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Tech Nation beefs up board as it strives to help economy

Tech Nation – Government-backed technology industry body – beefs up board as it strives to help economy recover from coronavirus crisis By Jamie Nimmo, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 26 September 2020 | Updated: 23:01 BST, 26 September 2020 Boost: Tech Nation helps nurture British technology companies Tech Nation – the Government-backed technology industry … Read more Tech Nation beefs up board as it strives to help economy

Are tech stocks going to the moon? Investors look around for new ideas

Investors have all been taken by surprise this year.  Coronavirus wiped billions of pounds off the value of investments in March, and now a second wave is threatening to cause more problems. So Money Mail asked the experts what investors are concerned about — and what they need to know. A stellar bet? The Tesla … Read more Are tech stocks going to the moon? Investors look around for new ideas

Nvidia hits out at bid to block deal for tech giant Arm

The American software giant buying Britain’s biggest technology company is willing to make legally-binding commitments to keep its tax revenues in the UK, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.  Nvidia, which is buying Cambridge-based chip designer Arm in a controversial £31billion deal, makes vast profits outside the US but only pays a tiny fraction in … Read more Nvidia hits out at bid to block deal for tech giant Arm

Fund tech revolution, Bank chief tells Chancellor

By Andy Haldane, chair of the Industrial Strategy Council, and Sir Charlie Mayfield, chair of Be The Business  UK GDP had, by July, recovered around half of its Covid-related losses, rebounding further and faster than anyone expected. That’s the good news. The bad is that the economy remains 12 per cent smaller than at the start … Read more Fund tech revolution, Bank chief tells Chancellor

Facebook: Tech firm to launch first set of Ray-Ban ‘smart glasses’ next year

Facebook to launch first set of Ray-Ban ‘smart glasses’ next year as Zuckerberg announces vision for ‘holograms of friends playing poker in your living room’ The collaborative tech will have a classic design but will not sport a display Facebook researchers said true AR glasses are likely still years off of being sold At present, … Read more Facebook: Tech firm to launch first set of Ray-Ban ‘smart glasses’ next year

Government’s struggling test and trace system ‘could be outsourced to a tech giant like Amazon’

Government’s struggling test and trace system ‘could be outsourced to a tech giant like Amazon’ Ministers are said to be planning to hand over the running of the testing service to a logistics firm as the system struggles to cope with increased demand An invitation to bid for a contract covering the management of the … Read more Government’s struggling test and trace system ‘could be outsourced to a tech giant like Amazon’

MP urges action over sale of UK tech Arm to US rival Nvidia

MP urges action over sale of UK tech Arm before the firm is ‘thrown away’ to US rival Nvidia By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:10 BST, 15 September 2020 | Updated: 22:52 BST, 15 September 2020 Labour MP Daniel Zeichner wants ministers to intervene in the £30bn sale of Arm Pressure is … Read more MP urges action over sale of UK tech Arm to US rival Nvidia

Dominic Cummings’ message to the generals? Top aide flashes letter about military tech

Dominic Cummings sent a less than subtle message to Britain’s generals to accept new technology this morning over his modernisation drive that could revolutionise the Armed Forces. Boris Johnson‘s famously unkempt top aide is currently overseeing a defence spending review that could make sweeping modernisations, including a greater use of drones and increased focus on … Read more Dominic Cummings’ message to the generals? Top aide flashes letter about military tech

How Channel 10 used ‘tech wizardry’ to film The Masked Singer Australia finale

The Masked Singer Australia grand finale finally took place on Monday, crowning Neighbours star Bonnie Anderson, 25, as the winner.  And now it’s been revealed how Channel 10 filmed the final episode, after a COVID-19 outbreak on set threw the show into turmoil.  Host Osher Gunsberg revealed some of the ‘tech wizardry’ used during the … Read more How Channel 10 used ‘tech wizardry’ to film The Masked Singer Australia finale

Epic Games warns users who sign in with Apple ID accounts will be blocked by the tech giant 

Epic Games warns users who sign in with Apple ID accounts that access will be blocked by the tech giant Epic games is urging users to update email address and passwords  Apple is set to block access to accounts when users sign in with Apple ID The change is said to go into effect as … Read more Epic Games warns users who sign in with Apple ID accounts will be blocked by the tech giant