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Havas Media Group UK appoints James Shepherd to head of mobile
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Havas Media Group UK appoints James Shepherd to head of mobile

Havas Media Group UK has taken on James Shepherd, the head of mobile at Engine's Deep Focus, as it head of mobile.

Phone-hacking hits pre-tax profits at Trinity Mirror as newspaper ad revenues slump 19%
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Phone-hacking hits pre-tax profits at Trinity Mirror as newspaper ad revenues slump 19%

Trinity Mirror's pre-tax profits for the first half of the year declined by 76 per cent to £12.1 million, partly as a result of the ongoing costs of phone hacking.

Traditional TV viewers predicted to drop as mobile fuels rise in online video
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Traditional TV viewers predicted to drop as mobile fuels rise in online video

Linear TV viewing figures are set to drop worldwide for the first time next year, with online video consumption set to rise by 23.3 per cent in 2015, according to a report by ZenithOptimedia.

Guardian Labs and Vodafone launch 'Alternative Europe' guide
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Guardian Labs and Vodafone launch 'Alternative Europe' guide

Guardian Labs has collaborated with Vodafone UK to create 'Alternative Europe', a crowdsourced guide to Europe's less obvious city destinations.

What's next for Twitter to become more ad-friendly?
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What's next for Twitter to become more ad-friendly?

After a mixed set of results for the social messaging network in the second quarter of 2015, Wunderman's senior client director says its event targeting platform is a positive step forward.

Arif Durrani to leave Haymarket for Bloomberg Media
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Arif Durrani to leave Haymarket for Bloomberg Media

Arif Durrani will be leaving Haymarket to join Bloomberg Media as commercial editor for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

DreamWorks to launch first dedicated channel in Thailand
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DreamWorks to launch first dedicated channel in Thailand

DreamWorks Animation is to debut its DreamWorks channel in Thailand alongside local pay TV operator CTH and HBO Asia.

National Geographic launches noughties global campaign
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National Geographic launches noughties global campaign

National Geographic Channels International has launched a global TV campaign for a new series about the noughties.

Sky profits up 6 per cent with nearly a million customers added
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Sky profits up 6 per cent with nearly a million customers added

Sky has hailed end-of-year financial results for the 12 months to 30 June 2015 as being "outstanding", after it posted an adjusted pre-tax profit of £1.20 billion, an increase of 6 per cent on the previous year.

Power users should offer Twitter something in return
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Power users should offer Twitter something in return

Twitter's new chief executive must value relationships as well as traffic, says Martin McNulty, the chief of digital marketing agency Forward3D.