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UK creates a unicorn, Sky blocks porn and more in your Week in Tech

UK Investment has started 2015 the way it means to go on with British success story Shazam raising an impressive $30m taking it’s valuation to over $1bn.

There were a number of other investments this week, including Google investing in SpaceX, as well as the announcement that Sky would be blocking pornography through its broadband service.

All this and more in your Week in Tech.

[Update: Shazam have 100m users, not 1m as stated in the video]

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Shazam raises $30m to take valuation over $1bn [Tech City News]

Car Throttle raises $1.6m to transform from blog to media platform [Tech City News]

eMoov grabs $2.3m to take on estate agents [Tech City News]

Work Angel raises $5m to reward employees everywhere [Tech City News]

SpaceX gets $1bn from Google and Fidelity [BBC]

Sky Broadband Shield: Porn-blocking filter is ‘switched on’ [The Independent]

100 robots perform dance spectacular in Tokyo [BBC]

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