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London

London smart city centre to open
Investment Management

London smart city centre to open

Government announces opening of new £150m smart cities centre.
12 Mar 2013
Tube customers to be charged for Wi-Fi access from January
Mind the Gap sign
Network & Internet

Tube customers to be charged for Wi-Fi access from January

Meanwhile, Vodafone, EE and Virgin Media customers will still be able to enjoy free internet access on the London Tube network.
22 Nov 2012
Telefónica Digital report flags worldwide tech startup
Startup
Business strategy

Telefónica Digital report flags worldwide tech startup

New report sheds light on worldwide growth of the tech startup scene.
21 Nov 2012
Facebook unveils London tech hub for UK engineers
Facebook key
Mobile

Facebook unveils London tech hub for UK engineers

Social networking giant formally opens central London engineering centre to help boost the development of its mobile platforms.
16 Oct 2012
Accenture throws weight behind tech start-ups
Sign post
Business strategy

Accenture throws weight behind tech start-ups

Fledgling mobile, data management, IT security and social media firms to be offered help with fine tuning their offerings.
24 Sep 2012
Sophos flags security holes in London Wi-Fi hotspots
London
Security

Sophos flags security holes in London Wi-Fi hotspots

Security vendor hits out at widespread use of legacy router hardware across the Capital.
6 Sep 2012
O2 rolls out free London Wi-Fi
Wifi
Network & Internet

O2 rolls out free London Wi-Fi

Mobile operator clinches deal to offer free public internet services to Kensington, Westminster and Chelsea residents.
25 Jul 2012
London Overground to offer free Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Mobile

London Overground to offer free Wi-Fi

Commuters are set to get an hour's worth of free wireless internet per day thanks to a deal between London Overground and The Cloud.
26 Mar 2012
O2 trials Olympic-scale remote working
Olympics
Network & Internet

O2 trials Olympic-scale remote working

The operator lets 3,000 of its staff work from home in preparation for the chaos the Olympics will bring.
8 Feb 2012
Tube to get Wi-Fi by summer despite delays
Underground
Network & Internet

Tube to get Wi-Fi by summer despite delays

Even though the tender process has gone on for longer than expected, the Underground should still get Wi-Fi in time for the Olympics.
24 Jan 2012
London gets Europe's largest free Wi-Fi zone
Parliament
Network & Internet

London gets Europe's largest free Wi-Fi zone

Some posh areas of London are to get free Wi-Fi thanks to a deal amongst councils and operator O2.
6 Jan 2012
O2 bringing 4G trials to London
London
Mobile

O2 bringing 4G trials to London

As quarreling over the auction continues, O2 launches 4G trials in the capital.
14 Nov 2011
Going for Gold - IT at the London Olympics
The London Olympics Stadium
public sector

Going for Gold - IT at the London Olympics

The feverish preparations for the IT at the London 2012 Olympic Games are well under way and we managed to get a sneak peek behind the scenes.
10 Oct 2011
London and Scotland after own domain names
Internet
public sector

London and Scotland after own domain names

Cities and countries are looking at getting their own TLDs, with Icann set to open the submissions process soon.
26 Sep 2011
Rights groups warn Government over social network ban
Riots
public sector

Rights groups warn Government over social network ban

As Facebook, RIM and Twitter hold meetings with Government, rights groups raise concerns over any social network crackdown.
25 Aug 2011
Will Virgin rollout free Wi-Fi for London?
London
Mobile

Will Virgin rollout free Wi-Fi for London?

Virgin may soon offer free Wi-Fi for London, as discussions continue with city councils.
2 Aug 2011
Vodafone launches London taxi text payments
Taxi
Mobile

Vodafone launches London taxi text payments

Londoners will be able to enjoy charging and payment facilities on Vodafone's sponsored taxis.
3 May 2011
Google to invest in Kings Cross office?
Office space
Business strategy

Google to invest in Kings Cross office?

Reports claim Google is looking at a new 700,000 sq ft office space in the heart of London.
14 Mar 2011
McAfee unveils London cloud data centre
Security fence
cloud security

McAfee unveils London cloud data centre

The security firm has announced its fifth cloud data centre opening within a year in England’s capital city.
8 Mar 2011
Jonathan Ive leaving Apple?
Apple
Careers & training

Jonathan Ive leaving Apple?

Apple superstar Jonathan Ive could leave the company after reports his plans to move back to Britain did not go down too well in Cupertino.
28 Feb 2011
Week in Review: Mobile on the tube for your iPad2?
Week in Review
Mobile

Week in Review: Mobile on the tube for your iPad2?

This week, a deal to get mobile access on the London Underground draws nearer and rumours of the iPad 2 launch get hotter.
25 Feb 2011
TFL keeps quiet on Huawei tube deal
Underground
public sector

TFL keeps quiet on Huawei tube deal

Huawei is reportedly close to securing the deal, but TFL says it is still talking to a number of providers.
21 Feb 2011
Londoners to benefit from Microsoft apprenticeships
London
public sector

Londoners to benefit from Microsoft apprenticeships

The software giant has pledged 1,000 roles in London for National Apprenticeship week.
7 Feb 2011