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Very Creative Spanking

The School of Communications Arts teaches young people all they need to know about a career in communications, from a Creative in an ad agency to a Suit in a PR agency. Every year, the intake form their very own agency and answer real briefs from genuine clients. They also win awards in competition with […]

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Blacklist of “unsavoury characters”

TechCrunch covered an interesting story this morning about a blacklist of people and companies to avoid doing business with if you’re a startup – or anyone with access to the database, I guess. It’s the brainchild of The Founder Institute, a very early stage startup accelerator and entrepreneur training program, with branches throughout the world. […]

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About That Twitter Thing

I’ve had a number of people ask me my thoughts about the mess Twitter created for itself when it announced yesterday that it was suspending SMS services in countries other than the US, Canada and India. Alfie Dennen told me he expected to see an “Eat That, Twitter!” on the end of the title of […]

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Nice One, ShoZu: $12m Third Funding Round

ShoZu is one of my favorite mobile apps of all time, and probably the one I use the most often, as it makes uploading photos from my mobile to my Flickr stream so simple. It’s been great from the get go, but the excellent team over there keeps on making it better and better — […]

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Nokia Buys Media-Sharing Site Twango

The WSJ is reporting that Nokia will announce on Tuesday that it’s bought a media-sharing site called Twango. I’ve not heard of it before, and when I tried to visit the site I was greeted with a message saying it was down for maintenance (or perhaps a Nokia rebranding), though the Journal says it’s like […]

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