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Dominican woman uses her body for advertising


August 28th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Dominican-born Margarita Dominguez has transformed her body and those of a score of young people who work for her company into advertising billboards with the ... Read more...

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Putin bans internet alcohol advertisements


July 21st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday signed a law prohibiting advertising of alcohol drinks over the Russian segment of the internet and print media, the Kremlin ... Read more...

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Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

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Competition panel launches fresh enquiry against Google


July 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India has launched an enquiry against the search engine Google for abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive practices.The competition watchdog has ... Read more...

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Russian lower house bans internet alcohol ads


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, Friday approved a law that prohibits advertising alcohol drinks in the Russian segment of the Internet and print ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s only Sanskrit daily holds out against odds (Media Feature)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 2 (IANS) Sudharma, possibly the only Sanskrit daily in the world, is struggling for survival as it approaches its 43rd anniversary later this year.In the face of dwindling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Withdraw undergarment ad featuring roosters: ASCI


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Advertisers of Euro Fashion Innerwear were Wednesday asked by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) to withdraw an advertisement featuring roosters, saying it depicted the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s search engine market reaches $877 mn


April 28th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) The size of China's search engine market hit 5.53 billion yuan ($877 million) in the first quarter of 2012, according to new statistics.The figure represents a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Outrage in Rajya Sabha over fairness cream for private parts


April 24th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) An advertisement for a fairness cream for women's private parts sparked outrage in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a CPI-M member raising the issue and ... Read more...

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Yahoo! to cut another 2,000 jobs in restructuring effort


April 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Internet giant Yahoo!, Inc. on Wednesday said it will cut another 2,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its global workforce, as part of a broader ... Read more...

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Internet users wary of backdoor snooping


March 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 19 (IANS) Internet users are uneasy about websites collecting personal information on behalf of advertisers and how they might commercialise it, according to a survey.Mark Andrejevic from ... Read more...

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‘Mad Men falling man’ advert condemned by 9/11 families


March 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some 9/11 victim families have condemned the recent Mad Men advert calling it “tasteless” and “insensitive.” The billboard of the ad has been placed in New ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China to launch campaign against online porn


February 28th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China will launch a six-month-long campaign to crack down on the spread of pornographic and and vulgar information through the Internet and mobile phones.The campaign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Internet firms spy on personal texts sent on smartphones


February 26th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Top internet firms like Facebook, Yahoo and Flickr are able to read personal text messages and photographs sent via smartphones because many mobile phone apps ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Visual IQ launches the latest tool for advertisers


February 15th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Boston-headquartered Visual IQ, 'the thought leader' in providing companies an impact of their ad-campaign, Wednesday announced the launch of their latest offering TrueAttribution 2.0.It is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chicago Sun Times to be sold


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of The Chicago Sun Times are expected to announce the sale of the newspaper on Wednesday. A group of local investors are at the forefront ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Experts devise ‘defence’ against Facebook spying


December 5th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Scientists have created an interface that will help Facebook users to keep their personal information secret.Signing up for an app or game, Facebook users could ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British musician gets one mn fans on YouTube


September 12th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old Briton has become the first musician in the country to get a million fans on YouTube.Charlie McDonnell, who plays the guitar-like ukulele, makes his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Usage of postcards, inland letters dip


July 11th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Perhaps it is not surprising in this age of instant communication via e-mails, SMSes and social networking, but reply to a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Percept Media, Pointlogic tie-up for marketing venture


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Percept Media, the media planning, buying and evaluation arm of Percept Limited, Friday entered into a strategic alliance with Pointlogic, a company headquartered in The Netherlands, ... Read more...

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Reliance Broadcast announces Big Television Awards


May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Celebrating 25 years of television industry, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited has announced the BIG Television Awards to honour popular characters from TV shows.The nominees for ... Read more...

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Facebook in talks to enter Chinese market


April 10th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.10 (ANI): Popular social networking site Facebook is in talks with potential partners about how to enter the market in China."We are currently studying and learning about China, as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Queen’s underwear supplier unveils UK’s biggest bra - the 48N cup


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): With the female form expanding at such a rapid pace, now the Queen's underwear supplier has unveiled Britain's biggest bra, which is a 48N cup.Two years ago ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reliance Broadcast to launch a TV channel


March 28th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Marking its entry into the regional entertainment space, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (RBNL) will launch a new channel titled Big Magic for the Hindi heartland April ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beijing bans outdoor advertising promoting ‘hedonism’


March 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 25(ANI): Beijing has banned advertising hoardings that promote hedonism, lavishness and the worship of foreign products.The campaign is to beautify the city and create a "fair and harmonious" environment, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

EU to have right ‘to be forgotten’ law online


March 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.18 (ANI): The European Union has said it will soon introduce a legislation called 'right to be forgotten,' that will allow people to have all their stored personal information permanently ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reliance Communications, TELiBrahma to provide cricket video updates


March 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Wednesday said it had partnered with mobile solutions provider TELiBrahma to provide video updates and replays of the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Adverts will target individuals to prevent channel hopping


March 15th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): Television viewers in the UK face watching "personalised advertisements" under a new scheme that is will target people depending on their consumer habits, it has emerged. BSkyB is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women more likely to buy clothes if models look like them - curvy, short


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): Women are more likely to buy clothes if the models are more reflective of them - curvy, short, ethnic, according to a researcher from Cambridge University.Using fake ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Congress Letter On Privacy Policy


February 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook - the extremely popular social networking site is hogging headlines again and this time it is because of its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The young CEO ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Some Super Bowl commercials 2011 leaked


February 5th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Advertisers will be scrambling to get the attention of the fans during the Super Bowl. With two clear days to the game, some companies have leaked their ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Just the Red Bull logo ‘can give your performance wings’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study has found the personality of a brand can influence a consumer to act in ways consistent with that personality when exposed to brand imagery, like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TV will stay top ad earner globally, says expert


February 1st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 1 (IANS) Despite the mushrooming of social media, the television industry will continue to remain the first choice of advertisers for a long time, says a top Canadian researcher."TV is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook Posts To Be Republished To The Friends Of The Users


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) From now onwards the users of Facebook who click the Like button for a company or service or check in a store will see their actions ... Read more...

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Facebook to let advertisers republish user’s posts


January 27th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook users will now be able to see commercials that their friends like.The website has announced that as part of the “Sponsored Story”, users will see ... Read more...

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