Posts In Category

Latest News

Hyperloop-future-of-travel-commute

Picture yourself booking a self-driving car or ride sharing service from your smartphone, then being transported to your local Hyperloop station where you can catch a high speed capsule to the main line. In 30 minutes you could travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco, or from toronto to Vancouver …
instagram, global-m, tech, london, startups

Last week Instagram made the announcement that the number of its users now amounted to over half a billion, with more than 300 million accessing the photo sharing app every single day. Instagram, which launched in 2010 was destined to succeed with 25,000 people downloading the app on its very …
london, tech, startups, global-m

With two days to go, the Brexit debate is down to the wire, with employment and immigration major issues for both sides. Perhaps what is often overlooked though is how these two issues will impact on the UK technology startup scene for whom employment from the EU is critical.   …
The McLaren "company car"

The launch of London Technology Week took place this morning, conveniently, next door to our office at The Yard in Shoreditch.  The atmosphere was “electric” as London’s Technology followers gathered for a morning of inspiring talks from the city’s leaders in fashion-tech (#fashtech is the buzzword) , science and technology. …
Image Source: https://ubereats.com/london/

Uber, best recognised for its fleet of hybrid cars ferrying Londoners across the city has now made the move to dominate another competitive market, the food delivery industry. UberEAT’s which launched on Thursday will now offer a new additional service to Uber users competing with the likes of Deliveroo and …
Image Source: UNHRC

More than a million refugees crossed into Europe in 2015, and the UNHCR has predicted that since the beginning of 2016 more than 135,000 people have made the treacherous journey by sea into Europe. A global response has been difficult to coordinate and in parts slow in its efforts to …
apple, app store, global-m, tech, london, startups

Days before its Worldwide Developer Conference Apple announced a complete overhaul of the App Store, with the aim of improving the experience for both developers and consumers alike. Major announcements included introducing ads, subscription based services and increasing the review time for developers.   With users spending more than $20 …
microsoft-linkedin, global-m, tech

On Monday evening Microsoft announced their biggest acquisition to date of the business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn. The agreed cash deal of $26.2 billion will amount to $196 per LinkedIn share. With 430 million members LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, founded in 2002 and floated in 2011 for …
Image Source: The Telegraph

Today saw Amazon launch its full online supermarket in the UK, Amazon Fresh. Amazon Prime customers in 69 postcodes across Central and East London will now be able to order a weekly food shop to be delivered the same day in one hour time slots. Amazon Fresh highly anticipated entrance …
Screen Shot 2016-06-03 at 14.55.48

Do you find yourself working better at home? Or being more productive late into the night? Well virtual reality is set to become the future of work, and with it the end of conventional offices and working hours. From HR to training to collaboration virtual reality is predicted to be …