Topic filter : Technology Sector

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
British Airways Flight Heathrow Gatwick Fast Food Chain Airport Employment Euro Uber Estate Agent Pound Holiday PayPal EBay Auction Economy Election Labour National Security Debt Manufacturing Ford

Socially Most Trending News

....If countries have well-qualified, skilled populations, they will be the beneficiaries of globalisation, taking advantage of better jobs, improved productivity, widening markets and digital industries. It identifies South Korea and Poland as examples of countries moving up this value chain - and Estonia, Japan and New Zealand as countries successfully taking advantage of expanding technology sectors. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:03:56 PM
Total Trend count
656
Most trending on :
636 20
.... The industry will reconfigure, London will reconfigure. The talent pool that is here, the ecosystem that exists of lawyers, accountants, trustees, the insurance market, brokers, every kind of financial sector player , the technology sector, legal system, the infrastructure and Greenwich mean time means that it’s an attractive place to run any business. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 5th of May 2017 05:22:18 PM
Total Trend count
5
Most trending on :
3 2

Latest Finance News related to Technology Sector

University of Apple  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:03:56 PM
....If countries have well-qualified, skilled populations, they will be the beneficiaries of globalisation, taking advantage of better jobs, improved productivity, widening markets and digital industries. It identifies South Korea and Poland as examples of countries moving up this value chain - and Estonia, Japan and New Zealand as countries successfully taking advantage of expanding technology sectors. ...
HSBC chairman Douglas Flint recalls the good, the bad and the scandalous image
.... The industry will reconfigure, London will reconfigure. The talent pool that is here, the ecosystem that exists of lawyers, accountants, trustees, the insurance market, brokers, every kind of financial sector player , the technology sector, legal system, the infrastructure and Greenwich mean time means that it’s an attractive place to run any business. ...
UK technology firms turn to Silicon Valley to ward off Brexit blues image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:19 AM
....Matt Haworth, the co-founder of Manchester-based “tech for good” agency Reason Digital, said he and other entrepreneurs had been targeted with Facebook adverts from authorities in Estonia and Transylvania since Britain voted to leave the European Union. But it will take more than that to lure Haworth and others away from northern England, where a rapidly growing technology sector has led to a boom in investment in Britain’s former industrial heartlands. ...
Krispy Kreme owner pays $7.5bn for Panera Bread chain image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 04:05:19 PM
.... . It is paying 41 times earnings to take control of Panera - a very hefty premium the level of which is more common in the technology sector. ...
Red hot image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:04:06 AM
....He describes this as the "build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door" marketing strategy. The Instant Pot is the brainchild of Mr Wang and his friend Yi Qin, who are both veterans of the Canadian technology sector. ...
Hi-tech financial firms flee UK amid doubts over Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 08:54:32 PM
....An exodus of “fintech” companies from Britain has begun, the chief executive of a leading firm has said, dashing the government’s hopes of building the UK into a world leader for the industry. Every reasonably-sized company in the flourishing financial technology sector – involving e-lending, money transfers and the banking markets – is now actively looking at moving staff and investment out of the country because of the uncertainty caused by Brexit, it is claimed. ...
The Bank of England fears it may not spot the next crisis. Here’s where to look image
....Beyond British shores, the US stock market is at record highs and much of the rise follows a mania for tech stocks. The technology sector is the best-performing sector in the S&P 500 this year, rising nearly 9%, with firms such as Apple, Facebook and Amazon emerging as the biggest winners. ...
US cyber fraud: Three men accused of $4m insider deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 08:52:27 AM
....Cyber criminals 'hacked law firms'. Can the technology sector keep up with cyber crime? (video). ...
Strong-arm Apple and tax China bigly: a guide to Trump's possible tech policies image
....America’s technology industry has enjoyed a close relationship with President Obama’s administration since he was elected in 2008 – a fact that will not be lost on president-elect Donald Trump, who pitched his own ideas about technology policy while campaigning. The technology sector is responsible for 6% of the nation’s economy and nearly $1tn in GDP for 2014 alone, according to the trade body the Internet Association. ...
