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LSE identifies £1.1bn broadband rollout shortfall

The UK's fast broadband rollout needs an extra billion pounds in private investment if government targets are to be met, academics from the London School of Economics have calculated.The government wants 90 percent of the country to have access to super-fast broadband by 2015, with everyone getting at least some broadband access by that date.

May 7, 2012 by

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

HTC invests more than £50m in gaming and video

HTC has acquired new gaming and video-on-demand content delivery expertise by buying into two companies, OnLive and Saffron Digital.On Monday, the smartphone manufacturer said in a statement that it was making a "strategic investment" in London-based Saffron Digital, which specialises in multimedia content delivery technology.

February 8, 2011 by

Tech spending headed for a slump?

There's an old investment adage: When Wall Street sneezes, London catches a cold and some of my UK colleagues are already complaining about 'man flu.' Economic indicators coming out of the UK suggest the technology sector could be in for a rough ride during 2008.

January 1, 2008 by

Melissa stalks the City

Several firms in the City of London including investment bank, Investco and solicitors Travers Smith Braithwaite were hit by the Melissa virus over the weekend according to sources.

March 29, 1999 by

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