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Guardian journalists denied entry into Donald Trump Aberdeen golf resort event

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http://www.thedrum.com — The Guardian is the latest newspaper to find itself banned from a Donald Trump press event, joining the likes of BuzzFeed, the Washington Post and Poltico.  The publisher claimed that on Saturday (25 June) the presumptive Republican presidential nominee prevented its reporters gaining entry to his golf resort in Aberdeeen after having taken issue with another Guardian journalist's line of questio Read More
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UK government to hold talks with business leaders over Brexit fears this week

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http://www.thedrum.com — The UK government is poised to hold a meeting with business leaders this week to discuss the implications of Britain's exit from the European Union.Business Secretary Sajid Javid has told the BBC that he wants to let businesses know "there's no need to panic," in the aftermath of the vote, adding that the UK's economy is strong enough to handle any "short-term market volatility".The roundtable me Read More
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Cannes gets its very own Carpool Karaoke as Luma Partners CEO Terence Kawaja puts himself in the driver's seat

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http://www.thedrum.com — It looks like James Corden has some stiff competition in the Carpool Karaoke stakes now that the popular show has made it all the way to La Croisette.  Adland's very own Terence Kawaja has taken over Corden's duties as chief crooner for a very special Cannes Lions-themed edition of the viral Late Late Show segment.The founder and chief executive of Luma Partners invited Facebook's vice-president Read More
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Inside the judging room: Jury president Malcolm Poynton on the lessons from Cannes' Mobile Lions

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http://www.thedrum.com — After a fascinating week, during which the Mobile jury analysed and debated on over 1,200 entries, it became clear that we were witnessing the emergence of two dominant trends in the mobile category. One, its use as a channel to entertain and engage with people. Two, and this is what was hugely exciting, the broader opportunity of enablement, of doing things that no other medium can do in people’ Read More
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What impact will Brexit have on UK startups and innovation?

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http://www.thedrum.com — Yesterday saw the news that 52 per cent of the UK wants to leave Europe. I should probably state from the outset that I was very much one of the 48 per cent who believed we were better in. So what does our departure from the European Union mean for the industry in which I work? Will it change anything?UK based accelerators will have a smaller pool to recruit fromAnyone who's spent any time gettin Read More
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VidCon 2016: Zype makes its case to creators looking to grow their audience and earnings

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http://www.thedrum.com — YouTube, Vine, and Instagram are among the best places for creators to quickly grow their audience, but they are not necessarily the best places to monetize that following and they are certainly not the only places.Enter Zype, which came onto the scene late last year offering a turnkey solution for creators to easily publish their content across a range of OTT platforms – including Roku and Apple Read More
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Brexit shocks La Croisette and the big six unite for the UN: Friday at Cannes Lions 2016

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http://www.thedrum.com — In our final – and extended - video round-up from Cannes Lions, Katie Deighton assesses the prevailing sombre mood on the last day of the festival, following the leave result of the EU Referendum.Video of Brexit Cannes Shocks + The Big Six Unite | Friday @ Cannes Lions 2016 Loading...Find out…What the likes of McCann’s Mark Lund and MEC’s Stuart Bowden think about the BrexitHow leaving the EU cou Read More
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VidCon 2016: Why YouNow has become a livestreaming favorite among creators

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http://www.thedrum.com — Let’s face it, we’re all getting more impatient. Especially when it comes to accessing content.Why should creators wait to upload and distribute a video when they can just broadcast live? This question has given rise to platforms like Facebook Live and Periscope as established players have been shoring up their capabilities. Even YouTube announced yesterday that livestreaming would become an inte Read More
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'England/London is now a third-rung concern': Brexit reaction from the US so far

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http://www.thedrum.com — The polls didn’t get it right and the electorate has spoken in the United Kingdom: out with the EU. Reactions from the result are understandably all over the place, with each camp digging in to say that it was the right/wrong decision. It’s early days, to be sure, and Michael Roth, chairman and CEO of IPG told his leadership, in an email from Cannes that: “Yesterday’s decision will undoubtedly le Read More
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Medical Minecraft uses IBM Watson to teach students about infectious diseases

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http://www.thedrum.com — IBM’s Watson is still in its early days, but the cognitive computing system could end up having a substantial impact on a number of industries, particularly healthcare and education. For example, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in England is currently using the technology to improve the patient experience, while an interactive toy called the Cognitoys Dino uses Watson to answer a child’s questions Read More
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WeTransfer appoints DJ and music producer Gilles Peterson as creative director

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http://www.thedrum.com — WeTransfer, the cloud-based file transfer service, has appointed DJ and music producer Gilles Peterson as its creative director to develop the service’s relationship with the global creative community.Peterson will work across the brand’s marketing and editorial projects and shape its creative strategy alongside chief marketing officer Damian Bradfield.His role will include curating live events, Read More
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