GLOBAL - Heineken International is holding a global pitch to find an agency to create a new digital platform for its flagship beer brand.
GLOBAL - British Airways has appointed OgilvyOne as the lead agency to handle its global digital account.
GLOBAL - Levi's has appointed Wunderman as its first global digital agency, with responsibility for creative, social media, data strategy and analytics.
GLOBAL - Dentsu is continuing its acquisition drive by acquiring the digital agency Steak to boost its interactive credentials across Europe and Asia.
GLOBAL - American Express is looking for a direct marketing agency to work alongside its current roster agency OgilvyOne.
GLOBAL - Beauty company Guerlain has appointed Duke Razorfish as its worldwide digital strategy agency.
GLOBAL – Unilever has appointed Havas' EHS 4D to handle global digital activity across the Dove Deodorant portfolio.
GLOBAL - Acer, the world's second largest maker of personal computers, has added AKQA to its global digital roster following a competitive pitch.
GLOBAL - Apple sold more than 1.7 million iPhone 4s on Saturday, just three days its launch, making it Apple's most successful product, despite pre-order and manufacturing malfunctions.
GLOBAL - Apple sold more than 1.7 million iPhone 4s on Saturday, just three days after its launch, making it Apple's most successful product, despite pre-order and manufacturing malfunctions.
GLOBAL - Profero's founder Daryl Arnold is leaving the agency to start up a business in Singapore, leaving his role as global chief executive to his brother and co-founder, Wayne Arnold.
GLOBAL - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) has responded to mounting calls from the public to make its privacy measures more transparent.
GLOBAL - YouTube is celebrating exceeding two billion hits a day, five years after it launched in beta.
GLOBAL - Software company Adobe has taken out press and digital ads to hit back at Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who has refused to allow Adobe's Flash technology on iPads and iPhones.
GLOBAL - Facebook is to introduce location-based status updates that would allow brands to target consumers with geographically relevant marketing.
GLOBAL - Social networks will need to start charging brands a premium for ad slots if they are to survive, according to a report released Wednesday.
LONDON - Twitter has acquired mobile messaging business Cloudhopper for an undisclosed sum, as part of ambitious plans to boost its SMS service across the world.
GLOBAL - Twitter is launching its long-awaited advertising platform, Promoted Tweets, with big brands such as Sony Pictures, Red Bull and Virgin America becoming the first advertisers to sign up.
GLOBAL - Google has come out in support of its Android manufacturer HTC, following the lawsuit filed by Apple against the maker of Google's Nexus One smartphone over infringement rights.
LONDON - Google has upped the ante in the mobile market with the launch of its new smartphone, Nexus One, which looks set to rival Apple's IPhone.