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bb-Feb10-BIGBleu5.jpgWhen City worker Jonathan Hartland advertised his flat online, he was inundated with responses - offers of Viagra, a lady who ran a "massage business" and a guy who claimed to be a financial adviser to a Saudi prince. Looking for a reliable tenant and filtering through the spam proved a chore, but sparked the light bulb moment for a new business - Bigbleu.

What We're Reading

By Louisa Emery on August 7, 2009 1:42 PM |


The Cosmopolitan Guide To Online Dating,
Georgia Barlow
, JR Books, £8.99

Georgia Barlow waves the banner for internet dating with common sense advice and shameless coercion.


VINT Cerf has been dubbed "the father of the internet".

In helping to build the net back in the 1970s, he created a phenomenon which has revolutionised the way the world talks, shops and learns.

So what does Google's vice president believe the future holds for technology and communication in the 21st Century?

The web evangelist looks into his crystal ball during a trip to Canary Wharf.