Facebook’s pop-up store in HK to guide users about personalization

Facebook’s pop-up store in HK to guide users about personalization

Social media behemoth, Facebook has reportedly opened its first pop-up store in Hong Kong to teach users ways to customize their Facebook experience as well as benefit from exciting opportunities, whilst maintaining their online privacy.

Starting December 3rd, the Preface Coffee & Wine (Central) — F&B and lifestyle concept space — will be made into a temporary Facebook home which will demonstrate the actual benefits of technology and showcase how users can customize their Facebook with the help of AR filters and digital experience.

Recently, Facebook (now called Meta) unveiled “Your Profile, Your Hom

Snowfall launches Junction to deliver next generation of travel

Snowfall launches Junction to deliver next generation of travel

Snowfall, a UK-based travel technology company, has recently announced the launch of a next-generation travel platform, Junction. This platform is designed to allow resellers, suppliers, and partners to offer the next generation of travel.

For the record, Junction will provide travelers with more choice, control, and confidence, enabling them to book multiple modes of door-to-door travel in one ticket, as well as support them throughout the entire journey. The platform will also introduce a new way of connecting the participants in the ecosystem through a range of services, content, and enhancements, and transform the way of booking and experiencing travel.

Advocado takes over VEIL technology to expand ad verification

Advocado takes over VEIL technology to expand ad verification

Advocado, a cross-media data management platform, has recently announced the acquisition of the VEIL watermarking technology as well as 46 other patents from VEIL Interactive Technologies. VEIL is an interactive technology developer and an affiliate of KISI (Koplar Interactive Systems International).

The data management platform and a licensee of the VEIL technology will now integrate its watermarking capabilities into the data management platform for broadcast radio and TV. In addition, it will further ensure advanced detection and attribution for interactive gaming and TV. This integration will allow advertisers, networks, and media partners to accurately measure adverti

One in four employees in the UK considering a job change: Survey

One in four employees in the UK considering a job change: Survey

Around a quarter of the workers in the UK are actively looking for a job change in the coming months, a move that comes as a part of the ongoing ‘Great Resignation’ trend.

According to a survey conducted by Randstad UK, from 6,000 workers, around 69% of them were confident of switching to a new role in the coming months, with 24% also set to change in the next three to six months.

The company said that it expects around 11% of the staff will switch jobs every year.

It has cautioned that such a change would cost companies a lot of money – up to £25,000 per person – and th

Facebook to add new features on its platform for child safety

Facebook to add new features on its platform for child safety

Following concerns regarding safety of children on its platform, Facebook Inc. is introducing new features like prompting teens to take a break while using Instagram and alerting them in case they repeatedly view content which may be inappropriate.

The social media giant is also seeking to extend new controls to adults on an optional basis so that parents or guardians can monitor their kid’s online activity.

These steps have been undertaken after Facebook announced in Septeember’21 that it will be temporarily halting work on its Instagram for Kids platform. However, critics argue that the proposed plan lacks details and are

GlobalBees buys andMe to enter the women healthcare business

GlobalBees buys andMe to enter the women healthcare business

GlobalBees, a direct-to-consumer brand platform, has announced the acquisition of andMe, a femtech firm that focuses on women’s beauty and fitness products, hormonal health and menstrual health.

The acquisition was made for an anonymous amount and comes a month after GlobalBees bought The Better Home- a line of non-toxic home care products.  

According to a statement by GlobalBees, the latest investment marks the firm’s entry into the women healthcare industry which was valued at USD 22.5 billion in the year 2020 and is slated to grow at a CAGR of 16.2% between 2021 to 2027.

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SoftBank partners with SES to deliver live sporting events in Japan

SoftBank partners with SES to deliver live sporting events in Japan

Leading Japanese telecom carrier SoftBank Corp. has reportedly collaborated with SES for delivering live sporting events to corporate consumers like video distribution companies and TV stations in Japan. As per the agreement, SES, using its expansive global infrastructure of fiber network and multi-orbit satellite fleets, will collect content and deliver it directly to the Japanese telecom carrier.

In offering this service, SES will utilize over 300 downlink antennas situated across the world, including those in its new facility at Stockley Park in London, and its in-house fiber network with connections to other key fiber hubs. Additionally, SES will set a new link to the

ViacomCBS launches new Paramount Plus and Showtime streaming bundle

ViacomCBS launches new Paramount Plus and Showtime streaming bundle

ViacomCBS, a mass media and entertainment company, has recently launched a new discounted streaming bundle that packages both Paramount Plus and Showtime together.

This new streaming bundle will initially be made available at promotional prices till 20th October 2021. Notably, the bundle for ad-free or premium members will be priced at $13 per month, which is $8 cheaper than what the users pay for the two services separately. On the other hand, the entertainment company will offer the bundle at $10 per month for ad-supported tiers, which is $6 lower than their separate costs.

ViacomCBS is yet to disclose the normal rates it w

ACE to unveil International Partnership Program for film editors

ACE to unveil International Partnership Program for film editors

ACE (American Cinema Editors) has reportedly launched its novel International Partnership Program to allow film editors across other nations to become members of the ACE.

For the uninitiated, the International Committee is led by long-time ACE members Michael Ornstein, ACE, and Edgar Burcksen, ACE. In partnership with the Executive Director of ACE, Jenni McCormick, it has been focusing on extending its community of editors, who reside and work outside the U.S. while being members of an editing organization.

Apparently, the committee’s aim for a more united as well as synchronized global film editing family is finally coming to fru