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The UK Starts & Grows Most of Europe's Tech Unicorns
Phil Oakley  
10/23/2018   Post a comment
UK tech clusters, such as Manchester and Oxbridge, are competing head-to-head with major European capitals.
Amazon Opens New Manchester R&D Center & Adds 1,000 Employees
Phil Oakley  
10/22/2018   Post a comment
Amazon's new office will focus on developing machine learning and other software development for the tech giant's growing product range.
Two Thirds of Pharmaceuticals Experimenting With Blockchain – Research
Phil Oakley  
9/27/2018   Post a comment
In the world of pharmaceuticals, blockchain could eliminate the threat of counterfeit and fraudulent drugs, as well as make medical data much more secure, according to a new report.
London Hackspace Reopens in Wembley for All Your Tinkering Needs
Phil Oakley  
9/25/2018   Post a comment
The hackspace has woodwork and metal workshops, laser cutters, electronic facilities, 3D printers and a lot more.
Startup Profile: Octotrip
Phil Oakley  
9/19/2018   Post a comment
Business travel can be a huge problem for SMEs and large corporates alike, but Asian tech startup Octotrip is here to help with a platform powered by data and AI.
Innovate UK Invests 400K Into Biomedical Health Accelerator KQ Labs
Phil Oakley  
9/17/2018   Post a comment
The program, run by the Francis Crick Institute, will back ten startups with a 40,000 investment each, with an intense 16 weeks in store for successful applicants.
Dyson to Invest 200M in Purpose-Built Track for Electric Car R&D
Phil Oakley  
9/4/2018   Post a comment
Dyson's electric car is expected to be available in 2020 and aims to become 'the UK's Tesla.'
China's AI Startups Raised Almost $5B in 2017, Overtaking US Competitors
Phil Oakley  
8/30/2018   Post a comment
Chinese AI startups raised $4.9 billion as worldwide AI investment soared by 150%.
Tech Diversity Efforts to Be Bolstered by 1M UK Government Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/29/2018   Post a comment
The Digital Skills Innovation Fund will help women, the disabled and minority groups develop the skills they need to get a job in tech.
London Toppled by Tokyo as World's Most Innovative City
Phil Oakley  
8/13/2018   Post a comment
Tokyo has been ranked as the world's most innovative city, knocking London off its perch.
Third of Millennials Think AI Will 'Destroy Us' – Study
Phil Oakley  
8/10/2018   Post a comment
Distrust of technology among young people is high, especially when it comes to AI, according to a new report.
LG Opens New AI Research Lab in Toronto
Phil Oakley  
8/1/2018   Post a comment
The South Korean tech company is partnering with the University of Toronto to open the new lab, which it hopes will give it an edge over rivals.
Iceland Innovation Lab Seeks Next-Gen Food Biz Startups
Phil Oakley  
7/17/2018   Post a comment
British supermarket chain Iceland wants startups to help it find the next big thing in food, and in return will mentor the startups and give them access to the chain's partner network.
IBM's AI-Powered 'Project Debater' Successfully Debates With Humans
Phil Oakley  
6/19/2018   2 comments
Project Debater more than held its own in a debate with humans, on subjects of which it had no prior knowledge.
What Is the Future of Blockchain?
Elliott Heath  
6/15/2018   1 comment
Distributed ledger technology is set to play a major role in the global business ecosystem in years to come, but what needs to be done now to get the tech adopted? A Blockchain 360 panel discussion at the TechXLR8 event in London debated the issues.
Cloud & DevOps World Wrap-Up: Plan, Plan & Plan Again
Maria McSorley  
6/14/2018   1 comment
Meticulous planning is crucial for any companies thinking of moving to the cloud.
Blockchain's Economic Value to Hit $2 Trillion by 2030, Predicts Analyst
Elliott Heath  
6/14/2018   1 comment
Blockchain is set to underpin a significant slice of global economic activity by 2030, predicts IHS Markit analyst Don Tait.
Data Is the Key to Innovation, Say Top Global Business Leaders
Phil Oakley  
6/11/2018   1 comment
Continued innovation will be enabled by data, whether that's in customer service, retail, fintech or automation.
BGL Invests in State of the Art Usability Lab
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6/7/2018   1 comment
What is a Usability Lab? Neil Dodd from BGL Group explains.
Mobile M-Commerce in the UK - How Can We Win This Over?
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6/7/2018   2 comments
How can the UK lead the world in M-Commerce?
Newcastle University Researchers Eye Up 3D Printing Breakthrough
Phil Oakley  
5/31/2018   Post a comment
3D-printing body parts is quickly becoming a reality, and in a world first, a team of researchers has 3D-printed human corneas.
Can AI Be Emotionally Intelligent?
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5/31/2018   1 comment
Ai is incredible and can do things humans can't. But can it be emotional?
Google Outguns Amazon as Smart Speaker Market Grows 210% in Q1
Phil Oakley  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
As the smart speaker market continues to grow, Google outsold Amazon for the first time.
VR: Enabling the Impossible for Everyone
Elin Gronow  
5/16/2018   1 comment
Virtual reality is enabling a new kind of immersive experience, giving everyone the opportunity to fly fighter jets, for example.
Augmented & Virtual Reality: Where Are We At?
Elin Gronow  
5/2/2018   1 comment
Take a look at what's happening in the augmented and virtual reality industry right now with this free webinar.
15M for Commonwealth Cybersecurity Is 'Drop in the Ocean' – Analyst
Phil Oakley  
4/20/2018   Post a comment
The funding will be used by Commonwealth countries to review cybersecurity practices, but Ovum Research Director Maxine Holt called it 'a drop in the ocean.'
