Tech news, trends & insights


Waterstones Watch

Forget the Apple Watch! Check out the Waterstones WatchVideo

Fri, 24 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Watch wars: Can the British bookshop beat the world’s largest tech company in the wearables market?

Facebook Zuckerberg

Facebook profits beat expectations as mobile traffic grows

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Facebook’s first quarter profits have surprised analysts after falling just 20% since the same period last year.

Hurrah happy growth jobs - man in suit jumping with joy

London fintech star Funding Circle just raised $150m

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Rebecca Hobson

It just got a new global chief product officer too

Ed Miliband normo

The hilarious Twitter account making Ed Miliband look cool

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Warning: these images will make you forget Ed Miliband’s bacon sarnie moments

Grant Shapps

The curious case of Grant Shapps’ Wikipedia page

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Shapps denies editing his own and others MPs’ Wikipedia entries

Forest Maine US

Apple is buying and conserving 36,000 acres of forest

Fri, 17 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Purchase welcomed by conservationists

Zuckerberg arm out

Mark Zuckerberg did a Q&A – here are 11 questions that remain unanswered

Wed, 15 Apr 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Here are the questions we wish the Facebook founder would have answered

Google glasses logo

EU to set out “statement of objections” against Google

Wed, 15 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Company could face fines and restructuring in Europe

Cameron hashtag

Why hasn't politics kept up with the digital age?

Mon, 13 Apr 2015

With 60% of young people wanting to vote online, politicians must engage digitally or our democracy will fail, argues Richard Jones

Apple Watch

4 reasons NOT to buy the Apple watch

Fri, 10 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

A round-up of what the experts have to say

Google the All seeing eye

Can Google buy Twitter?

Wed, 8 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Twitter has reportedly hired Goldman Sachs to fend off approaches

Notting Hill Carnival - motivation - team - 300

London tech start-ups have raised a record $682m in just three months

Thu, 2 Apr 2015| By Sophie Hobson

Adventures in venture capital in the capital


Domain registration company GoDaddy to float for $2.9bn

Wed, 1 Apr 2015

The U.S. web hosting and registration company, GoDaddy, revealed its intentions to float for a massive $2.9bn (£1.9bn) yesterday.

Computer depression

Surge in ad-blocking software spells trouble for publishers

Mon, 30 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Use of ad-blockers has surged by 70% over the last year

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Social Bookmarks

Peter Janes, Shopa

Shopa founder Peter Janes just raised $11m. He tells us how

The social shopping site you need to know about

Anthony Eskinazi, JustPark founder

JustPark just crowdfunded £1m in FOUR DAYS. We ask its founder how he did it

Entrepreneur Anthony Eskinazi on creating the most successful campaign in Crowdcube’s history

Andy McLoughlin, co-founder, Huddle

Huddle just raised $51m. Meet co-founder Andy McLoughlinVideo

Want to learn about serious fundraising and growth? Read on

BUX - on mobile

One to Watch: BUX, whose founder's last business is worth €570mVideo

CEO Nick Bortot tells us why we should be keeping an eye on this “casual trading” app

Maryse Liburdi

She's boss of a $44m tech firm and advises the White House - meet Maryse LiburdiVideo

“The tech economy is poorly served by investment in the UK - and in the EU,” says the Pokeware CEO

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