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BBC iPlayer Radio app on Android devices<p>James SimcockExecutive Producer<p>Tagged with:<p>Mobile<br>• Radio<br>• iPlayer<p>Comments<p>I’m James Simcock, executive producer for mobile in BBC Radio and assisting as product owner in the build team for BBC iPlayer Radio on mobile devices.<p>Together with Chris Kimber, the …

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Our 23-millionth citizen has just won life's lottery

So, with the politicians yet to chime in on the photo opportunity, I suppose the honour of welcoming and congratulating the first one-in-23-million …

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Yahoo axing six more apps and services as part of streamlining effort

Get ready to say goodbye to another another batch of Yahoo products at the end of this month. As the company continues to streamline and focus its services, March 31st will be the last day of stand-alone existence for Upcoming, Yahoo Deals, Yahoo Kids, Yahoo SMS Alerts, Yahoo Mail and Messages for …

The mysterious powers of Microsoft Excel

<b>After two Harvard economists admitted a faulty spreadsheet calculation caused errors in a study used by numerous politicians to support their austerity policies, writer Colm O'Regan pays tribute to the power of Microsoft Excel.</b><p>They called it a "coding error". This made it sound like they were …

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Why basic smartphones will win in the race for 'the next billion' users

With so many high-end smartphones about, the market for cheap PAYG phones is long dead. That's the received wisdom, but it's wrong – so wrong – …

Trending: Outlook for economic growth in the West is bleak, according to the IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook, released on April 16th. Worldwide output is expected to grow at just over 3% in 2013, but rich countries will lag behind, expanding at 1.2%. Growth in emerging markets, by contrast, will exceed 5%, with Asia and sub-Saharan Africa motoring along at 7% and 5.6% respectively. View chart on GDP growth forecasts for 2013 http://econ.st/Z6c8Bh