Technology clusters are expected to outperform all other sectors in terms of job creation in the UK by 2020. The internet industry alone in the country is forecast to grow by 12.4%, and will contribute some £225bn to the overall economy.
Impressed? The UK’s digital economy...Continue reading »
Palestine or Ukraine are not the first places that come to mind in relation to new tech, yet they’ve developed tech for colour blind patients, interactive taxi apps, TV series recommendation portals, e-learning software and some real cutting-edge stuff.
Startups are...Continue reading »
Guest blog by Beata Green, Managing Director of HeadChannel Ltd.
Are you a lost and confused appreneur looking to stake your claim in the ever-expanding world of the smart phone? You’re not alone.
In today’s world, technology has evolved by leaps and...Continue reading »
Eric Ries, author of the the lean startup methodology, wrote “A startup is a human institution designed to create new products and services under conditions of extreme uncertainty.” Uncertainty? Not always on the wish list for most corporations. Ries developed...Continue reading »
By Roland Drewell (@RolandDrewell), TokBox
15 November, 2014: In an earlier post, I wrote about my team’s excitement at having been selected to showcase the Tokbox web-based communication technology at Europe’s premier innovation event, WIRED 2014. Tokbox, for those not familiar,...Continue reading »
By Steve Hutson (@shutsonstar), Founder, award-winning recruitment company Superstars
6 November, 2014: I recently visited Cologne, where I and 26,000 other visitors spent an incredible couple of days talking all things digital. The atmosphere was exciting and the attendees had plenty...Continue reading »
By Gary Stewart (@garystew), Director at Wayra UK
30 October 2014: Last week saw the launch of the STEM Alliance, an initiative backed by industry, education and government to attract, teach and retain an estimated 1 million engineers, scientists and technicians that...Continue reading »
By Teresa Meek, Coca-Cola
14 October 2014: A new global study of Millennials and technology released by Telefonica reveals some interesting insights about this tech-savvy, globetrotting, and culturally diverse generation.
In Latin America, they’re optimistic, but see problems in their country,...Continue reading »
By Neil Daly, Founder, Skin Analytics
3 October 2014: One in three of cancers diagnosed is skin cancer, leading to 3 million cases of the disease each year. Melanoma is responsible for most skin cancer deaths in the UK, and over...Continue reading »
The European Commission allocates 80 million euros through 16 accelerators, to SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs developing apps on the Internet of the Future.
17 September 2014, Munich: The European Commission (EC) has launched the FIWARE Accelerator Programme, which is about to invest...Continue reading »