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  • Abstract Digest #20

    December 4, 2015

    Welcome to another issue of Abstract Digest, we source the week’s best news, the best stories, the best design, and sprinkle it with a dash of funny to create the only list you need to read this week!   Future Gates, Zuckerberg and Bezos invest in huge clean energy fund. Can we be persuaded to pay for online news? Google Glass could come back with a less intrusive, flexible design. New Samsung patents show a...

  • The Authenticity Gap 2015

    November 30, 2015

    We have just released our 2015 Authenticity Gap report which explores the importance of authentic communications and measures the performance of different sectors against our Nine Drivers of Authenticity. You can read the full executive summary here. Visit CenterOnReputation.com for different industry category studies, insights from leaders in the industries and the opportunity to pull additional industry or company-specific reports. You’ll also find other information from across the industry on topics related to brand and reputation. You can engage with...

  • Abstract Digest #19

    November 27, 2015

    Welcome to Abstract Digest, a look at this week’s top news, top trending and stuff that made us laugh.   Future How brands are moving on from lads’ mag culture. Facebook offers holiday targeting to brands. Google's made several 'Star Wars' VR experiences for Cardboard. Trident 'could be rendered obsolete by hackers'. Your future smartphone's screen will hardly need any power. A wristband concept to detect the nutritional value in your food. Google reveals the...

  • Abstract Digest #18

    November 20, 2015

    Welcome to the highlights of this week's news!   Future Pop-up sensor would give robot surgeons a sense of touch. A site tracking the Canadian PM's promises. Welsh government in drive to recruit junior doctors from England. Google reportedly working on a new wearable device that isn’t Glass. Coming soon: Temporarily freckle yourself LED implants could ease your pain. Ralph Lauren starts testing interactive fitting rooms in NYC. Are ingestible sensors the future of healthtech?...

  • Abstract Digest #17

    November 13, 2015

    Abstract Digest is a collection of this week’s best in news, creativity and business. Let us know on Twitter if we missed any better stories!   Future Could desert crops become the new sustainable dinner? Portable particle accelerators may soon become reality. Shouldn't smartphones have a passport app? Driverless buses set to hit public roads for the first time in Switzerland next year. FB Video: What will happen in 2016? 30 journalists predict the future...

  • Abstract Digest #16

    November 6, 2015

    Welcome to Abstract Digest, the best in this week's news, fun and design. Let us know on Twitter if we missed out on something awesome!   Future Google's self-driving cars will be aware of children. How VR in sports advertising could change the creative industry. Slack plans a mass-media advertising push to boost growth. Facebook is dabbling in a ‘teleportation’ station set to launch by 2025. Osborne can find £4.4bn without cutting tax credits, says...

  • Abstract Digest #15

    October 30, 2015

    Welcome to Abstract Digest, a collection of the week's best in news and creativity. Let us know on Twitter if we missed anything spectacular! Future Elon Musk's Hyperloop to start work on a $6bn test-track 'within weeks'. ESPN is shutting down its YouTube channel due to paid subscription model. Should cyclists be allowed to run red lights? Honda's new hydrogen powered car is actually a good car. Learn a new fact every minute. How will...

  • Abstract Digest #14

    October 23, 2015

    Abstract Digest #14 Hello and welcome to this week’s Abstract Digest, a roundup of the weeks best in creativity, news and discussion. Let us know if we missed any articles on Twitter. Future John Lewis predicts the rise of the ‘master shopper’ and virtual reality. Affordable motion capture suit will let you experience the full potential of virtual reality. Apple’s Tim Cook prophesises ‘massive change’ ahead for the car industry. 7 amazing online fashion startups...

  • Abstract Digest #13

    October 16, 2015

    Welcome to Abstract Digest, our round up of the week's best in creativity, news and inspiration.   Future AI researchers digitise a slice of rat brain. Pepsi confirms it's building a smartphone. Facebook launches pre-Christmas charm offensive to woo retailers with new shopping features. This rocket engine could soon put planes into outer space. New 'Concorde 2' could fly from London to New York in an hour. Facebook reveals video discovery platform: a YouTube killer?...

  • Abstract Digest #11

    October 2, 2015

    Welcome to Abstract Digest, a collection of this week’s news, inspiration, creativity and awesomeness. Let us know on Twitter if we missed out anything amazing.   Future Aspirin could double life expectancy of gastrointestinal cancer patients, study finds. Will ad-blocking software destroy mobile advertising? Aldi UK said it would move online 2016, stepping up the pressure on Britain's big supermarkets. Ashley Judd urges giving women global access to birth control. Uber could face harsh rules...