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Episode 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action

Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Date: 13 Nov 2014
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Prince vanishes from social media
Prince vanishes from social media

NEW YORK CITY, US: Prince, whose distaste for the music industry's conventions is well known, has abruptly disappeared from social media after tentative efforts to promote his two new albums...

27 Nov 2014 08:08

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Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

WASHINGTON DC, US: Facebook's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media...

25 Nov 2014 07:50

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Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle
Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle

WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon is to offer a free Washington Post app to Kindle users for six months, a move highlighting the digital strategy for the newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos...

24 Nov 2014 11:40

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New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards 2015: New category... movie trailers
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards 2015: New category... movie trailers

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards honouring the World's Best TV & Films has added the new category - Movie Trailer...

21 Nov 2014 10:24

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How to determine if there is a market for your business
How to determine if there is a market for your business

WASHINGTON, DC, US: Knowing whether or not your product is something that will sell is one of the biggest questions in marketing...

By Caitlin Stewart, via Ashlan Bonnell 21 Nov 2014 07:18

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Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising: 2014 Award Winners
Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising: 2014 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 award winners at their milestone 20-year anniversary gala...

18 Nov 2014 11:03

UNITED STATES

Samsung Developer Conference unveils future
Samsung Developer Conference unveils future

USA: In its second year, the three-day Samsung Developer Conference was held last week at Moscone West in San Francisco, California...

18 Nov 2014 10:30

UNITED STATES

The flying 'dirtbox' spies on mobile users
The flying 'dirtbox' spies on mobile users

SAN FRANCISCO, US: US spies on mobile phones from the sky: report...

17 Nov 2014 12:16

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US village is cell phone free and loving it
US village is cell phone free and loving it

GREEN BANK, US: In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring...

17 Nov 2014 12:10

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The 2014 shortlist: Midas Awards for The World's Best Financial Advertising
The 2014 shortlist: Midas Awards for The World's Best Financial Advertising

NEW YORK CITY, US: The organisers of the Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising have announced the 2014 competition shortlist and South African entries are among the leaders...

12 Nov 2014 11:27

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Obama says new rules should keep 'open internet'
Obama says new rules should keep 'open internet'

WASHINGTON DC, US: US President Barack Obama has voiced support for "free and open internet" rules that would ensure that no service is stuck in a "slow lane" without paying a fee...

11 Nov 2014 07:47

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Interview: Michael O'Rourke, President, New York Festivals
Interview: Michael O'Rourke, President, New York Festivals

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has honoured the World's Best Advertising since 1957. Here are some insights from Michael O'Rourke,President, New York Festivals.

7 Nov 2014 10:02

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How a lack of market research causes indecision
How a lack of market research causes indecision

WASHINGTON, DC, US: When markets in an industry change, either from new ideas or technological changes, successful organisations quickly begin new research projects to develop conclusions on how they should react to the change...

By Caitlin Stewart, via Ashlan Bonnell 7 Nov 2014 09:46

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Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

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NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital
NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital

NEW YORK, US: The New York Times Co says it has narrowed its losses from the same period a year ago, while touting progress in its transition to a digital news operation.

3 Nov 2014 07:52

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Online dating services uses fake profiles
Online dating services uses fake profiles

WASHINGTON, USA: A British-based online dating service admitted to US regulators that it created fake, computer-generated profiles to lure users into upgraded memberships.

30 Oct 2014 13:02

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Warning of major hacking attack on the USA
Warning of major hacking attack on the USA

WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.

30 Oct 2014 11:28

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Time spent on Twitter falls prompting share price drop
Time spent on Twitter falls prompting share price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Shares in Twitter sank more than 12% this week as disappointing user numbers overshadowed a doubling of income in its third quarter and sparked several analyst downgrades.

29 Oct 2014 08:02

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IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight
IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

28 Oct 2014 11:06

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Amazon's Fire Stick streams Netflix, Hulu and others
Amazon's Fire Stick streams Netflix, Hulu and others

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon has unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device released last year.

28 Oct 2014 10:55

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A $50 price cut for Xbox consoles without Kinect
A $50 price cut for Xbox consoles without Kinect

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft announced it is temporarily trimming the price of its Xbox One video game consoles in the United States by $50 in a move aimed at boosting holiday season sales.

28 Oct 2014 09:58

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Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising
Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising

NEW YORK, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 shortlist. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Awards dedication to recognising the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising.

27 Oct 2014 12:46

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Nokia name dropped from Lumia smartphones
Nokia name dropped from Lumia smartphones

WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft said it is dropping the Nokia name from its Lumia smartphones following the purchase of the company earlier this year.

27 Oct 2014 11:52

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Big data used as tool to track Ebola
Big data used as tool to track Ebola

WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.

27 Oct 2014 11:13

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Microsoft's earning are pie in the cloud
Microsoft's earning are pie in the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.

24 Oct 2014 13:09

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Amazon's loss reaches $437m but outlook is confusing
Amazon's loss reaches $437m but outlook is confusing

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon says its loss in the last quarter rose to $437m after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs had failed to provide profits for the company.

24 Oct 2014 12:46

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Hackers targeting mobile phones for banking information
Hackers targeting mobile phones for banking information

WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to access bank accounts of victims and steal their money, security researchers warn.

23 Oct 2014 11:24

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Pew says online harassment levels high in US
Pew says online harassment levels high in US

WASHINGTON, USA: About 40% of US internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-quarters have seen this problem, according to a survey released this week.

23 Oct 2014 10:17

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Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes sour
Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes sour

LOS ANGELES, USA: US firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she got stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.

22 Oct 2014 08:45

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IBM sells chip unit but bleeds money
IBM sells chip unit but bleeds money

NEW YORK, USA: IBM reported a collapse of its third-quarter profits because of the $4.7bn cost of offloading its micro-chip business to GlobalFoundries.

21 Oct 2014 09:59

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