Is Instagram the future of publishing?

We all know that the face of publishing is changing. Circulation figures for the last decade have shown the demise of hardcopy papers and magazines, and it seems almost every month sees the closure of another magazine (so long to the NME, mainstay of my youth). Online journalism was heralded as the future of publishing, […]

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Game on for tackling gender equality?

With seemingly every Tom, Dick and Harry (or should that be Harriet?) jumping on the media bandwagon for this year’s International Women’s Day, there were some particularly interesting reads in the FT’s Women in Technology supplement on ways to tackle the gender gap in the technology sector. After-school coding clubs, cyber security competitions and video […]

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Life at CubanEight two months in

Has it really been two months since I joined the CubanEight team? These past few weeks have been fast-paced and interesting with no working day the same. I joined CubanEight from a fashion industry PR and marketing management role. With my experience within the fashion industry spanning over a decade I was looking to make […]

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More awards success for CubanEight

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for another PR industry award. We’ve made the shortlist for the PR Moment Awards in the B2B Agency of the Year category. Being shortlisted is testament to our fantastic team, the outstanding work we deliver plus the support of our clients. It’s always a significant milestone for the […]

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Wi-Fi, wireless and going retro: Three key trends from Mobile World Congress

As well as being one of the major industry events across the globe, Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a key event for many of our clients. The trends that emerge from the event frequently dictate how innovation is going to manifest over the rest of the year and beyond. As we look back on the […]

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CubanEight announce new chosen charity for 2018

Last year for the first time, as a team we embarked on several successful fundraising events for our chosen charity The Oxford Children’s Hospital raising over £1,500 in total. This year, we have decided among ourselves to partner with another local charity The Katherine House Hospice in Adderbury.  The Hospice offers specialist palliative and respite […]

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Three Trends to Move Markets in 2018

With GDPR set to have a major impact on communications over the coming months, it’s difficult not to agree with Rana Foroohar’s description of data as “the new oil” of 2018, “the most valuable commodity of the digital age”. Her thoughts on changing regulations in the tech sector, the impact of millennials dominating our workplaces […]

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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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