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The piece is in response to the topic, 'Technik und Landschaft' ('Technology and countryside').
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19 December 2014
Amid the furore over Sony's decision to not release The Interview, fewer column inches have noted that eight former employees have already launched class action lawsuits against the company for failing to protect personal information. Much of the mainstream press will move on as, presumably, the more gossipy leaks dry up. CIOs (and CEOs) will know that a battle of potentially wider relevance is under way.
18 December 2014
A stroll down London's Brick Lane market on a Sunday market is a trip back through time. This area, just next to Hoxton, Shoreditch and not far from the Tech City of Old Street's 'Silicon Roundabout', now feels like Soho of the fifties or Camden Town of the eighties. It's full of young people and over-30s will feel a little conspicuous but surprised at how, well, old their tastes are.
Debate: analogue or digital Paddington?
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