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Episode 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

Date: 1 Sep 2014
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Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Facebook may let users search for old posts
Facebook may let users search for old posts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network.

1 Sep 2014 09:46

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iWatch expected to be launched at Apple next event
iWatch expected to be launched at Apple next event

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the manufacturer of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumoured foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code says.

28 Aug 2014 12:28

UNITED STATES

Russian hackers break into JPMorgan
Russian hackers break into JPMorgan

NEW YORK, USA: Hackers believed to be from Russia broke into the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase and a second US bank earlier this month, sparking a federal investigation, US media has reported.

28 Aug 2014 12:10

UNITED STATES

Apple's bid to stop sales of Samsung products denied
Apple's bid to stop sales of Samsung products denied

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A judge has rejected a bid by Apple to ban US sales of rival Samsung smartphones targeted in a recent $2bn patent trial in Silicon Valley.

28 Aug 2014 11:44

UNITED STATES

iPhone time-lapse video app from Instagram
iPhone time-lapse video app from Instagram

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Instagram has launched an application for capturing time-lapse videos using Apple mobile devices.

27 Aug 2014 09:06

UNITED STATES

Amazon buys Twitch for $970m
Amazon buys Twitch for $970m

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon said it has agreed to buy the videogame platform Twitch for $970m, giving it access to a huge audience who watch games being streamed live via the site.

26 Aug 2014 12:31

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How to boost conversion rates
How to boost conversion rates

TORONTO, CANADA: For years, our company focused on getting more and more traffic to our clients' websites. (Infographic)

By Lisa Hallgren 26 Aug 2014 11:29

UNITED STATES

New apps abound but people stick to a few of their favourites
New apps abound but people stick to a few of their favourites

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: There may be a growing number of applications for smartphones, but people in the USA tend to cling to the few they like and shun the rest, comScore says.

26 Aug 2014 09:46

UNITED STATES

Backoff: malicious computer software for PoS systems
Backoff: malicious computer software for PoS systems

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The US Department of Homeland Security has warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail company Target.

25 Aug 2014 09:02

UNITED STATES

Amazon to tackle Google's advertising dominance
Amazon to tackle Google's advertising dominance

NEW YORK, USA: US online company Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, internet advertising, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the developments.

25 Aug 2014 08:49

UNITED STATES

Uber now offers dining, travel services
Uber now offers dining, travel services

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Uber has moved into dining and travel smartphone applications in a moved at at settting itself up at the heart of mobile lifestyles.

21 Aug 2014 08:51

UNITED STATES

James Foley's beheading removed from Twitter, YouTube
James Foley's beheading removed from Twitter, YouTube

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter has removed from its service all photos and videos of the beheading of a US journalist that had been posted online by jihadists.

21 Aug 2014 08:02

UNITED STATES

Ballmer finally steps down from Microsoft's board
Ballmer finally steps down from Microsoft's board

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft's former Chief Executive Steven Ballmer has stepped down as a member of the company's board of directors.

20 Aug 2014 08:22

UNITED STATES

CMO Council: Chief marketer confidence at all-time high
CMO Council: Chief marketer confidence at all-time high

SAN JOSE, US: The global marketing economy is robust and picking up pace, according to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's eighth 'State of Marketing' report, just released...

20 Aug 2014 06:20

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Facebook users struggle to tell truth from fiction
Facebook users struggle to tell truth from fiction

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook said it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are meant to be tongue-in-cheek rather that hand-on-heart postings.

19 Aug 2014 09:15

UNITED STATES

Cheap smartphones boost Android platform
Cheap smartphones boost Android platform

WASHINGTON, USA: A rise in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped Google's Android platform extend its dominance in the mobile market in the second quarter according to a survey released this week.

15 Aug 2014 09:10

UNITED STATES

MonsterMind monitors everything for NSA
MonsterMind monitors everything for NSA

WASHINGTON, USA: The National Security Agency (NSA) is allegedly developing a tool that can detect cyber-attacks from an adversary by analysing Internet traffic and responding automatically, a leaked document has claimed.

14 Aug 2014 09:50

UNITED STATES

Tributes pour in as Hollywood lionises Robin Williams
Tributes pour in as Hollywood lionises Robin Williams

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A new generation of Hollywood royalty joined the greats of stand-up comedy Tuesday in hailing Robin Williams, after his apparent suicide.

13 Aug 2014 11:48

UNITED STATES

Google sets up anti-ageing platform
Google sets up anti-ageing platform

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google's new company aimed at addressing problems of health and ageing has taken a step forward with its own website and mission statement.

13 Aug 2014 10:20

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Video advertising available on Twitter
Video advertising available on Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter has unveiled a new advertising program that delivers "promoted videos" to the tweet stream of users of the popular messaging platform.

13 Aug 2014 10:01

UNITED STATES

Zofari app will boost Yahoo's search capabilities
Zofari app will boost Yahoo's search capabilities

NEW YORK, USA: Yahoo said it was bolstering its local search capabilities by absorbing the team from the smartphone recommendation app Zofari.

13 Aug 2014 09:46

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Silicon Valley staff anti-poaching settlement rejected
Silicon Valley staff anti-poaching settlement rejected

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A federal judge has rejected a plan to compensate employees affected by an "anti-poaching" agreement involving Silicon Valley technology companies Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe.

11 Aug 2014 10:45

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Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies
Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.

11 Aug 2014 10:11

UNITED STATES

Get the news from wearable technology
Get the news from wearable technology

WASHINGTON, USA: Even if you don't open a newspaper, turn on a television, log on to a computer or pull out a smartphone, you can get news using wearable technology.

11 Aug 2014 09:32

UNITED STATES

Chip mimics brain for super-computer speeds
Chip mimics brain for super-computer speeds

WASHINGTON, USA: Researchers unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering super-computer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.

8 Aug 2014 08:52

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Your guide to Google+ B2B marketing
Your guide to Google+ B2B marketing

The Google+ platform offers a number of benefits to companies marketing their goods and services. Here's how to make the best use of it. (Infographic)

By Ivan Serrano 8 Aug 2014 06:39

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Large-screen iPhone: 9 September's the day
Large-screen iPhone: 9 September's the day

NEW YORK, USA: Apple has scheduled a 9 September event to unveil its long-anticipated large-screen iPhone, the online news site Re/code reported.

7 Aug 2014 13:35

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New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 call for entries
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 call for entries

NEW YORK CITY, US: New categories include: Movie Trailer, Culinary Program, Lifestyle Program, Online Drama, Online Comedy, Sound Design, and Video Art & Experimental Film.

5 Aug 2014 14:56

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International AME Awards announces 2015 call for entries
International AME Awards announces 2015 call for entries

NEW YORK CITY, US: New categories launched for 2015: Augmented Reality, Technology, Social TV, Website, and Luxury Items.

5 Aug 2014 11:41

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Google tips-off police over child porn suspect in Texas
Google tips-off police over child porn suspect in Texas

WASHINGTON, USA: Google defended its policy of electronically monitoring users' content for child sexual abuse and it tipped off police in Texas who arrested a child pornography suspect.

5 Aug 2014 10:37

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