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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.
Breaking Down the Barriers to Reap the Benefits of Smart Buildings
TechX365 News  
9/13/2018   Post a comment
Smart buildings have many benefits, but the hard thing is making them actually work in the real world.
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.
Poor Data Quality Shouldn't Be an Excuse for Not Adopting AI
TechX365 News  
8/8/2018   Post a comment
If your data quality is not up to scratch... why aren't you improving it?
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.
Is Your Innovation Being Killed in the Process?
TechX365 News  
7/10/2018   Post a comment
Six innovators from across industry discuss the biggest innovation challenges in today's digital world.
Why Open Standards Are the Only Way to Future-Proof IoT Solutions
TechX365 News  
6/27/2018   1 comment
Standards are a key part of making sure our connected future all works together.
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.
VR Could Have Major Repercussions for How We See The World
TechX365 News  
6/15/2018   1 comment
Virtual reality poses incredible opportunies to offer experiences to anyone, but it could also influence and affect how we see the world.
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.
Is Diversity Key to Innovation? 9 Professionals Weigh In
TechX365 News  
4/24/2018   Post a comment
Does the diversity of a tech business impact innovation and success?
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.
VR Will Change How We Browse the Web
TechX365 News  
3/27/2018   Post a comment
Most people think VR is a thing for games and entertainment, but it could have a huge effect on how we use the web too.
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.
The Future of Sustainable Transportation Hyperloop at TechXLR8
TechX365 News  
2/26/2018   1 comment
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies co-founder Bipop Gresta explains the next-gen transportation system at TechXLR8 2017.
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.
Apple's Answer to the Smart Speaker Hype Is the HomePod
TechX365 News  
2/6/2018   Post a comment
Can the HomePod take on its rivals from Amazon and Google?
Moving Towards Human-Like AI: Sophia the Robot on Stage at London Tech Week
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1/23/2018   Post a comment
Sophia the Robot is the most human-like artificial intelligence yet. See her on stage on the London Tech Week Headliners Stage at TechXLR8!
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.
The Age of the Connected Home Is Upon Us
TechX365 News  
1/16/2018   Post a comment
With more and more of our devices becoming connected, we live in a world where we can talk to anything, but it's not a particularly good experience right now.
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.
Wearable Shipments to Double by 2021: IDC
TechX365 News  
12/22/2017   Post a comment
The total wearables market is expected to grow from 113.2 million shipments in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021, driven by demand for smart watches and emerging product categories, according to research firm IDC.
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.
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