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Verizon dings FCC's net neutrality ruling with 'Morse code' press release

Verizon dings FCC's net neutrality ruling with 'Morse code' press release

Verizon published a statement in Morse code to illustrate its opinion that the FCC's decision is "antiquated."

Jay Carney to join Amazon in role overseeing PR, public policy: Politico

Jay Carney to join Amazon in role overseeing PR, public policy: Politico

The online retail giant will place both departments under the former White House press secretary.

Nine things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.26.2015

Nine things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.26.2015

Identity of "Jihadi John" revealed; FCC to vote on Net Neutrality; Publicis buys South Africa's Epic Communications.

Apple emoji finally embrace racial, sexual diversity

Apple emoji finally embrace racial, sexual diversity

Additions include skin-tone variations and same-sex parents.

Former Airfoil co-CEO Tyler joins IT firm Red Level Networks

Former Airfoil co-CEO Tyler joins IT firm Red Level Networks

Janet Tyler will oversee operations and marcomms for the IT services and consulting firm.

Bulmer departs Shell for CMO role at Tribal Planet

Bulmer departs Shell for CMO role at Tribal Planet

He started as the technology company's first marketing chief on Wednesday.

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.20.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.20.2015

Bill O'Reilly faces a Brian Williams problem of his own; YouTube to roll out kids website; Comcast plans touching Oscars ad; A 70s revival of Mad Men.

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.19.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.19.2015

Obama speech on extremism draws partisan reaction; Ello names first CMO; More investors back Uber.

Six things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 2.17.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 2.17.2015

State Department grows comms team fighting ISIS' message; ACA signup period extended; Broad NSA computer spying program exposed.

DocuSign inks Access as North American AOR

DocuSign inks Access as North American AOR

Access Communications will replace Tall Grass PR as AOR on the account.

Former BT CTO Paul Excell's Xpert consultancy seeks PR agency

Former BT CTO Paul Excell's Xpert consultancy seeks PR agency

Xpert, an innovation consultancy chaired by the former chief technology officer of BT, is looking for its first PR agency to take on a six-figure account.

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.13.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.13.2015

NYT's David Carr dies; Obama to meet with tech-sector chiefs; Kraft CMO out.

Zynga ups Dudeck to chief communications officer

Zynga ups Dudeck to chief communications officer

She is the first person to hold the title at the social gaming company.

HTC eyes innovation shakeup with new CMO Idris Mootee

HTC eyes innovation shakeup with new CMO Idris Mootee

Predecessor Ben Ho left the company last year.

Sysomos spins off from Marketwired, names Sparks CEO

Sysomos spins off from Marketwired, names Sparks CEO

Now a standalone company, Sysomos will continue expanding its work in social intelligence and analytics.

Cybersecurity experts speculate on how hackers broke into Anthem

Cybersecurity experts speculate on how hackers broke into Anthem

How did cyber crooks pull off one of the largest healthcare data heists to date? Cybersecurity experts weigh in.

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday, 2.6.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday, 2.6.2015

Brian Williams' apology draws more fire; Twitter earnings in a nutshell; Anthem responds to cyberattack.

Twitter's critical Q4 earnings call by the numbers

Twitter's critical Q4 earnings call by the numbers

Twitter surpassed analyst expectations on Thursday with a 97% revenue increase, but its user growth continued to disappoint.

Intel names Anderson global comms leader

Intel names Anderson global comms leader

Succeeding Paul Bergevin, Terry Anderson's appointment is part of a recent shift in marketing and communications at Intel.

Helen Ridgway named AxiCom CEO and Henry Brake to head UK arm

Helen Ridgway named AxiCom CEO and Henry Brake to head UK arm

AxiCom MD Helen Ridgway has been named as Julian Tanner's successor as CEO of the Cohn & Wolfe-owned tech agency.

Analysis

Six PR insights from the snowy slopes of Davos

Six PR insights from the snowy slopes of Davos

The World Economic Forum at Davos means a congregation of bold-faced names from across nations and industries. It also indicates what communications trends will move to the forefront in the next 12 months.

Uber, World Cup, Huntsworth, Engine: News from 2014 in review

Uber, World Cup, Huntsworth, Engine: News from 2014 in review

2014 has been a busy year for the PR industry. Here PRWeek looks back on some of the stories that hit the headlines...

How legacy tech brands can communicate at Silicon Valley's pace of change

How legacy tech brands can communicate at Silicon Valley's pace of change

Experts' three steps for communicators: focus on what you are bringing to market, set metrics, and deliver results.

Trusted brands hold key to success of Internet of Things

Trusted brands hold key to success of Internet of Things

Imagine your car could automatically find a parking space in a busy city or your fridge could give recipes to your smartphone based on its contents. This future is already here.

Comms lessons learned from the celebrity photo-hacking scandal

Comms lessons learned from the celebrity photo-hacking scandal

Technology companies should not wait for an incident to explain the security features of their cloud platforms and what they must do to keep their data safe.

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