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Wahanda raises $26m, Google shows off its Lollipop and more in your Week in Tech

Hair and beauty marketplace Wahanda raised an impressive $26m this week and also announced the acquisition of German rival Salonmeister.

We were in Marseille for FrenchTechWeeks and spoke to Didier Parakian about how the French city is at the forefront of film.

There was also news from Google this week as it unveiled the new Android OS, Lollipop.

All this and more in your Week in Tech from sunny Marseille.

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Our download this week is Marseille-based app Very Last Room. It gives you access to last-minute deals on 2000 hotels aross France, Spain and Belgium. Available on iOS and Android.

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Further reading

Wahanda raises $26m and buys Germany’s Salonmeister [Tech City News]

KweekWeek raises $3.25m as it plans New York expansion [Tech City News]

Google unveils the next version of Android: Lollipop [VentureBeat]

Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the device [The Guardian]