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Five-year-old TransferWise becomes London’s latest $1bn tech biz

Mon, 26 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

It’s another feather in the cap for London’s thriving fintech scene.

Google CEO Eric Schmidt

"The internet will disappear," says Google boss Eric Schmidt

Fri, 23 Jan 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

If there’s one person who can predict the future of the internet, it’s Google boss Eric Schmidt.

Dug Up WhatsApp

Here’s the latest WhatsApp thing everyone is talking about

Thu, 22 Jan 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Goodbye office productivity…

Uber

It raised $1.2bn a month ago. Now Uber’s raised ANOTHER $1.6bn

Thu, 22 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

Gosh, some people just can’t get enough, can they?

Microsoft HoloLens

Holy MOLY. Microsoft’s new real-life holograms headset is mind-blowingVideo

Thu, 22 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

Microsoft just won technology, and sci-fi has become reality

Pornographers crack down on O2 porn pirates

The porn ultimatum: Sky Broadband will make you ask permission to view adult content

Wed, 21 Jan 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Sky will assume you don’t want porn unless you tell it you do

Secure your data

Piers Daniell: Connectivity and privacy – can they go hand in hand?

Wed, 21 Jan 2015| By Piers Daniell

Should businesses scan everything connecting to their networks?

Unhappy woman

Facebook salaries revealed - prepare to be jealous

Tue, 20 Jan 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

How many thousands of dollars do Facebook employees earn?

SpaceX

Google is investing $1bn in this mega outerspace-internet projectVideo

Tue, 20 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

It sounds like something out of Austin Powers.

Russ Shaw

Russ Shaw: Large corps benefit massively from investing in start-ups. Here's proof

Mon, 19 Jan 2015

The founder of Tech London Advocates and Mayor of London’s Tech Ambassador explains why we need kids who code

Ning Li, CEO and co-founder, MADE.COM

Made.com may soon be a £100m company - here's how

Mon, 19 Jan 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Made.com might by eyeing a London listing that could value the online furniture retailer at £100m.

Politics

Election dissection: LLB’s weekly political roundup

Fri, 16 Jan 2015| By Harry Cockburn

What’s going on and who’s doing it? A rapid recap

The launch of the UK's lead centre in cyber security, The Centre for Secure Information Technologies

Here’s why the US is going to launch a massive cyber attack on the UK

Fri, 16 Jan 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Later this year, the FBI will launch a massive cyber attack on the UK.

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar gets anti-semitic abuse on Twitter, calls the police

Thu, 15 Jan 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Twitter trolls targetted Lord Sugar with anti-semitic messages after the Apprentice star tweeted about the recent Tottenham Hotspur versus Crystal Palace Premier League game.

Facebook dislike button

Why are youngsters unfriending Facebook?

Thu, 15 Jan 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We’ve all been there: casually logging on to Facebook to stalk frenemies/untag drunken photos/kill time and bam, there it is, a friend request from your mother.

Google driverless car

This is when Google’s self-driving car should go on sale

Thu, 15 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

We learnt in December that Google’s self-driving car is now fully functioning.

Facebook at Work

Facebook at Work is on its way – here’s what you need to know

Thu, 15 Jan 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The social network is about to take on LinkedIn

smartwatch wearable tech

Three massive trends that came out the world's biggest tech fair

Wed, 14 Jan 2015| By Daniel Todaro

Daniel Todaro, MD of technology field marketing agency Gekko, reviews his highlights of CES2015

Two Phones Man

Separation from iPhones makes users mentally withdrawn and highly anxious, study says

Mon, 12 Jan 2015| By Harry Cockburn

If you’ve been separated from your iPhone, then prepare to become more anxious and less intelligent.

Old computer government 70s

Government seeks expert in 1970s technology to revamp DWP’s systems

Mon, 12 Jan 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Woah there! Wasn’t it time for an upgrade last century?

Dr Dre

“Fraudulent” Dr Dre is being sued over “lost millions”

Fri, 9 Jan 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Dr Dre’s former business partner is suing the rapper and Beats Electronics co-founder Jimmy Iodine, for “lost millions”.

Apple big explosion

The end of apps? Hardly. Apple's App Store just hit $15bn sales

Fri, 9 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

There’s been murmuring in tech circles about the end of apps.

iPhone bend

Apple might launch an iPhone that can be twisted and bent in half - here's why

Wed, 7 Jan 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Remember Apple’s “Bendgate” scandal where iPhone 6s were bending in tight pockets?

2015 - short

13 ways technology will change your world in 2015

Thu, 1 Jan 2015| By Sophie Hobson

London’s hottest tech entrepreneurs share their predictions

light

Hurrah! London tech firms raised $1.4bn in 2014

Tue, 30 Dec 2014| By Sophie Hobson

But we’re still a long way off US levels…

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Spotted those digital ads on top of taxis? This is the entrepreneur behind them

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