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Aspire relocates to tech city, Shoreditch

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Aspire has now relocated to tech city, just off Old Street in Shoreditch, London. From November 2013, the Aspire office will be located on Curtain Road within the creative hub of the East End of London. This provides the best possible pool for talent and collaborative working going forward.

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Posted by on October 24th, 2013

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a-ha website featured in WordPress.org Showcase

a-ha website - WordPress Showcase

The official a-ha website, designed and developed by Aspire, has been selected by WordPress to be featured in its Showcase websites section.

Showcase aims to show the world what can be done with WordPress and help demonstrate that WordPress has tremendous capabilities as a publishing platform.

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Posted by on March 06th, 2013

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Love Is In My Blood – Elton John AIDS Foundation

 

Aspire have worked alongside the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Mother to launch the charity’s new brand identity online. It marks 20 years since the charity was started and to coincide with this milestone a social media campaign, Love Is In My Blood, was launched by the Foundation to heighten the global conversation around their aim of winning the fight against AIDS.

 

loveisinmyblood - landing page

 

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Posted by on February 26th, 2013

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation launch ‘Branded’ campaign for worlds AIDS day

The Elton John AIDS Foundation launch ‘Branded’ campaign for World’s AIDS day (December 1st). The Elton John AIDS Foundation is trying to promote the treatment of school children in Tanzania. In co-ordination with Aspire the charity has launched a new campaign on their website to take donations in order to tackle the stigma attached to children who are HIV positive.

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Posted by on December 01st, 2012

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Apparatjik & Lowell A release new mini-album on iTunes

Lowell had been working in the studio with Martin Terefe, Grammy award winning producer and member of the Apparatjik collective (Magne F (a-ha), Guy Berryman (Coldplay) and Jonas Bjerre (MEW)). Terefe and the young Canadian artist ended up duetting together for Apparatjik’s Everybody Is One Bar project, whereby fans and other artists were encouraged to re-work tracks that would later appear on the bands second album, “Square Peg In A Round Hole”.  Apparatjik immediately realised they had found a close musical relative; Lowell came from the snow just like them you see…

Click here to preview or buy the tracks on iTunes. You can also purchase physical releases and downloads from the Outland (which is the official Apparatjik web store).

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Posted by on November 05th, 2012

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation Grey Goose Winter Ball

Aspire is proud to have worked with the Elton John AIDS Foundation recently on their website and their online presence. A large part of the hard work that the charity carries out is raising money to go to worthy causes all over the world.

Each year the charity has a Grey Goose Winter ball event to help raise funds and awareness of the issues facing people with HIV. This is the event’s press release:

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Posted by on November 01st, 2012

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The Hummingbird Bakery opens in Dubai!

The Hummingbird Bakery team in Dubai

The Hummingbird Bakery has spread its wings and headed east to open its first international bakery, in Dubai!

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Posted by on October 03rd, 2012

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Amazon announces more eBooks sold than printed books

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Posted by on August 06th, 2012

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The evolution of the Android platform

Google entered the mobile platform space back in 2007 after it had initially funded and then purchased Android Inc.

Android is based on Linux and is and open source platform. Google founded the Open Handset Alliance with the inclusion of 86 hardware, software and telecommunication companies.

Today, the platform has grown to have a userbase of 400 Million devices. A staggering 1 million Android devices are activated every day.

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Posted by on August 04th, 2012

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The Hummingbird Bakery launch new Milkshake & Frappé Daily Specials Range

The Hummingbird Bakery have just announced their new Milkshake & Frappé Daily Specials Range. The range will run from August 1st until September 30th and includes the following flavours:

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Posted by on August 01st, 2012

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Aspire relaunch The Britain-Australia Society Website

Aspire has been hard at work re-desigining and building an entirely new website for the prestigious Britain-Australia Society. We have just launched the new site located at this address: http://www.britain-australia.org.uk/ which enables membership sign-up, event management, exclusive booking for events along with a great news section and shop.

Take a look and see what you think. It’s a great society, with some impressive events.

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Posted by on July 18th, 2012

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Elton John launches new book – Love Is The Cure

Aspire is currently working with the UK arm of the Elton John AIDS Foundation to re-design and re-launch their website, which webs live last week. We would like to relay the news regarding Elton John writing a book about AIDS.

The press release is below, Via ejaf.com:

We are excited to announce that Elton’s first book, Love Is the Cure, will officially be in stores on Tuesday 17 July 2012 and may be pre-ordered through Amazon now.

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Posted by on July 17th, 2012

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