Quick question image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of October 2016 11:03:30 PM
....Instead they are based more than 6,000 miles away in his home town - the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. From a country certainly not renowned for its technology sector, Maximo and his 200 employees have created a multi-million dollar business that makes its money in three ways - advertising on the app, in-app purchases, and people paying for the ad-free version. ...
The ultra-Orthodox Jews combining tech and the Torah image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 11:14:54 PM
....Israel is known as the "start-up nation". Its technology sector is considered by many to be second only to Silicon Valley and it needs more coders and developers. ...
Blogger fury over tax credit rejection image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of September 2016 05:05:17 PM
...." . The issue was not limited to the technology sector, Will Hadwen, benefits adviser at the charity Working Families, told the BBC. ...
Software firm Twilio soars 88% on first day of trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of June 2016 08:44:52 PM
.... . The appetite for Twilio shares has revived investors' hopes in the US technology sector. ...
Search tool Nalanda makes it simple to open up new worlds of relevant digital connections image
....That capability has prompted Nalanda to look for a medical university research project that could help GPs checking patient records achieve more relevant and manageable results, for example when a search involves common conditions with many different varieties and names such as back pain. While Nalanda is the not the first company to reveal the wealth lying in what might be dismissed as waste, it could be at the forefront in the technology sector. ...
London skyscraper rents rising faster than the rest of the world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of April 2016 02:00:32 PM
....75, while skyscraper rents in Toronto, Dubai and Madrid were also unchanged. In the US, the booming technology sector has underpinned rental growth for towers in cities like San Francisco and Boston. ...
Network and hustle: the key skills for women in technology image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 07:32:25 AM
. The technology sector is burgeoning, so if women really want to be at the seat of power in the future, it’s a space they need to break into. ...
The detective inspector leading the charge against cybercrime image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of March 2016 09:07:06 AM
.... “Cybercrime is recognised as a tier one threat in the UK, on a par with terrorism,” she says. Smith’s cyber-unit has seven men and two women, which is better than The A-Team but still reflects both a male-dominated police service and technology sector. ...
Britons working longer hours with no gain in productivity, study finds image
....Official figures show that productivity has barely increased since 2006 and that the UK has the lowest rate of growth in the G7. Some academics believe the current measure of productivity is outdated and misses huge advances in the technology sector. ...
European clean tech industry falls into rapid decline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of March 2016 03:48:12 PM
.... Jobs in wind energy rose slightly, by more than 5% in 2013, to nearly 320,000 across the bloc, with more than half of these in Germany. Investment is not uniform across the clean technology sector. ...
Live Q&A: where are the women in tech? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of March 2016 02:08:20 PM
.... More worrying still is the fact that this number is part of a downward trend; in the early 1980s it was 37%. However, the growth in new jobs in the technology sector is predicted to outstrip that of other sectors. ...
Foxconn to delay $4.3bn Sharp takeover image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of February 2016 05:46:43 AM
....The Taiwanese company said in a statement: ``We will have to postpone any signing of a definitive agreement until we have arrived at a satisfactory understanding and resolution of the situation,''. If the deal goes ahead, it would be the first foreign takeover of a major Japanese electronics firm in a historically insular technology sector. ...
High-growth companies thriving outside London image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of February 2016 05:49:00 PM
....5 per cent of the directors across the 1,000 firms were women, it found. The information technology sector was the top performing sector, enjoying 350 per cent growth between 2010-14. ...
Apple vs the FBI - in plain English image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 07:20:18 AM
....". The Information Technology Industry Council, a lobbying group that represents Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Samsung, Blackberry and a host of others, put out this statement: "Our fight against terrorism is actually strengthened by the security tools and technologies created by the technology sector, so we must tread carefully given our shared goals of improving security, instead of creating insecurity. ...
Rejoice as the markets rediscover risk and realistic values image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 05:00:11 AM
. Market turmoil in recent days has resulted in a brutal examination of the value which underpins shares in many different areas of business and nowhere are the prices looking more overstretched than in the technology sector. ...
