Usman Mahmood

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Elon Musk reiterates the need for brain-computer interfaces in the age of AI

How do you avoid getting made obsolete by artificial intelligence in a time when resources and research are largely being funnelled toward improving that area of tech? By merging with the machines, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk . He’s spoken about the potential of brain interfaces, including a …

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Why Traditional SEO Is Dying

Life seemed simpler back in the early days of online search. Users relied on search engines to look up information, instead of apps and social media channels like they do now. Back then, brands simply needed to insert the right keywords in the right places to rank well in search results. But, …

Virgin Active looks to ‘shake up’ gym market with brand campaign

en_GB<p>article<p>Virgin Active is eschewing the usual health and fitness operator January price promotion tactics with a “category defining” multi-million …

Pepsi signs up Messi to ambush Coke's World Cup sponsorship

Pepsi is attempting to ambush arch-rival Coca-Cola's multi-million pound sponsorship of the World Cup in Brazil with its own "superstar 2014 football …

Facebook rolls out Twitter-style trending topics feature

Facebook has rolled out the feature in UK, US, Canada, India and Australia and the system works via an algorithm that identifies what topics have had …

Creative industries unite behind the 'Year of Creativity'

The IPA Bellwether, out on the morning of 16 January, was a good omen. Confidence is up, marketing are budgets up. Optimism has returned to the …

Top 14 new start-up trends for 2014

Victoriana products, microbreweries, boutique care homes, and Raspberry Pi computer accessories are among the 14 start-up trends that entrepreneurs should look to exploit in 2014.<p>Would-be entrepreneurs seeking that killer business idea can now take their pick of 14 key industries that are ripe for …

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There's never been a better time to work in advertising

Have you heard it? Have you read it? In the pages of the trade press, in the comments sections of the blogs, the bleating and the moaning, the whimpering, complaining and railing against the injustice of it all?<p>"It's not about the creative anymore."<p>"Clients are all shit scared."<p>"Bloody …