UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment

Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government’s digital economy council. The research by industry body Tech Nation and data company Dealroom also indicated that the UK has overtaken the US for the amount of investment per capita. It […]

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Like to nap? Mattress Firm’s summer Snoozetern internship lets you sleep on the job

If you have been sleeping on your summer internship possibilities, here’s a potential solution: apply to be the Snoozetern for Mattress Firm. Napping is encouraged as part of the position, which involves testing new mattresses and beds, as well being a “sleep-influencer” and creating videos that are shared on social media. This is the second year that the nation’s largest […]

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AdLedger Blockchain Consortium Adds More Firms to its Network – BTCMANAGER

AdLedger, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) nonprofit advertising consortium aimed at replacing centralized ads networks with smart contracts, has added The Hershey Company, Publicis Media, and Global Audience Based Buying Conference & Consultancy (Gabbcon) to its growing list of members, reports AdWeek on March 27, 2019. AdLedger Onboard new Members Per sources close to the matter, AdLedger, a nonprofit distributed […]

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Winklevoss Twins: Crypto Firms Need More Rules

One-half of the Winklevoss twins, Cameron Winklevoss has clarified that cryptocurrency doesn’t actually need rules despite what it says on the Gemini advertising slogans. Instead, Cameron believes that it’s the crypto companies that deal with the digital assets that need to be regulated more. Winklevoss’ comments come in light of the QuadrigaCX situation that occurred earlier in the year. The […]

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UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI

British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers, the Confederation of British Industry said on Sunday. The CBI’s index of private-sector activity over the past three months dropped to -3 in February from zero in January. This was its lowest since […]

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Facebook’s New Interest In Blockchain Firms Fresh Rumors – BTCMANAGER

It was reported by The Information on February 6, 2019, that Facebook is interested in acquiring more blockchain firms following their recent acquisition of Chainspace. First Step On February 5, 2019, it came to light that Facebook had made its first blockchain acquisition by purchasing ChainSpace. The acquisition reignited rumors of Facebook’s next possible move such as potentially launching their […]

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Chinese Blockchain Firms Heavily Regulated In China

The internet censorship agency in China has recently approved a set of regulation for blockchain service providers in the country which will begin to come into effect by the middle of February. The Nations Cyberspace Administration (CAC) published the newly “Regulation for Managing Blockchain Information Services” on Thursday by defining blockchain information service providers as “entities or nodes” which offer […]

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