Cal O'Connell

Cal O'Connell

Cal is the Video News Editor at Webcertain. He presents the daily Global Marketing News Bulletin as well as working behind the scenes as a video editor and production member. With 6 years experience as a professional filmmaker and videographer, Cal provides Webcertain with the ability to create video content for its ever-expanding catalogue of video content. Outside of the company, Cal enjoys writing and directing short films and is currently in the process of making his first feature.
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Baidu Exposed For Mobile User Surveillance

Global Marketing News – 26th February 2016 Baidu exposed for mobile user surveillance An online security firm has found that thousands of apps using code written by the Chinese internet giant Baidu are sending unencrypted sensitive data to the company. … Read More

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Ecommerce Has Limitations Warns International Retailer

Global Marketing News – 19th February 2016 Ecommerce has limitations warns international retailer The German electronics retail company Media-Saturn Group has said that it wants to expand its network of physical stores after admitting that ecommerce has its limitations. 8% … Read More

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WeChat Sets Its Eyes On Africa

Global Marketing News – 11th February 2016 WeChat sets its eyes on Africa The Chinese social app WeChat is setting its sights on the emerging African market. WeChat is a social network, messaging service, video and voice calling service and … Read More

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Is AI The Future Of Search?

Global Marketing News – 29th January 2016 Is AI the future of search? The leading Chinese tech company Baidu has announced that it will be investing more money in supercomputing technologies. Baidu’s President announced the news in a Bloomberg TV … Read More

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Programmatic Advertising Delivers Best Digital Return

Global Marketing News – 26th January 2016 Programmatic advertising delivers best digital return Research by AdRoll has found that digital advertisers are planning to increase their spending on programmatic advertising more than any other form of advertising this year, with … Read More

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Friends Reunited To Close Down

Global Marketing News – 21st January 2016 Friends Reunited to close down One of the world’s first social networks, Friends Reunited, has announced that it will soon be closing down. Friends Reunited was launched in 2000 and was designed to … Read More

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YouTube Fights Censorship By Releasing Urdu Version

Global Marketing News – 18th January 2016 YouTube fights censorship by releasing Urdu version YouTube has launched a localised version of its website targeting the Pakistani market, despite the fact it is currently blocked in the country. YouTube.com.pk is written … Read More

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International Alarm Over UK Internet Surveillance Laws

Global Marketing News – 13th January 2016 International alarm over UK internet surveillance laws The UK government’s proposed online surveillance bill has come under intense scrutiny from tech giants. In a joint submission, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter have … Read More

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Baidu Looks To South Korea For Growth

Global Marketing News – 5th January 2016 Baidu looks to South Korea for growth The Chinese tech giant Baidu has held its first ever marketing event in South Korea. The event took place in a café in the South Korean … Read More

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