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10 Questions For Eileen Burbidge, One of Tech City's Most Influential Women?

Eileen Burbidge (@eileentso) is one of Tech City UK’s biggest personalities. She is a partner at Passion Capital, the leading early-stage technology and internet VC firm in London, ranked #18 in the Wired 100 in 2012-13. Eileen was named as one of London's 1000 Most Influential People 2014 by the Evening Standard newspaper, and serves on the advisory board for TechCity UK (chaired by the Prime Minister’s Office at No 10 Downing Street). At Passion, Eileen acts as board director for DueDil, Digital Shadows, wireWAX, Lulu and other portfolio companies. She is a well-known media personality, frequently appearing on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Sky News and the BBC. Eileen holds a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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INTERNATIONAL: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal

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FDA Advisory Panel Gives Tepid Support To New Daiichi Sankyo Drug

On Thursday the FDA's Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted 9-11 in favor of approval for Daiichi Sankyo's edoxaban (Savaysa), but the outcome will likely result in a drug that will be on the market but that few physicians will prescribe until further studies are performed.
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Big Data Startups News: Funding And Acquisitions July -- September 2014

The big data landscape continues to evolve and expand at a fast pace, fueled by new investment rounds and re-shaped by new ideas, successful exits (for some), and reincarnation (for others). Here are the funding and acquisitions highlights of the third quarter of 2014 in the big data space.
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Joyent Announces New Funding Round--Can It Reinvent Itself Into Relevance?

Joyent is a funny sort of a vendor. Its path has been complex to say the least. It is the creation of a decade's worth of mergers, pivots and executive shifts. Since 2007 the primary focus of the company, spearheaded by then CEO Jason Hoffman, was the creation of a massively distributed infrastructure system. Hoffman famously built the system while researching treatment protocols for his mother's cancer. Over the decade or so that the company has existed, there have been a large number of acquisitions and divestments – TextDrive, Reasonably Smart, Strongspace, Bingodisk and LayerBoom have all either been spun out of, or acquired into, the company.
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YouTube Video Subscriptions And Our Issue With Ads

Yesterday Peter Suciu at Tech News World wrote a good summary about YouTube's contemplation of a subscription service, probably one that would mean ad-free video watching. It is not surprising that YouTube is looking to diversify its revenue sources. Ads have always been a negotiation with its two keys users—the creators and their audiences. YouTube runs the ad system, but creators have some say and so do audiences.
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The Most Subscribed-To YouTube Channels

The ten YouTube channels that have attracted the most subscribers.
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Blizzard Believes 'World of Warcraft' Will Live To See Its 20th Birthday in 2024

I recently wrote about a certain subsection of games that seem like they'll never need "true" sequels, living on through constant updates, patches and expansions. This includes modern titles like Minecraft, League of Legends and theoretically Destiny, but it's not exactly a new practice either.
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Inside LinkedIn's 12% Stock Leap: How China, Job Ads Pay Off

LInkedIn's stock is soaring 12%, aided by surprisingly strong third quarter results.
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DIY Robotics: Codeable Wireless Building Blocks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is here. Expected to hit around $7.1 trillion by 2020 according to IDC, it's being driven by both a consumer addiction to connectivity but the enterprise as well.
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GigSky Travel SIM Review

GigSky replaces your current SIM with one that works just about anywhere in the world. The rates are far cheaper than domestic roaming fees. But how cheap is cheap, and how well does it work? Good questions…
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Former Android boss leaves Google

Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
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WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS

Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
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Drones buzz French nuclear plants

An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.
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China denies shutting foreign sites

The director of China's internet regulator admits that some foreign websites cannot be visited but denies shutting them down.
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Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'

Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
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ODR in Family Law

ODR in family law By Christina Blacklaws Family law today is a cottage industry. Despite new entrants looking to offer national, commoditised legal services, most family law services continue to be offered and delivered in the traditional way by a large number of solicitor suppliers [More...]
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T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform

T-Systems to bring corporate customers in Germany and Europe onto Cisco’s global Intercloud platform [More...]
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by Alistair King, infolaw.co.uk

A New Standard in Legal Research

Whether in print, on CD-ROM or on the internet, case law in one form or another has been around . Backed up by legislation where it exists, we predominantly continue to rely on official law reports, regardless of the methods used both to identify them and to check the current validity of the precedents they set. [More...]
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Who Links to my Site?

With webmasters and site owners talking about the signals that links are sending to Google about their website, it is very important to know who is linking to you. [More...]
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The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice

The European Commission refers Germany to the European Court of Justice regarding its rules on VAT refund applications which discriminate against non-EU operators [More...]
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by Tessa Shepperson, infolaw.co.uk

Working on the Web

Working on the web By Tessa Shepperson I have been working on the web for a long time. I set up my first website in the 1990s and my membership site, Landlord Law, which I set up in 2001, is my main source of income now [More...]
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by Michael Scutt, infolaw.co.uk

SEO: Law and Good Practice

SEO: law and good practice by Michael Scutt Humans love miracles. Even if you don’t believe that Jesus turned water into wine or fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, miracle cures still attract many [More...]
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WPP: Aqua acquires marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa Applogix

WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa [More...]
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Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate

Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate While any discussions about legal technology inevitably have a strong focus on what sort of technology law firms and legal service providers should be buying and how best to then handle the rollout to get lawyers actually using it, the issue of how to pay for it tends to be ignored [More...]
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The internet, useless data and networking

The internet, useless data and networking As an accountant who has spent almost his whole career building businesses [More...]
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Hungary scraps controversial web tax

Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
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Millions hit in Drupal hack attack

Software firm Drupal warns millions to "assume" they have been hacked if they have not applied a patch for a recently discovered bug.
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Pirate Bay founder gets jail term

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to three-and-half years in prison after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
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Speed boost for 4G in some cities

Two of the UK's mobile operators are turning on technology that boosts mobile speeds in a few UK cities.
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Microsoft unveils fitness band

Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.
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