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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/20/2017
Watch out London -- Paris is attracting more and more tech startup cash.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/19/2017
Facebook is known to most as a social network -- in fact, to many, it is "the" social network. However, it also releases a lot of its internal code and apps as open source projects for other developers to use. Accordingly, it has published a new "race detector," named RacerD, to help other developers find bugs in Java code.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/19/2017
DeepMind, Google's UK-based AI subsidary, has announced it has developed the final version of AlphaGo, its world-beating, machine learning-powered Go player. This new version is named AlphaGo Zero, and is, according to DeepMind, "arguably the strongest Go player ever."
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/18/2017
UK newspaper The Guardian has announced that its parent company, Guardian Media Group, is launching a new venture fund to invest in media technology startups and accelerate their growth.
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Doug Barnes, Head, EMEA Business, Twilio, 10/18/2017
Communications in the UK are changing.
Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/18/2017
Spotters, a London-based startup, is looking to capitalize on soccer's popularity by building a youth-orientated social network for young players to share their achievements and for coaches to spot potential new recruits.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/17/2017
SoftBank, the Japanese telecommunications giant, is looking to raise a $100 billion venture fund as it looks to inject millions, or in some cases billions, into tech startups, in order to find "the next big thing," reports Recode.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/17/2017
A significant majority of UK IT decision-makers -- more than 70% -- believe that full integration of a modern business with the cloud is important, according to the results of a survey conducted for network and cloud platform operator Interoute.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/16/2017
The UK's tech industry has a higher-than-average proportion of non-UK nationals working in it and those non-UK nationals are better educated than their UK counterparts, according to a new study from Tech City UK, the firm created by former Prime Minister David Cameron to champion UK digital tech businesses.
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