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Thursday 20 February, 2014 LONDON and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (February 20, 2014) -- Ooyala, a leading innovator in video streaming, analytics and monetisation today announced that it is powering Hopster’s highly popular new TV and learning tablet app for children aged two to six. Hopster reinvents the kids TV channel by combining world-famous TV shows with an educational curriculum and gaming into a single ad-free destination personalised for each child. A subscription service, free of in-app purchases and advertising, Hopster quickly struck a chord with kids and parents alike, reaching the Top 10 chart in Apple’s ‘Apps for Under 5s’ category within a month of it’s launch in December 2013. Ooyala technology provides Hopster with a complete suite of technology and services for delivering a true TV-quality experience on tablet devices, including studio-required content p... (more)

I was born in the wrong body and want to help others like me

Friday 8 March, 2013 A Salford Fixer is drawing on his own experience to smash stereotypes and promote understanding about the transgender community. Born a girl, Alfie Austin, 19, says he always knew he felt different. But it wasn’t until he was 17 that he realised he was a young man trapped in a woman’s body. Coming out as female to male transgender at 18, he recently started taking testosterone and finally feels he can be himself. However, from losing close friends who couldn’t come to terms with his new life, to being thrown out of both male and female toilets, Alfie’s life as ... (more)

The Lost Lanes goes online promoting independent UK designers

Wednesday 24 April, 2013 The Lost Lanes has now launched online, promoting independent UK designers internationally. With a shared love for creative talent husband and wife team Michael and Raquel have set up an online retail store giving a platform and voice to independent UK designers. Living in East London and taking advantage of the markets and creative art scene that surrounded them, Michael and Raquel began searching blogs and social media networks to get a taste of what else existed outside of the East London hub. Encouraged to discover a large array of fashion, jewellery, ... (more)

Cobalt Recruitment launches new career guide to support Asset Management professionals

Friday 3 May, 2013 Leading real estate recruitment provider, Cobalt Recruitment, has produced a new career guide to support professionals working in Asset Management. Designed to help jobseekers understand how the market is changing, and to gauge what skills they need in order to progress in their career, the guide will help both jobseekers looking to start out in Asset management, as well as those already working in the profession. The role of Asset Management has evolved greatly over the past five years and even those already in Asset Management roles will benefit from this guide. ... (more)

Stunt Man Suffers Serious Back Injury

Friday 3 May, 2013 Danny MacAskill, 27, from Skye, is an internet sensation and BMX dare-devil who can be found performing life-threatening tricks and heart-stopping stunts across Scotland and beyond. His most recent internet video, however, shows the danger behind such an exhilarating sport, revealing that the star has suffered some serious injuries through his stunts. MacAskill is sponsored by Red Bull and his new six part series, called Imaginate, sees him training for his toughest challenge yet, whilst trying to overcome the barriers caused by his previous injuries. The films s... (more)