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....The suit can currently fly uninterrupted for around 10 minutes. The start-up he founded, Gravity, is working on new technology for the device which Mr Browning said will make the current prototype look "like child's play". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. With two children under the age of four and a tech start-up to run, Colleen Wong has her hands full. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Engineer Toby McCartney explains how his Scottish start-up MacRebur is persuading councils to use local waste plastic to build roads. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... Nomura also agreed to set up the Annington Trust, a charitable foundation which gives grants to help develop creches and youth clubs for service families. The trust was given start-up capital of £430,000 – or 0. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:01:13 PM
....The suit can currently fly uninterrupted for around 10 minutes. The start-up he founded, Gravity, is working on new technology for the device which Mr Browning said will make the current prototype look "like child's play". ...
Can plastic roads help save the planet? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:11:20 AM
. Engineer Toby McCartney explains how his Scottish start-up MacRebur is persuading councils to use local waste plastic to build roads. ...
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Lunch-hour hacks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:00:52 AM
. With two children under the age of four and a tech start-up to run, Colleen Wong has her hands full. ...
Juicero: Juicing boss defends $400 machine image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 07:26:05 AM
. A US start-up that sells a wi-fi connected juicing machine for $399 (£310), has offered refunds after the gadget was mocked on social media. ...
CEO Secrets: Think outside the bubble, says coffee chief image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 11:19:16 PM
....Jeremy Torz started Union Hand-roasted Coffee with a friend 20 years ago after falling in love with cafe culture on the US west coast. Here he offers his advice to start-ups. ...
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Flying car prepares for launch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:15:58 AM
.... . But now a Dutch start-up says it has done it, all in line with the existing air and road regulations. ...
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Boutique gin and whisky boom spooks big spirit brands image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 11:01:07 PM
.... “For every winner there will be many more losers,” says Simmonds. “Some of the business plans we have seen for start-ups in this sector suggest a nasty hangover for some. ...
How the beery vision of brewing a small fortune can fall flat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 08:59:21 AM
....“Brew as many small batches at home as possible to the highest possible standards and get a six-figure sum behind you before you start. If you want a production brewery as a commercial thing, [start-up costs] are in the hundreds of thousands, if not millions,” said Hawke. ...
Industrial strategy 'must help' UK creative industries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 02:53:13 AM
....He said the government should recognise that creative industries "will be as important to future economic success as traditional industries, such as cars or oil and gas". Among its other recommendations are campaigns to increase diversity in employment in the sector and advice for start-ups on exporting. ...
Meet the millennials making big money riding China's bitcoin wave image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 06:00:21 AM
....For the past six months, 27-year-old Yang has worked mainly from home, mainly from his sofa, tracking and trading bitcoin, and watching the money roll in. The flat itself is modestly sized; Yang moved in in his pre-bitcoin days when he worked variously for a crowdfunder start-up, a branding consultancy and dabbled in hedge-fund management, all of which he describes as “creative financial work”. ...
The good stuff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:19:56 PM
.... . "I am seeing the same trend with technology start-ups, with a proportion looking to deliver social good either as non-profits themselves, or commercial organisation with social purpose. ...
The new age of Ayn Rand: how she won over Trump and Silicon Valley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 05:49:09 PM
....Which brings us to the new wave of Randians, outside both politics and conventional conservatism. They are the princes of Silicon Valley, the masters of the start-up, a cadre of young Roarks and Galts, driven by their own genius to remake the world and damn the consequences. ...
Technology is a marvel – now let’s make it moral | Martha Lane Fox image
....It could be one that builds a sector where the people who make and maintain our technology are as diverse as the people who use it. France has just announced a new programme to promote gender equality in start-ups – a smart move, since diverse teams are profitable teams. ...
Sparkling success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:11:43 PM
....". When not leading Belu, which bottles in water in Shropshire, Karen spares the time to help young start-ups who also want to achieve positive social change. ...
Revealed: the huge profits earned by big banks on overseas money transfers image
....In a warning flashed up on screens, Santander’s executives were told: “10% of the group’s profits at risk when international transfers repricing takes place. ” They were told that while TransferWise, a relatively new start-up in the money transfer business, was charging €64 to move £10,000 from the UK to Spain, Santander charged €394 – six times as much. ...
Self-driving cars will only work when we accept autonomy is a myth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 08:00:05 AM
.... It is far easier to engineer cars to speak to each other and the environment than it is to get them to drive on their own. However, this requires a degree of solidarity, which displeases start-ups. ...
Fertile ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 10:58:18 PM
....". Swedish start-up Natural Cycles' app recently won medical approval as a contraceptive. ...
Work it out image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:37:48 PM
...." . Tech giant Google led the way in office gyms but Holmes doesn't believe a company has to have a gym on site, and says he encouraged staff to exercise even when they were a small start-up. ...
