Creative Agency Mark wins IAB Australia Creative Showcase 7.2 with “Build with Chrome”

Creative Agency Mark has been named the winner of IAB Australia’s Creative Showcase 7.2, delighting the judges with their campaign for Google, Build with Chrome. Developed to push the boundaries of what’s possible in a browser, Build with Chrome was praised by the judges for its playful simplicity and technical prowess as it combined two of the world’s well loved products - Google Maps and Lego.

IBM adds search and broadens Hadoop strategy with Big Data

IBM has disclosed its intentions to buy search provider Vivisimo, and has also announced a partnership with Hadoop distributor and services company Cloudera. The proposed Vivisimo acquisition, which could make navigating Big Data more understandable, is in line with Ovum’s expectations that the spotlight for vendor Big Data activity in 2012 is shifting toward tooling. HP acquired Autonomy, and Oracle bought another search company, Endeca, to ensure that like IBM, they have the tools to find the nuggets in their Big Data platforms. With this announcement, IBM has finally put to rest the ambiguity of its Hadoop strategy.

Website for Sulaiman Law Group Nominated for a Webby Award

This is the first Webby Awards nomination for Sulaiman Law Group, which practices extensively in Illinois bankruptcy law, foreclosure defense and consumer rights. The attorneys at Sulaiman Law Group go to great lengths, updating their website with the most current law and information available regarding consumer defense. The firm believes that the public has a right to be armed with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions. These efforts are now being recognized by this nomination.