Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 23 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken and Kisha van Vuuren...
OTTAWA, CANADA: A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face was sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment and reached its final destination having covered several thousand kilometres on the road.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Loss-making Canadian smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry has bought German voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart. Secusmart's customers include NATO, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and entire government.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry announced the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging service, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.
OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry confirmed it fell deeper into the red in the past quarter as the struggling smartphone manufacturer unveiled a new manufacturing partnership and a revamped organisational structure.
OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry shareholders on Tuesday, 15 October, launched a class-action lawsuit against the company, alleging its optimistic sales forecasts for its new smartphones cost them hundreds of millions of dollars, lawyers announced.
OTTAWA: Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency chief spoke for the first time on Wednesday, 9 October 2013, since allegations of spying on Brazil's mining and energy ministry, saying its work is legal and doesn't target Canadians.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Parents of a Canadian girl who killed herself after months of cyber-bullying following a rape were sickened on Wednesday, 18 September, that her image was used to advertise an online dating service.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Struggling smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has fired 250 employees in a new product testing division at its Canadian headquarters, a spokesman for the company said on Thursday, 25 July.
LYON, FRANCE: Euronews, one of the leading international news channels in Europe, has concluded an agreement with GLWiZ, international WebTV provider, to connect with Persian-speaking (Farsi) communities all over the world.