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Oneflare eyes UK expansion after AU$1m funding round

Australian online marketplace startup Oneflare has set its sights on the UK market after securing AU$1 million in its second round of funding, bringing its total investment capital to AU$1.5 million.

October 23, 2014

UK space investment to rocket

Britain is to take its first steps in manned space exploration as part of a massive billion-pound boost, following ESA negotiations over investment and funding. "Space is big," says minister David Willetts.

November 22, 2012 by

£32m more super-fast broadband cash goes to Scotland

Another day, another broadband funding pot: the UK government is putting an extra £32m towards funding the rollout of super-fast broadband in Scotland.The cash comes in addition to the £69m allocated to Scotland last August to improve its broadband infrastructure.

June 8, 2012 by

Google funds Raspberry Pis, Arduinos for UK teachers

Google is to provide more than a hundred trainee computer science teachers in the UK with Arduino or Raspberry Pi kits as teaching aids, chairman Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday.Speaking at London's Science Museum, Schmidt noted how computer science education was essential to the development of engineering skills.

May 24, 2012 by

Osborne puts broadband first in Budget

The development of broadband networks in the UK is a priority for the government, chancellor George Osborne said during his Budget speech on Wednesday.The National Infrastructure Plan, outlined during the speech, identifies broadband as one of the projects first in line for government funding over the next decade.

March 21, 2012 by

Hunt threatens to take back broadband cash

Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that the government would remove up to £530m in funding if local councils fail to deliver superfast broadband by the government's deadlines.Hunt told an all party parliamentary committee on local government that he would act decisively over the plans to improve broadband infrastructure in the UK if there was any attempt to stall the process with paperwork.

January 20, 2012 by

Local authorities get broadband application deadline

Local authorities that want to get government funding for broadband rollouts will have to have their draft plans for the deployments submitted by the end of February, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced.Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that, if local authorities did not submit their proposals for getting their share of the £530m Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) pot on time, there was no guarantee that they would get any share at all.

December 15, 2011 by

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