UK's gender pay rankings will put discrimination under spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 12:16:22 PM
....A more radical reaction to their findings would be simply to close the gap by giving women a pay rise. One firm that did that, London marketing start-up Brainlabs, was featured in this column last year. ...
The lost generation: ‘I’m 30-something and still depressed and broke’ image
....”. Here’s a start: give self-employed under-35s free bus passes (I’m 36 by the way); give them £200 to help with start-up costs; if they need more education or training to increase their chance of getting work, let them claim it as a business expense; reduce the rate of national insurance for those who are self-employed and under 35; give self-employed men statutory paternity pay; increase the maternity allowance; and reduce student loan repayments. ...
China's Tencent buys 5% stake in Tesla image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 02:30:31 PM
.... . It was an early investor in NextEV, a Shanghai-based start-up which since has rebranded itself as Nio and has offices in San Jose, California, close to Tesla's base. ...
Uber to shut down Denmark operation over new taxi laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 01:36:28 PM
....”. In Brussels, the European commission has called for restraint from member states in their approach to the disruptive start-up, saying they should consider bans only as a last resort since the EU also had a duty to “encourage a regulatory environment that allows new business models to develop”. ...
Bye-bye bank charges? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:28:16 PM
. Mobile banking has changed the way we manage our money for good, and is saving us billions in bank charges, tech start-ups say. ...
Ads in the sky image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:13:43 AM
....Passers-by on a London street were recently amazed to see a fleeting image of a pink tongue protruding from fruitily plump lips, seemingly suspended in mid-air. It was the famous logo for the Rolling Stones and was part of an experiment by tech start-up Lightvert. ...
London-Paris electric flight 'in decade' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:06:00 AM
. A new start-up says it intends to offer an electric-powered commercial flight from London to Paris in 10 years. ...
'Out of control' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:02:11 AM
....To help get Enabled up and running, Jessica successfully applied for a small entrepreneurship grant from the Australian Capital Territory government. She left her civil service job one Friday in December 2012, and started work at Enabled the following Monday, with help and support coming from a local start-up support initiative called the Griffin Accelerator. ...
Gucci, Versace, D&G ... now top brands target fashion for kids image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:05:01 AM
....7m in 2015. It’s no surprising, then, that everyone from luxury brands to aspirational start-ups and mass retailers want a piece of the action. ...
Revision App customers complain of unexpected payments image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 01:19:29 PM
.... . In 2013 he was named as Shell's young entrepreneur of the year and appeared on stage at the Conservative Party conference to explain how a government-backed start-up loan had helped get his business off the ground. ...
Sean Spicer confronted in Apple store image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:22:29 PM
....". Ms Chauhan, the founder of an education start-up, then asks him: "Have you helped with the Russia stuff - are you a criminal as well? Have you committed treason, too, just like the president?". ...
India washing machine launched with 'curry' button image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:05:51 AM
....The Japanese firm has associated itself with other headline-grabbing products. Last year it invested $60m (£49m) in Seven Dreamers, a Japanese start-up which is developing what it claims to be the world's first robot that folds laundry. ...
Machines v hackers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:33:10 AM
....Some, such as OpenAI, are available to anyone, but most are owned by the companies that developed them. So larger security firms have been snapping up smaller, smarter start-ups in an effort to bolster their defences quickly. ...
Work zombies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:28:39 AM
...."Those two connections make the work really matter, and then people are engaged, and then drive a more efficient and more productive workforce," she says. Ms Steele's approach is not that unusual for a tech start-up, which tend to shy away from a defined hierarchy. ...
AirBnB raises $1bn of investment funding image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:50:42 PM
.... . In total it has raised more than $3bn from investors and it is now the second most valuable start-up in the US after Uber, which is valued at about $70bn. ...
'I was stuck' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:30:12 AM
....Why I can't post images of things going wrong . She had changed her career several times already, starting out as a chemical engineer, then deciding to move into venture capital - investing in small and start-up companies - which required going back to college to study. ...
Business wish list image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 01:37:19 AM
....Mr Hammond should create a 'white-list' for acceptable tax-planning, to separate it from aggressive evasion, so businesses are clear about what kinds of tax planning HMRC will accept. It wants the government to consult on liberalising investment schemes for start-ups. ...
The smaller the better? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:08:53 AM
...."The future belongs to the fast," is how Meg Whitman explains her radical decision as chief executive to split up technology giant Hewlett-Packard. The firm, which famously started life in a Palo Alto garage in California in 1939 and which is credited with founding Silicon Valley - the beating heart of the hi-tech world - has now declared a new era: that of the nimble start-up. ...
Dear Travis... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:02:53 PM
.... Or it could just be that he was really tired. As Mr Kalanick himself admits, he used to think you had to burn the candle at both ends to be the real deal as head of a Silicon Valley start-up. ...
