Graeme Maguire, partner and global head of Tech and Comms at Bird and Bird UK, brings you the latest from this year's CES tradeshow held in Vegas. The product that really stole the show at CES2017 (at least in so far as its pervasiveness) was Alexa.
Gambling app start-up Bookee has won the start-up pitch competition at the Entrepreneur’s Conference that took place in London in early December. Bookee launched earlier this year. The product is a mobile-first sports-betting app launched by Adam Wilson and Adam Kalmanson as a ‘Tinder for bookmaking’ that offers swipe-to-bet capability that allows the punter to place or reject bets with a simple swipe of the finger.