Symantec subsidiary Norton has dumped PR agency Text 100, which has handled the PC security outfit's publicity needs since 2007. The PR Company is also facing the loss or a major downsizing of the Cisco consumer electronics account which it won 18 months ago after Cisco axed the entire Flip Camera division.
The Humpty Dumpty Foundation who often work with leading technology Companies to raise money for Children's hospitals and are the organisers of the now famous Balmoral Burn, have been accused of destroying a park at Balmoral Beach after the running of this year's event which raised over $1.7 Million dollars for children's hospitals.
PR manipulations seems to be flavour of the day among technology vendors, who on one hand want to milk PR exposure from technology publications by offering up reviews and new product launch stories, but when there's a sniff of a problem they all of a sudden, become PR shy.
The web site for Spectrum Communications, the PR company for Intel and Research in Motion makers of the Blackberry phone, is still displaying false information on their clients and directors 36 hours after we first revealed the issue.
COMMENT: I am two hours out from having attended a Western Digital press conference that had to be one of the worst press events held this year by a technology vendor. Ironically the event was for a storage company that appears to have a problem sourcing 128K USB Drives.
PR company, Bite Communications, is to manage Adobe Systems public relations campaign in Austtalia and New Zealand following a strong quarter of growth in the consumer and enterprise technology and corporate communications markets.
Following news last week, that Hill & Knowlton will be replacing Stenmark Organisation as the PR company for Sony Ericsson, it has been confirmed that the Stenmark Organisation's PR business will be winding up altogether.