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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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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, 12/1/2017
Billions of photos are taken every single day, on smartphones, digital cameras and professional DSLRs. But what if those images could be read and analysed for insights into behaviour?
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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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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/27/2017
"Brexit is just another problem for UK startups to solve." That's the view of Tech London Advocates founder Russ Shaw, who talked with TechX365 in central London a few weeks ago.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/27/2017
Balderton Capital, one of Europe's largest venture capital firms, has launched a new fund totaling $375 million, aiming at early-stage and Series A investments, in an effort to find the "continent's very own Google, Amazon or Facebook."
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The Staff, 11/24/2017
Ride-hailing service specialist Lyft is raising another $500 million in a new round of funding that takes its valuation to about $11.5 billion.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/22/2017
In his Autumn Budget 2017, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, allocated millions of pounds to multiple technology sectors and industries, in an attempt to boost the UK's tech businesses before the Brexit divorce in March 2019. He also said that he wants a new tech business founded in the UK "every half hour," compared to every hour.
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