From New Media Age
- Lord Stephen Carter admits Digital Britain report overlooked consumer issues
Lord Stephen Carter has acknowledged a lack of content about consumer issues such as privacy, internet neutrality and behavioural targeting within January's interim Digital Britain report
- BBC appoints first online access champion
The BBC has appointed its first online access champion in a bid to get more people to use its online services
- Pirate Bay founders receive jail sentence
A Swedish court has ruled the founders behind file sharing site The Pirate Bay guilty of assisting copyright infringement
From Marketing Direct
- Watch: Smart Data Live 2015: 'Data is not very sexy, but it's incredibly important'
The AOP (Association of Online Publishers) and the PPA (Professional Publishers Association) partnered last week to hold Smart Data Live!, a half day forum discussing how to make the most of audience data.
- Rei Inamoto and Kate Stanners among judges for D&AD Awards
AKQA's Rei Inamoto, Saatchi & Saatchi's Kate Stanners and Ogilvy & Mather's Gerry Human are among the jury foreman for this year's D&AD Awards.
- BJL appoints Tony Evans as planning director
BJL has appointed Tony Evans, previously the head of planning for Cheil Worldwide, to its board in the new position of planning director.
From The Telegraph
- Microsoft claims its first laptop is fastest 'on any planet'
Microsoft unveiled its first ever laptop, the Surface Book, at an event in New York, claiming it is the fastest on "any planet"
- Facebook can be blocked from passing data to US after treaty ruled invalid
Landmark ruling from European Court of Justice invalidating 'Safe Harbour' treaty says US companies cannot freely send data to America
- How does a zero gravity plane flight work?
By creating weightless conditions onboard using a parabolic flight pattern, this former German government plane is now used to help further science