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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran
Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday...

21 Apr 2015 12:24

UNITED STATES

Apple Watch to boost 'glance journalism'
Apple Watch to boost 'glance journalism'

WASHINGTON, USA: With the Apple Watch expected to sell in the millions, news organizations are refocusing their efforts to become part of that tiny screen...

20 Apr 2015 09:42

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Simple tips to maximise Facebook advertising campaigns
Simple tips to maximise Facebook advertising campaigns

The advertising budget that you have needs to be maximised as you use Facebook ads. This is not something that is simple, although many would want you to think that this is the case...

By Boris Dzhingarov 19 Apr 2015 10:13

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European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe
European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe

PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...

17 Apr 2015 10:18

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals 2015 Torch Awards for Young Creative Talent announces Finalist Teams
New York Festivals 2015 Torch Awards for Young Creative Talent announces Finalist Teams

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals Torch Awards has announced the 2015 Finalist Teams who will compete in the 60-Second Spot Challenge taking place in New York City on 20 May...

16 Apr 2015 10:38

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New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 awards ceremony presenters and e-programme
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 awards ceremony presenters and e-programme

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards has announced this year's prominent media professionals slated to present awards at the 2015 TV & Film Gala...

8 Apr 2015 10:50

UNITED STATES

A lesson for Trevor... How to offend in the US
A lesson for Trevor... How to offend in the US

Kevin Bloom recommends some books that will help Trevor Noah prepare for his The Daily Show gig...

7 Apr 2015 11:51

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New York Festivals Torch Awards announces the 2015 Jury
New York Festivals Torch Awards announces the 2015 Jury

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals Torch Awards announced the 2015 Jury...

7 Apr 2015 10:58

UNITED STATES

Uber driver arrested for trying to rob home of customer
Uber driver arrested for trying to rob home of customer

LOS ANGELES, US: An Uber driver was arrested on Tuesday in Denver for trying to rob the home of a customer he had just taken to the airport...

2 Apr 2015 11:11

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From start-ups to Apple: Why everyone needs market research
From start-ups to Apple: Why everyone needs market research

The two most famous stories about market research are used as arguments against it...

By Rob Granader, via Ashlan Bonnell 2 Apr 2015 07:44

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The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess
The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

By Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015 07:00

UNITED STATES

Amazon TV stick goes abroad, gets new features
Amazon TV stick goes abroad, gets new features

WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon has announced its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services...

31 Mar 2015 12:05

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The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets
The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

WASHINGTON DC, US: The B2B market is different in fundamental ways from the B2C sector. This article discusses the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research...

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell 28 Mar 2015 12:21

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First winner of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award
First winner of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

WASHINGTON DC, US: Washington DC. The inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award is freelance photographer Heidi Levine...

27 Mar 2015 15:01

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AME Awards world's best in advertising and marketing effectiveness: 2015 Award winners
AME Awards world's best in advertising and marketing effectiveness: 2015 Award winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The international AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness competition has announced the 2015 winners...

26 Mar 2015 09:51

UNITED STATES

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015 06:52

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Google names finance chief to replace Pichette
Google names finance chief to replace Pichette

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google on Tuesday named as its new chief financial officer Ruth Porat, who will move from a similar position at the investment banking giant Morgan Stanley...

25 Mar 2015 12:13

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Winners of 2015 AME Awards World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness
Winners of 2015 AME Awards World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness

NEW YORK, US: The 2015 international AME Grand Jury, comprised of interactive and multidisciplinary marketers, planners and creatives...

20 Mar 2015 08:57

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Americans eye ways to skirt online snooping: survey
Americans eye ways to skirt online snooping: survey

WASHINGTON DC, US: Americans have been stepping up efforts to keep their data private since the revelations about vast US government surveillance programmes, a survey showed on Monday...

20 Mar 2015 07:06

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Facebook rolling out payments to friends in Messenger
Facebook rolling out payments to friends in Messenger

WASHINGTON, US: Facebook announced on Tuesday it was launching a system to send money to friends for US customers using its Messenger mobile app...

19 Mar 2015 08:41

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Windows 10 coming in 190 countries, 111 languages
Windows 10 coming in 190 countries, 111 languages

WASHINGTON, US: Microsoft says its new Windows 10 operating system will be coming "this summer" in 190 countries and 111 languages...

19 Mar 2015 08:33

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Yahoo sees 'end-to-end' email encryption by year-end
Yahoo sees 'end-to-end' email encryption by year-end

WASHINGTON DC, US: Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end-to-end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers...

16 Mar 2015 12:21

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#PepsiChallenge launches globally across areas of pop culture
#PepsiChallenge launches globally across areas of pop culture

NEW YORK: On 11 March 2015, Pepsi unleashed its biggest socially-led, content driven initiative ever with a variety of global and local challenges designed to galvanise consumers around the world to defy convention, make every moment - big or small - epic, and truly "Live for Now"...

12 Mar 2015 10:32

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Burger King cuts soft drinks from kids' meals
Burger King cuts soft drinks from kids' meals

WASHINGTON DC, US: US fast-food chain Burger King is cutting soft drinks from its children's meals amid mounting pressure to reduce the amount of sweet sodas children drink...

12 Mar 2015 06:44

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US charges filed in largest internet breach on record
US charges filed in largest internet breach on record

WASHINGTON DC, US: US authorities have revealed charges against two Vietnamese nationals and one Canadian in connection with a computer fraud scheme to steal more than one billion email addresses...

11 Mar 2015 08:13

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Apple Watch may move the needle on wearable tech
Apple Watch may move the needle on wearable tech

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple launched its first new product category since 2010, with its smartwatch...

10 Mar 2015 12:25

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As hacking grows, biometric security gains momentum
As hacking grows, biometric security gains momentum

WASHINGTON DC, US: With hackers seemingly running rampant online and millions of users compromised, efforts for stronger online identity protection - mainly using biometrics - are gaining momentum...

10 Mar 2015 11:59

UNITED STATES

NAB Show features 'The Walking Dead' as panellists
NAB Show features 'The Walking Dead' as panellists

LAS VEGAS, US: NAB Show, held from 5-10 April 2015 in Las Vegas, is one of the world's largest electronic media shows, covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums...

9 Mar 2015 10:00

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Alibaba opens US data centre in new challenge to Amazon
Alibaba opens US data centre in new challenge to Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Chinese online giant Alibaba will open a data centre in Silicon Valley, it said on Wednesday, challenging US rival Amazon in the field of cloud computing...

6 Mar 2015 11:47

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Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17

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