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Five Guys and Shake Shack open in London, Volvo tests in-road charging systems and Huffington post launches its African edition.

Keerthana Jagadeesh
  • 26 june 2013

London’s super-rich feel the squeeze as luxury goods become more expensive. Guardian

On why the App Store is unsustainable for startups. Business Insider

MTV UK used Snapchat to promote the promo of their new TV show, Geordie Shore. Mashable

Vine use on Twitter up by almost 100% over the past two months. Paid Content

OUYA, crowded funded gaming console, sold out on Amazon. Engadget

After huge investment, in-flight Wi-Fi is being offered on 8,700 domestic flights. NYT

Five Guys and Shake Shack to open in London this July. Bloomberg

22 British clothing companies agreed to record and report the environmental impact of their clothing. Triple Pundit

Volvo tests its in-road charging system that will allow electric cars to travel without making stops. Uber Gizmo

Huffington launches its first African edition in the form of  Huffington Post Maghreb, a French language version catering to Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria. The Drum

Wedding website, The Knot, launches Gay Weddings, new digital magazine. The Knot

Zynga has spent more than $ 300 million in acquisitions in the past three years. Polygon

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