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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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WAN-IFRA Services to launch in July in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: A new entity, WAN-IFRA Services, will launch in July in Frankfurt, Germany to deliver business and technology related services.

15 Apr 2014 14:43


Amazon strike hits Germany

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: One of Amazon's key sites in Germany was the target of fresh walkouts by staff in an long-running wage dispute.

1 Apr 2014 08:17


Britain, Germany to collaborate on 5G mobile network

HANOVER, GERMANY: Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the world's biggest high-technology fair.

11 Mar 2014 08:42


German recluse launches website on 'Nazi art' trove

BERLIN, GERMANY: The elderly German son of a Nazi-era art dealer has launched a website with information about an art trove discovered at his home, suspected to contain Nazi-looted works.

18 Feb 2014 09:09


German, Swiss media groups combine Hungary activities

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.

29 Jan 2014 09:01


New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014 08:19


Germany says 16m email accounts compromised

BERLIN, GERMANY: German authorities said the digital identities of 16m online users had been stolen, compromising their email accounts, linked social media and other services.

23 Jan 2014 08:11


SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52


Fifty free places up for grabs in Red Dot Award registration

ESSEN, GERMANY: On 11 December 2013, career-starters have 24 hours to apply for one out of 50 free registrations to the 2014 Red Dot Award: Product Design.

10 Dec 2013 07:59


Grey opens new office in Berlin

BERLIN, GERMANY: In January 2014, Grey will open a new digital hybrid office in Berlin. It will be a digital hybrid agency for integrated brand management - Oliver Handlos and Matthias Meusel head up the new office.

4 Dec 2013 14:37


Deutsche Telekom sells 70% stake in Scout24 for €1.5bn

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom has agreed to sell Scout24, which owns the online classified portals ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, for €1.5bn.

22 Nov 2013 07:24


Germany puts 590 works from Nazi art trove online

BERLIN - Germany will catalogue online from this week 590 artworks thought to have been looted by the Nazis that is part of a vast art treasure trove found in a garbage-strewn flat.

18 Nov 2013 09:33


Hope of an end to European crisis

Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the third quarter of 2013; as consumer confidence grows, advertising and marketing budgets could be set to grow.

28 Oct 2013 06:43


Holocaust memorial app launches in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY: Smartphones in Germany are now delivering messages from the past, with a new app launched on Wednesday, 23 October, that shows the names and pictures of Holocaust victims or people walking past their former homes.

24 Oct 2013 11:26


Bookshops in Europe take stand against Internet rivalry

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: European bookshops are taking a stand against competition from the Internet, boosted by a renaissance in independent stores and their enhanced know-how despite still facing a difficult climate, industry analysts say.

14 Oct 2013 07:14


World Publishing Expo opens with debate on future of news media

BERLIN, GERMANY: The World Publishing Expo opened in Berlin yesterday with a frank discussion on the future of news media by two industry leaders. (Video)

8 Oct 2013 09:48


Publishing start-ups crowd world's biggest book fair

BERLIN, GERMANY: A rush of publishing start-ups and ever new ways to lure readers in an industry with Amazon breathing down its neck will be a central theme at the world's biggest book fair, opening in Germany on Wednesday.

7 Oct 2013 11:41


New board members elected to WAN-IFRA

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspaper executives from five countries were elected Sunday to the Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) during the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Berlin, Germany.

7 Oct 2013 10:34


Media World to Gather in Berlin Next Week

BERLIN, GERMANY: More than 8,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors are expected in Berlin next week for the three-day World Publishing Expo, the largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry that will include some of the most influential names in the industry.

3 Oct 2013 07:08


Hacker steals data of 2m Vodafone customers

BERLIN, GERMANY - Mobile phone operator Vodafone Germany said on Thursday, 12 September a hacker had stolen the personal data of two million customers and that a suspect had been identified.

13 Sep 2013 08:21


Samsung launches Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin

BERLIN GERMANY: South Korean electronics company Samsung on Wednesday, 4 September unveiled its hotly anticipated smartwatch the Galaxy Gear, which allows users to make calls, receive texts and emails and take photos.

6 Sep 2013 07:41


World's Press condemns closure of Liberian news site, wants jailed editor released

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called for the release of Editor Rodney Sieh from prison in Liberia.

6 Sep 2013 07:00


Introducing Vodafone Red

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.

26 Aug 2013 07:38


Germany slams British action against Guardian

BERLIN, GERMANY: A German human rights official on Wednesday, 21 August, sharply criticised a British crackdown on the Guardian newspaper over its publication of US security secrets leaked by Edward Snowden.

22 Aug 2013 07:43


Al-Qaeda 'targeting European rail network'

BERLIN, GERMANY: Al-Qaeda is plotting attacks on Europe's high-speed rail network, German mass circulation daily Bild reported on Monday (19 August), citing intelligence sources.

20 Aug 2013 08:07


Newspaper sales fall sharply in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY: The publisher of Europe's top-selling newspaper Bild, Germany's Axel Springer, posted second-quarter falls in sales and net profit on Wednesday, 7 August, after its digital push failed to counter a decline in paper media.

8 Aug 2013 06:02


Volkswagen's profits fall almost 46%

BERLIN, GERMANY: Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car manufacturer, said on Tuesday (30 July) it's first-half net profit plunged nearly 46% because of difficulties in the European market. The company maintained its full-year forecasts.

1 Aug 2013 07:43


KPN sells German mobile operator to Telefonica

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch telecom operator KPN has announced that it had sold its German subsidiary E-Plus to Spain's Telefonica for €5bn in cash and a 17.6% stake in Telefonica Deutschland.

24 Jul 2013 11:50


User's Guide to the World Publishing Expo

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: With more than 300 exhibitors and 18,000 visitors expected in Berlin for the World Publishing Expo in October, the event lives up to its reputation as the largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry. It can also seem overwhelming to newcomers and veterans alike.

22 Jul 2013 11:32


German military knew about PRISM: report

BERLIN, GERMANY: The German military has known for years of the sweeping US online surveillance programme PRISM, a newspaper reported Wednesday, citing a NATO document from the Afghanistan mission.

18 Jul 2013 10:05

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