Technology

June 2019 Articles

London tech wages lag behind US despite fintech boom
London tech wages lag behind US despite fintech boom
Salaries for London tech workers are lagging far behind their US rivals, despite the capital’s status as a leading hub [...]
June 20, 2019
Messaging app Slack gears up to go public
Messaging app Slack gears up to go public
Workplace messaging platform Slack will go public later today in a move that could value the firm at $16bn. The [...]
June 20, 2019
Better building holds the key to boosting growth and productivity
Better building holds the key to boosting growth and productivity
The Tory leadership campaign is narrowing, and whoever becomes our next Prime Minister will inherit a political landscape that is [...]
June 20, 2019
DEBATE: Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream?
DEBATE: Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream?
Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream? Eleesa Dadiani, a cryptocurrency economist and broker and founder [...]
June 20, 2019
BoE official warns libra could raise regulatory issues
BoE official warns libra could raise regulatory issues
Facebook’s plans to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England deputy governor Sam [...]
June 20, 2019
Is Facebook’s libra a step towards the legitimisation of crypto?
The “banking for the unbanked” narrative has long been the preserve of the bitcoin community. There are some 1.7bn people [...]
June 20, 2019
Xperia 1 review: Sony’s new flagship is a tower of power
Xperia 1 review: Sony’s new flagship is a tower of power
Look at this incredibly tall lad. Sony’s new flagship, the Xperia 1 is a monolith, a towering glass slab that [...]
June 19, 2019
Activists call for break up of Google
Activists call for break up of Google
Protesters are calling on Google’s parent company Alphabet to break itself up before it is forced to by regulators. Sum [...]
June 19, 2019
Facebook confirms launch of own cryptocurrency
Facebook confirms launch of own cryptocurrency
By Gary McFarlane from interactive investor. The social media giant announces its own cryptocurrency, called ‘Libra’ that aims to be ‘global money’. Facebook [...]
June 19, 2019
Debunking the dropout-hero narrative
Debunking the dropout-hero narrative
It often happens. In meetings, at networking events, or even around dinner tables. “So, where did you go to college, [...]
June 19, 2019
Google Calendar suffers worldwide outage
Google Calendar suffers worldwide outage
Google Calendar has suffered an outage, leaving desktop users with no idea what meeting they should be rushing to next. [...]
June 18, 2019
Pokemon Go creator buys London game developer
Pokemon Go creator buys London game developer
Pokemon Go developer Niantic has acquired London-based games studio Sensible Object for an undisclosed sum as it continues to expand [...]
June 18, 2019
Sainsbury's Bank outage locks customers out of accounts
Sainsbury's Bank outage locks customers out of accounts
A Sainsbury’s Bank outage spurred customers to take to Twitter today to complain they could not access their accounts online. [...]
June 18, 2019
Ad industry ‘faces brain drain’ amid creativity crisis
Ad industry ‘faces brain drain’ amid creativity crisis
The advertising industry could face a brain drain as employees increasingly look outside adland for their fill of creative work, [...]
June 18, 2019