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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…

6 months 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)

7 months 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

8 months 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 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…

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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…

3 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

3 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

3 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…

3 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…

3 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

3 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…

4 years ago

‘Dereliction Of Duty’: Tech Firms Face Tougher Rules, London Mayor Warns

Twitter, Facebook and others must take on a 'stronger duty of care' or face tighter state controls, Sadiq Khan is…

4 years ago

London Mayor Announces £7m Boost For Tech Skills Education

A new scheme backed by Bloomberg, Google and Amazon aims to improve diversity in the tech workforce

4 years ago

Box Chooses London’s Tech City For New European HQ

Box gives vote of confidence to London and Tech City by opening new office on Silicon Roundabout

4 years ago

AWS Reaches 50 Availability Zones With London Launch

AWS opens third zone in London as it expand global footprint and promises greater reliability

4 years ago

HERE East Offers Own Fibre Network For Tenants

Olympic park tech hub Here East wants to protect tenants from London's 'infrastructure' challenges

4 years ago

Facebook’s New London Office Will Hire 800 New Staff

Facebook brings engineers, tech and sales under one roof in London

4 years ago

TfL Plans Tube 4G Mobile Coverage From 2019

Transport for London hold successful trial of tube 4G mobile coverage on the Waterloo & City line

4 years ago

Visa Uses TfL Experience To Help Other Cities With Contactless Transport Payments

Visa Global Transit Solutions offers guidance, frameworks and standards for transport operators around the world to implement contactless

4 years ago

Bristol Knocks London Off The Top Spot As UK’s Leading Smart City

Twelve other UK cities have been marked as smart city contenders by Huawei UK

4 years ago

Brexit Won’t Stop London From Being A Fintech Bastion For Europe

London's fintech sector will likely ride out the Brexit storm in the medium-term

4 years ago

Transport For London’s Open Data ‘Adds £130m A Year To Economy’

The open data improves transportation network efficiency while creating economic opportunities and directly supporting hundreds of jobs

4 years ago

VIRTUS Plans Two New London Data Centres

VIRTUS says fifth and sixth London data centres will establish it as leader in capital colocation

4 years ago