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London Black Cabs Sue Uber In Latest Legal Tangle

More than 10,000 London black cab drivers sue Uber claiming company acted illegally to obtain licence and gain market share

3 weeks ago

BT Tower In London Sold, And Will Become Luxury Hotel

Landmark BT Tower in central London to become a luxury hotel, after it is sold for £275m to US hotel…

3 months ago

London Tribunal Approves £3bn Facebook Lawsuit

Competition Appeal Tribunal approves mass lawsuit against Facebook parent Meta worth up to £3bn over 'unfair' compensation for users' data

3 months ago

Meta Surrenders Lease At One London Building

Tech office consolidation, after report Meta Platforms handed back lease on one building near Euston Station in London

8 months ago

Salesforce Invests $4 Billion In UK Amid AI Push

CRM giant Salesforce confirms it will invest $4bn in its UK business over the next five years, in the face…

11 months ago

OpenAI To Open First Overseas Office In UK

ChatGPT owner OpenAI locates first international office in London as it seeks to attract AI talent outside the US

11 months ago

Google Staff In London Walkout Over Job Cuts

Some of Google's 5,000 staff in the UK walkout over dispute about job cuts, mirroring similar walkout in Zurich last…

1 year ago

ARM Disappoints UK With Decision To List Only In New York

UK Financial Conduct Authority blamed for 'inflexibility', as ARM owner Softbank opts for US-only public listing

1 year ago

Instagram Head To Relocate To London After Backlash

Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri to be based in Kings Cross offices, and will reportedly be seeking to hire more…

2 years ago

US CISA Opens First Ever Overseas Office In London

American federal cyber agency CISA opens first overseas office in London, as it expands work with allies and international partners

2 years ago

UK Tech Start-Ups See Record Quarterly Investment

Private British tech firms buck market gloom with record quarterly venture capital investment led by fintech and healthcare tech

2 years ago

Google Continues Real Estate Push With $1bn London Office Purchase

Despite delaying staff return to its offices, Google spends £728m ($1bn) acquiring office building in London, and will increase UK…

2 years ago

Hiring In UK Tech Sector Hits Five Year High

Welcomed news. Tech hiring hits five year high, with 132,000 open jobs per week in May, new data for the…

3 years ago

Darktrace Enjoys Successful London IPO

Darktrace enjoys successful public listing in London on Friday, valuing the AI security specialist at £1.7 billion ($2.4 billion)

3 years ago

Deliveroo Lowers Price Range For Landmark IPO

Deliveroo targets low end of its price range for Wednesday IPO, amidst criticism over share structure and workers' rights

3 years ago

Google To Lease More London Office Space, Despite Remote Working

Search engine giant to lease extra 70,000 sq ft of office space in London’s King’s Cross area, despite remote working…

4 years ago

Uber Wins Appeal Against London Ban

Setback for TfL and also London mayor Sadiq Khan, after court upholds appeal by ride-hailing firm Uber against London ban

4 years ago

Huawei To Invest £10m In High Street ‘Experience Stores’

What rejection? Chinese tech giant Huawei to open three stores in London and Manchester, creating 100 jobs in the process

4 years ago

Facebook To Hire 1,000 UK Staff

London engineering centre will see significant increase in workforce, as Facebook seeks growth in post Brexit United Kingdom

4 years ago

Uber Loses Licence To Operate In London

Company calls Transport for London decision 'extraordinary and wrong' as TfL identifies 'pattern of failures' that put passenger safety at…

4 years ago

Concern Mounts Over Facial Recognition At Kings Cross District

UK's biometrics commissioner urges government to update laws surrounding use of facial recognition

5 years ago

4G Mobile Coverage To Arrive On The Tube In 2020

London Underground is to have 4G access across entire Tube network by mid 2020, TfL announces

5 years ago

Microsoft To Open Retail Store In Central London

Redmond finally remembers the consumer market, as it readies opening of new retail outlet in heart of London

5 years ago

Brexit ‘Threatens’ London’s Reputation As International Tech Capital

London tech firms say political uncertainty has had a direct effect on their ability to access capital, as venture funding…

5 years ago

Google’s DeepMind Prepares Clinical Device For Eye-Scan Diagnoses

London-based AI unit demonstrates real-time diagnosis of eye health using cloud-based prototype, as it plans clinical trials

5 years ago

UK 4G Slower Than Most Of Europe At Peak Times

The UK ranked worse than most European countries in maintaining 4G speeds, showing the need for a 5G capacity boost

5 years ago

UK’s 2018 Tech Sector Venture Investment Shows Sharp Drop

Venture capital investment in London tech companies was down 29 percent on the previous year, but was still nearly double…

5 years ago

US Takes Hacker Extradition Case To London Court

Two men are accused of helping run the Infraud hacking group, said to have stolen more than £409m from individuals…

6 years ago

First UK Cities Named To Gain EE’s 5G Network

Big cities including London, Edinburgh and Belfast to receive speedy 5G networks next year

6 years ago

London Authority Seeks Views On Personal Data And ‘Smart London’

The public survey will look for opinions on how personal data should be exploited, in the wake of earlier data…

6 years ago