London tech news & analysis
London tech news
You’ve been on hold for 35 minutes and all you want to do is change your address. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there.
Is your cocaine fair-trade? It sounds like some sort of hipster joke, but drug dealers on the internet are now offering their customers “fair-trade” Bolivian cocaine, and opium from non-violent producers rather than cartels, in a bid to win business from conscientious users.
It was all looking so peachy for Uber, with its $18bn valuation and its rampant acceleration towards world domination. (The taxi-booking app is now in around 60 markets worldwide is growing aggressively.)
Electromagnetic radiation is a pesky aspect of modern life. Omnipresent, invisible, and potentially damaging, our bodies are routinely permeated by waves from devices like phones, laptops, tablets and all the other shiny gizmos we surround ourselves with.
London tech insights & interviews
From delivering sushi to beaming the internet into remote areas, who is using drones, and why?
The fastest way for Draghi to kickstart the economy is to trash the euro, says Alessio Rastani
“The tech economy is poorly served by investment in the UK - and in the EU,” says the Pokeware CEO
Alastair Mitchell: Want to be charitable? It's not just about money. Think beyond your company’s four walls
Huddle’s CEO and co-founder on responsible business in the modern age
London’s ancient technology is holding businesses back
Why Brazil’s stock market may be more predictable than the World Cup results
UK businesses can save up to £8.1bn by implementing flexible working
The Headspace Group MD on whether the property market can cater to start-ups’ needs
On Wednesday evening in Seattle, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos did his best Steve Jobs impersonation in unveiling the company’s first smartphone, the Amazon Fire.
Shalini Khemka, founder & CEO, E2Exchange on how the UK can replicate the successes of Silicon Valley
A major revolution in how you use the internet is coming your way…
The London tech star you’ve never heard of
Mark Howley, group managing director of ZenithOptimedia, explores the growing awareness of the power of data