Government sets out post-Brexit digital strategy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 01:10:06 AM
....Chris Pennell, an analyst with research company Ovum, said the plans did not go far enough. "We need to invest in education and start-ups and skills," he said. ...
UK 'must insulate 25 million homes' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:07:22 AM
....". Mr Holloway's start-up business was funded by the EU and the business department BEIS, but industry experts complain that building insulation research has received a tiny fraction of the sums channelled into glamorous renewables. ...
Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 04:30:03 PM
.... More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005. The revamped version will be sold under licence by the Finnish start-up HMD Global, which also unveiled several Nokia-branded Android smartphones. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
...."No matter what business you're in, you will be left behind, even if you bake pizzas the guy next-door who has a nice mobile app to make pizza distributed faster will win against you," he says. Mr Thrun argues traditional firms should look at their Silicon Valley start-ups to learn how to behave. ...
Pay-as-you-go car insurance – perfect for the low-mileage driver? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of February 2017 07:00:09 AM
....Millions of people buy their mobile phone service on a pay-as-you-go contract – and now we are being offered car insurance in the same way, paying just for the miles we drive. In the next few months two start-up insurance firms will begin offering pay-as-you-drive car insurance products that claim to do away with the big up front annual premium. ...
Can post-Brexit London survive as Europe's cultural and financial capital? image
....There is no doubt that in the days following the referendum, the mood among a business community known for its optimism and energy was one of anxiety and gloom. Stories of investment deals abruptly collapsing were compounded when a German political party sponsored a van to drive around east London with the message “Dear start-ups, keep calm and move to Berlin”. ...
Ikea’s effect on the antiques trade: here’s how to turn the tables image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 12:26:06 PM
....EBay and Etsy are crawling with “Fornasetti style” furniture, mostly horrible, but a darn sight cheaper than the real thing, with wallpapered wardrobes for about £175. You want that Ikea wardrobe, but it doesn’t quite fit in the alcove? Or you’ve spotted a nice dining table, but it would be better if it was a bit longer? Young east London start-up company Opendesk have invented an ingenious online platform for open-source furniture designs that can be customised, downloaded and made locally, anywhere in the world, cutting out the middle-man supplier and reducing waste, transport and storage costs. ...
Drone company Lily shuts down owing $34m image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 01:29:18 PM
....Lily, the company behind an autonomous camera drone that had amassed $34m (£27m) in pre-orders, has announced that it is shutting down. In an email to customers the start-up said it had failed to raise additional funds to start production of the drone. ...
Wales sees 26% drop in new businesses over five years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 06:02:44 AM
....The bank said the downward trend was likely to be in response to the "uncertain economic environment". Across Wales, 23,195 new business start-ups were recorded in the 12 months to November 2011, compared to 17,089 in the year to November 2016. ...
Cash car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:21:21 AM
.... . This is why Turo, and a handful of other recent start-ups like easyCar, Getaround, and Rentecarlo, are hoping to unlock all this unused capacity sitting idle in the street. ...
Tech's bad bromance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:18:10 AM
. Silicon Valley is so male-dominated that there's a name for the young, brash men who populate the region's many start-ups and high-tech firms: "brogrammers". ...
Battling the 'brogrammers' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:17:54 AM
. Silicon Valley is so male-dominated that there's a name for the young, brash men who populate the region's many start-ups and high-tech firms: "brogrammers". ...
Flying high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 01:02:39 AM
....But British billionaire Sir Richard Branson is looking to usher in the age of the supersonic flight once again; and make it affordable to the masses. His company Virgin Galactic is working with US start-up Boom to develop the XB-1, which is being plugged as the world's fastest civil aircraft ever made. ...
Digital minister defends support for tech image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 08:05:13 AM
. The UK's digital and culture minister says the CES tech show's chief was wrong to claim the government is doing too little to support its start-ups at the Las Vegas event. ...
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CES 2017: Faraday Future unveils super fast electric car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 04:26:09 AM
...."This is a must impress situation," he added. "Even if everything had been going perfectly, it is very difficult to be a start-up carmaker, particularly when you are coming from a tech background. ...
CES 2017: UK support to tech firms 'an embarrassment' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 12:03:16 AM
. The UK government's lack of support for start-ups attending the CES tech show is a "source of embarrassment", according to the event's organiser. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
....Ford, which has a growing R&D presence in Silicon Valley, is testing connected cars in the UK that can communicate with each other to help speed up journeys and reduce accidents. Meanwhile, Jaguar Land Rover, which is testing similar connected technology in the UK, launched an independent start-up, InMotion, to develop smartphone apps and on-demand services. ...
The iPhone at 10 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 02:18:43 AM
.... . Seven years later, the research was commercialised as a start-up, Siri Incorporated- and it was only in 2010 that Apple stepped in to acquire the results for an undisclosed sum. ...
