Category: Tech

London Tech Week 2019: Pragmatism, purpose and privacy

London Tech Week is as great as it is gruelling: Braving the packed expo show floors, queuing in the rain and sitting in uncomfortable plastic chairs that you politely fight over: “Sorry were you going to si… – no, okay thanks!” (who wants to listen to quantum computing for 40 mins standing?). Regardless, London Tech […]

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Watchdog to stamp out unfair broadband, TV and mobile practices

Ofcom the telecoms watchdog has launched new guidelines to stamp out unfair practices for TV, mobile and broadband packages. Ofcom has said that they clamping down on unclear practices by mobile phone companies that could see customers paying more than they should for handsets and contracts. A review into broadband prices has also begun, looking […]

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Airtel Africa to float on the LSE with £3bn valuation

Airtel Africa, Africa’s second largest mobile phone operator are pushing ahead with plans to float on the London Stock Exchange valued at £3.6bn. The operator confirmed their initial public offering (IPO) on Monday and are to start trading on 28 June in London. The price range for the float has been set between 80p and […]

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Huawei braces to lose up to $100bn over sales drop

Chinese owned tech firm Huawei has said they are expecting to lose up to $100bn in 2019 and 2020 due to the US ban. The tech firm have been embroiled in a spying row with the US, which they have always denied. Executives in the firm are bracing for loses between 40% and 60% in […]

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Fintech start-up wins £5m in RBS competition funding to unlock AI for SMEs

London-based fintech start-up Fluidly has been awarded £5m as part of the RBS Alternative Remedies Package. The grant is one of five from Pool D of the £425m Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) that forms part of the £775m package, which is administered by Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR). Fluidly, which is already connected to […]

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