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Pao loses, Fox wins, Jay Z makes waves & more in The Week in Tech

Signal raises $1.8 million, Crowdfunding totals $16.2bn over 2014 and is set to reach $34million by the end of 2015.

We follow up on the Ellen Pao case causing a stir in Silicon valley, Martha Lane Fox leads a petition to create a digital public space and open up the internet to more people. And Jay Z gathered his superstar musician friends to promote Tidal.com, creating the first artist owned music platform.

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Further Reading

Media monitoring startup Signal raises $1.8m [Tech City News]

London’s Kreos joins online auction house €42m round [Tech City News]

The crowd raises $16.2bn in 2014 [Tech City News]

Martha Lane Fox launches Change.org petition for a digital public space [Tech City News]

Will it be a tech election? [BBC News]

Jay Z’s Tidal Is Great for Artists, But Maybe Not for Fans [Wired.com]

Tidal: Fighting the wrong enemy [Tech City News]

Tech sites lead on April Fools gags [BBC News]

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