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Mail & Guardian
Stealing jokes made 'The Fat Jew' a starFor some, Josh Ostrovsky is a social media superstar. For others, he’s a thief,
Stealing jokes made 'The Fat Jew' a star
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
For some, Josh Ostrovsky is a social media superstar. For others, he’s a thief, building a humour-based brand out of jokes written by actually funny people. He has been a thorn in the side of comedians for a while; his recent signing with the... Read more
1d
ClickZ
GroupM to Be Another Agency Partnering with BuzzFeedThe global partnership will provide GroupM’s and WPP’s agencies and clients wit
GroupM to Be Another Agency Partnering with BuzzFeed
ClickZ / Posted yesterday
The global partnership will provide GroupM’s and WPP’s agencies and clients with access to BuzzFeed’s creative and data assets for the first time. WPP's media buying arm GroupM has formed a global strategic partnership with BuzzFeed to reach the... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Ogilvy PR appoints social strategy director Ogilvy PR Australia has appointed a new social strategy director as its looks
Ogilvy PR appoints social strategy director
MumBRELLA / Posted 2 days ago
Ogilvy PR Australia has appointed a new social strategy director as its looks to strengthen its social and digital team social@Ogilvy. Mike Watkins has joined the team as social strategy director, joining... Read more
3d
MumBRELLA
Mindshare and UM make up a quarter of the nominations on the shortlist for 2015 MFA Awards GroupM’s Mindshare and IPG Mediabrands’ UM lead the charge with the most nomi
Mindshare and UM make up a quarter of the nominations on the shortlist for 2015 MFA Awards
MumBRELLA / Posted 3 days ago
GroupM’s Mindshare and IPG Mediabrands’ UM lead the charge with the most nominations for the 2015 Media Federation Australia Awards. The duo account for a... Read more
5d
International Business Times
Deutsche Bank mulls the potential of blockchain and the problem of legacy systems Big banks like Deutsche Bank are caught between the devil of their own antiquat
Deutsche Bank mulls the potential of blockchain and the problem of legacy systems
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Big banks like Deutsche Bank are caught between the devil of their own antiquated IT systems, and a deep blue sea of disruptive technology, the like of which has never before been visited upon the financial sector. Most banks are not really... Read more
7d
Zawya
Saudi youth 'to propel next wave of mobile growth'Telecoms & ITIn fact, Saudi Arabia was the first with important innovations, from opening up
Saudi youth 'to propel next wave of mobile growth'Telecoms & IT
Zawya / Posted 7 days ago
In fact, Saudi Arabia was the first with important innovations, from opening up to competition, to number portability and now licensing mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), says Karim Benkirane, CEO of Virgin Mobile. What's more, Saudi Arabia is... Read more
9d
MumBRELLA
Pitch Watch: Optus/Virgin Mobile pitch pressos this week; HCF pitches creative; Telstra's PR pitch; RACQ creative shortlist down to twoPitch Watch: Optus/Virgin Mobile pitch pressos this week; HCF pitches creative;
Pitch Watch: Optus/Virgin Mobile pitch pressos this week; HCF pitches creative; Telstra's PR pitch; RACQ creative shortlist down to two
MumBRELLA / Posted 9 days ago
Pitch Watch: Optus/Virgin Mobile pitch pressos this week; HCF pitches creative; Telstra’s PR pitch; RACQ creative shortlist down to two In a new regular section Mumbrella’s Nic Christensen casts an eye over the major media, creative and public... Read more
9d
Entrpreneur
8 Hugely Successful People Who Didn't Graduate CollegeIs formal education a necessity? Do you need to go to school if you want to bui
8 Hugely Successful People Who Didn't Graduate College
Entrpreneur / Posted 9 days ago
Is formal education a necessity? Do you need to go to school if you want to build a successful business? Most people are brought up to believe that going to school, getting good grades, working really hard and getting a good job are the steps you... Read more
9d
Guardian Unlimited
'The Fat Jew': joke-stealing parasite or social media genius?In some circles, Josh Ostrovsky is a social media superstar. In others, he’s a
'The Fat Jew': joke-stealing parasite or social media genius?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
In some circles, Josh Ostrovsky is a social media superstar. In others, he’s a shameless thief, building a humor-based brand out of jokes written by actually funny people. He’s been a thorn in the side of comedians for some time, but it was his... Read more
10d
The Jewish Week
The Fat Jew Commits A Big Fat Comedy No-NoHe’s been dubbed the ‘King of Instagram’, brought us White Girl Rose and made t
The Fat Jew Commits A Big Fat Comedy No-No
The Jewish Week / Posted 10 days ago
He’s been dubbed the ‘King of Instagram’, brought us White Girl Rose and made the dad bod cool again—but now Instagram sensation, The Fat Jewish, is being called out for plagiarism. Josh Ostrovsky, 31, from Manhattan’s Upper West side, made a name... Read more
10d
The Jewish Week
Why Is The Fat Jew Getting Sued?He’s been dubbed the ‘King of Instagram’, brought us White Girl Rose and made t
Why Is The Fat Jew Getting Sued?
