Media The end of the “faked” reality

On 1 October 2017, a new law came into force in France. Images processed with Photoshop must now be indicated as such. Airbrushed images must contain the information: retouched photograph or photograp…

October 19, 2017

MODERN LIFE Free Game Apps: Expensive Rip-offs on the Internet

Game apps for smartphones and tablets are very popular with children and teenagers. They are mainly offered for “free” on the Internet and promise excitement and fun. Of 50 popular smartphone games co…

October 12, 2017

MODERN LIFE MDR Broadcasting Council to award the 2018 Children’s Online Prize

For the fifth time, the MDR Broadcasting Council will award the Children’s Online Prize for outstanding contributions and websites for children and young people. The deadline for submission is 31 Octo…

October 6, 2017

Activity Toys Fitness Tracker: imagination gets kids moving

Garmin and Disney’s vivofit jr. 2 fitness tracker for children will be released in Q4 2017. With the accompanying mobile app, kids can dive into the world of Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel and solve ad…

October 5, 2017

MODERN LIFE Insensitive Pampers advert angers parents of preemies

Background music, “I’m Coming Home”, causes a wave of complaints. The US company Procter & Gamble is facing a wave of indignation concerning an advert for its nappy brand Pampers.

September 7, 2017

COMPANIES That’ll cost you: IT security is often neglected

There’s no such thing as 100% IT security in the digital world. That’s why it’s all the more important for companies to identify attacks immediately and to respond as quickly as possible.

August 24, 2017

MODERN LIFE Museum exhibition: children’s fashion from AMD Hamburg designers

As part of the special exhibition “Then and now”, the Meyenburg Fashion Museum is showing children’s fashion in the Palace Ballroom until the end of October, as part of a collaboration with the AMD Ha…

August 3, 2017

Agencies Agency CROSSKIDS is responsible for the TV campaign of BIC Kids

Just in time for the “Back to School” phase, BIC Kids goes on the offensive with TV image campaign. The French company for children’s writing and painting products is thus seeking to reach the decisio…

August 3, 2017

MODERN LIFE “keeeper” wins the German Brand Award

On 29 July 2017, the German Brand Award was presented to the plastic and household products supplier. Last year, OKT introduced the consumer brand keeeper as part of a brand relaunch. Honoured with th…

August 3, 2017

HARDWARE Licensing cooperation: bellybutton & VOSSEN design a terrycloth collection for children

From Fall 2017, bellybutton’s baby and children segment will expand to include a bathtime collection. In collaboration with the terrycloth maker VOSSEN, the company will launch a collection of nontoxi…

August 1, 2017

MARKETS App producers continue to increase turnover

According to a new report by US analyst firm App Annie, the global turnover of app producers is estimated to rise from 1.3 billion to 6.3 billion dollars by 2021. The money will come from various sour…

July 11, 2017

MODERN LIFE The 4th JAKO-O education study reveals progress in the German education system

According to the study published on 22 June 2017, the education system is becoming increasingly equitable from the perspective of parents. Two-thirds of mothers and fathers said that educational oppor…

June 29, 2017

MODERN LIFE Your weight at a glance: The new pregnancy mode from Withings

With the free HealthMate app, expecting mothers can track their weight gain during the entire pregnancy in combination with Wi-Fi scales from Withings. The app offers a weekly weight report and compar…

June 6, 2017

MODERN LIFE The German camping industry is breaking records

According to the Austrian travel portal camping.info, more than 30 million overnight stays at German campsites were booked in 2016. That is an increase of 4.3% compared to the previous year.

June 1, 2017

Shoes Luna magazine wins the Shoe Step Award

Luna, the fashion and lifestyle magazine from the Luna media publishing company, has won the first place in the Family Magazine category for its photo-production “Schuhper Cool!”

May 23, 2017