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Wiltshire-based HealthTech firm Atlas Genetics closes $35m Series D

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Leeds-based online sports network Pitchero lands £3.1m Series A

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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
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Internet of things

CES

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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Internet of Things World Europe heads to Dublin
posted on October 18, 2016

For those interested in connected devices, the future of technology and Smart Cities, there’s an event to take note of happening next month. Taking place on 21st and 22nd November, Internet of Things World will be held at The Convention Centre in Dublin. Building on the success of the sister show in California, Internet of Things World Europe is heading to Dublin for the first time.

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Cambridge’s PragmatIC gets £18m to deploy its intelligent packaging solution
posted on October 14, 2016

PragmatIC, an intelligent electronics packaging company, has closed a £18m funding round.

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IoT in the workplace: Welcome to the office of the future
posted on October 5, 2016

Tom McQueen, managing director UK at Futurice, looks at what connected offices could look like in the future.

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Top tech stats: The Internet of Things, gender equality & more
posted on August 20, 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. This week, we have statistics looking at the Internet of Things, the sharing economy, employee expenses, gender equality and VC-backed FinTech funding.

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Cybersecurity firm Bullguard acquires Israel-based Dojo Labs
posted on August 16, 2016

UK cybersecurity firm Bullguard has acquired Israel-based startup Dojo-Labs for an undisclosed sum.

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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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The importance of mobile for you and your tech startup
posted on August 7, 2016

Mats Carduner, co-founder, president and CEO of fifty-five, explores the necessity of a strong mobile presence in today’s business climate.

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Startup Weekly: Startupbootcamp IoT cohort, new innovation labs & more
posted on July 15, 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. Startupbootcamp’s IoT cohort Startupbootcamp has announced the names of the 10 startups accepted to its 2016 IoT cohort. The chosen startups, which are working on a wide range of areas…

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Manchester to get new innovation centre following Cisco partnership
posted on June 13, 2016

Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) have announced the launch of Mi-IDEA, an innovation centre. The centre, which will also act as a second site in the UK for Cisco CREATE, will seek to support the growth of key innovation clusters and early-stage startups in the North of England. According to a statement, the partnership…

IoT

The Internet of Things: Finance gets personal
posted on June 13, 2016

Mike Laven is CEO of Currency Cloud, a provider of cross-border money transferring services, explains how the Internet of Things could revolutionise personal finance. I often use a FitBit to track how many steps I take every day. When I connect my device to an app on my mobile phone, I can see how many calories…

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DevicePilot gets £600,000 in angel investment with support from Skyscanner’s founders
posted on May 12, 2016

DevicePilot has raised £600,000 in angel investment to continue developing its service for IoT device management. Originally called 1248, London-based DevicePilot’s round drew support from investors including Skyscanner‘s founders Gareth Williams and Bonamy Grimes as well as Telefonica’s corporate accelerator Wayra Unlimited. DevicePilot CEO Pilgrim Beart, commented on the raise: “Since starting the company we’ve delivered…

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Supreme Court

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

HealthTech

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

pitchero

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

PM Theresa May

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

Theresa May

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