The Jewish Week / Posted 10 days ago
He’s been dubbed the ‘King of Instagram’, brought us White Girl Rose and made the dad bod cool again—but now Instagram sensation, The Fat Jewish, is being called out for plagiarism. Josh Ostrovsky, 31, from Manhattan’s Upper West side, made a name... Read more
11d
Salon.com
Comedians are calling out “The Fat Jew” for theft: Why the online backlash against stealing jokes is long overdueWhat do you get when you start calling all elements of culture “content?” When
Comedians are calling out “The Fat Jew” for theft: Why the online backlash against stealing jokes is long overdue
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
What do you get when you start calling all elements of culture “content?” When entire business plans are based on stealing the work of musicians? When even educated people – professors, say — denigrate the idea of copyright and intellectual property?... Read more
12d
Gamasutra
Rovio appoints new country director for India and South AsiaNewsbrief: Angry Birds developer Rovio is looking to bolster its presence world
Rovio appoints new country director for India and South Asia
Gamasutra / Posted 12 days ago
Newsbrief: Angry Birds developer Rovio is looking to bolster its presence worldwide with the appointment of Anurag Sachdeva as country director for India and South Asia. Sachdeva, who previously worked at Vodafone and Virgin Mobile India, will help... Read more
14d
iol.co.za
Hiking rates on current contracts ‘illegal’Johannesburg - Four major South African cellphone service providers are under i
Hiking rates on current contracts ‘illegal’
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - Four major South African cellphone service providers are under investigation for proposing call and data rate increases to consumers already on contracts. This, if found to be true, would constitute a contravening the Consumer... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Virgin Mobile accuses rival telcos of milking consumers amid confusion of the value of data The chief executive of Virgin Mobile has accused competitors of making “bucke
Virgin Mobile accuses rival telcos of milking consumers amid confusion of the value of data
MumBRELLA / Posted 18 days ago
The chief executive of Virgin Mobile has accused competitors of making “bucket loads” of money by “selling air” as he heralded the “customer first” strategy... Read more
19d
Cellular-News.com
Optus to Shut-Down its GSM Network in 2017Dennis Wong, Acting Managing Director, Optus Networks said: "Greater smartphone
Optus to Shut-Down its GSM Network in 2017
Cellular-News.com / Posted 19 days ago
Dennis Wong, Acting Managing Director, Optus Networks said: "Greater smartphone usage and advances in 4G technology are driving customer preferences for more mobile data and faster speeds and there has been a steady decline in 2G traffic and... Read more
22d
MumBRELLA
Virgin Mobile calls creative, PR and social pitch, as it emerges the telco's media is also in playVirgin Mobile calls creative, PR and social pitch, as it emerges the telco’s me
Virgin Mobile calls creative, PR and social pitch, as it emerges the telco's media is also in play
MumBRELLA / Posted 22 days ago
Virgin Mobile calls creative, PR and social pitch, as it emerges the telco’s media is also in play Major telco Virgin Mobile is pitching its creative, public relations and social accounts, Mumbrella can reveal. The creative pitch is understood to... Read more
22d
iTWire
Telstra first telco to offer dedicated in-store wearables rangeTelstra made an announcement about adding ‘a standalone range of wearables’ to
Telstra first telco to offer dedicated in-store wearables range
iTWire / Posted 22 days ago
Telstra made an announcement about adding ‘a standalone range of wearables’ to its online and in-store range in all 370 of its stores across Australia at its Telstra Exchange blog by its Director of Device Management, Andrew (Andy) Volard. Volard... Read more
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23d
MumBRELLA
Q&A: Rob Lowe and Matt Holmes on their more 'human' PR agency PoemQ&A: Rob Lowe and Matt Holmes on their more ‘human’ PR agency Poem Two months
Q&A: Rob Lowe and Matt Holmes on their more 'human' PR agency Poem
MumBRELLA / Posted 23 days ago
