Technology

June 2019 Articles

Tech jobs in London rise by almost two thirds
Tech jobs in London rise by almost two thirds
Jobs in London’s blossoming tech sector have risen by 60 per cent since 2010, as the number of roles in [...]
June 16, 2019
Ideological war being waged over future of AI as industry warns against robot tax
Ideological war being waged over future of AI as industry warns against robot tax
Businesses and trade bodies have urged the government and industry to embrace the rise of robots and better prepare workers [...]
June 15, 2019
Marketers threaten to cut social media spend over online harms
Marketers threaten to cut social media spend over online harms
Social media firms risk losing advertising revenue from UK businesses unless they do more to protect users on their platforms, [...]
June 14, 2019
Facebook poaches StanChart exec ahead of crypto launch
Facebook poaches StanChart exec ahead of crypto launch
Facebook has hired a senior Standard Chartered executive as it gears up to launch a cryptocurrency and financial services business, [...]
June 14, 2019
Five fintech firms win £25m from RBS competition fund
Five fintech firms win £25m from RBS competition fund
Five fintech firms have been awarded a combined £25m from an RBS competition fund designed to boost business banking competition. [...]
June 14, 2019
UK mobile operators ‘must be cautious’ over Huawei
UK mobile operators ‘must be cautious’ over Huawei
UK mobile operators should show “all due caution” before using Huawei’s equipment in their 5G networks, culture secretary Jeremy Wright [...]
June 13, 2019
Monzo bounds ahead of rivals with US launch
Monzo bounds ahead of rivals with US launch
Digital bank Monzo has today launched in the US, making it the first of its rivals to finally land in [...]
June 13, 2019
Digital doctor startup Zava secures $32m series A funding
Digital doctor startup Zava secures $32m series A funding
Digital doctor startup Zava has raised $32m in series A funding led by HPE Growth as it kickstarts an expansion [...]
June 13, 2019
Surge in demand for visas amid UK tech boom
Surge in demand for visas amid UK tech boom
The number of applications for UK tech visas has soared 45 per cent in the last year as the booming [...]
June 13, 2019
Chinese ambassador warns UK over Huawei ban
Chinese ambassador warns UK over Huawei ban
China’s ambassador to the UK has warned a ban on tech firm Huawei would send a “very bad signal” and [...]
June 13, 2019
Revolut goes Down Under as it launches accounts in Australia
Revolut goes Down Under as it launches accounts in Australia
Digital bank Revolut will today launch its first accounts in Australia, as it embarks on a public testing period in [...]
June 13, 2019
E3 2019: The biggest games, trailers and announcements
E3 2019: The biggest games, trailers and announcements
Watch Dogs Legion British politics has now well and truly seeped into the cultural groundwater. According to the game’s French [...]
June 12, 2019
Gympass secures $300m in Softbank-led funding round
Gympass secures $300m in Softbank-led funding round
Gympass has raised more than $300m (£236m) in a funding round led by Japanese investment giant Softbank. Read more: Softbank [...]
June 12, 2019
Facebook to create 500 tech jobs in London
Facebook to create 500 tech jobs in London
Facebook has said it will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of the year as it [...]
June 12, 2019