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UK plans $80M in tech initiatives, doubles tech visas to 2,000 to shore up support amid Brexit anxiety

While the UK continues to try to find solid ground to begin its contentious Brexit negotiations, the government has launched several initiatives to try to shore up support to (and from) the country&#8

Beyond the Valley

As someone who has worked in technology his entire adult life, I can say the following with complete conviction: Somewhere at this moment a young entrepreneur is developing a product, service or busin

U.K. Government Funds Free Online Courses Teaching Startup Skills

A tech industry-backed, U.K. government-funded initiative offering free online courses to those wanting to learn commercial digital business skills goes live today, aiming to upskill Brits to work for

HubbleHQ Wants To Help London Startups Find Office Space — Counts Former PM Advisor Rohan Silva As Chair

HubbleHQ, founded by Tushar Agarwal and Tom Watson last November as part of the Entrepreneur First programme, is an online marketplace for startup office space, initially targeting companies in London

U.K. Internet Of Things Startups & Projects To Get £46M More Government Cash By 2015

The U.K. Prime Minister is clearly a fan of the HAPIfork. At a speech at Europe's CeBIT tech conference yesterday David Cameron announced an additional £45 million in funding for research in areas li

Oxygen Accelerator Names The Nine Startups Starting Its London-Based Bootcamp Today

The U.K.-based Oxygen Accelerator, now relocated from its former home of Birmingham to Tech City's Campus London, has announced its first cohort of startups since the move down south. Nine startups ma

East London Tech City Startups To Get Access To Network Of 4G Hotspots In June

The Tech City high tech cluster in London's East End is getting an extra helping of high speed mobile connectivity from June. Carrier EE, which owns and operates the U.K.'s first and still only LTE/4G

Enterprise Big Data Platform Cloudera Opens EMEA HQ In East London’s Tech City

+1 more for East London's Tech City cluster: big data company Cloudera has announced the opening of its EMEA HQ on Rivington Street, Shoreditch. In late 2010, the U.K. coalition government created the

U.K. Government Finds £50M To Fund New Hub For E. London’s Startup Cluster; To Host Co-Working Space, Classrooms, Workshops

The U.K. government is throwing a big swathe of money at the east end of London -- announcing a £50 million plan for regeneration of the Silicon Roundabout area. The funding will go towards establish

Another Facebook Exec Out: EMEA Head Joanna Shields Is Now CEO Of London’s Tech City Effort. Marketing VP Carolyn Everson Takes On More Reports

Another post-IPO executive departure for Facebook, this time on the international front. <a target="_blank" href="">Joanna Shields</a>, the vice presiden