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Silicon Valley is often criticised for its lack of diversity, but the tide is changing with historically excluded groups making up an impressive number of those at the top spot. New research shows that over 40% of Silicon Valley companies founded in the last seven years had at lease one …
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Frankfurt is the economic powerhouse of Germany and central Europe, the most international city in Germany and the largest financial centre on the continent. A financial metropolis, it is home to one of the world’s largest stock exchanges and is a key financial and transport hub for the rest of …
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Motivation this week comes from tech journalist Georgie Barrat, discussing women in tech, VR trends and tips on going freelance. First can you tell us a bit about yourself and your job?   Primarily I’m a tech journalist, but I work in a number of different sectors around tech and journalism, some …

A few weeks later and the news is just starting to sink in that Donald Trump is the next President Elect. Despite the media attention from news reporters, economists and even other politicians we still seem no closer to deciphering his outlandish policies. Even less is known about his proposed technology …
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Friday 25th doesn’t just signal one month until Christmas, but also heralds a recent fixture in the US shopping calendar, which is also gaining momentum across the world, Black Friday. While primarily an American notion, we cannot possibly forget the news footage of brawling shoppers forcing their way through supermarket aisles …
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 Internet giant Google has just announced drastic expansion plans in the UK which will see it hire more than 3,000 new staff. Often touted as one of the best companies in the world to work for, Google’s three new buildings in the Kings Cross Campus will offer all the regular …
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Google Photos was the first app to provide us with free and unlimited cloud backup for all our photos and videos. The innovative search feature was fresh and finally made it easy to locate that one photo is a sea of thousands. Machine learning algorithms meant it was possible to …
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Last week Lisbon hosted its first Web Summit, which previously took place in Dublin. Lisbon was chosen for its strong infrastructure, the world-class venue and the thriving startup community. While the event had outgrown Dublin, Lisbon can easily handle the 50,000+ person conference. It has a metro, inexpensive accommodation, good …

Today kicks off the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s biggest celebration of entrepreneurship, the week long festival will see a host of live events taking place across the UK. Last year 2,500 events took place reaching more than 340,000 entrepreneurs and this year it is expected to be …
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Earlier in the year we dipped into the world of Hyperloops (see here). It was something that really grabbed our attention, namely down to the huge impact it could have on monotonous commutes but also travelling potential city to city. Some progress has taken place since then and Hyperloop One …