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The BBC’s Future Media North Lab at MediaCityUK has created a radio that can alter the content it broadcasts according to a series of external factors.
At the Thinking Digital Conference in Gateshead, engineers proved the concept with a drama, which had a computer-generated voice for one of the characters.

CTI Digital in Manchester has won the design and build brief for the prestigious DrupalCon 2014 conference against agencies from around the world.
The pitch was made via Skype with the US-based Drupal Association, with the team required to produce a poster for the convention, which had to be designed, printed and hand-delivered in Portland, Oregon within 24 hours.

10 Associates has completed a rebranding of Bolton-based Appliances Online. It was brought in to help the white goods etailer become a household name

“The 10 Associates team spent two months getting under the skin of Appliances Online and the overwhelming conclusion was that it is the retailer’s people that have made it a success."

John Myers and Billy Andersons’ new business, TeamRock has appointed Jimmy Docherty as its commercial director.

Currently sales director of Real and Smooth Radio Scotland, Docherty has more than 17 years experience in radio - mainly as a creative.

Online publishing and events company, GovToday is to receive investment from venture capital firm, Osprey Capital Ltd.

Osprey, which has recently moved to Liverpool invests in companies that are focused or deployable in the UK retail financial sector.

Kenyon Fraser has announced today that it’s merged with Concept PR in Southport and Liverpool digital agency, Edian.
Richard Kenyon becomes chief executive of the new company, with Ben O’Brien managing director.

Radio City 96.7 in Liverpool has announced a new Sunday morning line-up featuring Jennifer Ellison.
It will, however, be just a short-term, 5 week run, with Ellison due to give birth to her second child very soon.

The former boss of Confused.com will front a new Channel 4 series produced by True North Productions in Leeds.
Carlton Hood will front, Compare Your Life, where he will help families achieve their dreams of a new life.

Dock10 has signed a deal with renowned dubbing mixer Mike Stewart as it expands its post-production facilities.

Stewart worked on films including 28 Days Later and The Other Boleyn Girl as well as Shameless, Ashes to Ashes and Waterloo Road.

The Marketing Family has been appointed by Lansinoh to help launch a new range of baby nursing products.
The Manchester-based agency has been working on a new style of electric breast pump, which, it says, changes settings according to how individual babies feed.

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