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Weekly Brief: Breaking up with Big Tech

Politicians the world over (at least those not focused on Brexit shenanigans, sigh) have been taking shots at “Big Tech” this week, joining in protest at what they consider to be the ever-increasing monopolies of Google, Amazon and Facebook, and decreasing competition in the tech market. Check out this week’s Weekly Brief for a collection of interesting news articles on breaking up the ‘big tech’ firms, plus a curated selection of our finest startup jobs!

Weekly Brief: Awkward Turtle! Some Inconvenient Truths…

In anticipation of International Women’s Day we’ve been championing women at Work in Startups. But there remains an inconvenient truth that we aren’t, as a collective, doing enough to get more women into tech jobs. It is fundamentally very awkward – a sentiment that also resonates (albeit to different degrees) when you hear about misleading claims of “AI” within startups, or of reports that our tech and smart phone addiction is becoming a huge contributor to global warming. Have a flick through our round-up of inconvenient truths!

Weekly Brief: The minotaur, the myth, the legend

(Weekly Brief) Our weekly roundup of interesting startup news and the hottest jobs on Work in Startups – as circulated in our newsletter. This week: even more startup parlance for you – Dragons, Unicorns, Zebras and now Minotaurs. Have the animal names gone too far? Animals were a big feature of wider tech news with interesting developments with smart bees, lab-cultured meet and pig mapping! Read on.

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