The hottest event in town – Venturefest Oxford

Yesterday was the hottest day in 40 years but that didn’t stop over 600 people coming together for this year’s Venturefest Oxford.  It was a great day – with a real focus on innovation, showcasing emerging talent within the business community as well as providing advice from business experts – everything from growing a team, […]

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Big Sister watching you…? We look at the new Echo Look

*image credit: Amazon Echo Look  With an estimated 4 billion selfies already floating around our digital world, news of a new device capable of taking full-length photos or short videos so people can get a 360-degree view of themselves should appeal to the fashion-conscious social media user. Amazon has unveiled its latest innovation – Echo […]

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Carpe diem, cyber security businesses are urged

“There are huge economic benefits in cyber security,” said director of operations at the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Paul Chichester, yesterday as he urged British businesses to take advantage of the growing industry in tackling online crime. The new NCSC in London was officially opened by the Queen last month, and is backed […]

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Nostalgia & smartphones dominate MWC

If you’re a tech-fanatic like me, you would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed one of the biggest announcements to dominate at Mobile World Congress this year – the relaunch of the Nokia 3310. Released 17 years ago, the Nokia 3310 is to this day one of the best-selling […]

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In love with Oxford

Although I spent the first four and a half years of my life in Jakarta in Indonesia, Oxford has always been (and will always be) my true home. I spent most of my childhood here, went to university at Oxford Brookes, and fairly recently got my first grad job at Oxfordshire-based CubanEight, so I have […]

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Rising to today’s cyber security challenges

The government “needs to raise its game” on cyber security, according to a new report published by the Public Accounts Committee this month. It’s the latest in a string of noteworthy announcements made in the few short weeks since the start of the New Year about the increasing need to bolster our defences against these […]

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CubanEight named as a Top 20 UK B2B PR agency

Celebrations at CubanEight HQ as we have found out today that we have been ranked 14 in the Top UK B2B PR agencies by B2B Marketing. Creating campaigns which set our clients apart in their marketplace, as well as direct engagement and talking points to open doors to their business customers is a real strength […]

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Creating a smart home in the Oxfordshire countryside

My colleagues in the office all know I love buying the latest gadget! For me, technology is a great way to make my life easier. In the past, adopting new technology hasn’t been too easy. Living in a rental property meant that making changes to the property could be difficult, if not impossible! Fortunately in […]

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Reality II: In pursuit of happiness

A lively panel discussion kicked off the second half of the Reality event with Steve Kemish, MD of Junction, managing the discussion. Gemma Davies from Apptus, Jack Collier from Circle, and CubanEight’s MD Sian Gaskell, joined the two previous speakers on the panel – Christopher Baldwin and Graham Wylie. The topic of how to get […]

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New grad alert at CubanEight!

It has been just over seven weeks since I began my career in PR here at CubanEight and what a seven weeks it has been! I recently completed my degree in Communication, Media and Culture at Oxford Brookes University, while also gaining valuable first-hand work experience in PR and communication agencies. Bringing together the knowledge […]

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