Technology: The week in technology - Bondy Consulting wins Kublax account

Kublax, a personal finance management website, has taken on Bondy Consulting to handle its nationwide launch.

Bondy will handle the consumer and corporate communications for the free website. Kublax uses data to compare spending habits against income and alerts users if they are overspending or if they need to pay a bill to avoid facing penalty charges.

Cancer Research UK has brought in Kaizo to review social media for its online fundraising initiative MyProjects. The agency will be reviewing conversations and issues on social media platforms in order to find new ways to engage the charity's supporters in programmes such as MyProjects.

Sony Pictures Television International has hired online PR specialist Hot Cherry to run a campaign for BBC One programme Damages. The legal drama stars Glenn Close, Rose Byrne and Ted Danson. Hot Cherry's online PR and marketing campaign will raise awareness of the series through social media. The agency's brief is to encourage people to purchase episodes of Damages on iTunes.

Ruder Finn has appointed Adele McIntosh as an associate director in its corporate and technology division. McIntosh joins from Brands2Life, where she was an associate director and worked on T-Mobile campaigns. She will report to Becky McMichael, head of Ruder Finn's corporate and technology division.

Eurocom Worldwide, the global PR network, has found almost half of senior executives from international tech companies expect revenues to increase in 2009 despite the global economic climate. The findings come from Eurocom's Annual IT Confidence Survey, which it conducted in association with PR agency Six Degrees.

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