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September 16, 2014


Microsoft has agreed to buy the publisher of indie gaming phenomenon Minecraft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn), with the tech giant set to close the deal at the end of 2014. Read more: http://goo.gl/fFc0lu

Industry

September 15, 2014


Brewing giant Heineken has flatly rejected an £82bn merger with industry rivals SABMiller as moves to consolidate the global beer industry gather pace. Read more: http://goo.gl/rGZK09

Industry

September 11, 2014


Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced the completion of its £450M acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited from Northern & Shell Media Group. Read more: http://goo.gl/tz9WHN

Anthony Gibson to head International Agencies’ Council for the European Association of Communications Agencies

September 10, 2014


Anthony Gibson, President of LAP Agencias de Comunicação (consisting of Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide and Arc Worldwide in Portugal), and European Public Affairs Director for Leo Burnett Worldwide, has been elected to chair the International Agencies’ Council of the Eur…

Industry

September 9, 2014


Electrolux takes on Whirlpool in U.S. with $3.3 billion GE Appliances buy. Read more: http://goo.gl/sHBOrc