BEIJING - BBDO Proximity was the big winner at this year's Digital Media Awards, held in Beijing last night, taking home the Platinum Award for best digital campaign of the year and being named Digital Agency of the Year.
GLOBAL - Is Sir Martin Sorrell right when he claims that agency bosses are too old to understand online?
An initiative between Smart, a leading telco, and Tribal DDB drew an enthusiastic response from mobile-centric Filipinos.
SHANGHAI - French cosmetics brand L'Oreal has reportedly called a digital media pitch in China.
SINGAPORE - Microsoft Advertising will host a panel session on the future of online advertising at Spikes Asia.
Influential author Malcolm Gladwell has questioned whether popularity on social media platforms translates into real influence that brands can use.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Media has announced its line-up of judges for the 2009 Digital Media Awards, held in Beijing on 16 November.
GLOBAL - A cyber-attack took Twitter offline for more than two hours yesterday.
GLOBAL - Yahoo and Microsoft have signed a 10-year search advertising agreement.
GLOBAL - Microsoft and Yahoo have announced a 10-year revenue-share search pact that will create what they hope will be a more credible search competitor to Google.
GLOBAL - Microsoft is said to be on the verge of agreeing a deal to buy Yahoo's web search business - just two months after launching its Bing search engine.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Media has built up a following of more than 5,000 on micro-blogging platform Twitter.
NEW YORK - The founders of MySpace, Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson (pictured respectively), are to step down from the social networking site owned by News Corporation.
HONG KONG - Haymarket has launched Campaign China, an online edition that provides Greater China breaking news coverage and commentary in Simplified Chinese.
SHANGHAI - Tribal DDB Asia Pacific will launch a digital training programme to delve into platforms, technology and applications that will be practiced throughout Tribal DDB in Asia-Pacific.
GLOBAL - WPP has made a US$25 million investment in web analytics and online business optimisation firm Omniture to boost its research and digital capabilities.