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Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
W2O Goes Fox Hunting
By Kevin McCauley
Lynn FoxW2O Group has acquired Fox Communications and named Silicon Valley PR wizard Lynn Fox managing director in the technology practice of its flagship PR unit, WCG.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Trevarthen to Spark PR
By Greg Hazley
trevarthenToby Trevarthen, a tech-savvy sales and business development pro who runs Spatial Shift, is moving to San Francisco tech PR specialist Spark in October as chief narrative officer, a new post.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
FamaPR Aids Limelight Amid Patent Fight
By Greg Hazley
limelightLimelight Networks, the $180M digital content delivery provider, is relying on tech shop famaPR as regroups after a major court defeat in its nine-year legal battle with Akamai Technologies.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
Clavin Shifts to Shift
By Kevin McCauley
leslie clavinLeslie Clavin, who was senior VP/technology at Grayling's San Francisco office, has joined SHIFT Communications' B2B technology practice in that city.
Category: Technology PR
Wed., Aug. 19, 2015
Ex-Grayling Chief Amplifies PR for Sonos
By Greg Hazley

sonosPete Pedersen, the tech agency vet who stepped down as CEO of Grayling in January, has plugged into wireless speaker maker Sonos as global head of PR.

Category: Technology PR
Mon., Aug. 17, 2015
Blanc & Otus Chief to Social Data Firm Quantifind
By Greg Hazley
joshua reynoldsTech PR maven Joshua Reynolds, CEO of Blanc & Otus for the past two years, has moved to social media data analytics company Quantifind as head of marketing.
Category: Technology PR
Mon., Jul. 20, 2015
Rubenstein Searches for Aliens
By Kevin McCauley

breakthroughRubenstein Communications handled today's "Breakthrough Initiative" announcement of a $100M program to hunt for intelligent life in the universe.

Category: Technology PR
Thu., Jul. 16, 2015
Beaver Lodges at RFW
By Kevin McCauley
scott beaverScott Beaver, who has more than 10 years of PR experience, has moved Ruder Finn West.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Jun. 18, 2015
Sinclair Bounces Back to Burson
By Kevin McCauley
heidi sinclairHeidi Sinclair, a 30-year technology PR veteran, has returned to Burson-Marsteller as senior strategist.
Category: Technology PR
Wed., May 27, 2015
Death By a Thousand Pop-Ups: How Marketers are Killing Their Brands
By Bill Huey
bill hueyHow can savvy marketers believe that the rules of consumer behavior are suspended when it comes to Internet advertising?
Category: Technology PR
Wed., May 20, 2015
FitzGerald Tells CEOs to Become 'Brand Stewards'
By Kevin McCauley
maura fitzgeraldLegendary technology PR pro Maura FitzGerald has published "CEO's Guide to Shameless Self-Promotion," an e-book that helps corporate leaders become "brand stewards."
Category: Technology PR
Thu., May 14, 2015
Orr Exits Burson for Double Forte
By Greg Hazley
Bill OrrBill Orr, executive VP and West Coast market leader for Burson-Marsteller, has moved to Double Forte PR and Marketing in San Francisco as EVP and chief strategy officer.
Category: Technology PR
Fri., May 8, 2015
Dating App for Affluent Offers Millions for City Name
By Greg Hazley

luxyLuxy, a dating app geared toward "rich men and beautiful women," has offered Hidden Hills, Calif., $3.45M to change its name to Luxy USA for 10 years. 

Category: Technology PR
Fri., May 8, 2015
'Wearable' Pioneer Fitbit Eyes $100M IPO
By Greg Hazley
fitbitFitbit, the fitness tracking device maker that filed for a $100M initial public offering on May 7, relies on Olson for PR support.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., May 5, 2015
Burson Leads Team Oracle
By Kevin McCauley
oracleOracle has selected Burson-Marsteller to lead a WPP team to position the software/hardware giant as a leader in cloud computing.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Apr. 23, 2015
Apple PR Vet Kerris Resigns
By Kevin McCauley
natalie kerrisNatalie Kerris, a 25-year Silicon Valley PR pro, has stepped down as senior director for worldwide communications at Apple.
Category: Technology PR
Fri., Apr. 10, 2015
IBM Vet Joins H+K
By Kevin McCauley
mike azziMike Azzi, a 16-year veteran of IBM, has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies to head its New York tech group.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., Mar. 31, 2015
PR Firms Need to Work on Mobile-Friendliness
By John ODwyer

Google mobile-friendly websitesOnly 55 of 96 websites belonging to the PR firms in O’Dwyer’s 2015 rankings meet Google’s mobile-friendly criteria, according to a study by Didit Communications.

Category: Technology PR
Wed., Mar. 4, 2015
Blog: Social Media = Shameless Self-Promotion
By Kevin McCauley
Maura FitzGerald has developed one of the best definitions of social media, simply calling it "shameless self-promotion."
Category: Technology PR
Mon., Mar. 2, 2015
Piston Pumps Up Lewis PR
By Kevin McCauley
lewisLondon-based Lewis PR has acquired Piston, a San Diego digital shop with 50 staffers, to bolster its analytics/creative offers and build scale in US.
Category: Technology PR
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