Creative agency Mother has invested in Dream Reality Interactive, an AR and VR start-up.
Global's Capital has secured McDonald's as daytime sponsor across its radio network as the fast food giant targets 16- to 24-year-old festivalgoers.
Accenture Interactive's R&D unit, based in Sophia Antipolis, France, has created a potential alternative to pre-roll ads.
4Creative was the only UK agency to pick up a Grand Prix, down from three shops last year. State Street Global Advisors was the most-awarded brand.
Gurjit Degun is feeling anxious after watching the latest Virgin Trains ad.
Brittaney Kiefer is heartened by Pride in London's biggest-ever campaign.
Publicis Groupe is facing continued scepticism over its decision to withdraw from awards and trade shows for a year from 1 July, with one top UK marketer warning that he is "not sure they have got it right".
Audi is on the hunt for a UK digital agency as the company reviews its overall marketing strategy.
Honda Motor Europe has opened talks with creative agencies about its advertising requirements.
Sky will overhaul its Sky Sports channels and introduce a much lower entry price point as the broadcaster faces fierce competition from rival BT.