Wearable IoT World appoints The Hoffman Agency global AOR
Agency will handle all strategic comms work for company
The Academy hears it over nearly all-white Oscar nominee list
For the second straight year, few people of colour were included on the list of Oscar nominees, despite hopefuls from Beasts of No Nation, Concussion, and Straight Outta Compton.
'Play Melbourne Live' experiments with using Periscope for destination marketing
In a two-month campaign leading up to the Australian Open tennis tournament, Tourism Victoria and Clemenger BBDO are using a Periscope-enabled ball and game-play mechanisms to lure tourists to Melbourne.
First was El Nino, now brace for La Nina
Wild weather swings from the phenomenon known as El Nino have rocked commodities and countries from Australia to Paraguay. Now, analysts are tipping renewed jitters spurred by La Nina, El Nino's little sister.
ISIS claims responsibility for attack in Jakarta
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a bomb and gun attack in Jakarta, Indonesia, according to Reuters.
Netflix beaten to the punch in China
A movie streaming firm that focuses on independent films launched in China on Thursday, beating rival Netflix to open its service to users in the world's second-largest economy.
Why the Chinese currency took the spotlight
China's market turmoil since the start of the new year has put the spotlight on a not-much-noticed quirk of trading the mainland's currency: the offshore yuan doesn't always want to stay in tune with its onshore peer.
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