Follow Pinnacle on LinkedIn

April 30, 2010

Yes it’s not a typo, I didnt mean to write Facebook! A new facility has been introduced allowing LinkedIn members to follow companies. And with nearly 70 million professionals registered, that’s a lot of potential! Following a company on LinkedIn will get let you see new starters and leavers as well new job opportunities and company profile

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Vive La France

For one of the most important markets in Europe, France has long been relatively under served with specialist electronics trade media. This situation has been exacerbated during the past year by the loss of two of the three main publications owing to merger and closure. Now the tide may be turning.  Recently Electronic Specifier followed

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Pinnacle once again Europe’s top electronics technology PR agency

April 29, 2010

According to PR Week’s 2010 Top 150 PR Consultancy Rankings, Pinnacle Marketing is the UK’s largest technology PR agency for the electronics sector for the third year running. In a year that saw some of the competition fall out of the Top 150, Pinnacle moved from the 110 slot to number 101 and according to

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Electronic Specifier appoints editor

April 26, 2010

Electronic Specifier has appointed an editor for its recently-launched, pan-European digital magazine.  John Taylor will be familiar to many having spent over 20 years in editorial and PR roles within the electronics industry.  He edited the UK titles Electronics Times and What’s New in Electronics as well as, more recently, a stint in charge of

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EE Times extends conference portfolio

April 19, 2010

The news that EE Times Group has acquired DesignCon, the annual Silicon Valley conference on electronic design, provides us with a timely reminder.  Although the trend in marketing communications is overwhelmingly towards virtual communities – and addressing them via social media – there is still a demand for ‘real’, direct, face-to-face communication.  Publishers, who are

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New embedded systems magazine launches

April 9, 2010

Bucking the current trend, Cassidy Publications has launched a new digital magazine focused on embedded software development, and single- & multi-core microprocessors and microcontrollers.  Emcore Magazine will be published monthly and will contain news and articles covering processor-centric developments within the industry. Emcore’s founder and publishing editor is Philip Ling, well known in the electronics

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ESC goes green

April 1, 2010

The Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley will be slightly different for exhibitors and journalists when it opens in San Jose on April 26. As the organisers describe it, the Press Office has gone ‘green’.  That is, there will be no paper press packs at ESC.  Instead there is an online press office. Saying you

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