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SOUTH AFRICA

Survey reveals executive thoughts on digital transformation

IFS's Digital Transformation Survey has unveiled how senior decision makers in 20+ countries view the need for digital transformation...

13 Jul 2016

SWEDEN

Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domains

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities...

20 May 2015

SWEDEN

Pirate Bay co-founder released from prison

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: A Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay was freed from prison yesterday, a week after his colleague was arrested in Thailand after years on the run...

11 Nov 2014

SWEDEN

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - The co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, was arrested in southern Sweden after two years on the run, Swedish police have confirmed.

2 Jun 2014

SWEDEN

Eminem tops Spotify's 40m listener list

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: US rapper Eminem is the most played artist on the world's biggest music streaming service Spotify, the Swedish company said, announcing it had reached ten million premium users.

22 May 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014

SWEDEN

Volvo to turn cars into boxes for online shoppers

STOCKHOLM - Swedish auto maker Volvo said on Thursday it was developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.

24 Feb 2014

SWEDEN

Ericsson and Samsung settle patent dispute

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson said on Monday, 27 January, it had signed a deal with South Korean electronics company Samsung settling a global patent dispute.

28 Jan 2014

SWEDEN

Sweden hands over Pirate Bay hacker to Denmark

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Sweden confirmed it will hand over one of the world's best-known computer hackers, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, to neighbouring Denmark where he is wanted for questioning on alleged hacking charges.

22 Nov 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Sweden moves to on-demand newspaper, magazine printing from kiosk

SWEDEN: Meganews, a Swedish company has created a print on-demand newsstand, providing an innovative way to print and sell a range of newspaper and magazine titles.

19 Jul 2013

SWEDEN

TeliaSonera sales slump on competition, shift to data

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish-Finnish telecom operator TeliaSonera on Friday reported a slight decline in first quarter profit and sales amid strong competition and falling revenue from traditional voice traffic and texting.

23 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

FRANCE

Fresh organisational thinking required - and delivered

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.

26 Jul 2012

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