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Amsterdam introduces contactless payment jackets for the homeless

An innovative new method of donating money to the homeless using a contactless payment system fitted to a winter jacket is being tested on the streets of Amsterdam. Created by ad agency N=5, the product is designed to help well-wishers give one Euro...

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Economy

Apple App Store raise price of all apps by 25% because of Brexit

With the post-Brexit pound plummeting faster than Donald Trump's approval rating, Apple have decided to set a terrifying precedent in the tech community by raising the price of all apps in the UK by 25%. In real terms, this means an app that used to...

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Inspiration

Inside the Mind of Hugo Rodrigues, CEO at Publicis Brasil

What does it take to be the founder of the next best tech company? Or a director at a top agency? Well, an appetite for learning helps, so ‘Inside the Mind’ is a new series of interviews helping you get in the heads of the leaders and...

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Entertainment

McCann help seven-piece 'disabled' band release debut single

Delta 7, an inclusive band featuring members with various learning disabilities, are releasing their debut single today. The group first found themselves in the limelight when a documentary about them won a short film competition judged by James Bond...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: BBC Three, Hula Hoops and other stories

Studio Output - BBC Three Studio Output has created a new brand refresh for BBC Three, which aims to help them reconnect with their audience by defining the brand's character and designing a new visual toolkit that's more relevant for the digital...

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Features

Interview: David Fraser from Ready10 on Goodbye Skint January

David Fraser made great waves in the PR industry last year when he left the established Frank PR after 12 years at the agency, having worked up the ranks from an entry-level role to the position of Deputy Managing Director. He has worked alongisde...

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Advertising

Ready10 says Goodbye to Skint January

With over half of January remaining, more than 50% of us have already spent our entire December salary and one in five of us see a gap of over five weeks between our pre-Christmas pay day and when we will finally receive January’s salary. Off the...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Rothco - Kerry Foods UK Rothco is continuing its international expansion out of Dublin having been awarded the international contract for Kerry Foods’ Kids Dairy Snacking business encompassing Cheestrings, Yollies and Scoffies. Cheestrings...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Saatchi & Saatchi Magnus Djaba has been appointed by Publicis to take on the newly created Global President role at Saatchi & Saatchi, with current global CEO, Robert Senior, departing to pursue personal plans. Djaba, the UK CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi...

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Technology

Manchester United and Uber announce one-of-a-kind partnership

Manchester United and Uber have today announced a first-of-its-kind global partnership, which will enhance fans’ match day experience at Old Trafford and how they connect with the club on a global scale. As part of the partnership, a dedicated Uber...

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Awards

One Last Chance to Enter The 21st Annual Webby Awards

Hailed by The New York Times as "the Internet's highest honor," The Webbys has been celebrating the best of the Internet since 1996 (in other words, since the days of dial-up). That includes everything from individual digital projects like Humans of...

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Advertising

Ogilvy & Mather tackle Cyberchondria for healthcare app Babylon

As a nation of hypochondriacs, it's become all too common for us to reach for Google to analyse our health concerns before actually booking a doctor's appointment. The problem is that Google often only serves to underline our worst fears, so before...

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Events

One Extraordinary Day in Branded Content

For the first time ever, the BCMA brings you an exclusive event in the midst of BVE 2017 on March 2nd 2017. This is a unique opportunity to hear from and connect with the leaders of the Branded Content business. The event brings together all the key...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

Saatchi & Saatchi - HomeAway In what is easily my ad of the week, given my love for all things Nick Offerman, the former Parks and Recreation star (and carpenter) urges people to “Get HomeAway from it all” as part of the holiday rental...

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Technology

CES 2017: Setting the Tech Trends for 2017

Automated and Electric Cars takeover the show floor The trend I noticed from this year's CES above all others was the prevalence of automobiles on the show floor. Whilst we are probably a good few years away from the technology becoming commonplace,...

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Entertainment

Elton John: The Cut – Judges and Call for Entries announced

We already reported on Elton John: The Cut, the competition giving young filmmakers the chance to create the official music videos for iconic Elton John hits, but this afternoon, the judges line-up and official call for entries was finally announced....

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Technology

CES 2017: 10 Stories from Day One

For almost 50 years, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been seen as the tech industry's ground zero. This is the show, held annually in Las Vegas, though initially held in New York, that sets the trends for the year to follow. One of the...

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Advertising

BBH celebrate Food Love Stories for Tesco

This week, Tesco has launched “Food Love Stories brought to you by Tesco,” a new campaign from BBH London, which aims to set out the retailer’s food quality credentials and celebrate the passion and care that goes into the meals we...

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Inspiration

Five degrees (or days) for communication over: 360 to 365

Once upon a time there was a briefing with expectations, assets and a budget. The team met, brainstormed, scratched their heads , planned, created and finally the child was born. The presentation to the client was good - the powerpoint presentation...

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Features

How do you advertise an advertising competition ?

A weekly roundup of the most important news from the advertising awards world FWA After awarding amazing websites and digital experiences all year long, FWA now offers the public to select its favorite. You can vote for the FWA People Choice...

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Advertising

Wunderman use CES to unveil the concept of “Wantedness”

In a marketplace defined by increased transparency and decreased trust, instead of selling, brands must prove that they will commit to earning their customer's business. A new study commissioned by leading global agency Wunderman, and in partnership...

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