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In The Plex, by Steven Levy
Simon & Schuster, £18.99

This inside story of how Google came to dominate our lives becomes a fascinating tale of our times

aa-feb10-tate google1.JPGAs Government cuts begin to bite and museums and galleries begin to ponder radical solutions, the question of access to culture has become a hot topic.

According to Culture Minister Ed Vaizey, cultural institutions are relying on "a 20th century formula which worked well in the past, may work well now, but probably won't in a decade's time". They need to be leading the way in changing how new technology is used, he said in a recent speech about cultural innovation at the National Theatre.


A former Lehman Brothers trader is helping to set up a networking site for property professionals.

Syria-born Bisher Armanazi hopes that AgentPad will become the go-to site for estate agents and property experts looking to share tips, post articles and boost their online profile to attract customers.

bb-apr30-wampit1.jpgGoogle might dominate the market when it comes to search engines but the directors of a Wharf-based company think they have found something the internet giants have missed.

Wampit is a brand new business search engine and database offering companies the chance to advertise for free using whatever technology they have at their disposal.


Canary Wharf has escaped the gaze of Google's roving Street View cameras.

Browsers planning to tour the estate using the internet giant's new feature will be disappointed, as the cameras stop on the fringes of the East London financial centre.