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Boris reaches for Tech City reins

Boris Johnson wants to take control of the development fund responsible for promoting tech investment in 'Tech City', East London, according to a report.The mayor announced his desire to take control of the Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO) on Friday at the InnoTech summit taking place in the capital.

April 13, 2012 by

Google Maps adds alerts for Tube delays

Google has upgraded its Maps service to include live information about disruptions to the London Underground network in order to try and help the 31 million expected visitors to the city avoid trouble spots and delays in the capital during the Olympics this summer.

April 3, 2012 by

Entrepreneur becomes new chief of SCS

Singapore Computer Society appoints Chak Kong Soon, president of venture capital firm Stream Global, as head of the local IT industry group, taking over role from civil servant, Alphonsus Pang.

March 29, 2012 by

TfL adds camera feeds to live travel news

Developers and London's drivers can find out where congestion is across the capital thanks to real-time information made available by Transport for London on its website and a new twitter feed.The live traffic news website gives people access to the feeds from over 170 cameras across London.

January 30, 2012 by

NYSE welds cloud to global communications backbone

The NYSE Euronext group is preparing to launch a financial trading cloud which piggybacks on a global low-latency communications network.The Capital Markets Community Platform, announced on Wednesday, is a cloud for provisioning compute resources on an as-needed basis to test trading algorithms against market datasets.

June 2, 2011 by

GFC panic a boon for venture capital fund

Sydney-based venture capital firm OneVentures has just celebrated its one-year anniversary, an achievement that seemed a long way off when the founders' investment drive was pushed off course by the global financial crisis (GFC).

March 31, 2011 by

Boris takes to the cloud in pre-Olympics grime battle

London mayor Boris Johnson has launched a reporting tool that lets the city's citizens report graffiti, litter and fly-tipping, in an attempt to clean up the capital ahead of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.The Love Clean London tool, unveiled on Thursday, extends a similar scheme that has been run over the last five years in the borough of Lewisham.

March 10, 2011 by

Cisco focuses on security as it plots cloud expansion

Security is being embedded in the core of Cisco's engineering efforts as the networking company looks to expand upwards and into the cloud, according to chief executive John Chambers.Chambers, who was speaking at Cisco Live in London after a visit to the World Economic Forum at Davos, told the audience that "economists on a global basis are saying [employee] productivity can grow two, three, four, five percent a year.

February 1, 2011 by

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