German poll finds one in three firms would leave UK after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of February 2016 05:44:38 PM
....In a survey of 700 businesses by the Bertelsmann Foundation, 29% of British and German companies polled said they would either reduce capacities in the UK or relocate altogether in the event of a Brexit. Businesses in the IT and technology sector are particularly open to upping sticks after a referendum: 41% say they would consider decreasing capacity or relocating. ...
VIDEO: Cyber crime: Can technology keep up? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of February 2016 11:52:34 AM
. As cyber crime becomes more and more sophisticated, the technology sector has to work hard to keep up. ...
UK's digital industries growing 32pc faster than wider economy image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 05:00:38 AM
. David Cameron has hailed Britain's technology sector as "extraordinary", after a report revealed companies are generating £161bn for the economy. ...
Digital tech employees are offered 36% higher wage than UK average image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 12:32:55 AM
. Employees in the UK’s growing digital technology sector can expect to earn better salaries than in the rest of the economy, according to the latest government-backed analysis of the industry. ...
Questor share tip: Avoid loss-making Sophos as private equity exits image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of February 2016 06:17:04 PM
.... When Sophos came to the market in July last year it was demonstrating enough promise to warrant its £1bn price tag. Sophos looked like an opportunity for UK investors to access a growing part of the technology sector. ...
China in crisis? Another credit crunch in the West is far more likely image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 04:54:58 PM
.... In the past 20-odd years there have been three periods of bubble-like conditions globally: the technology boom of the late 1990s, the credit binge in the mid-2000s and a bubble in commodities in the last decade. The first boom led to overbuilding of cable infrastructure and permanent loss of capital in the technology sector. ...
Tech trends 2016: Cybersecurity in the connected world image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of January 2016 12:07:48 AM
....While Pete Baxter, UK country manager for software firm Autodesk, foresees our home appliances receiving software updates automatically and companies offering additional services on the back of the connected home concept. This new world of "connected everything", says Tudor Aw, head of technology sector at consultancy KPMG, "should finally see real momentum in 2016", from connected cars recording driver behaviour data for insurance purposes, to smart watches and other wearables delivering health data and even initial diagnoses. ...
Global stock markets are overvalued and unprepared for the return of risk as interest rates begin to rise  image
.... In will come companies with solid profit track records that can generate enough cash to fund themselves. The lofty valuations in the technology sector are looking particularly exposed. ...
Masters of the universe strike back as dealmaking tops record $5 trillion image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 28th of December 2015 04:00:25 PM
.... . In the technology sector, Dell’s $66bn pending purchase of EMC is the largest in the industry’s history. ...
JP Morgan urges firms to float fast in 2016 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 26th of December 2015 12:01:27 AM
Record year for mergers as technology and drugs firm launch spending spree image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 18th of December 2015 02:00:32 PM
.... . In the technology sector, Dell’s $66bn pending purchase of EMC is the largest in the industry’s history. ...
London's black cabs to accept contactless payments as fight against Uber intensifies image
.... . Competition in the taxi technology sector has intensified in the past year, as London's black cabs fight against new taxi-hailing apps like Uber. ...
Israeli tech company Trendit plans London IPO image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 21st of November 2015 09:10:59 PM
....” . The float will come as a boost to London mayor Boris Johnson’s efforts to encourage stronger links between the capital and Israel’s technology sector. ...
India sends a message – allow talented migrants to come to the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of November 2015 05:02:38 AM
...."Mobility for business is a completely separate issue and should not be linked to migration, is the view of all the Indian companies," Mr Mathai said. "Some of them have been very specific - particularly in the high technology sector and the information technology sector, which have driven a lot of the growth in our training and investment relationship - that sometimes they are not able to get the kind of skilled people they want, which is why they have to bring in people for short term assignments, and I think that must be taken full note of by the British government. ...
