Charting the Streaming of Albums

Martin Talbot | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Martin Talbot

Streaming is upon us, it is one of the buzz words of our era - and understandably so. It may remain a minority sport among music fans (around 12% of spending on music in the UK during 2014), but it is growing at a rapid pace.

Why I Love Music People

Paul Piggott | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Piggott

What the move to the US (and the delays in work permits!) did mean is that I've had tons of time to think about the industry that I've spent my whole professional life in. And I've come to realize and affirm to myself something that I think I've known for a long time. That I love music people. But I think for the first time ever I can truly explain why.

The UK Singles Chart Is About To Change Forever...

Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

The UK Official Singles Chart will undergo a huge change on Sunday 6 July, when - for the first time ever - data from streaming websites will be taken...

MOOCs: Testing Higher Education's IQ

Michael Healey | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Healey

As the cost of technology falls and cross-platform development becomes simpler, social learning opportunities are opening up and are presenting more convenient, dynamic and interactive ways of studying and engaging students.

Sean Parker Says Zuckerberg Not 'Any More A Founder' Of Facebook Than Himself

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Tech

Entrepreneur Sean Parker has hit back at a journalist who questioned his record in business, by claiming that Mark Zuckerberg was not "any more a foun...

Music Streaming Comes of Age With New Streaming Countdown

Martin Talbot | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Martin Talbot

It is hard to believe that it is now eight years since the first Official Download Chart was launched in the UK. How the world has changed.

The Streets: 10 Years of Original Pirate Material

Ronnie Joice | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ronnie Joice

10 years ago, I was 14. Napster was dead in the water, and if you were daring enough to illegally download music, using Kazaa was the quickest way to infect your computer with all manner of trojans and viruses.

SXSWi: My Five Highlights

Zaid Al-Zaidy | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech
Zaid Al-Zaidy

Whilst in Austin last week for SXSW interactive (SXSWi), I felt like I was pacing the streets of Grand Theft Auto, expecting a shoot-out at a drugstore or brawls and broken chairs spewing out from the bars on 6th Street.

Andrew Keen: Don't Be Corrupted By The Stupidity and Narcissism Of Social Media

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

In a blistering speech aimed straight at the jugular of Facebook, Andrew Keen, author of Digital Vertigo launched a stinging attack on the ephemeral a...