Apple to Buy e-commerce Startup The Fancy?

Original post by GamenGuide Apple is contemplating buying The Fancy, a social e-commerce website. The Business Insider reported Apple is in discussions to acquire the New York-based, fast growing startup, The Fancy, which is backed by co-founders of Twitter and Facebook. The site describes itself as “part store, blog, magazine and wish.” It is similar to Pinterest as it […]


Original post by TONY QUESTED via Business Weekly A Cambridge health technology pioneer has opened a new UK office at the heart of London’s Silicon Roundabout as it ramps up headcount to meet global demand. Cambridge Healthcare Ltd, whose How are you? eHealth portal promises to give patients more say in their treatment, has added the Tech […]

Could Birmingham Become ‘Britain’s Berlin’ For Tech?

Original post by MIKE BUTCHER via TC Rolling into Birmingham on a train from London you’ll see what looks like a couple of derelict car parks and the odd flash of graffiti on the side of some disused building. Indeed, for this observer at least, Birmingham was almost reminiscent of Berlin, with its many concrete buildings and […]

The Pros and Cons of Startup Life

Original post by HuffingtonPost “Startup Life” is definitely not for everyone. Neither is working from home. So “working from home for a startup company” must require some sort of special gene. The kind that allows people to be unstructured enough yet disciplined enough at the same time. Call it insanity or passion or a mix of […]

Xyologic takes funding as latest to improve mobile app discovery

Original post by David Meyer via GIGAOM Analytics startup Adeven suggested earlier this week that two-thirds of App Store was pretty much invisible to most users, leaving the apps unranked and hardly downloaded. The company said, somewhat controversially, that Apple’s app search was lacking, leaving users largely dependent on Top 25 lists that tend to reflect the size of […]