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Generation Tech: How Employers Can Motivate the Younger Workforce
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6/30/2017   Post a comment
We need to use the technology available to us in order to engage the younger members of the workforce and keep them in the tech industry, says Paul Whitelam.
Women in the C-Suite: Radar Blip or a Bold New Era?
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6/30/2017   Post a comment
Leah Kinthaert looks at why women are underrepresented in leadership, and talks to some female leaders about how to empower the next generation of women.
Leadership Is Changing, Are You Ready?
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6/29/2017   Post a comment
Leah Kinthaert looks and leadership in the 21st century, and examines the various definitions our own leaders have.
Beyond the Hype of Artificial Intelligence
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6/28/2017   Post a comment
Vishal Chatrath, the CEO and founder of PROWLER.io, looks at artificial intelligence and attempts to distinguish the technology from the hype.
PromoRepublic Offers AI Alternative to Social Media Consultants
Phil Oakley  
6/28/2017   Post a comment
PromoRepublic has raised $1.2 million for an AI-infused social media platform for small businesses.
Apple Acquires Eye-Tracking AR Company – Report
Phil Oakley  
6/27/2017   Post a comment
Apple has a huge money pot, so acquiring smaller companies is an order of business for the technology giant.
Chatbot Your.MD Raises $10M in Funding
Phil Oakley  
6/27/2017   Post a comment
London-based Your.MD is a chatbot that can help with health problems such as stomach aches, sore throats and headaches.
Volvo Teams Up With Nvidia on Autonomous Vehicle R&D
Phil Oakley  
6/27/2017   Post a comment
Volvo and partner company Autoliv have teamed up with Nvidia to develop self-driving software on the latter's Drive PX platform.
Drive Before You Fly: MIT's New Drone
Phil Oakley  
6/26/2017   Post a comment
MIT's CSAI lab has developed a concept design for a drone that can drive on roads and fly over obstacles, such as lakes or areas of green, open spaces.
British Parliamentary Network Suffers Cyber Attack
Phil Oakley  
6/26/2017   Post a comment
The UK government suffered from a cyber attack over the weekend, compromising up to 90 accounts with weak passwords.
IDC Predicts VR, AR Boom in Next 5 Years
Phil Oakley  
6/26/2017   1 comment
IDC estimates major growth in VR and AR headset shipments during the next five years, with VR set for consumer demand and AR making inroads in enterprise.
Uber CEO Knew About Stolen Waymo Files, Lawyers Say
Phil Oakley  
6/23/2017   Post a comment
Uber's former CEO Travis Kalanick knew about confidential Waymo files, which former employee Robert Lewandowski stole when he left the Alphabet-owned company.
Calipsa Announces Deep Learning for Video Surveillance Platform
Phil Oakley  
6/23/2017   Post a comment
Calipsa's deep learning technology monitors video surveillance and analyzes the data, making recommendations for efficiency or redistribution of resources.
KUKA, Industrial Robot Giant, to Move Into Consumer Robotics
Phil Oakley  
6/22/2017   Post a comment
KUKA, maker of the iconic orange-liveried industrial robots, is going to target the consumer world too.
2017 Insights Into the London Tech Scene
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6/22/2017   Post a comment
Insights into technology recruitment trends from the talent.io team.
Is AI Friend or Foe? The Experts Discuss
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6/22/2017   Post a comment
At techXLR8, an esteemed panel discussed how artificial intelligence is going to shape our lives in the future.
MelodyVR Announces Global Partnership With Microsoft
Phil Oakley  
6/22/2017   Post a comment
British company MelodyVR, a music virtual reality platform, has announced a global partnership with Microsoft.
Petasense Uses Sensors & AI to Identify Machinery Problems
Phil Oakley  
6/21/2017   1 comment
Petasense is a startup looking for good, as well as bad, vibrations in connected machines.
Is Hyperloop the Future of Public Transportation?
Phil Oakley  
6/21/2017   Post a comment
Hyperloop appears futuristic and a little far-fetched, but there's a chance it might just happen.
Tesla Shuffles Its Autopilot & AI Team
Phil Oakley  
6/21/2017   2 comments
Tesla is parting company with its Autopilot software lead after only six months, but has hired a new director of AI and Autopilot.
JLL's Neil Murray on How Companies Can Transform Internal Culture
Phil Oakley  
6/20/2017   Post a comment
Over the years, the workplace has changed immeasurably, with the addition of computers, the Internet and smartphones. This has had a huge effect on the culture of a company and how it operates.
Virtual Reality's True Purpose Is Immersive Marketing
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6/20/2017   Post a comment
Virtual reality serves all kinds of purposes, but one of its biggest uses is for marketers to better engage customers with their brands. Enter immersive marketing.
Talk Amongst Yourselves: How Chatbots Created a New Language
Phil Oakley  
6/20/2017   Post a comment
Research from Facebook's AI labs appear to show that chatbots are cutting out the middle man and learning language skills from each other.
Finnish Company Creates VR Headset With 'Human-Eye Resolution' Display
Phil Oakley  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
Varjo has developed a VR headset with a resolution of 70 megapixels, compared to 1.2MP on the current leading headmounted displays.
