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Casio appoints Bite to lead technology campaign across UK classrooms

Casio appoints Bite to lead technology campaign across UK classrooms

Global electronics manufacturer Casio has called in Bite to lead its UK PR account and develop a campaign to promote the use of technology in maths teaching.

Brandwatch snatches up PeerIndex in first acquisition

Brandwatch snatches up PeerIndex in first acquisition

Social media monitoring company Brandwatch has made its first acquisition with the purchase of influencer analysis provider PeerIndex.

Seagate appoints former Juniper VP Busselen to lead global comms

Seagate appoints former Juniper VP Busselen to lead global comms

As VP of corporate communications, Michael Busselen will oversee PR, analyst relations, and executive comms for the tech company.

Good Relations wins pitch for Samsung UK

Good Relations wins pitch for Samsung UK

Good Relations has won a competitive pitch to handle Samsung UK's corporate PR brief and b2b projects in the UK and Ireland.

Juniper not planning to replace comms leader Flanagin

Juniper not planning to replace comms leader Flanagin

Lee Flanagin held the top comms job for only three months.

LinkedIn's Krista Canfield connects with Gogobot

LinkedIn's Krista Canfield connects with Gogobot

LinkedIn's Krista Canfield is moving to Gogobot in a VP role.

Symantec comms leader Lacter departs amid restructuring

Symantec comms leader Lacter departs amid restructuring

Symantec's CCO has left as the company restructures its communications department.

ECI Partners takes majority stake in Investis

ECI Partners takes majority stake in Investis

Private equity firm ECI Partners has taken a majority stake in digital corporate comms company Investis to "accelerate its global growth strategy".

Hotwire wins Ricoh UK account off Weber Shandwick in six-way pitch

Hotwire wins Ricoh UK account off Weber Shandwick in six-way pitch

Hotwire has been appointed by Tokyo-based IT services company Ricoh to handle its UK PR account, following a six-way pitch.

Nelson Bostock Unlimited launches "brand storytelling consultancy" MediaWorks

Nelson Bostock Unlimited launches "brand storytelling consultancy" MediaWorks

Nelson Bostock Unlimited has launched a "brand storytelling consultancy" called MediaWorks, headed by former Reuters TV technology correspondent Matt Cowan, to "reflect how both media and communications are evolving".

Waggener Edstrom appoints new UK and SA management team

Waggener Edstrom appoints new UK and SA management team

Waggener Edstrom has relocated the head of its Johannesburg office, Marcus Sorour, to London to take up the role of general manager in the UK.

EBay appoints Naked for European social media, content

EBay appoints Naked for European social media, content

The agency's London office will lead account work.

BlackBerry ups Emery to global corp comms VP role

BlackBerry ups Emery to global corp comms VP role

All regional PR teams are now reporting to Adam Emery. He started in the role in October.

Google's Nest Labs on hunt for UK consumer technology agency

Google's Nest Labs on hunt for UK consumer technology agency

Thermostat maker Nest Labs, which was bought by Google last year, is looking for a UK consumer technology PR agency.

Reyes returns to Tesla in the communications driver's seat

Reyes returns to Tesla in the communications driver's seat

Ricardo Reyes, former global comms VP for Tesla Motors, is returning to the electric car-maker as its new communications chief.

Five things PR pros need to know Friday morning, 11.21.2014

Five things PR pros need to know Friday morning, 11.21.2014

T-Mobile overhauls PR agency roster; How the GOP will respond to Obama's immigration order; What to expect from Twitter in 2015.

T-Mobile USA dials up PR with new roster of four agencies

T-Mobile USA dials up PR with new roster of four agencies

Porter Novelli and Shift Communications are the two new agencies to T-Mobile's roster.

InPowered comms VP Henshaw connects with Jasper

InPowered comms VP Henshaw connects with Jasper

Robb Henshaw, VP of communications at inPowered, is joining cloud platform Jasper.

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday, 11.20.2014

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday, 11.20.2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev layoffs to affect marketing staff; Cosby demands AP cut sexual-assault questions; Uber's comms crisis.

Your call: Did Uber's apology go far enough?

Your call: Did Uber's apology go far enough?

Take our poll on whether Uber should fire the executive responsible for saying journalists' personal lives should be fair game.

Analysis

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.

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.

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