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Content posted in July 2017
Incubators & Accelerators: A Brief Guide for Startups
Phil Oakley  
7/31/2017   Post a comment
Incubators and accelerators offer similar services, but are subtly different in what they do for a startup. Here's a brief guide for founders, startups, entrepreneurs, or anyone with an interest in setting up a company.
Startup Profile: Chargifi
Phil Oakley  
7/27/2017   Post a comment
London-based Chargifi is a wireless charging wizard, installing induction chargers into furniture in commercial venues all over the world.
London-Based Fintech Startup Cleo Raises £2M in Funding
Phil Oakley  
7/26/2017   Post a comment
One of London's hottest fintech startups, banking chatbot Cleo, has raised £2 million in funding, led by LocalGlobe and Skype co-founder Niklas ZennstrŲm.
Stanford Engineers Create a 4D Camera for AR & Robots
Phil Oakley  
7/25/2017   Post a comment
Stanford researchers create a 4D camera with an ultra-wide lens and light field technology, that could have huge implications for robotics, AR and autonomous vehicles.
Citymapper Will Launch a Night Bus Service in London Next Month
Phil Oakley  
7/24/2017   Post a comment
London-based public transport app Citymapper will launch a night bus service next month in London's East End, after a successful trial in May.
Diabetes Treatment Is Undergoing an AI Revolution
TechX365 News  
7/21/2017   Post a comment
We caught up with Arjun Panesar (left), co-founder and CEO of Diabetes.co.uk to discuss how AI is changing healthcare for people with diabetes.
3.7% of EU's Workforce Is in IT – Report
Phil Oakley  
7/20/2017   Post a comment
Data from Eurostat reveals that across the European Union, 3.7% of total employment is provided by the IT industry.
The Triple D -- Drastic Digital Disruptors
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7/19/2017   1 comment
The Internet of Things, Blockchain and other drastic digital disruptors are already making big waves in the energy sector.
Lessons From Successful Tech Startups
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7/19/2017   Post a comment
Joelson's Phil Hails-Smith provides some key advice for tech startups.
Startup Profile: Heartisans
Phil Oakley  
7/19/2017   Post a comment
Hong Kong-based Heartisans is developing the world's first wrist-worn blood pressure monitor that looks very much like a smartwatch.
WaveOptics Raises $15M Series B Round for AR Technology
Phil Oakley  
7/18/2017   Post a comment
Oxford-based AR company WaveOptics has raised $15 million to continue developing its augmented reality technology, which improves field of view for AR headsets.
The Tech That Helped Lewis Hamilton Win the British Grand Prix
Phil Oakley  
7/17/2017   Post a comment
F1 cars are some of the most advanced vehicles on the planet, with complex hybrid engines and capable of generating huge amounts of data.
Transportation Is Being Transformed by Technology
Toby Kernon  
7/17/2017   Post a comment
The car industry is on the cusp of real change, thanks largely to the possibilities offered by connectivity.
Poll Result: Y'All Need Data Scientists
TechX365 News  
7/17/2017   Post a comment
Majority of voters in our poll believe medium-sized and large enterprises should hire a data scientist immediately or at least in the near term.
AI: How Terminatorís Geeky Cousin Can Help With Cybersecurity
Itsik Mantin  
7/14/2017   Post a comment
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping companies plug holes in their networks and keep data secure.
Google Acquires Indian AI Startup
Phil Oakley  
7/13/2017   1 comment
Google has acquired an AI startup from India, Halli Labs, for an undisclosed amount.
Where Is London's Chief Digital Officer?
Phil Oakley  
7/12/2017   Post a comment
Sadiq Khan announced he'd be appointing a chief digital officer for London two months ago, but since then there has been no news on an appointment or update on the recruitment process.
Meet Gradient Ventures, Google's New AI Venture Fund
Phil Oakley  
7/12/2017   Post a comment
Google has announced a new venture capital firm inside parent company Alphabet, focused on funding startups developing AI technologies.
Darktrace Raises $75M, Provides Inspiration
Ray Le Maistre  
7/11/2017   Post a comment
AI-based cybersecurity specialist banks a Series D round of funding and boasts major business growth.
London Attracts Record Tech Investment in H1 2017
Phil Oakley  
7/10/2017   Post a comment
London tech firms have attracted record levels of investment during the first six months of 2017, according to figures compiled by London & Partners.
LeadersIn Tech: Leadership Must Adapt as Startups to Scale Up
Niall Hunt  
7/10/2017   Post a comment
Startups are vital to the UK economy, but they must learn to scale up into fully established companies to have further impact.
SoundCloud Shutters London & San Francisco Offices
Phil Oakley  
7/7/2017   1 comment
SoundCloud is cutting 40% of its workforce and closing two offices as it faces financial uncertainty.
London Can Thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, says Microsoft UK CEO Cindy Rose
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7/7/2017   Post a comment
The UK's history of embracing technology and innovation means its capital is well placed to benefit from the "fourth industrial revolution," says Microsoft UK CEO Cindy Rose.
Banks Must Move From Product Focus to Customer Focus
Niall Hunt  
7/7/2017   Post a comment
In the face of tech startups getting banking licenses and creating highly engaging, easy ways to manage money, the big banks must focus more on consumers than product, Niall Hunt writes.
Worldpay Acquisition Shows the Way for UK Fintech Startups
Phil Oakley  
7/6/2017   Post a comment
London-based FinTech company Worldpay has agreed to a deal with Vantiv, constituting a merger worth £7.7 billion.
AI: Not Just a 21st Century Phenomenon
Phil Oakley  
7/5/2017   Post a comment
From Talos of Crete, the world's first automaton, to the latest developments in machine learning, the history of artificial intelligence is fascinating.
AR Device Plugs Into Lightbulb Socket, No Headset Required
Phil Oakley  
7/5/2017   Post a comment
'Desktopography' can project images onto a surface, which can then be interacted with.
The Futuristic 'Elevated Bus' From China Was a Scam
Phil Oakley  
7/4/2017   Post a comment
The social media sensation of a Transit Elevated Bus, which straddles traffic, has been revealed to be a scam, after the test site has lain dormant for almost a year.
DeepMind NHS Deal Breached Data Protection Laws, Says ICO
Phil Oakley  
7/3/2017   Post a comment
The Royal Free Hospital in London breached data protection laws when it shared patient records with Google DeepMind, according to the Information Commissioner's Office.
Ocado Trials Autonomous CargoPod in London
Phil Oakley  
7/3/2017   Post a comment
Ocado is trialing its small autonomous delivery van, named the CargoPod, in London.
How Can the C-Suite Foster Diversity?
TechX365 News  
7/3/2017   Post a comment
Leah Kinthaert examines how experts can use a diverse workplace to foster a culture of innovation and openness while ensuring everyone is respected regardless of gender, race or sexuality.
Contextualising Your Content with VR: Rendermedia
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7/3/2017   Post a comment
Rendermedia's Mark Miles looks at how technology is changing the way we view content.




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