Annette Bening, Ted Danson, Hill Harper and more host starry virtual benefit for Urban Tech

Annette Bening, Ted Danson, Hill Harper and more stars beam in for virtual benefit helping to raise funds for Urban Tech By George Stark For Published: 21:20 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 21:54 BST, 9 April 2021 Ted Danson, Hill Harper and Oscar-nominated actress Annette Bening were just some of the A-List names … Read more is swapping boring grocery items for tech devices

Tesco is surprising online shoppers with incredible substitutes including iPhones for apples, Samsung Galaxy smartphones for Galaxy chocolate bars and Nokia devices for gnocchi is swapping boring grocery items for some high-end tech devices  There are 80 prizes on offer including iPhone SE, Apple Airpods and Nokia 3.4 Winners have to opt for Click & Collect and … Read more

Deliveroo riders go on strike today as tech firm’s unconditional trading begins

Deliveroo riders have gone on strike today over their rights – as the food transport company’s disastrously performing shares begin unconditional trading. The action by the Independent Workers of Great Britain union could not come as a worse time as stock plummeted after they went on sale last week. Deliveroo’s shares originally estimated the company … Read more

Watchdog that could rein in the tech giants

Watchdog that could rein in the tech giants: New UK digital regulator might have power to suspend or reverse anti-competitive action Digital regulator could investigate Google’s algorithms, says Oliver Dowden Concerns they disproportionately direct enquiries to Left-leaning news sites  The Digital Markets Unit (DMU) has already begun work on a code of conduct By Paul … Read more

Goldman Sachs lines up a second tech float in Wise

Goldman Sachs, a key adviser on Deliveroo’s car crash market debut last week, is brushing aside a storm of protest and is already preparing to unleash its second giant tech listing this year.  Sources last night said Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley were on track to sell shares in financial technology giant Wise next month … Read more

Female CEO of £100m business launches 12-week course to get more women into tech jobs

Few companies make promises to get people employed after they sign up to their courses, particularly during a pandemic.  But that’s exactly what Amy Golding, chief executive of Opus Talent Solutions and founder of _nology says she’ll do. The straight-talking businesswoman, who became CEO of tech recruitment company Opus Talent Solutions at just 31, says she’s … Read more

No10 finalises new bill to stop tech giants from acting as ‘judge and jury’ on news content

No10 finalises new bill to stop tech giants from acting as ‘judge and jury’ on news content which they deem ‘harmful’ The Online Safety Bill will purge the internet of offensive material and footage Bill should stop tech companies ‘acting as judge and jury’ on news coverage   Government sources insist that penalties could run into … Read more

British tech start-ups had a record year for investment

The British technology industry had a solid 2020, despite the pandemic and fears over Brexit, an annual study shows.  Tech start-ups and scale-ups in the UK have more than doubled their collective value since 2017, according to Tech Nation.  Collectively, they are valued at $585billion (£422.55billion) which is more than double the next most valuable … Read more