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Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
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Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Date: 10 Jul 2014
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Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector

WASHINGTON, USA: Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

29 Jul 2014 10:08

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Zillow online real estate company buys Trulia

WASHINGTON, USA:Online real estate website Zillow announced it is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5bn stock deal that merges the two main firms in the sector.

29 Jul 2014 09:20

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Bose sues Beats over headphone patents

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation on Friday sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for cancelling noise in earphones.

28 Jul 2014 10:48

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US vulnerable to serious cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON, USA: The United States has failed to sufficiently adapt to new cyber-security threats, exposing itself to potential terror strikes as devastating as September 11, authors of the report on the 2001 attacks have warned.

25 Jul 2014 07:32

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Android's market share rises

WASHINGTON, USA: Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said.

24 Jul 2014 12:34

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Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

24 Jul 2014 10:12

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Nokia hurts Microsoft revenues

NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft said its profits took a hit from its newly acquired Nokia phone division but that revenues got a strong lift from cloud services.

23 Jul 2014 09:35

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Apple's profits of $7.7bn in June quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: - Apple reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in its iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results.

23 Jul 2014 09:19

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Android app pirates face prosecution

SAN FRANCISCO, US: prosecutors released indictments against six people suspected of collectively pirating millions of applications tailored for Android-powered mobile devices.

22 Jul 2014 10:24

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Facebook update lets users save 'stuff'

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A software update to Facebook will allow people to save online titbits such as links to consider more thoroughly later, when time permits.

22 Jul 2014 10:04

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Microsoft closes Xbox Entertainment Studios

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft, caught-up in a battle to restructure its business, has confirmed that its studio devoted to original television programs for Xbox consoles will be closed.

21 Jul 2014 08:19

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Facebook tests 'buy' button on some pages

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook said it is testing a feature that lets users make purchases online by simply pressing an on-screen "Buy" button.

21 Jul 2014 08:05

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E-book subscription deal from Amazon

NEW YORK, USA: US online company Amazon has unveiled a Netflix-style subscription plan for unlimited access to e-books and audio books.

21 Jul 2014 07:43

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Why are investors putting money into Yo?

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A messaging app that allows users to send the word "Yo" to friends has discovered newfound fame and fortune.

21 Jul 2014 07:15

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Google's profit of $3.42bn in three months

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google reported its quarterly profit rose to $3.42bn and revenue climbed to $16bn for the year, an increase of 22%.

18 Jul 2014 11:06

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Reorganisation sees Microsoft axe 18,000 jobs

NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft said it would axe 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority coming from the integration of Nokia bought by it earlier this year.

18 Jul 2014 08:38

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What makes the Midas Awards unique

NEW YORK CITY, US: 2014 Midas Awards: Interview with Alisun Armstrong, Executive Director, Midas Awards World's Best Advertising.

18 Jul 2014 08:13

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Apple, IBM to work together building business apps

NEW YORK, USA: Apple and IBM unveiled a "landmark" partnership in an attempt to win over business customers by offering iPhones and iPads that are specially tailored for enterprise users.

16 Jul 2014 10:02

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Microsoft gets more ads than Yahoo

NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft is expected to overtake Yahoo this year in digital advertising revenues, a research firm, eMarketer says, adding that this is a setback for Yahoo's efforts to transform itself.

16 Jul 2014 09:33

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Sotheby's join eBay to offer online sales of art, collectibles

NEW YORK, USA: - Online company eBay and the renowned auction house Sotheby's have jointly announced a partnership for online sales of art and collectibles.

15 Jul 2014 06:54

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US snooped on Muslim-American leaders: report

WASHINGTON, US: The FBI and National Security Agency monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-American activists, academics and a political candidate, according to a report co-authored by journalist Glenn Greenwald.

11 Jul 2014 12:23

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Non-profit groups look to Google Glass

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Five nonprofit groups got word on Wednesday that Google will help them fulfill visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyeware to do good.

10 Jul 2014 12:37

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Verizon data queries nearly 150,000 in 2014

WASHINGTON, US: US telecom giant Verizon said Tuesday it received nearly 150,000 requests for customer data from US law enforcement agencies in the first half of 2014.

10 Jul 2014 09:33

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Tablets to overtake PCs by 2015: survey

WASHINGTON, US: Tablet computers will outsell personal computers by 2015 globally in another sign of the shifting tech landscape, a survey showed on Monday.

8 Jul 2014 13:05

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Extensive use of Twitter bad for marriages

WASHINGTON, USA: Extensive Twitter use can lead to conflicts and have other damaging effects on marriages and romantic relationships according to an American study.

7 Jul 2014 06:21

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MozCon is coming. Be there!

SEATTLE, US: MozCon 2014, a premier marketing conference, takes place at the Washington State Convention Centre (WSCC), Seattle, 14-16 July.

By Lisa Hallgren 4 Jul 2014 11:09

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Concerns over possible 'censorship' of the internet

WASHINGTON, USA: The future of an open Internet faces threats from government crackdowns, and "balkanization" resulting from growing concerns over broad electronic surveillance, a survey of experts showed.

4 Jul 2014 09:50

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Facebook buys LiveRail video advertising firm

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook announced a deal to buy online video advertising technology company LiveRail but did not disclose how much money it had paid.

3 Jul 2014 09:39

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Microsoft improves Outlook mail security

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft says it is scrambling Outlook email messages in transit to thwart spying by governments or other organisations.

2 Jul 2014 09:49

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Midas Awards for The World's Best Financial Advertising: 2014 call for entries; unveils Midas Brand Report

NEW YORK CITY, US: The 2014 Midas Awards honouring the World's Best Financial Advertising is now open for entries.

2 Jul 2014 09:08

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