Finance

Google readies knockout blow at Apple’s iPad with $199 Nexus 7 tablet

The tablet computer wars are getting interesting with Google announcing the launch of the Nexus 7 tablet, priced in the US at the Amazon Kindle level of $199, but containing a lot more software goodies including its own version of ...

Read More »

Why the ‘C’ word is suitable for Cannes and all the wrangles about who’s biggest, best and most creative

One way or another the ‘C’ word defined this year’s Cannes International Festival of Creativity. Naively, I came away from the ad industry’s annual Rivièra fest thinking C stood for Chipotle and Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the duo that pulled ...

Read More »

Rupert Murdoch moves to detoxify News Corp and buy BSkyB by splitting empire

Which looks like a pretty cunning plan. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation is planning to hive off its troubled UK newspaper business into a separate company (along with its other papers like the Wall Street Journal), leaving its ‘entertainment’ assets – ...

Read More »

WPP sends in the Cavalry for new client Coors

WPP has unveiled its new agency – called Cavalry – set up specifically to handle new Client Coors. The agency will be based in Chicago and, initially at least, work solely on digital and traditional advertising for $170m Coors and ...

Read More »

Apres Sorrell le deluge says David Jones of Havas

Well he is the boss of a French company and speaks good French, although Havas CEO David Jones (left) was chatting to Campaign in English when he remarked that WPP would collapse on its nose if and when CEO Sir ...

Read More »