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Angie's List grows PR team with DeCourcy hire

Angie's List grows PR team with DeCourcy hire

Angie's List hired Debra DeCourcy earlier this month. She is reporting to founder and CMO Angie Hicks in the new role.

WPP sees PR slowdown recur with 0.1% organic revenue growth

WPP sees PR slowdown recur with 0.1% organic revenue growth

The holding company behind Burson-Marsteller and Hill+Knowlton Strategies has reported disappointing third quarter revenue growth at its PR and public affairs division.

Why Tim Cook picked Bloomberg Businessweek for his very personal essay

Why Tim Cook picked Bloomberg Businessweek for his very personal essay

Why come out in Bloomberg Businessweek? Experts tell PRWeek why they think Tim Cook chose the magazine to acknowledge his sexual orientation.

MWW buys Ideation, names Dilio chief tech officer

MWW buys Ideation, names Dilio chief tech officer

MWW has acquired software and product development company Ideation and appointed its founder Robert Dilio as the agency's chief technology officer.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday, 10.21.2014

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday, 10.21.2014

Omnicom PR revenue up 2.5% in Q3; Microsoft offers free cloud-computing software to Ebola researchers; Staples investigates potential data breach

Six things PR pros need to know on Monday, 10.20.2014

Six things PR pros need to know on Monday, 10.20.2014

CDC to distribute new Ebola-treatment standards; Microsoft to unveil smartwatch; Mayer to reveal latest Yahoo turnaround plan.

DataSift brings on North of Nine for US comms

DataSift brings on North of Nine for US comms

Social data platform DataSift has selected North of Nine Communications as its PR agency partner for the US.

Five things PR pros need to know on Friday, 10.17.2014

Five things PR pros need to know on Friday, 10.17.2014

Obama considers ebola-response czar; Twitter experiments with users' feeds; Biden son discharged from Navy Reserves.

Five things PR pros need to know Thursday morning, 10.16.2014

Five things PR pros need to know Thursday morning, 10.16.2014

CDC's anti-Ebola measures under scrutiny; What to expect from Apple's latest event; AbbVie calls off Shire deal; Trade body asks for an end to #GamerGate.

Method and UP strike transatlantic agency partnership

Method and UP strike transatlantic agency partnership

Four-year-old US agency Method and newly launched UK agency UP Communications are making their first moves outside their home countries with a partnership agreement.

Apple supplier contract included $50m fine for confidentiality breaches

Apple supplier contract included $50m fine for confidentiality breaches

Details of the deals that Apple makes with its suppliers have emerged after one of its manufacturers filed for bankruptcy, according to reports.

Huntsworth chairman Lord Myners steps down with immediate effect

Huntsworth chairman Lord Myners steps down with immediate effect

The parent company of Grayling and Red is now looking for a chairman as well as a chief executive after the sudden exit of Lord Myners after six months.

Juniper brings on former SanDisk comms leader Flanagin

Juniper brings on former SanDisk comms leader Flanagin

Former SanDisk communications leader Lee Flanagin has joined Juniper

Allison+Partners brings on staff from b-to-b New Venture Communications

Allison+Partners brings on staff from b-to-b New Venture Communications

Allison+Partners has expanded its San Francisco footprint by bringing on the team from b-to-b firm New Venture Communications.

HP split will unlock value for customers and partners, says CEO

HP split will unlock value for customers and partners, says CEO

Hewlett-Packard's move to split into two publicly traded companies will create additional value for customers and partners, says HP president and CEO Meg Whitman.

Beats by Dre plugs in John Doe as North American AOR

Beats by Dre plugs in John Doe as North American AOR

Beats by Dre has expanded John Doe's work to North America, naming it AOR for the region.

Seven things for PR pros to know Monday morning, 10.6.2014

Seven things for PR pros to know Monday morning, 10.6.2014

HP to split consumer, business lines; Hong Kong protests dwindle; Tim Cook's note to Apple employees on the third anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs.

Citrix brings on Voce following agency consolidation

Citrix brings on Voce following agency consolidation

$2.9 billion software company Citrix has selected Porter Novelli's Voce Communications as its AOR for the US market following a competitive review that scaled down its agency roster from three firms to one.

Apple appoints Dowling as interim PR head

Apple appoints Dowling as interim PR head

Apple has tapped Steve Dowling as interim PR head, following the departure earlier this year of communications chief Katie Cotton.

PR pros: eBay appears nimble, forward-looking in PayPal spin-off

PR pros: eBay appears nimble, forward-looking in PayPal spin-off

After opposing the idea for months, eBay has decided to spin off PayPal into a separate publicly traded business, and PR pros agree the company is communicating the move properly by focusing on the future.

Analysis

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.

Media-doubting fact-check sites are 'new front' in corporate communications

Media-doubting fact-check sites are 'new front' in corporate communications

BlackBerry's Fact Check portal shows you don't need to be 'a Walmart' to fight back, say corporate communications experts, though it certainly helps.

All eyes on Cupertino as Apple advances comms leader search

All eyes on Cupertino as Apple advances comms leader search

Experts disagree on the extent to which a new comms leader at Apple will result in a friendlier, more transparent company.

Net neutrality comms battle will define Web's future

Net neutrality comms battle will define Web's future

The future of the Internet hangs in the balance due to an ongoing battle between telecoms giants and the technology industry - and each side is taking a very different approach to telling their story.

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