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Internal comms platform Staffbase acquires Valo Solutions

Internal comms platform Staffbase acquires Valo Solutions

The combined platform aims to support employee communications teams that work within the Microsoft 365 environment.

Lenovo puts IT security on the late night guest couch

Lenovo puts IT security on the late night guest couch

Lenovo, IDG publications and ClickOn worked on the program. Zeno Group is Lenovo’s PR AOR.

PPLSI names Cara Whitley as CMO; appoints You & Mr Jones as AOR

PPLSI names Cara Whitley as CMO; appoints You & Mr Jones as AOR

Whitley will oversee advertising, media planning and placement for brands LegalShield and IDShield.

Snap opens an AR holiday market for Black Friday

Snap opens an AR holiday market for Black Friday

The holiday market features AR experiences from Coca-Cola, Hollister, Prime Video, Under Armour, Verizon and Walmart.

Meta’s Nicola Mendelsohn lays out opportunities for brands in the metaverse

Meta’s Nicola Mendelsohn lays out opportunities for brands in the metaverse

In a blog post, the company formerly known as Facebook said advertisers can take advantage of virtual learning experiences and networking.

PR pros 'lack technical knowledge on AI and Big Data' says 'wake-up call' report

PR pros 'lack technical knowledge on AI and Big Data' says 'wake-up call' report

Comms professionals recognise the huge potential that artificial intelligence (AI) and 'Big Data' offer the industry but have limited knowledge on technical aspects of both, new research by the CIPR suggests.

‘They are seeing a different side of us’: TikTok helps Audubon Society reach younger audience

‘They are seeing a different side of us’: TikTok helps Audubon Society reach younger audience

A recent TikTok video from the 116-year-old nonprofit conservation organization got 3.2 million views.

Crisis timeline: Activision Blizzard’s CEO feels the heat over sexual harassment allegations

Crisis timeline: Activision Blizzard’s CEO feels the heat over sexual harassment allegations

The latest: CEO Bobby Kotick tells senior managers that “he would consider leaving the company if he can’t quickly fix the culture problems.”

OK, computer: Radiohead create 3D underworld to herald Kid A Mnesia reissue

OK, computer: Radiohead create 3D underworld to herald Kid A Mnesia reissue

Billed as a physical celebration of the band's work, the virtual museum features artwork and music from Kid A and Amnesia and is available for free on PC, Mac and PlayStation5.

Niantic’s first brand campaign bridges gap between metaverse and reality

Niantic’s first brand campaign bridges gap between metaverse and reality

The Pokémon GO creator sees the metaverse as integrated with, and additive to, the physical world.

Facebook vet Sona Iliffe-Moon joins Lyft

Facebook vet Sona Iliffe-Moon joins Lyft

She left Facebook on November 16 after six years at the company.

Meet the winners: Shutterstock and It Gets Better Project unveil global grant recipients

Meet the winners: Shutterstock and It Gets Better Project unveil global grant recipients

The $12,500 grant supports LGBTQ+ creators and advances LGBTQ+ content representation.

AT&T and Twitch create a mentorship program for aspiring streamers

AT&T and Twitch create a mentorship program for aspiring streamers

AT&T will also upgrade streamers’ equipment and sponsor their first stream.

Advertisers sign open letter calling out tech platforms for climate misinformation

Advertisers sign open letter calling out tech platforms for climate misinformation

The open letter, led by the Conscious Advertising Network, has gathered more than 250 signatures and is addressed to the chief execs of Facebook, Instagram, Google, Twitter, TikTok, Pinterest and Reddit.

How Jam3 and Canada Media Fund are using AR to educate kids on climate change

How Jam3 and Canada Media Fund are using AR to educate kids on climate change

Wild Cities is an interactive story app that teaches children the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife.