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    Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications


    In response to a request from the Skills Minister Nick Boles and Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy Ed Vaizey, the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) conducted a review of publicly funded digital skills in further education. The review looked at how relevant and up to date the qualifications the ...

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    Next Mayor of London 'must prioritise tech'


    Three of the most influential organisations in London’s tech space have called on the next Mayor of London to maintain London’s position as the digital capital of Europe and make the capital a truly digital city for businesses and citizens. Tech London Advocates, techUK and Centre for London issued their ...

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    New Silicon Roundabout start-ups fall by a third


    The number of start-ups setting up in the Silicon Roundabout area has fallen by more than a third in the last year as companies are priced out of the area by rising rents, according to research by UHY Hacker Young, the national accountancy group. Last year, more than 15,000 new ...

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    Government confirms fast broadband by 2020


    "Fast broadband" will be a legal right for homes and businesses by 2020, the government has pledged. A "universal service obligation" will give the public and businesses a legal right to expect affordable broadband. The law will put fast broadband in the same bracket as utilities like water and electricity. ...

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    Top UK tech firms growing 1,000% a year


    The "Scale Up Club" list 58 UK businesses that could rival tech giants like Facebook and Google in the future; some even have annual growth of 1,000%.


    Activision buys Candy Crush maker for $5.9bn


    Image: King Digital Call of Duty developer Activision Blizzard has agreed to buy the maker of Candy Crush for $5.9 billion (£3.8bn). Ahead of the launch of the latest in the Call of Duty franchise, Activision said its acquisition of King Digital would make it a world leader across ...

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    Cyber security 'needs to be taken seriously'


    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) risk being disqualified from bidding for new contracts because of the lack of importance they are placing on looking after their valuable client data, according to KPMG. The cross-sector survey of procurement managers across the UK from organisations with over 250 employees revealed that the ...

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    Marks & Spencer website leaks customer details


    Marks & Spencer was forced to take down its site for two hours on Tuesday after a fault allowed users to see other customers' details. The retailer said the fault was a result of a technical, in-house error, rather than a cyber attack. Customers were able to see other customers' ...

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    Digital Marketing Show a launchpad for 'mood matching' social media platform


    The Digital Marketing Show, taking place at London’s ExCeL on 18-19 November, will be the national launch pad for Sociomole, a new social media platform that can assess the ‘mood’ of social media users and respond automatically in the most human-like way possible 24/7, 365 days a year. The launch ...

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    ‘A’ Level Results: No Matter the Outcome, the Opportunity is Greatest in Technology


    Today marks A level results day. It s a day that fills students and parents alike with an overwhelming sense of dread and anticipation. The lead up is often tense, with the day itself delivering a range of emotions depending on what that envelope holds for you.

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    UK’s Most Influential Woman in IT Appointed techUK President


    Jacqueline de Rojas, who last week was named as the most influential woman in UK IT, has today been appointed as President of the techUK Board.

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    Fast growth tech businesses powering the UK economy


    The UK s leading digital businesses are driving economic growth and creating jobs nationwide, according to new data from Tech City UK s Future Fifty initiative. The latest figures found that the rate of new jobs created by Future Fifty member businesses is six times the national average.

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    Having a good online reputation is important to businesses


    An overwhelming majority (77%) of small & medium sized enterprises (SMEs) consider having a good online reputation as important to their business, yet 40% never check online reviews of their company according to Zurich s SME Risk Index.

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    London has cemented its position as the most important tech hub in Europe


    Five years since the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP and the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron launched the Tech City Initiative, new research shows London has cemented its position as the most important tech hub in Europe and is forecast to boost its economy by 18bn in 2015. ...

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    British professionals fall behind U.S. in recognising social media potential


    A new survey of 1,000 professionals published today by Scredible - developer of socially driven education technologies - shows that nearly half (47%) of UK professionals believe there is too much useless content on social media.

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    Mobile phone apps become the UK’s number one way to bank


    Banking by smartphone and tablet has become the leading way customers manage their finances, as mobile banking overtakes branches and the internet as the most popular way to bank.

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    Google Warning to Impact Businesses


    From January, Google has issued warnings to webmasters who fail to meet its mobile usability standards and a Kent-based digital marketing agency is advising small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that their search rankings could severely be at risk.

  • Opinion

    Appirio Predictions 2015: Demand Competitiveness


    As a pioneer of the platforms and processes that make it possible for organisations to adopt and wield the power of the cloud, our goal is and always has been about accelerating the adoption of on-demand / cloud services in the enterprise and disrupting the IT services industry.

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    Chancellor's review of digital currencies welcomed


    As the first jurisdiction in the world to announce the provision of government registration of legitimate digital currency businesses, creating a safe and regulated environment for companies operating in the industry, the Isle of Man welcomes Chancellor George Osborne s announcement to investigate regulating the digital currency market.

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    Google Will Eat the Travel Intermediaries’ Lunch


    When it comes to innovation most airlines are behind the curve. They remain saddled with legacy systems and processes and are tied up in a highly regulated space.