Technology

June 2019 Articles

Unilever and SAP lead £4m investment round in digital reward platform WeGift
Unilever and SAP lead £4m investment round in digital reward platform WeGift
The likes of SAP and Unilever have led a £4m investment round into London startup WeGift, which is aiming to [...]
June 27, 2019
Calling the data doctor: How Chronomics wants to educate  you about your epigenetics
Calling the data doctor: How Chronomics wants to educate you about your epigenetics
How old are you? A simple enough question, you may think, but not for Dr Tom Stubbs, co-founder and chief [...]
June 27, 2019
Tech investor raises a record $100m in capital
Tech investor raises a record $100m in capital
London venture capital firm Talis Capital has secured a record $100m (£78.8m) to invest in tech startups across the UK, [...]
June 27, 2019
Blanket bans ‘not the answer’ to Huawei question
Blanket bans ‘not the answer’ to Huawei question
The UK must find a “compelling” risk management approach to Chinese tech firm Huawei rather than rolling out a blanket [...]
June 27, 2019
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch kicks off testimony in UK’s biggest fraud trial
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch kicks off testimony in UK’s biggest fraud trial
Business tycoon Mike Lynch was accused of masterminding a fraud at Autonomy in order to be “seen as a success [...]
June 26, 2019
EU targets Broadcom in antitrust probe
EU targets Broadcom in antitrust probe
The European Commission has opened an investigation into whether chipmaker Broadcom abused its market position to hurt rivals in its [...]
June 26, 2019
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch to testify in $5bn civil fraud case
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch to testify in $5bn civil fraud case
British businessman Mike Lynch will testify in court this afternoon in the latest phase of the UK’s largest civil fraud [...]
June 26, 2019
Transferwise expands to the US with digital banking effort
Transferwise expands to the US with digital banking effort
Fintech stalwart Transferwise has lifted the lid on its expansion to the US, opening up access to its banking arm [...]
June 26, 2019
Regulator steps up scrutiny of fintech banks
Regulator steps up scrutiny of fintech banks
Applications to become the next Monzo or Revolut are falling under greater scrutiny, as regulators act on concerns about risk [...]
June 26, 2019
Freetrade to close £7m in second crowdfunding round
Freetrade to close £7m in second crowdfunding round
Fintech startup Freetrade is set to raise £5m in a crowdfunding round this week, after its last funding attempt got [...]
June 25, 2019
Regulators place heightened check on Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency
Regulators place heightened check on Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency
Authorities in the UK and worldwide have ramped up calls for increased scrutiny on new digital currencies and financial disruption, [...]
June 25, 2019
Apple says Spotify exaggerated user fee claims
Apple says Spotify exaggerated user fee claims
Apple has responded to a complaint by Spotify to the EU commission, stating it only collects a fee on less [...]
June 25, 2019
Capgemini shares rise on €3.6bn takeover of rival Altran
Capgemini shares rise on €3.6bn takeover of rival Altran
Shares in software and consultancy firm Capgemini jumped seven per cent this morning following the announcement of its €3.6bn (£3.2bn) [...]
June 25, 2019
Monzo smashes past £2bn valuation in fresh round from Silicon fund
Monzo smashes past £2bn valuation in fresh round from Silicon fund
Just six months on from its last capital plug, digital bank Monzo has raised £113m from major US tech investor [...]
June 25, 2019