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The Internet of things

Early phases of the Internet included connecting people to static information and more recently, people to people. Over the next decade, the Internet will evolve to connect people to physical things and also physical things to other physical things …all in real time. It will become the Internet of...

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London tech firms secure record $1bn (£626m) investment

UK Tech continues to march on London tech firms attracted a record $1bn (£626m) of venture capital investment in just the first nine months of 2014. The mammoth figure is more than 10 times what tech groups raised from venture capital firms (VCs) in the whole of 2010. Fundraising...

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techUK sets out the Digital Future

The techUK Manifesto for growth and jobs 2015-2020 techUK launches Manifesto highlighting Leadership, Trust and Inclusion
. Government has key role to help the UK economy and citizens adapt to the digital future techUK, a leading voice for the UK technology industry, publishes Securing its Digital Future: the manifesto for growth and jobs...

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Apple and IBM Team up for the enterprise

The two firms reach a deal that puts Apple devices deep in big business, supported by IBM’s analytics, big data and enterprise apps. Following two years of complete secrecy and planning, Apple and IBM have announced a deal to combine iOS devices and IBM’s business-oriented products and services. The...

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George Soros leads £50m investment in fibre-optic company

Financier George Soros has led a £50m investment in fibre-optic company Hyperoptic, which lays high-speed lines direct to UK homes. The funding, from the Soros investment vehicle Quantum Strategic Parters, will help Hyperoptic reach its target of 500,000 homes within the next five years. Its “hyperfast” lines transmit information...

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£45 million investment in rural broadband for businesses and communities
9th, September 2019

Rural businesses and communities are set to benefit from improved broadband access as part of a £45 million boost by the government. The new funding for the government’s Rural Broadband Infrastructure Scheme adds to the £30...

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Digital First now a G-Cloud 11 supplier
5th, August 2019

Digital First has continued its presence on the digital marketplace framework as a recently announced G-Cloud 11 supplier. The key areas that we support include helping clients further develop their customer experience and engagement...

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Slow start for £400m full fibre fund but Government vows to ‘scale up’
5th, August 2019

Just £66m has been released so far as five-year scheme approaches halfway point More than two years into its five-year lifespan, a £400m government fund to support the rollout of fibre networks has only...

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