LG continues automotive pivot with $240 million Cybellum acquisition
LG logo on a smartphone display
mergers and acquisitions

LG continues automotive pivot with $240 million Cybellum acquisition

The Israeli startup detects vulnerabilities in automotive hardware and software services using digital twins
23 Sep 2021
UK tech job listings up 42% compared to pre-pandemic figures
A row of job candidates ready for interview
Careers & training

UK tech job listings up 42% compared to pre-pandemic figures

Data points to higher demand across the country thanks to increase of investment in the tech sector
23 Sep 2021
London ranks second to Silicon Valley as world's best startup hub
Big Ben at dawn
startups

London ranks second to Silicon Valley as world's best startup hub

The capital tied with New York in Startup Genome's global ranking
22 Sep 2021
Tech Nation adds Hopin and Oxbotica to Future Fifty list
A Union Jack flag with circuits in front of it
startups

Tech Nation adds Hopin and Oxbotica to Future Fifty list

The latest entrants are startups that have thrived during the pandemic
21 Sep 2021
JPMorgan launches challenger bank Chase in the UK
The home screen of JPMorgan's Chase app while it's in use
Mobile

JPMorgan launches challenger bank Chase in the UK

This expansion aims to put legacy UK banks on the backfoot as they contend with the rise of the likes of Monzo
21 Sep 2021
UK tech sector investment hits record £13.5 billion in 2021
A smartphone with Big Ben in the background
startups

UK tech sector investment hits record £13.5 billion in 2021

However, investors are concerned the government's Digital Markets Unit will make UK startups less attractive
20 Sep 2021
UK gov's Future Fund invests in more than 150 startups
A person in suit selecting a lighbulb symbol which also features the words "start-up" and symbols of growth
startups

UK gov's Future Fund invests in more than 150 startups

The initiative was launched in May 2020 to help startups weather the economic storms of the coronavirus pandemic
14 Sep 2021
How the cloud is helping Currensea create a more sustainable future
A stack of six credit cards and the top card is green
startups

How the cloud is helping Currensea create a more sustainable future

From consolidating infrastructure to reducing the use of plastic, this challenger bank is taking its environmental role seriously
6 Sep 2021
IT Pro 20/20: The end of the remote work dream
IT Pro 20/20: Is this the end of the remote work dream?
agile working

IT Pro 20/20: The end of the remote work dream

Issue 20 of IT Pro 20/20 examines whether a new industry policy to pay workers based on location is likely to catch on
1 Sep 2021
UK tech visa applications increase by almost a third
A digital Union Jack
startups

UK tech visa applications increase by almost a third

The UK remains an attractive destination for tech talent despite Brexit and the pandemic, Tech Nation says
1 Sep 2021
How tech startups survived the pandemic
A green shoot growing out of a log to symbolise survival
startups

How tech startups survived the pandemic

Fledgling firms have stepped in to cater for extraordinary demand for products and services
31 Aug 2021
Gov-backed programme aims to spark innovation in UK cyber industry
A number of young people in a brightly coloured office
Careers & training

Gov-backed programme aims to spark innovation in UK cyber industry

Cyber Runway will help startups and small businesses turn their ideas into viable business opportunities
13 Aug 2021
What does it take to launch a successful Fintech startup?
Someone doing banking using their phone
startups

What does it take to launch a successful Fintech startup?

Emerging and established Fintech startups explain how they have navigated the complexity of creating a tech stack and IT system that drives growth
12 Aug 2021
NCSC taps security startups to help defend the UK from cyber threats
The NCSC website under a magnifying glass
startups

NCSC taps security startups to help defend the UK from cyber threats

Five startups have joined the Plexal initiative, which will work on areas such as threat detection, digital skills, and ransomware
10 Aug 2021
Tech Nation backs call for institutional investment in UK startups
A piggy bank looking at stacks of pound coins
startups

Tech Nation backs call for institutional investment in UK startups

Unlocked funding could take the UK's digital sector to "heights comparable to the US" lobby group suggests
5 Aug 2021
IT Pro 20/20: The weak link in cyber security
IT Pro 20/20: The weak link in cyber security
SMB

IT Pro 20/20: The weak link in cyber security

Issue 19 of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the cyber security problem facing small businesses and what this could mean for wider industries
4 Aug 2021
Huawei to invest $100 million in APAC startups
A shot of a woman walking in front of a Huawei sign
startups

Huawei to invest $100 million in APAC startups

The company hopes to build a sustainable Asia Pacific startup ecosystem over the next three years
3 Aug 2021
Microsoft mulls investment in Indian hotel startup Oyo
View of a microsoft building
Cloud

Microsoft mulls investment in Indian hotel startup Oyo

The deal may involve Oyo shifting its services onto Azure
30 Jul 2021
What3Words: Startup under fire
A person's hand holding a smartphone that has What3Words open showing the co-ordinates for the Leaning Tower of Pisa
startups

What3Words: Startup under fire

Emergency responders and security researchers claim the service has fundamental flaws that could backfire in a critical situation
23 Jul 2021
UK doubles number of tech 'decacorns' in six months
Smartphone with business web page of electronic payment company Wise
startups

UK doubles number of tech 'decacorns' in six months

Seven businesses have passed the $10 billion valuation threshold this year, including Revolut, Wise and Ocado
21 Jul 2021
UK digital markets watchdog given power to fine big tech firms
A digital depiction of the Union Jack flag
Policy & legislation

UK digital markets watchdog given power to fine big tech firms

The Digital Markets Unit will also look at the root causes of competition issues within the digital sector
20 Jul 2021
UK gov launches £375 million fund for "game-changing" startups
A small business conducting a meeting
startups

UK gov launches £375 million fund for "game-changing" startups

Future Fund: Breakthrough aims to ensure the UK is a world leader in the industries of the future
20 Jul 2021
Even cutting-edge firms need digital transformation
digital transformation illustration
digital transformation

Even cutting-edge firms need digital transformation

Why young and exciting businesses must innovate or die
15 Jul 2021