Need to know: the 7 top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Wednesday, 2/3/16

Netflix hires from Spotify; VW protestor at car show; Tubemogul's plans to tackle ad fraud; new iPhone rumours; supersonic travel; a new challenger to Siri; the Geneva Auto Show

The Bugatti Chiron, unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show (source: Bugatti)
The Bugatti Chiron, unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show (source: Bugatti)

Netflix hires Spotify SEA PR head for consumer role

Belle Baldoza joins the on-demand video streaming service as its APAC consumer PR manager.

VW reminded of emissions scandal as protester crashes motor show

Volkswagen received an unwelcome reminder of its emissions scandal after a protester disrupted the Geneva Motor Show, and the car firm's boss has warned that a deal over the scandal could cost more than expected.

Human eyeballs or your money back: TubeMogul

TubeMogul has announced a new refund programme to offer added reassurance to clients concerned about advertising fraud.

The latest expectations for Apple's next iPhone

If the latest Apple iPhone rumours are true, the next model will have stereo speakers, a dual-lens camera and a slightly thinner design than the iPhone 6S, according to recent reports.

New Concorde? NASA reviving supersonic travel

Jetsetters longing for a return to supersonic travel might soon be in luck. The US space agency NASA is pushing for a new passenger jet that looks set to fill the void left by Concorde.

Watch out, Apple: A Siri competitor emerges

Apple, Google and Amazon are facing a small but potentially strong challenger in voice recognition. What's more, those companies may have actually paved the way for a company with what its founder calls "superior" technology.

Highlights from the Geneva Auto Show

The supercar wars have reached a whole new level — and a whole new price.

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