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Latest news from the world of Social Networking and other social interests.

Wearable Technology 1: Electric Roller Skates Set to Be the Trendy, Must-Have Transport

Electric roller skates rather than traditional for Christmas, anyone?

Electric roller skates rather than traditional for Christmas, anyone?

With so much buzz about wearable technology, all the attention lately has been on watches.

However, the roller skate that you can wear all day and ‘never take off’ has arrived in California and may well reach us in the coming months. They want you to ‘become your transportation.’

Bloomberg have a descriptive video about RocketSkates and although they are being sold for between $500 and $700, but may be of interest.

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Is Social Media Marketing Your Key to Some Extra Income?

Lots of hints about making money from your social media networks

Lots of hints about making money from your social media networks

Many people have woken up to the fact that their work on social media in all its forms could lead to a useful revenue stream. Or not.

The obsession with the Great Brutish Bake Off and home baking in particular has inspired 40-year old Sarah Trivuncie from north London to use her blog Maison Cupcake to write about all things to do with the baking world.

She charges companies every time they are mentioned in her blogs or tweets. The amount is determined by the size of company, reach of audience and how long is the blog. She has mentioned some very big companies and can make up to £250 a day.

Mrs Trivuncie points out that to achieve that is hard work and frequently takes around 8 hours.

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Young Techpreneurs Get Help From Unlikely Duo

Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, helping discover young tech entrepreneurs

Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, helping discover young tech entrepreneurs

The multi-millionaire rapper, iconic business mogul and and forward-thinking Will.i.am has seen one of his projects, an after-school club in Los Angeles, taken up as a model by other countries.

HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, has long been associated with projects to help people in business make the most of what they have which can only help the country.

Put the two together in an unlikely partnership and we have a project which should inspire thousands of British youngsters to set up their own online businesses and possibly find ‘the next new techpreneurs.’

The Duke was very impressed when he and his former wife Sarah visited will.i.am’s center in LA and there is a video of it to watch online.

 

 

 

 

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