Google Develops Neural Network That Isolates Voices in a Crowd
Phil Oakley  
4/13/2018   Post a comment
System works by the neural network looking at the person's face and then correlating that video track with the audio track.
Jimmy Wales Headlines at This Year's London Tech Week
Gabriella Jeakins  
4/9/2018   2 comments
The co-founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, has been announced as a headline speaker for London Tech Week in June.
HS. Accelerator Launches First Cohort to Tackle Global Health Problems
Phil Oakley  
4/6/2018   1 comment
HS. accelerator is aiming to tackle global health problems using tech, with its first cohort of founders and their companies.
Nokia Bell Labs Prize Looks for Disruptive Industry 4.0 Ideas
Phil Oakley  
3/9/2018   Post a comment
The fifth annual Nokia Bell Labs Prize is looking for ideas surrounding the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Magic Leap's Headset 'Could Replace All Your Computers', Says CEO Abovitz
Phil Oakley  
2/14/2018   Post a comment
Also, it's not 'augmented reality' anymore – it's 'spacial computing.'
Healthcare Accelerator HS. Gives the NHS Some Innovation Treatment
Phil Oakley  
2/14/2018   Post a comment
HS., a healthcare startup accelerator based in London, takes early stage MedTech startups and helps them integrate with the NHS.
Amazon's Checkout-Less, AI-Powered Store Opens in Seattle
Phil Oakley  
1/22/2018   2 comments
Amazon's AI-powered convenience store, dubbed Amazon Go, will open to customers in Seattle today.
The Up-And-Coming Change Makers of Tech
Nicholas Fearn  
1/16/2018   1 comment
These six people are using tech to make real changes to our world.
Britbots Launches Second British Robotics Seed Fund
Phil Oakley  
1/15/2018   Post a comment
British robotics organization Britbots has launched its second seed fund for UK robotics and AI businesses.
Canada's Tech 'Supercluster' Will Create 50,000 Jobs, Add $15B to GDP – Backers
Phil Oakley  
1/10/2018   1 comment
The consortium behind it reckons Canada's proposed Digital Technology Supercluster will create 50,000 jobs and add $15 billion to the national GDP over a ten-year period.
Google AI Generates (Almost) Human-Sounding Speech
Phil Oakley  
1/2/2018   Post a comment
A Google research paper has revealed a new system for synthesizing speech by artificial intelligence, resulting in a voice is almost indistinguishable from human speech.
AlphaZero Beats Chess World Champion After Just 4 Hours of Self-Play
Phil Oakley  
12/7/2017   Post a comment
DeepMind's AlphaZero, of which versions beat the world's best Go players, has taught itself to play chess to a 'superhuman' standard in just four hours.
Facebook Brings Xmas Cheer to London with 800 New Jobs & Startup Incubator
Ray Le Maistre  
12/4/2017   1 comment
As it celebrates 10 years in the UK, the social media giant opens a new office in central London, unveils a startup incubator and announces 800 new UK jobs, shrugging off Brexit concerns.
Amazon Adds $100M to Alexa Fund, Preps Launch of Alexa for Business
Phil Oakley  
11/30/2017   Post a comment
Amazon has added a further $100 million to its Alexa Fund in order to push for international expansion, and is also gearing up to launch Alexa for Business.
Waymo's Cars Log Over 4 Million Miles in 23 US Cities
Phil Oakley  
11/28/2017   Post a comment
Waymo's autonomous cars have driven over 4 million miles on roads, in 23 US cities over four states, and have covered over 2.5 billion miles in simulation.
5G, AI Are Autumn Budget Winners
Phil Oakley  
11/22/2017   Post a comment
The government has allocated money to AI, connected and electric cars and 5G mobile networks, as well as training teachers in computer science and extra money for schools when pupils take maths.
'Just Get on With It' Say Tech Leaders at Tech World Tour
Phil Oakley  
11/17/2017   Post a comment
Close to 100 speakers discussed the challenges facing the Global Tech Industry at the Tech London Advocates 'Tech World Tour' at Here East in London.
This AI-Powered Chatbot Will Talk to Email Scammers for You
Phil Oakley  
11/10/2017   Post a comment
Netsafe's chatbot will waste email scammers time so you don't have to.
Machine Learning Boosting IVF Success Rates by 40%
Phil Oakley  
10/27/2017   Post a comment
A team of scientists at the Prague Fertility Centre has developed a machine learning model that selects embryos for artificial insemination, boosting pregnancy success rates by up to 40%.
French Tech Investment Fund Lands 100M
Ray Le Maistre  
10/20/2017   Post a comment
South Korean online giant Naver pumps another 100 million into a French tech startup investment vehicle run by former French digital economy minister Fleur Pellerin.
Facebook Open Sources RacerD for Finding Errors in Java
Phil Oakley  
10/19/2017   1 comment
Facebook has released a new tool as open source, RacerD, for developers to find errors in Java code.
Deepmind Unveils Self-Taught AlphaGo Zero
Phil Oakley  
10/19/2017   Post a comment
Google's DeepMind takes its AI-fueled AlphaGo player program to a new level.
Scientists Develop Ingestible Sensor That Clings to Gut Lining
Phil Oakley  
10/12/2017   Post a comment
Flexible, ingestible sensor is powered by movement and clings to the gut lining for up to two days, providing invaluable feedback.
Twilio Studio Preview: A Hands-On Report
Phil Oakley  
10/9/2017   Post a comment
Twilio Studio is the company's newest product, aimed at decreasing the time between idea, production and rollout.
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