Q&A: Rob Lowe and Matt Holmes on their more ‘human’ PR agency Poem Two months after officially leaving roles at large agencies to launch the more “human” PR agency Poem, founders Rob Lowe and Matt Holmes sat down with Mumbrella’s Miranda Ward to... Read more
23d
PC Advisor
Optus to shut down 2G servicesOptus will shut down its 2G network on 1 April 2017, indicating that only a fra
Optus to shut down 2G services
PC Advisor / Posted 23 days ago
Optus will shut down its 2G network on 1 April 2017, indicating that only a fraction of its total mobile network traffic is delivered over the infrastructure. The telco introduced the 2G GSM service in 1993, providing basic voice and text messaging... Read more
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24d
SKY News Business RSS
Optus to phase out 2G network by 2017Optus has followed Telstra in announcing that it will switch off its ageing 2G
Optus to phase out 2G network by 2017
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 24 days ago
Optus has followed Telstra in announcing that it will switch off its ageing 2G mobile network. The GSM network was introduced more than two decades ago to help bring mobile phones and text and call capabilities to the masses. Optus Networks acting... Read more
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24d
Sky News Australia
Optus to phase out 2G network by 2017Optus has followed Telstra in announcing that it will switch off its ageing 2G
Optus to phase out 2G network by 2017
Sky News Australia / Posted 24 days ago
Optus has followed Telstra in announcing that it will switch off its ageing 2G mobile network. The GSM network was introduced more than two decades ago to help bring mobile phones and text and call capabilities to the masses. Optus Networks acting... Read more
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24d
The Courier Mail
Optus calls time on 2G services Optus has set the end date for its ageing 2G services, declaring they will be
Optus calls time on 2G services
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Optus has set the end date for its ageing 2G services, declaring they will be shut down April 1 2017. The telco announced the move in a statement saying it would re-allocate some spectrum to improve customer... Read more
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24d
Canberra Times
Optus sets date to switch off 2G networkStill using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying o
Optus sets date to switch off 2G network
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
Still using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying on Optus' old 2G mobile network have less than 20 months to buy a new handset and SIM card if they want to stay with the telco. The company announced on Wednesday it would... Read more
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24d
iTWire
Optus GSM switch off April 2017: Gosh, Sad MomentIf you’ve got equipment that uses the GSM network to either make calls, or send
Optus GSM switch off April 2017: Gosh, Sad Moment
iTWire / Posted 24 days ago
If you’ve got equipment that uses the GSM network to either make calls, or send and receive data to and from devices such as electronic signs, tracking devices or other connected equipment, the day is coming when you’ll have to upgrade that... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Optus sets date to switch off 2G networkStill using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying o
Optus sets date to switch off 2G network
Brisbane Times / Posted 24 days ago
Still using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying on Optus' old 2G mobile network have less than 20 months to buy a new handset and SIM card if they want to stay with the telco. The company announced on Wednesday it would... Read more
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24d
Computer World Australia
Optus to shut down 2G network in 2017Optus will shut down its 2G network in April 2017, the telco revealed today. "
Optus to shut down 2G network in 2017
Computer World Australia / Posted 24 days ago
Optus will shut down its 2G network in April 2017, the telco revealed today. "2G now constitutes a fraction of our total mobile network traffic and is declining significantly year on year," Optus Networks acting managing director Dennis Wong said in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Optus sets date to switch off 2G networkStill using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying o
