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Adrian Woolard

Woolard’s connected generation

TECHCITYINSIDER100: We meet Adrian Woolard, director of the BBC’s Connected Studio, the unit driving technological innovation across the organisation’s operations.

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Emma Mulqueeny

What social media natives need

Emma Mulqueeny, director of technology education campaign Rewired State and Young Rewired State, talks to Julian Blake about young, post-97 social media natives – and how TV content producers should respond.

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Dan Abrahams

Business winning on aggregate

After disrupting the consumer space, platforms that aggregate market information are increasingly forcing change in the business-to-business arena, says Daniel Abrahams.

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Nicholas Walters

Hopster makes streaming child’s play

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Hopster is a preschooler video streaming service that’s already changing the way that young people consume content. Chief executive Nick Walters, the former head of Viacom Russia, explains how digital is transforming children’s content for good.

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Julian Skan

Boom time for London fintech

London’s financial technology sector is booming – but there are still challenges to overcome. Julian Skan, Accenture managing director heading the firm’s FinTechInnovation Lab London, offers an overview.

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Bernhard Niesner

Busuu’s disruptive language lessons

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Busuu is the world’s largest social network for learning languages – with its online community used by more than 40 million users worldwide. Co-founder and chief executive Bernhard Niesner explains all.

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hackneycommunitycollege

Tech education: could do better

TCi100 POLL: The government must do more to promote technology education and help bridge the skills gap, according to our latest TechCityInsider TCI100 mini-poll – but industry must take its share of responsibility too.

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FDM everywoman Technology Awards 2014.

Everywoman a winner

TECHTALK 23: Last week in London, more than 200 women entrepreneurs gathered at the Sheraton Park Lane hotel in Mayfair for the Everywoman women in technology awards. The awards celebrate the best of female endeavour in the technology business sector.

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Tower Bridge

Mind the gap

There’s a major skills gap between what industry needs and education provides – with user experience a particular problem for recruiting companies. Emily Varns looks at some alternatives.

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Gerard Grech

Grech listens and welcomes UK-wide remit

Tech City UK, the government agency set up to promote the growth of the east London tech cluster, has an “opportunity to go deeper and wider” with its new UK-wide remit from 1 April, the man now running the agency day to day has told TechCityInsider.

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