TechXLR8 Awards Celebrate Achievements Across the Technology Industry
Phil Oakley  
6/19/2017   1 comment
The TechXLR8 awards at the Tobacco Dock in east London celebrated achievements from many companies right across the technology industry.
Google Will Use AI to Help Filter Out Online Extremism
Phil Oakley  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
In Google's ongoing efforts to filter out online extremism from its platforms, the search giant will use a mixture of AI and humans on YouTube.
The Born Survivor: What Differentiates the Winning Startup
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6/19/2017   Post a comment
In this podcast, UK Innovation Hub Outpost's Kate Jack shares with London Tech Week the three key attributes startups need to have, not only to survive but thrive in a market burgeoning with competitive startup talent and innovation.
Is the Traditional PC Going to Disappear?
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6/19/2017   2 comments
Emmanuel Freund, CEO and co-founder of the French start-up Blade, creator of Shadow, the first high-end PC entirely based in the cloud.
The Future of Brands as a Service (BaaS)
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6/19/2017   Post a comment
It's going to become increasingly hard for brands to stay relevant by only selling their physical goods without also creating useful services that consumers invite into their lives.
TechXLR8 Recap: 5G In Focus
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6/16/2017   Post a comment
Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com and Ray Le Maistre from Light Reading chat about some key takeaways from the TechXLR8 show floor, with 5G and connected cars the key topics of discussion.
#LTW Day 5: Tech Nation 2022 & Winding Down...
Phil Oakley  
6/16/2017   Post a comment
With the flagship TechXLR8 event over, London Tech Week 2017 is in its final stretch, but there's still plenty going on all over the capital.
Tech Nation 2022 Highlights Growth of UK Tech Scene
Phil Oakley  
6/16/2017   Post a comment
Tech Nation 2022 looked at how much the UK technology scene has grown, and what it needs to do to reach the next stage of growth.
#LTW Day 4: TechXLR8 Enters Final Phase
Phil Oakley  
6/15/2017   Post a comment
As TechXLR8 enters its final day, technology takes center stage on the show floor.
LeadersIn Tech Summit: Talent Retention a Key Focus
Phil Oakley  
6/15/2017   Post a comment
The UK will need to work hard to keep its strong technology talent pool topped up.
Ovum Analyst Puts IoT, 5G in Focus
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6/15/2017   Post a comment
From the show floor at TechXLR8, Ovum Principal Analyst Daryl Schoolar provides an update on developments in the IoT and 5G markets.
How VR Is Helping the Fight Against Dangerous Driving
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6/14/2017   Post a comment
The Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is using virtual reality to teach people about the ramifications of dangerous driving.
#LTW Day 3: Rise of the Robots, More From TechXLR8 & LeadersIn Tech
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6/14/2017   Post a comment
London Tech Week is at its halfway point, but there's still much more to happen across the city.
TechXLR8 Trends
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6/14/2017   Post a comment
The TechXLR8 show floor was packed as attendees sought out the latest hot trends.
Why EE Is Building a 5G Network for the Future
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6/14/2017   Post a comment
UK mobile operator EE is looking to stay at the leading edge of 5G network development, CEO Marc Allera explained in a keynote speech at TechXLR8.
Summing Up the VR & AR World Creative Forum at TechXLR8
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6/13/2017   Post a comment
Many things were discussed at VR & AR World's Creative Forum on June 13, including nausea and lag when using VR.
MP Karen Bradley Delivers First Keynote at TechXLR8
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6/13/2017   Post a comment
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley MP gave the opening keynote at TechXLR8, highlighting how technology must run through every vein of the British economy.
#LTW Day 2: LeadersIn Tech Summit, TechXLR8 & EdTech
Phil Oakley  
6/13/2017   Post a comment
The second day of London Tech Week 2017 encompassed even more events from all over London, with many different and varied speakers and topics on the agenda.
Accommodating the Demands of Tomorrow in Yesterday's European Cities
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6/13/2017   Post a comment
JLL senior analyst Ryan Loftus looks at the potential impact of technology innovation on urban logistics.
New Zealand Links Global Divide During London Tech Week
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6/13/2017   Post a comment
Technology development is bringing New Zealand and the UK closer together, notes Amanda Eliason of New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE).
Why Real Estate is Ripe for Disruption
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6/13/2017   Post a comment
Michael Davis, Head of London Unlimited at JLL, looks at trends in PropTech.
The PC Is Dead. Long live the PC!
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6/12/2017   Post a comment
Since its arrival in the 80s the PC has been evolving -- and its latest transformation, argues Nopporn Suppipat, could well be its last.
Plexal Is the UK's New 'Innovation Hub'
Phil Oakley  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
Plexal, the UK's new innovation hub, is the largest of its kind in Europe.
Accountants Should Embrace AI, Not Fear It
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6/12/2017   Post a comment
Paul Bulpitt, head of accounting at Xero and co-founder of The Wow Company, explains why using artificial intelligence capabilities can be a positive for accounting firms.
#LTW Day 1: The Launch, Plexal & the Impact of AI
Phil Oakley  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
The morning of London Tech Week 'Day 1' focused on the official launch and two new initiatives in the capital city that are all about encouraging and funding startups.
London's Mayor Unveils Clean Tech Incubator
Ray Le Maistre  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
As part of London Tech Week, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announces the formation of, and funding for, a Clean Tech Incubator called Better Futures.
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