Softbank invests $1bn in space satellite startup OneWeb image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 04:44:20 AM
. Japanese technology giant Softbank is investing $1bn (£806m) in US space start-up OneWeb. ...
Fags, mags - and bags?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 10:38:48 PM
. The left luggage industry has a new rival, as one start-up is trying to recruit small shops as "urban hotspots" for storage, which you can find on its app. ...
Prison to profit  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 10:35:44 PM
....Once she was released the Prince's Trust got back in touch. They helped with a start-up loan, found her premises in a community centre and gave her a business mentor. ...
Airbnb for storage? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 12:37:37 AM
.... . It is one of a growing number of storage start-ups worldwide testing the boundaries of the tech-fuelled sharing economy. ...
The tech industry won't save us – or the planet – from Trump's excesses | Kate Aronoff image
.... As federal regulatory agencies face threats from inside and out, a simple and market-friendly solution would seem to offer an easy out for a problem as big as climate change. If inventors could simply unlock the potential of clean energy technology – through tax incentives and a healthy injection of start-up capital – solar panels and wind turbines could proliferate, making dirty fuels obsolete. ...
The 'selfie firm' worth $4.6bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 06:34:57 AM
. Chinese start-up Meitu is best known for an app that helps people "beautify" their selfies. ...
Who is Peter Thiel and why is he advising Donald Trump? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 03:57:24 PM
.... But how did he go from tech investor to key Trump adviser?. He sits on Facebook's board and runs several firms that fund start-ups. ...
New crowdfunding platforms following peer-to-peer lending are riskier than many realise image
....P2P rates are higher than you can secure on the high street, but crowdfunding platforms offer even more eye-catching returns ranging from 5 to 15 per cent a year. However, these equity-based platforms are effectively selling you a share in risky start-up businesses which means that although you can profit if they succeed, you can incur big losses if they fail. ...
Wine choice angst? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:14:42 AM
...."I used to hate having to choose wine in restaurants. it was horrible," says Matt Gertner, the Prague-based founder of wine app start-up Corkscrew. ...
'I took drugs every day' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 12:03:03 AM
....". To help Ryan expand the business into contract catering, the Princes Trust, the UK start-up support charity led by the Prince of Wales, gave him a £5,000 loan. ...
Tougher crowdfunding rules proposed by FCA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 08:28:05 AM
....But the FCA says it wants protections that are "appropriate for the risks". Crowdfunding - with platforms such as Crowdcube and Seedrs - taps into ordinary consumers who want to buy equity, or a stake, in a new start-up, or lend it money. ...
Fitbit confirms Pebble takeover deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 03:45:27 PM
.... . "Money is pretty tight these days," the start-up's chief executive Eric Migicovsky said at the time. ...
Office parties image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 12:02:01 AM
....Of course, quite a few firms choose not to hold events, with Eventbrite putting the figure at 28% last year. One example is Craved, a start-up that sells craft food and drink and employs 10 full-time and seasonal staff. ...
Chatbot sexism image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 11:00:40 PM
....Svedka - a pneumatic, strutting sexpot - fronted the eponymous Swedish vodka brand for years, boasting of "stimulating V-spots". A little more conservative, but just as eager to please, is virtual personal assistant Amy Ingram, the brainchild of New York start-up X. ...
Google, democracy and the truth about internet search image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 10:00:11 AM
.... It’s able to attract the world’s top computer scientists, physicists and engineers. It’s bought hundreds of start-ups, including Calico, whose stated mission is to “cure death” and DeepMind, which aims to “solve intelligence”. ...
Pebble smartwatch users fear 'Fitbit takeover' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 05:13:52 PM
.... . Juan Espinosa, who owns three Pebble devices, told the BBC: "Pebble was a start-up company that was made by the users and for the users. ...
Machine food image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 12:36:28 AM
....As well as big kit, small kit is giving farmers up-to-the-second data on the state of their fields and produce - what Dr Roland Leidenfrost of Deepfield Robotics calls the "internet of plants and fields". Bosch start-up Deepfield, based in Germany, is working to automate the growing and testing of seed crops, tracking the susceptibility to weeds and drought of different genetic varieties. ...
Chaotic careers education harms economy, says Ofsted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:28:00 PM
.... . Lord Young said the economy was increasingly driven by small start-up firms employing fewer than 10 people and that young people would need greater self-reliance, creativity and an enterprising attitude to prosper in this new economic climate. ...
Skyscanner sold to China travel firm Ctrip in £1.4bn deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:34:38 AM
....Simon Jack: Is the Skyscanner deal good or bad news?. The news of the deal comes just hours after Chancellor Philip Hammond promised £400m to help Britain's successful digital start-ups avoid being snapped up by larger rivals. ...

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