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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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GERMANY

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting
Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms...

2 days ago

GERMANY

WPP subsidiary acquires Conrad Caine in Germany
WPP subsidiary acquires Conrad Caine in Germany

Possible Worldwide, the glocal digital agency of WPP, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in digital agency, Conrad Caine, a full service digital agency headquartered in Munich, Germany...

25 Jan 2016

GERMANY

Huawei wants to be world leader in smartphones in 'three or four years'
Huawei wants to be world leader in smartphones in 'three or four years'

FRANCFORT: Chinese electronics giant Huawei hopes to overtake US rival Apple and Korea's Samsung to become the world's leading maker of smartphones in "three or four years"...

7 Jan 2016

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA announces World Digital Media Awards
WAN-IFRA announces World Digital Media Awards

The 2015 winners of the WAN-IFRA World Digital Media Awards, which recognise publishers that have created ground breaking digital products that engage readers while increasing online business...

7 Oct 2015

GERMANY

German media seek police protection after anti-Islam protest assault
German media seek police protection after anti-Islam protest assault

BERLIN, GERMANY: German media on Tuesday demanded police protection after journalists came under attack by anti-Islam protesters, saying those responsible for such assaults must be brought to justice...

7 Oct 2015

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA calls for strengthening of core values of independent news media
WAN-IFRA calls for strengthening of core values of independent news media

At the opening of the three-day World Publishing Expo in Hamburg, organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the organisation called for strengthening the core values of independent news media...

6 Oct 2015

GERMANY

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WAN-IFRA releases World Press Trends report

The World Press Trends 2015 report, the definitive guide to the global newspaper industry published by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), was released Monday 5 October...

6 Oct 2015

GERMANY

Facebook pledges to combat racism on German platform
Facebook pledges to combat racism on German platform

BERLIN - Facebook pledged on Monday to combat racist hate speech on its German-language network amid an upsurge in xenophobic comments online as Germany faces an unprecedented influx of refugees...

15 Sep 2015

GERMANY

Mobile News Summit in Germany to unpack power of mobile
Mobile News Summit in Germany to unpack power of mobile

There will be a one-day Mobile News Summit on 6 October in Hamburg, Germany, to bring together leading publishers and experts from The Economist, Le Monde, The Washington Post and many others who are shaping the future of mobile news...

10 Sep 2015

GERMANY

World Printers Forum Conference will make strong case for print
World Printers Forum Conference will make strong case for print

The keynote speaker at the World Printers Forum 2015 conference on Wednesday 7 October 2015 will be Hermann Petz, CEO of the Austrian newspaper Tiroler Tageszeitung...

5 Aug 2015

GERMANY

Anger as German 'digital rights' blog probed for treason
Anger as German 'digital rights' blog probed for treason

BERLIN, GERMANY: German journalists and lawmakers warned of an attack on press freedom on Friday following news of a treason probe against bloggers...

3 Aug 2015

GERMANY

Deseret Digital 'BootCamp' could revolutionise local media
Deseret Digital 'BootCamp' could revolutionise local media

A partnership between WAN-IFRA, Local Media Association and DDM will deliver world class training to transorm local media companies...

24 Jul 2015

GERMANY

"Learn. Lead. Launch" at the World Publishing Expo 2015
"Learn. Lead. Launch" at the World Publishing Expo 2015

The World Publishing Expo 2015 will return to Hamburg from 5 to 7 October, and takes the motto "Learn. Lead. Launch", which will reflect the needs of the news media industry in times of change...

13 Jul 2015

GERMANY

Axel Springer, ProSiebenSAT1 in merger talks: report
Axel Springer, ProSiebenSAT1 in merger talks: report

German media giant Axel Springer and the television group ProSiebenSAT1 are in talks to merge, a decade after an earlier tie-up was turned down by German competition authorities, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday.

7 Jul 2015

GERMANY

Germany auctions off new mobile phone frequencies
Germany auctions off new mobile phone frequencies

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany on Wednesday started an auction of frequencies for mobile phone operators, pledging that users will soon enjoy nationwide super-fast 4G coverage without "black holes" in rural areas.

28 May 2015

FRANCE

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

GERMANY

German TV says no sign Varoufakis middle-finger video is fake
German TV says no sign Varoufakis middle-finger video is fake

BERLIN, GERMANY: A video showing Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis making the middle-finger gesture to Germany does not appear to be fake, a German talk show said this week (Video)...

18 Mar 2015

GERMANY

Merkel urges closer tech ties with rising IT giant China
Merkel urges closer tech ties with rising IT giant China

HANOVER, GERMANY: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged closer high-tech cooperation with China as she opened a major IT business fair where the Asian giant is the official partner country...

17 Mar 2015

GERMANY

China's ambitious IT sector lays claim to global role
China's ambitious IT sector lays claim to global role

HANOVER, GERMANY: China's huge IT sector is out in force in Germany this week, signalling to the world it is ready to not just copy but lead as a tech superpower...

16 Mar 2015

AFRICA

African tourism acts to shake off Ebola stigma
African tourism acts to shake off Ebola stigma

BERLIN, GERMANY: The impact of the deadly Ebola virus fell mainly on three African countries but tourism has taken a hit across the continent of more than 50 nations as fear has kept many visitors away, tourism chiefs say...

10 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

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

SOUTH AFRICA

World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo
World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...

8 Jan 2015

GERMANY

Pre-Christmas season strike in Germany hits Amazon
Pre-Christmas season strike in Germany hits Amazon

BERLIN, GERMANY: Workers went on strike at a German site of Amazon on Monday...

9 Dec 2014

GERMANY

Lufthansa hands over "Robert Koch" evacuation aircraft
Lufthansa hands over "Robert Koch" evacuation aircraft

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, GERMANY: More than 700 Lufthansa employees volunteer as crew for aid flights; globally unique treatment facility on board...

4 Dec 2014

GERMANY

BlackBerry gets OK to buy encryptors of Merkel's mobile
BlackBerry gets OK to buy encryptors of Merkel's mobile

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany said on Friday it had approved Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's purchase of data encryption firm Secusmart, whose customers include Chancellor Angela Merkel...

3 Dec 2014

GERMANY

Western Europe strong technical consumer goods market
Western Europe strong technical consumer goods market

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The Western European market for technical consumer goods closed the third quarter of 2014 with total sales of €47.3bn...

1 Dec 2014

GERMANY

Monitor emotional imprint of customer experience to manage customer loyalty
Monitor emotional imprint of customer experience to manage customer loyalty

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: GfK is promoting a major new approach that addresses the acknowledged gap between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty...

20 Nov 2014

GERMANY

Google sees Amazon as its biggest competition
Google sees Amazon as its biggest competition

BERLIN, GERMANY: Google boss Eric Schmidt said his company's biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce company Amazon, and not from other search engines.

14 Oct 2014

GERMANY

German book publishers 'not scared' of Amazon
German book publishers 'not scared' of Amazon

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Germany's book publishers are ready to face down competition from online retailer Amazon as the retailer is probed by the European Union of its tax deals, pricing disputes and market dominance.

8 Oct 2014

GERMANY

Rocket Internet loses value in IPO
Rocket Internet loses value in IPO

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany's ambitious start-up platform Rocket Internet made its high-profile arrival on the Frankfurt stock market on Thursday, 2 October, but got off to a disappointing start as shares slumped in early trading.

3 Oct 2014

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