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The New Friends Reunited, Fitting in by Standing Out

Matt Bushby | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Tech
Matt Bushby

Preceded only by Friendster in the US, Friends Reunited was at the forefront of social media, a phenomenon that would go on to be worth billions and become the framework for our online lives.

Even Steve Jobs Faced The Three-Sided Product Problem

Dr Johnny Ryan | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Johnny Ryan

Back in the late 1970s Apple was one such example. The arrival of a new generation of Intel and Motorola chips in the 1970s prompted a wave of 'homebrew' garage startups/hobbyists to tinker with personal computers. Until then computers had been large, corporate machines, and geeks were enthralled by the possibilities of 'personal' computing.