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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.

Tech Conference Bingo — Mention of the cloud - check! Mention of big data - yep. Someone wearing Google Glass - of course... Tech conferences are so predictable... Vooza - a video comic strip... Keep reading →

Can a 'TechNorth' Cluster Boost the North of England? — The UK government is backing a new agency to promote technology companies in a cluster of cities across the North of England. It's news that will no doubt be met with the same derision and apathy as any other attempt for politicians to get involved in the 'trendy' tech sector.

3D Mobile Camera Tech Gets a Boost from Metaio — Google's Project Tango is just one of the inititives currently aimed at bringing cameras that can 'see' the world in 3D to mobile devices. It's an area that Intel and Occipital are investing in too. Now augmented reality specialist Metaio has announced an updated SDK that will support depth-sensitive cameras.

Singapore's Infocomm wants to invest in European startups and prepare them for business in Asia — Singapore's Infocomm Investments is expanding the scope of its $200 million fund to include European startups. Establishing a base in London, the firm will look to co-invest in high-growth tech companies that want to expand into the Asian market.

Compass Monitor Helps Investors Track Startups — Compass, the company that crowdsources data on startups' growth, has today launched a new product aimed at helping investors, accelerators, incubators and consultants better track the health of companies they work with. Compass Monitor 's launch coincides with the announcement of a new $2 million round of funding from ex-Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer, NEA, Profounders and Crosslink.

TNW is Hiring a Reporter in Europe — We're looking for someone to join our team in Europe, helping The Next Web's readers make sense of the world of technology. Based in London, Amsterdam or elsewhere in Europe, you'll be able to write and report to a professional standard and demonstrate a passion for the technology industry.

Rocket Internet Launches ShopWings for Speedy Groceries — The first new startup launch for incubator/clone factory Rocket Internet following its recent mega-IPO is a step into a model that has already proved popular in parts of the USA - fast delivery of grocery orders. Launching first in Munich, Germany, ShopWings will use a network of 'personal shoppers' to deliver from local stores within two hours of an order being placed.

Sexy or Insufferable? — They have one of the sexiest job titles of the decade, but are data scientists really all that? Vooza - a video comic strip about the tech world regularly shares a... Keep reading →

Report Explores the Past, Present and Future of UK VC — How are British VC firms adapting to a shifting funding landscape and the challenges of a constrained talent market? It's the lifeblood of the UK's technology industry and yet the country's venture capital sector doesn't get anywhere near as much analysis as it perhaps should.

Don't Tell Designers How to Do Their Own Job — We all know that there's a secret craft that only designers understand, and that it's best to just leave them to their jobs lest you incur their wrath.
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Oct 25, 2014

@stuartlogan @TheNextWeb @psawers Guessing that given Bitly's size, they'll be back to normal soon enough if all is well.

Oct 25, 2014

@Danny_Callan @SimplyDoug1987 @StartupBusUK haha, that was supposed to be 'feel' not 'geek' but I suppose it still works :)

Oct 25, 2014

RT @huey: "Information travels faster than viruses do now. This is why we are afraid. But this is also why we are safe."…

Oct 25, 2014

Great quote from Hailo's Chairman: "Uber can spend money like drunken sailors" >

Oct 25, 2014

I'll be on Sky News in about 15 minutes (Skype willing) to talk about drones.

Oct 24, 2014

At some point in the past two years I started putting ">" before a lot of my links in tweets and it stuck. Not sure why.

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