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Avicii

Avicii: A (Web) Star Is Born

It used to be simple to be a rock star. You got snapped up by a label and life was good. But YouTube and Spotify have changed all that, says Avicii manager Ash Pournouri

Ad tech

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Time To Turn On The TV

As the lines between online and off continue to blur, more and more start-ups are turning to traditional media to help build their brands and attract new customers

Ed tech

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Must Try Harder: Ed Tech On The Rise But Still Much To Be Done

The 2011 Review of Education Capital reported that state-maintained schools in England and Wales spent £487 million on ICT in 2009-2010 but the official report could find no evidence that had resulted in any improvement in student education. The report’s findings demonstrate two things: there is a lot of money in education technology (ed tech)

Gaming

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King Saga: The Story Behind The Maker Of Candy Crush Saga

Early in its life King, the makers of the popular Candy Crush Saga, came within a day of going bust, yet months later landed an eye-popping $23 million A round. It has pivoted not once but twice and in doing so produced one of the world’s most successful games out of London and then floated

Internet Of Things

Medtech

Retail

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Evolution Of The Marketplace

In the early days of the web Craigslist’s horizontal listing-based marketplace was all things to all people as speed, simplicity and liquidity were the key success factors in the market. A few vertical competitors emerged in the late 1990s and early 2000s, illustrated by sites like Monster, 1stdibs and HomeAway. These sites typically retained a

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