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Editor-in-Chief — The Next Web
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Editor-in-Chief at The Next Web, member of Manchester Digital council. I say 'Yes' a lot.

A Year in Tech Fails — The team at Vooza take a look at some of the tech world's biggest fails over the past 12 months. Rest in peace. Vooza - a video comic strip about...

EyeEm Lets Users Sell Photos in a New Market — EyeEm, the photo-sharing app that has built a creative user community and featureset that sets it apart from the 'Instagram clone' crowd, has today launched an easy way for its users to sell their images to individuals and businesses.

Philips and Connected Health — Health tech was a big theme at SXSW last week, and I met up with Liat Ben-Zur, Senior Vice-President and Digital Technology Leader at Philips, to find out about how the longstanding tech giant is approaching the digital health revolution.

High-Quality Training — At The Next Web, we want to help improve the personal and professional lives of you, our readers. We do that through the entrepreneurs' stories we share right here on the site, the videos of inspiring conference talks at TNW Video and now through a new platform: TNW Academy.

Fantastical 2 is the Perfect Mac Calendar App for Power Users — Flexibits has today launched a new version of its popular Fantastical calendar app for OS X. "When we designed the original Fantastical for Mac almost four years ago, the real goal was to fix (Apple's own calendar app at the time) iCal - it was hard to add events, really time-consuming, it wasn't fun.

Mint's Founder is Taking on a Problem Google Couldn't Solve — At SXSW last week I met up with Aaron Patzer, a man best known as co-founder of financial management service Mint. Now he's back with Fountain, a marketplace for advice, that officially launched earlier this month. Focused initially on the home and garden, Fountain connects US-based iOS users with an expert over live mobile video chat.

Lies, Damned Lies and Robots at SXSW — The struggle to get attention at the annual scrum that is SXSW can lead to people take desperate measures. Unfortunately, that sometimes means flat-out lying to reporters. The picture above is of a 'Stop the Robots' demonstration that I stumbled upon in Austin city center last weekend.

Lean Startup's Eric Ries is Crowdfunding a New Book — Eric Ries, author of perhaps the most influential startup business book of the past decade, has today launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new book, called The Leader's Guide Given the success of The Lean Startup, it's no surprise Ries has a traditional publishing deal and doesn't need to launch a crowdfunding campaign.

Xprize and Techno-Optimism — If there's one organization that embodies the huge level of optimism we're seeing about technology's potential these days, it's Xprize. The foundation's challenges cover everything from bringing Star Trek-style tricorders to life, to landing a privately-funded robot on the moon. At SXSW, I met up with Paul Bunje, who heads up ocean-related challenges for Xprize.

How Grindr Built a Niche Hit App on its Own Terms — While Tinder is often celebrated as the big hit dating app, Grindr has been serving its own niche audience of gay men for six years now and made a cultural impact along the way.
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Mar 26, 2015

So Barclays brought the Premier League cup with them to the #ntawards2015

Mar 26, 2015

@ow Three's owner just became the leader in the UK mobile market - I doubt the good days will last.

Mar 26, 2015

I think I'll 'scope the award ceremony at #ntawards2015 in a bit...

Mar 26, 2015

Interesting that you can't comment when a Periscope stream gets too full. e.g., @mgsiegler at Abbey Road

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