As if there were not enough ways for professional footballers to land themselves in hot water, Twitter was born. A social networking website where any person can connect with millions of other people has now meant that footballers are putting themselves in the spotlight by airing their views online.
Ministry of Sound recently became part of one debate after beginning legal proceedings against Spotify over the protection of our intellectual property. However, notwithstanding our own battle, I'd argue that there are bigger, fundamental questions to ask about Spotify - questions which affect our industry as a whole.
You could be forgiven for thinking the main point of mobile technology is to liberate you from your home devices – not just your landline phone but ...
The BBC may have claimed the flagship role in the public eye, but the shamelessly geeky digital and technology startups that shared their communal spaces impressed the most. This is no token effort at Northern development, potential for investment is very real and great things are already being accomplished in digital content production and user experience development.
For the first time in the series' illustrious history, the hype, combined with writers and gamers alike falling over each other to lavish praise on the game, has completely eclipsed the naysayers and detractors. The moral outcry that was meant to greet the game has simply failed to materialise. But why?