Optus sets date to switch off 2G network
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Still using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying on Optus' old 2G mobile network have less than 20 months to buy a new handset and SIM card if they want to stay with the telco. The company announced on Wednesday it would... Read more
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24d
TheBull
Optus to phase out 2G network by 2017Optus has followed Telstra in announcing that it will switch off its ageing 2G
Optus to phase out 2G network by 2017
TheBull / Posted 24 days ago
Optus has followed Telstra in announcing that it will switch off its ageing 2G mobile network. The GSM network was introduced more than two decades ago to help bring mobile phones and text and call capabilities to the masses. Optus Networks acting... Read more
13 related stories
24d
WA Today
Optus sets date to switch off 2G networkStill using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying o
Optus sets date to switch off 2G network
WA Today / Posted 24 days ago
Still using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying on Optus' old 2G mobile network have less than 20 months to buy a new handset and SIM card if they want to stay with the telco. The company announced on Wednesday it would... Read more
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24d
CIO
Optus to shut down 2G servicesOptus will shut down its 2G network on 1 April 2017, indicating that only a fra
Optus to shut down 2G services
CIO / Posted 24 days ago
Optus will shut down its 2G network on 1 April 2017, indicating that only a fraction of its total mobile network traffic is delivered over the infrastructure. The telco introduced the 2G GSM service in 1993, providing basic voice and text messaging... Read more
13 related stories
24d
iTNews
Optus to kill off 2G mobile servicesNetwork closure set for 1 April 2017. Optus has confirmed it will shut down it
Optus to kill off 2G mobile services
iTNews / Posted 24 days ago
Network closure set for 1 April 2017. Optus has confirmed it will shut down its 2G GSM mobile phone network, with the carrier citing increased 4G mobile data use as a key reason for the decision. Customers of mobile virtual network operators... Read more
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24d
The Age
Optus sets date to switch off 2G networkStill using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying o
Optus sets date to switch off 2G network
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Still using a Nokia-3310? You will soon need to upgrade. Australians relying on Optus' old 2G mobile network have less than 20 months to buy a new handset and SIM card if they want to stay with the telco. The company announced on Wednesday it would... Read more
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24d
Mashable
Apple denies that it's working on its own cellular serviceImage: Mashable, Christina Ascani The company, which doesn't typically respond
Apple denies that it's working on its own cellular service
Mashable / Posted 24 days ago
Image: Mashable, Christina Ascani The company, which doesn't typically respond to rumors, is setting the air clear after a report in Business Insider stated the iPhone maker is looking to offer cellular and data plans in the United States and... Read more
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26d
Belfast Telegraph
Revealed: BBC phone-ins like Nolan Show could cost callers a shocking 46p a minute By Adrian Rutherford Radio Ulster phone-in presenter Stephen NolanRadio Ulst
Revealed: BBC phone-ins like Nolan Show could cost callers a shocking 46p a minute
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
By Adrian Rutherford Radio Ulster phone-in presenter Stephen NolanRadio Ulster phone-in presenter William Crawley Calls to BBC Northern Ireland's flagship phone-in... Read more
26d
iTWire
Optus improves data sharing across devicesOne day, wireless broadband data will be as cheap and as plentiful as wired dat
Optus improves data sharing across devices
iTWire / Posted 26 days ago
One day, wireless broadband data will be as cheap and as plentiful as wired data, but in 2015, we’re still some years away from that being a reality. This being the case, telcos are still trying to make more wireless data attractive to end-users,... Read more

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