back an update for the iOS software used on the iPhone after users complained of bugs, including one that disabled cellular service.

26 Sep 2014 10:49

UNITED STATES

More than 10m iPhone 6 units sold last weekend
More than 10m iPhone 6 units sold last weekend

WASHINGTON, USA: Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend delivering 10m iPhone 6 unites in the first three days and boasting it could have sold more if it had them.

23 Sep 2014 10:05

UNITED STATES

Larry Ellison changes jobs at Oracle
Larry Ellison changes jobs at Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO - Tycoon yachtsman Larry Ellison has stepped down as Oracle's Chief Executive, trusting a pair of lieutenants to steer the business software firm he helped launch decades ago.

22 Sep 2014 10:52

UNITED STATES

Samsung's 'phablet' Note 4 on sale from 17 October
Samsung's 'phablet' Note 4 on sale from 17 October

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Samsung announced that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on 17 October.

22 Sep 2014 09:43

UNITED STATES

Piracy thrives through Cloud services
Piracy thrives through Cloud services

WASHINGTON, USA: Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released earlier this week.

19 Sep 2014 11:12

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