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The Bakery Bitesize #2

TOP TECH STORIES OF THE WEEK:

🚀  New Social Network App

This week we have seen the launch of two new social apps Peach and Stolen.

The top news within tech has been around the new social network app Peach. Have a read of Lindsey Weber’s article if you are questioning whether or not you should be downloading Peach. Is it going to take off and have a space in our digital lives or is it going to be rotten before we know it?

🚀 New Controversial App Shuts Down After Becoming A Viral Hit

Stolen, the new app that lets you buy and sell people on Twitter has already been shut down due to mass criticism! Yesterday we were reading an interesting interview with the founders of Stolen (Hey Inc) and today they have pulled the app form the App Store. What are your thoughts on Stolen?

WORKING LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR… (EVEN IF YOU AREN’T ONE)

🚀  Fail Fast…Learn Fast 

Alex Dunsdon one of the co-founders here at The Bakery discusses how planning is the enemy of doing things. Think of innovation budgets like an investor and de-risk the process by doing things fast, rather than spending so much time planning!

🚀  Is Your Company Ready For Startup-Driven Innovation?

Is your company being disrupted? If not, could it be disrupted in the near future? Are your peers innovating faster than you? Do you want a new corporate culture? If you have answered yes to these questions then you should read Karl Aherne’s article on why corporates are facing a storm and need startups to drive growth.

MAGICAL TECH

🚀 Magical App Is Changing Lives

Have a look at this magical gadget which scans your food to reveal its nutritional value. The founders Remy and Astrid came up with the concept when their daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. They needed a way of monitoring her carbohydrate intake.

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TECH IS MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Finally here are a couple of examples from the week proving how technology is making the world a better place. A baby’s life is saved with Google Cardboard and an 8-year-old wears a prothetic 3D printed hand designed by his dad.