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Telegram CEO predicts one billion users within a year

The founder of messaging app Telegram, Pavel Durov, has predicted the platform will reach one billion monthly users within a year. In an interview posted on Durov’s X account, formerly Twitter, he

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Vodafone Business appoints Marika Auramo as CEO

Vodafone Business has named Marika Auramo as CEO, with effect from 1 July 2024. Auramo, who has over 25 years of experience in the global IT industry, will also become

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Snap and Snowflake launch partnership to mitigate signal loss

Snap has been announced as a key mobile platform partner for Snowflake’s Marketing Data Cloud to bring advertisers encrypted, privacy-safe, and effective ad solutions and signal measurement. This will enable

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Specsavers launches new Roblox Obb

Specsavers has launched a new branded obstacle course game and virtual merchandise giveaway on Roblox. ‘Specsavers Obby’ has been launched to mark the high-street retailer’s commitment to educating younger generations

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VMO2 partners with ONS to support the UK Government with mobility insights

Virgin Media O2 Business has launched its partnership with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to provide mobility data. As a result, the anonymised data, which will be available on

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Vodafone and Nokia test new tech to prevent video and gaming lag

Vodafone and Nokia have joined forces to test new internet technology to improve online gaming and video calling, preventing lags. In the first test of its kind using all elements

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Pets at Home launches Heart partnership

Pets at Home has launched a new multi-year campaign with media and entertainment group, Global. Following a competitive pitch, Pets at Home’s media agency, Carat UK, successfully secured exclusive sponsorship

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Snap launches new brand safety solutions in partnership with IAS

Snap has launched new brand safety solutions in partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS). The partnership will give advertisers transparency into the percentage of safe and suitable content their ads

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BT and Global launch 10-year digital partnership

BT and Global have announced a 10-year partnership to upgrade payphones in the UK and launch more digital hubs for local communities. In a move to provide better connectivity and

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Lyft names ex-Apple, Google & Meta exec as new CMO

Lyft has appointed Brian Irving as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Irving has over 20 years of experience in building and marketing global technology brands. He most recently held the

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