Technology: The Week in Technology

Waggener Edstrom makes three appointments.

Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has bolstered its technology and digital practice with three senior appointments. Chris Gents joins from Octopus Communications as UK director of technology. Toby Walsh has been recruited as associate director from Marlin PR, and Lewis PR's Dan Street takes up the role of digital consultant.

Brazil PR has recruited three team members for its new Soho base in London, following an office relocation. Sean Williams joins the team from Consolidated PR, where he held the position of account director, to take up the role of associate director. Pritesh Mody has been appointed as account director, having left Ketchum Pleon. Brazil, which is currently working with brands including Honda and SwiftCover.com, previously worked on the BlackBerry account.

Livedrive, the online storage and back-up supplier, has handed a brief to launch its app to Bottle PR. The app will allow users unlimited storage on their iPhone and iPad devices.

Global Lock SAFETY (International) Group, the Chinese hi-tech security firm, has brought in Threadneedle PR to handle PR. Threadneedle provided financial comms support to Global Lock in the lead up to last week's AIM listing and has been retained to develop ongoing financial PR for the firm. Global Lock provides an anti-theft service for the Chinese retail sector, with more than 50 branches across the country.

Getty Images, the digital content supplier, has launched an online web portal, offering insight into the latest trends in global visual techniques. The website, called The Curve, is designed to help PR professionals choose images.

- For breaking technology news, check prweek.com/uk/technology.

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