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Quick. In which areas of the city are you more likely to be mugged? The data was in government computers but wasn’t much help to unsuspecting visitors to dicey areas of London until a group of university students created an app for that … The app, which uses crime data to create walking directions that avoid high-crime areas, was one of several that won prizes last year during Start-Up Weekend, a warm-up event to Silicon Valley Comes to the UK, an annual conference co-founded by serial entrepreneur and investor Sherry Coutu and LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman six years ago … Cambridge University’s Judge Business School will hold a conference titled “The Art of Scaling.” There will also be school visits, a jobs fair and a panel that will consider the future of health-related tech…”

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