GLOBAL - Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez will star in a new campaign for Gillette Venus, the women's razor brand owned by Procter & Gamble, which will include TV, online, print and social media activity.
GLOBAL - HTC is reported to be on the verge of launching a Facebook-branded smartphone as part of the social media giant's push into mobile this year.
SYDNEY - The sexualisation of young people debate is making waves around the world, as Australian fashion clothing brand Supre has found after its ad featuring a topless teenager was banned.
GLOBAL - A leaked memo, claimed to be from Nokia's chief executive Stephen Elop, has offered a blunt assessment of the company's performance and indicated the company could drop its Symbian operating system.
GLOBAL - Hearst Corporation has made a "binding offer" of €651 million (US$893 million) for Lagardère's international magazine business, which includes a licensing agreement for fashion magazine Elle.
GLOBAL - Facebook is reported to be considering yet more tweaks to its design only months after its last set of changes sparked more than a million complaints from users.
GLOBAL - Nokia is turning to a strategic alliance with Microsoft to compete against rival smartphone manufacturers and is splitting its operations into two divisions.
GLOBAL - AOL has unveiled a new brand identity ahead of its spin-off from parent Time Warner into an independent company next month.
GLOBAL - The Financial Times is to introduce day passes to give visitors 24-hour access to its website and says micropayments is something it has looked at.
GLOBAL - Oliver Loomes, the marketing and innovation director for Diageo Ireland, has been promoted to the role of global brand director for Guinness.
Marketers can't ignore last week's pivotal Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - the biggest to date.
GLOBAL - Facebook has marked its sixth birthday by revealing it has more than doubled its number of users in the last year to 400 million.
GLOBAL - Yahoo's third-quarter revenues dropped 12 per cent on last year to US$1.58 billion but cost-cutting has helped boost net income by 225 per cent to $188 million.
GLOBAL - Lagardère, the giant French conglomerate behind Hachette Filipacchi, has moved closer to finalising a deal with Hearst Corporation concerning the sale of its international magazine portfolio.
LONDON - Twitter is looking to recruit a number of staff whose main focus will be to generate income for the microblogging site.