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BT in preliminary talks to buy O2

Mon, 24 Nov 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Telecoms titan BT is eyeing O2 or EE in a bid to create a wireless telecoms giant in the UK.

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Who created the world’s most sophisticated hacking spyware?

Mon, 24 Nov 2014| By Harry Cockburn

The world’s most advanced hacking spyware has been detected targeting Saudi Arabian and Russian telecoms companies.

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These are the 20 fastest-growing tech companies in the UK

Mon, 24 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

The UK is home to some of the fastest-growing tech companies in the world.

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10 killer insights into advertising online

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

From Adam Ludwin, co-founder and CVO, Captify

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Pitching it right: How to charm the pants off investors

Mon, 24 Nov 2014| By Shalini Khemka

Shalini Khemka, founder & CEO, E2Exchange, on how to secure investment to scale your business

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The 10 best gadgets for Christmas 2014

Thu, 20 Nov 2014| By Daniel Todaro

From fitness trackers to tellies, it’s time to get gadgeting

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I asked 11-year-olds what business will look like in 2020. You'll be surprised by how insightful their answers are

Wed, 19 Nov 2014| By Natalie Campbell

These kids are the leaders of the future. So what do they predict?

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How I just raised £2.2m for my two-year-old start-up, Uniplaces

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Looking to win serious investment? Ben Grech shares his seven essential steps


This Snapcash video from Snapchat will have you thinking ‘what on earth did I just watch?’Video

Tue, 18 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Bored of your mates’ cat pictures on Snapchat? What if one of those little red squares contained cash?

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Facebook working on secret new website – but what is it?

Mon, 17 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Facebook is building another social networking site which it hopes people could use at work.

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You will now know if one of your creepy mates is saving your Snapchats

Fri, 14 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Snapchat has introduced a new feature which notifies senders if their photos have been captured by third party software.

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Move over Silicon Valley. If you want innovation, look to Hangzhou

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Alibaba, Apple, and why Western digital hegemony is finally over

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Yahoo just spent $640m on BrightRoll. This is why…Video

Wed, 12 Nov 2014| By Sophie Hobson

Yahoo has just announced its latest big-ticket acquisition.


Problems, problems: What we learned from Microsoft’s Future Decoded conference

Tue, 11 Nov 2014| By Harry Cockburn attended Microsoft’s Future Decoded conference on Monday, and it was a fairly unconventional event.

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Robots to take one in three jobs over next 20 years, says study

Mon, 10 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Robots could take 10 million British jobs over the next 20 years, according to a study.

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Mark Howley: Nurturing the next generation of digital leaders

Tue, 4 Nov 2014| By Mark Howley

Mark Howley, group managing director of ZenithOptimedia, on why companies need to make a significant investment in tech talent

ISIS British fighters Reyaad Khan and Nasser Muthana in Syria 2014

Leading tech firms are aiding terrorist activities, says GCHQ chief

Tue, 4 Nov 2014| By Harry Cockburn

British ISIS fighters Reyaad Khan and Nasser Muthana in Syria 2014

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Liquids scanners could end 100ml rule at airports

Mon, 3 Nov 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Armed police at Heathrow

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One massive tech problem is damaging London’s growth. Here’s how to fix itVideo

Fri, 31 Oct 2014| By Sophie Hobson

London faces a major problem that hardly anyone is talking about.

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White House computers hacked. Is Russia behind the breach?

Wed, 29 Oct 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

White House computer networks have reportedly been breached by Russian hackers.

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Sunny spells ahead: Funding confirmed for £97m Met Office supercomputer

Tue, 28 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Obsession with weather is a famously British trait.

Alessio Rastani, financial trader and founder of

Alessio Rastani: Is the "great crash" of 2014 over?

Mon, 27 Oct 2014| By Alessio Rastani

What you need to know about stock market’s next move

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Bendy, hairy and blue – the problem with your iPhone 6

Mon, 27 Oct 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The iPhone 6 is getting stranger by the day. First, we heard that it bends in pockets, then came the news that it’s

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Check out this amazing windowless plane with smart-screen video panels Video

Mon, 27 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

The future of air travel is windowless. 318 years after the British government introduced the window tax, it seems airlines are taking up the baton, as the planes of the future seek marginal gains in efficiency.

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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

Piers Mummery

Q&A: Piers Mummery, BrightMove, the man making the top of black cabs light upVideo

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

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