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Tech World: $3.7bn acquisition by Cisco, WhatsApp’s security issues, news of a French Tech Visa and more
posted on February 7, 2017

Welcome to Tech World, your quick round up of the top technology news from across the globe. This month, we have Cisco’s $3.7bn acquisition of AppDynamics, WhatsApp’s security issues, news of a French Tech Visa and more. For this episode’s hot topic interview, we spoke with Ian Williamson from EY about data protection and data ethics.

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Cisco’s Ian Kennedy on why Manchester is the ideal place for tech startups
posted on November 15, 2016

Emily Spaven spoke to to Ian Kennedy, vice president of technical operations for EMEA, at Cisco, about how Manchester is emerging as an important UK tech hub.

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Teenage tech success stories – where are they now?
posted on November 10, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at some of the most notable teenage tech success stories.

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Documentary: What’s going on in Manchester’s tech scene?
posted on November 8, 2016

We’re proud to introduce the latest documentary produced by Tech City News. This documentary was produced in partnership with Cisco and focuses on the growing tech scene in Manchester.

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To exit or not to exit? Exit strategies explored
posted on September 14, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at exit strategies, and whether or not startup founders should plan an exit from the outset.

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Crazy startup ideas that actually worked out
posted on August 25, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at some of the stranger startup ideas that have actually turned out to be a success.

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Top tech stats: Post-Brexit industry confidence, biometric authentication & more
posted on August 13, 2016

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

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Should your startup offer employee perks?
posted on August 10, 2016

From gym memberships to health insurance, childcare vouchers to free books, and sleep pods to Ibiza holidays, the list of perks being offered to employees in the UK is varied and seemingly endless. But just how important are non-monetary rewards, and how realistic is it for growing tech companies to offer such perks?

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Startup Weekly: New Cisco collaboration, PI Labs partnership & more
posted on August 5, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

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The rise of the machines: How AI can transform our lives
posted on July 21, 2016

Tech City News held a roundtable attended by a variety of AI experts, who discussed the potential of AI and the ethical challenges posed by the technology. Yessi Bello Perez, our reporter, has more. Just last year, Stephen Hawking – arguably one of the world’s brightest minds – predicted artificially intelligent computers would overtake humans…

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Top VC rounds, robots and the rise of the machines: AI magazine by Tech City News available now
posted on July 6, 2016

We are happy to announce that Tech City News’ latest print magazine issue has launched. Focusing on the topic of artificial intelligence, issue 11 of our popular tech magazine, looks at how AI is transforming our lives for better or worse. Our cover story, sponsored by Cisco, explores how the technology is affecting the music,…

Mentor

Why having a mentor is crucial to startup success
posted on July 5, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg had Steve Jobs; Bill Gates had PC inventor Ed Roberts – behind many a successful tech entrepreneur stands a mighty mentor. But what exactly can mentors do to help and what’s in it for them? Why get a mentor? Mentors usually have a wealth of experience under their belts, often having been at…

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How tech is shaking up the world of banking
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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
posted 12 hours ago

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Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted 15 hours ago

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At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted on March 23, 2017

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Deloitte: Blockchain can transform emerging ‘trust economy’
posted on March 22, 2017

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Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017