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Hybrid burgers for the health and environmentally conscious

Sonic launches hybrid burgers that could potentially be a game changer in the fast food chain industry

By Bongani Shweni 10 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: That South African One Show direct link

FCB Africa's creative director, Suhana Gordhan, shares exclusive insights into judging the One Show's direct marketing entries and how even this reflects the organisation's strong drive for better diversity across the industry

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

GLOBAL

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

21 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#BehindtheSelfie with... Farren Roper

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Farren Roper, Microsoft's global engagement lead for collaboration. He also lets us in on their corporate sustainability stance

By Leigh Andrews 5 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew into New York past the Statue of Liberty completing the US leg on Saturday, 11 June, of a record-breaking bid to circumnavigate the Earth powered only by solar energy

14 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Edelman ends work for coal producers, climate deniers

NEW YORK: US public relations giant Edelman said on Tuesday, 15 September, it will no longer represent coal producers or take assignments that seek to deny climate change

16 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

US$100 million for startup to 'reimagine education'

WASHINGTON: Tech industry leaders including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have raised $100 million for an education initiative aimed at "reimagining" schools from the elementary school level

6 May 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Going beyond clicktivism with the #Baltimoreriots?

NEWSWATCH: Hashtags are nothing more than armchair activism, some say. Lately, more attention is given to how the media reports on big news items that become nothing more than hashtags in our minds

By Leigh Andrews 29 Apr 2015

UNITED STATES

Facebook collecting Nepal quake aid donations

WASHINGTON, US: Facebook was rolling out a donation button on Monday for contributions to victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, and offered to match up to $2 million

28 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA

By Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work

5 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

28 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Non-profit groups look to Google Glass

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Five nonprofit groups got word on Wednesday that Google will help them fulfill visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyeware to do good.

10 Jul 2014

UNITED STATES

Microsoft filters Bing for students

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said on Monday (24 June) it would offer an advertising-free version of its Bing search engine for schools, which also includes extra privacy and filtering of adult content.

26 Jun 2013

UNITED STATES

Morning after pill for girls any age in USA

WASHINGTON, USA: The Obama administration said this week it would comply with a judge's order to allow women and girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception, ending its efforts to restrict the drug's availability.

12 Jun 2013

UNITED STATES

Nike 'lances' support for Livestrong

LOS ANGELES, USA: Nike has decided to stop making products for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support the group financially, the company said on Tuesday (28 May).

30 May 2013

UNITED STATES

Deadly Oklahoma tornado kills hundreds

WASHINGTON, USA: A powerful tornado with winds of up to 320km/h pulverised an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday (20 May), hitting at least two schools and wiping out blocks of homes. Up to 100 people were reportedly killed.

21 May 2013

UNITED STATES

The Tech Awards to honour global innovators who use technology to benefit humanity

SAN JOSE, US: Each year, nearly four million newborn babies never live past their first days - all for lack of warmth.

4 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

PR Newswire waives distribution fees for all releases related to humanitarian efforts in Somalia

NEW YORK, US: Organisations offering humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating famine in Somalia can distribute their messages through PR Newswire at no charge. PR Newswire is waiving fees on the distribution of news releases through a global crisis package for organisations wishing to communicate their efforts of assistance towards relief from the devastating famine in Somalia.

11 Aug 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Entries open: The Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.

30 Mar 2011

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