Glynn Jones
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Glynn Jones is founder and CEO of fashion shopping start-up Scoopt.

Glynn’s entrepreneurial and technology credentials started in 1994 when he built the European Union’s first website in Brussels. Since then he’s helped big names like Microsoft, Orange and Visa and worked in every area of online business – from shopping and banking to news and entertainment. But now, he’s all about Scoopt.

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Government's Year of Code Is Riddled With Bugs

(1) Comments | Posted 6 February 2014 | (01:07)

The Government has to be applauded for promoting learning - of any kind - and yesterday's announcement that the government is to create a fund for teacher to learn how to teach software development or 'coding' is long-overdue. But why so little, so late and why has somebody who knows...

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App Builders Should Take Another Look at Windows Phone

(0) Comments | Posted 8 July 2013 | (17:31)

It's still unusual to meet people in London who pull out anything other than an iPhone. So those of us who run businesses making mobile apps typically don't consider building apps for anything else. Outside London the picture is very different and the launch of Nokia's £120 phone looks set...

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British Entrepreneurs Must Be Bolder

(0) Comments | Posted 23 January 2013 | (11:04)

The BBC's new series about invention (The Genius of Invention, Thursday 24 January at 9pm BBC2) is yet another chance for us to revel in our inventive past. Once again we'll be reminded of the Victorians and our modern characteristic to invent and failure to commercialise.

Facebook's announcement last week...

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How the Crowd Ruined Wisdom

(4) Comments | Posted 21 January 2013 | (23:00)

Just about every website and app these days uses crowdsourcing to magic up 'what's best' and this is a terrible mistake.

I started working with the internet in the 90s when there was a handful of 'web sites' (yes, it was two words then) and the few of us that...

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2013: The Year You'll Shop by Photo on Your Mobile

(0) Comments | Posted 16 January 2013 | (13:12)

Of course, many of us already do but we're still in the minority; in 2013 shopping through mobile phones will become a mainstream activity. After many false predictions, 2012 really was the year of the mobile device.

Back in March at the world's largest mobile technology event at the GSMA...

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