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Ahti Heinla, co-founder of Starship Technologies, on how robots will transform the delivery space

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UK government to announce £17.3m boost for artificial intelligence and robotics

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Tech World Feb 2017

Tech World: Ford’s $1bn for driverless cars, Klarna buys BillPay for £60m and more
posted on February 22, 2017

Welcome to Tech World, your quick round up of the top technology news from across the globe. This month, we have Ford’s $1bn investment in driverless cars, Klarna’s £60m acquisition of BillPay, the arrest of Samsung’s vice chairman and more. For this episode’s hot topic interview, we spoke with Adrian Baschnonga from EY about smart home tech. First though, here are your top international stories.

London FinTech

Investment in UK FinTech ‘declined by more than 85%’ in 2016
posted on February 21, 2017

Investment into UK FinTech companies declined by more than 85% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a recent report by KPMG.

European Union

MEPs vote to regulate robotics and artificial intelligence
posted on February 17, 2017

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have called out for robots and artificial intelligence (AI) to be regulated.

DigitalBridge

Manchester-based retail tech startup DigitalBridge raises £700,000
posted on February 7, 2017

DigitalBridge, a home decor retail tech platform, has raised a £700,000 Seed round from a series of private investors.

Office

Can the Internet of Things make your office more secure?
posted on February 2, 2017

Nick Chowdrey, content and PR manager at In Marketing We Trust, weighs up the benefits that the IoT can bring for home and office security against the cons.

Law

The robotic revolution: How can we govern AI?
posted on January 31, 2017

In this co-authored article Peter Dickinson, partner and co-head at Mayer Brown’s Technology Transactions Practice, and Christian Higham, an associate and member, explore the challenges facing the governance of AI technology.

Doctors and nurses

5 UK tech firms using AI to transform healthcare
posted on January 30, 2017

Here are some of the UK’s most promising technology firms using AI to disrupt the healthcare industry.

Robot

Battle of the bots: How your AI can compete by meeting consumers’ needs
posted on January 16, 2017

Sebastien Reeve, director of product management at Nuance Communications, explores why tech firms need to tailor their AI technology to the needs of the consumer to succeed.

cytora

AI startup Cytora gets £2.4m in Series A funding round led by Parkwalk
posted on January 12, 2017

Three year old AI startup Cytora has raised £2.4m in Series A funding in a round led by Parkwalk.

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Here’s how you can make AI more accessible to consumers
posted on January 12, 2017

Yariella Coello, head of consultancy at data science and intelligent marketing company Profusion, discusses how tech companies can describe complex subjects like artificial intelligence to everyday consumers.

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Top tech stats: 76% of businesses want increased government support, consumers embrace AI & more
posted on January 8, 2017

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

emily-foges

LegalTech startup Luminance valued at $20m following investment from Talis Capital
posted on December 15, 2016

Luminance, an AI-powered platform that seeks to disrupt the legal due diligence process, has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Talis Capital, valuing the company at more than $20m.

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posted on February 24, 2017

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posted on February 24, 2017

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posted on February 24, 2017