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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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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/16/2017
MadTech, or marketing, advertising and sales tech, has been a big area of growth for startups in the past few years. It makes sense, then, that the accelerators specializing in it are also growing. London and Amsterdam-based Collider is chief among these, with hundreds of applicants for its programs every year. TechX365 spoke to the accelerator on what ...
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/12/2017
Attendees of TechXLR8 Asia, held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on October 3-4 2017, donned their finery for the awards dinner at the end of the first day of the expo. The great and the good of Asia's technology community were present, and the food and drink flowed as the awards were handed out to the recipients.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/12/2017
The human stomach is a fascinating thing. It makes sense, then, that scientists want to understand more about it. To do this, a team from MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital has developed an edible, flexible sensor to observe goings-on in the gut, in the hope of finding treatments for conditions and illnesses.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/11/2017
Machine learning is revolutionizing every industry in one way or another, but one place it's really having an effect is in fintech. Aire, a London-based startup, is using machine learning and neural nets to assess applicants' credit scores, leading to a more consistent and on the whole, better system, and, ultimately, to more "democratized" credit scores.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/10/2017
Virtual reality isn't just about the head-mounted displays from Oculus and HTC. It also involves 360-degree cameras that take images from every angle, stitching them together digitally. This is what Nokia's OZO camera did, except now it doesn't, as Nokia has announced it is to pull out of the VR market and kill the OZO project.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/9/2017
In what will come as good news for UK startups everywhere, former Conservative MP Paul Uppal has been appointed as the Small Business Commissioner by the government's Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/9/2017
Twilio has been at the forefront of the communications industry for a while now. At its recent developer conference, Signal, the company announced a plethora of new products, but perhaps the biggest announcement was Studio, a drag-and-drop visual coder for the entirety of Twilio's product line up.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/9/2017
London's first sport-dedicated startup accelerator, which has accepted 16 young companies all focused on disrupting the sports and fitness industries, opened its doors on October 5 at a launch event just off Borough High Street in the UK capital.
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