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500 Startups’ Dave McClure resigns over sexual harassment claims, Amazon’s underwater warehouse plans and more in The Week in Tech
posted on July 7, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the latest top tech news. This week, we have 500 Startups’ sexual harassment woes, more than £38m in UK tech investment, a new €2.4bn growth fund, a £9.1bn merger, Amazon’s plans for underwater warehouses and much more.

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Tech World: Facebook’s €110m fine, SoftBank’s $93bn tech fund, the new Nokia 3310 and more
posted on May 31, 2017

Welcome to Tech World, your quick roundup of some the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Facebook’s €110m fine, SoftBank’s $93bn tech fund, the new Nokia 3310 and more. For this episode’s Hot Topic interview, we spoke with Michael Von der Geest from EY about how companies can benefit from digital innovation.

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A $500m tech fund, Google I/O, WannaCry and more in The Week in Tech
posted on May 19, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we have new tech funds totalling $1.72bn, product announcements from Google, the WannaCry ransomware and more.

Sharp contributes $1bn to SoftBank’s $100bn tech investment fund target
posted on May 18, 2017

Japanese technology giant SoftBank has received $1bn from Sharp towards its $100bn tech fund, according to The Financial Times.

Everything you need to know about Improbable, the UK’s latest unicorn
posted on May 12, 2017

How does a London-based firm founded just five years ago go from raising a somewhat modest $22.09m Series A to grabbing over $500m in Series B from investors?

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UK tech firm Improbable closes staggering $502m Series B
posted on May 12, 2017

British tech startup Improbable has raised a staggering $502m in Series B funding round led by Softbank.

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SoftBank to sell 25% of UK-founded tech giant Arm
posted on March 8, 2017

Japan’s SoftBank is to sell 25% of UK-founded smartphone chip designer Arm to a $100bn Saudi-backed investment fund.

UK ‘raised more tech investment than any other European country’ in 2016
posted on January 12, 2017

The UK’s technology sector drew more investment than that of any other European country last year, according to research revealed by London & Partners.

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SoftBank’s allocation of half its $100bn investment fund spells bad news for UK tech
posted on December 7, 2016

Members of the UK tech community have spoken out following reports that SoftBank will invest half of its $100bn London-based fund in US technology startups.

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ARM Holdings, Swiftkey, Magic Pony and Encription: A year in UK tech acquisitions
posted on November 24, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez rounds up some of the UK’s top tech acquisitions to have taken place this year.

Softbank announces $100bn fund to invest in tech firms
posted on October 14, 2016

Softbank Group (SBG) has announced the launch of a global tech investment fund that could grow as large as $100bn.

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ARM Holdings acquisition, MarketInvoice funding, Swiftmoji and more in your Week in Tech
posted on July 22, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we have investments, acquisitions, emojis and something to keep you cool during the next heatwave.

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FinTech startup Cleo gets £2m in round led by LocalGlobe
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