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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/11/2017
UPDATED: After a weekend of rumors, Apple has confirmed it is buying UK-based Shazam, the company that pioneered music identification software. While the company has not mentioned a price, multiple outlets, including TechCrunch, have reported it to be in the region of $400 million.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/8/2017
London will open a new office in India's tech capital, Bangalore, in order to foster increased tech trade links between the UK capital and India, which should help Indian tech firms that want to expand into the UK and European markets.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/7/2017
Israeli investment firm Viola Group has launched a new fund, Viola FinTech, worth $100 million, which will be used to invest in fintech startups and scale-ups from around the world.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/6/2017
More than 98% developers in the UK and Ireland are employed at least part-time, says Stack Overflow's series of Developer Ecosystem 2017 reports into tech trends, employment, hiring and education in the UK. Also revealed in the report was the growth of Edinburgh as a UK tech hub, the average developer salary across the UK in 2017, and the most in-demand ...
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The Staff, 12/5/2017
Where is Europe's tech talent? That's a question I asked myself after reading a very short report this week in the MIT Technology Review that suggested the region's tech companies are struggling to find the local staff they need.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 12/4/2017
Facebook has given the London tech scene, and Brexit supporters, some pre-Christmas cheer by opening a new facility in the heart of the capital and announcing that it will hire 800 new UK staff.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/30/2017
Amazon has invested a further $100 million in its Alexa Fund in order to fund international expansion of the programme. The venture is designed to help those companies seeking to integrate the Alexa voice-activated assistant application into their product, giving them access to developer APIs and other tools they may need.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 11/30/2017
Pretty much any company with a corporate pulse has some sort of "digital transformation" strategy underway, but where are the success stories?
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/29/2017
Samsung has acquired South Korean startup Fluenty, in what is being seen as an effort to improve its voice assistant, Bixby, and get it up to par with its rivals from Amazon, Google, and Apple, reports The Korean Herald.
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