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Here’s how UK tech reacted to the Supreme Court’s Brexit ruling


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Starling Bank first of digital challengers to join Faster Payments as direct partner
No more electronic ‘loose change’: innovative fintech charity payment scheme launched today across 6,000 UK schools
Chimni calls for the UK proptech community to work more closely with the housebuilding industry



Amazon Alexa and driverless cars: The highlights from CES 2017
posted on January 10, 2017

Graeme Maguire, partner and global head of Tech and Comms at Bird & Bird UK, brings you the latest from this year’s CES tradeshow held in Vegas.

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Tech World: Opendoor raises $210m Series D, Amazon makes first drone delivery & more
posted on December 21, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your round up of the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Opendoor’s $210m Series D round, a downfall for Uber’s self-driving vehicles and Amazon’s first delivery by drone – in Cambridge!


Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announces $1bn global clean tech investment fund
posted on December 12, 2016

UK clean tech startups could benefit from a $1bn investment global fund announced by Bill Gates.

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Velocity gets $22.5m, Apple taxes, Amazon Dash & more in the Week in Tech
posted on September 2, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you the $22.5m investment received by Velocity, Wired’s ‘hottest startups’ supplement and the launch of Amazon’s new Dash buttons. Watch the video, or read on for all this and more.

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How the likes of Google and Apple are embracing artificial intelligence
posted on August 11, 2016

AI is everywhere, or so it seems. Yessi Bello Perez takes a look at how some of the world’s biggest tech firms are embracing the technology.

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UK government approves Amazon’s drone delivery trials
posted on July 26, 2016

The UK government has partnered with Amazon to explore the steps required to make drone parcel deliveries a reality. According to a statement released by the e-commerce giant, a cross-government team supported by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given Amazon permission to explore three key innovations. Amazon, the statement added, will be able…


Digital 2016 promotes Welsh tech, Amazon delivers food & more in your Week in Tech
posted on June 10, 2016

This week we’re filming from Huckletree in Shoreditch and spoke to Gabriela Hersham, the CEO. Investments Hibob, a people management platform for SMEs, has raised $7.5m in seed funding from Silicon Valley-based Bessemer Venture Partners – an investor in Skype, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Smart Pension, an automated enrollment pension provider, has closed a £3.3m Series…

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10 Lessons from 10 Years of Amazon Web Services
posted on March 15, 2016

Werner Vogels is the VP and CTO at Amazon. In this article he discusses what the company has learnt in the 10 years since Amazon Web Services released its first service. This post was originally published on All Things Distributed. The epoch of AWS is the launch of Amazon S3 on March 14, 2006, now almost 10…


Blippar raises $54m, Snapchat cyber attack, TaskRabbit launches app & more in your week in tech
posted on March 4, 2016

In this week’s video we’ve rounded up some of the top tech-related investments from across the UK, including risk intelligence company Polecat’s $4.2m raise from Grassy Creek Ventures. The company was co-founded by Microsoft UK’s former head of innovation James Lawn and the new funds will be used to grow its presence in the UK….


Overcoming our trust issues
posted on November 18, 2015

Ryan O’Hare product manager at JUST EAT, considers the importance and problem of online reviews. If you knew this article was given a 5 star rating by 100 people you’ve never met, would you be more likely to read on? If you then knew 80 of those reviewers didn’t actually exist, 19 of them were…


Digital Single Market: Opportunities and Challenges
posted on November 12, 2015

The European Commission’s aim to create a Digital Single Market could be one of the most important and ambitious initiatives ever attempted, but is it potentially a brave new world or an unattainable dream? It is no surprise that we do not have a Digital Single Market in Europe yet as there are a substantial…


Will subscription services be Tech City’s next unicorns?
posted on November 10, 2015

Spotify, Netflix and Graze are just a handful of companies referred to as the ‘digital wunderkinds’ of the 2010s, attracting equally large numbers of users and investors across the globe. Quite simply, they have succeeded because they understood how people behave, and how technology can make their experience better. These are companies built for the…

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Supreme Court

Here’s how UK tech reacted to the Supreme Court’s Brexit ruling
posted 6 hours ago


Wiltshire-based HealthTech firm Atlas Genetics closes $35m Series D
posted 7 hours ago


Leeds-based online sports network Pitchero lands £3.1m Series A
posted on January 23, 2017

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UK tech community reacts to Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy proposals
posted on January 23, 2017

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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech
posted on January 23, 2017

Tech for good

Here’s how tech for good startups can maximise their chances of getting funded
posted on January 23, 2017