Online schools 'worse than traditional teachers' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 12:15:55 AM
....Charter schools - publicly funded independent schools - have continued to expand across the US, with supporters seeing them as a way of re-energising standards in state education. And the educational technology sector has been pushing to bring some hi-tech start-up innovation to teaching and learning. ...
'It's good to have money,' says China's newly-crowned richest man image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 26th of October 2015 08:06:36 PM
.... . Six out of 10 of China's richest people were in the technology sector, including Ma Huateng of Internet titan Tencent (third), Lei Jun of Xiaomi (fourth), and Robin Li of Chinese search engine Baidu, who slipped four spots this year from second to sixth. ...
Questor share tip: Oxford Instruments struggles with slowdown image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 19th of October 2015 04:37:24 PM
....1pc yesterday to 596p, their lowest level in five years, after analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded their outlook on the company to neutral, from buy last Friday. The experts believe over-capacity in the market for superconducting wire, which is used in MRI scanners, and weak demand in the industrial and nanotechnology sector will weigh on any recovery. ...
It's not all about London: regions attract growing share of venture capital cash image
.... There has been a rapid rise in the number of tech businesses in the capital. London’s digital technology sector has grown by 46pc since 2010, and there are expected to be 51,500 firms by 2025, according to consultancy Oxford Economics. ...
Bosses of UK's top firms report rising uncertainty over global economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of October 2015 11:01:10 PM
.... Over the next three years, 90% of the UK’s entrepreneurs expect their profits to grow, with 53% forecasting that growth will top 10%. Entrepreneurs in the technology sector (59%) and those with businesses in the south-east and south-west (67%) are among the most optimistic. ...
Leveraging the power of innovation to advance children’s rights and wellbeing image
.... More and more businesses need to start shifting their focus here. They’re [businesses] all fighting it out - in the technology sector, for example - in the US, the EU and Japan, but more and more opportunities and markets will be in these emerging economies. ...
Should small business exporters be worried about the Chinese economy? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of September 2015 06:00:01 AM
....Ian Hambleton, managing director of Output Group and its offshoot Studio Output, was among the speakers at the event. His businesses specialise in communications, branding and video content for the technology sector in China, which is a huge growth area. ...
ONergy to deliver clean, reliable energy to 1 million in India’s poorest regions image
....ONergy’s business model focuses on three core areas: technology, energy infrastructure and financing. In the technology sector, the company manufactures and distributes a proprietary line of solar-powered products including irrigation pumps and micro cold storage for agriculture, AC and DC micro grids to support livelihoods, TV and computers for digital access and learning. ...
Paddy Power and Betfair still need to win over shareholders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of August 2015 06:20:40 PM
.... Could Betfair customers, for example, be offered the chance to collect their winnings at Paddy Power shops? Perhaps Corcoran and Andy McCue, his counterpart at Paddy Power, should turn to Twitter for tips. The slump in global stock markets this month has claimed some notable scalps in the technology sector on both sides of the Atlantic. ...
Battered Blinkx's comeback is a long shot image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 24th of August 2015 05:27:38 PM
.... . As its valuation headed toward £1bn two years ago Blinkx was held up by British technology sector cheerleaders as evidence that this country could produce viable, international listed businesses. ...
Eileen Burbidge: the American angel investor spearheading UK fintech image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of August 2015 10:44:49 AM
....Ten years on, she has not returned to her native America and is spearheading part of George Osborne’s drive to improve the productivity of UK plc. In last month’s productivity plan, the chancellor set out his ambition to make the UK the leading centre for financial innovation in the world and named her special envoy for Fintech – the branch of the technology sector bidding to revolutionise financial services, from mobile banking and money transfers to fundraising and even asset management. ...
The majority of UK graduates are being forced into non-graduate work, says study image
....Will Swarbrick, 21, enjoyed a distinguished academic career at the University of Warwick graduating in the summer of this year with a First Class history degree. Will Swarbrick secured a job in the technology sector after completing a history degree In spite of this academic success he, like many of his counterparts, has entered into employment in an entirely unrelated sector. ...
Vietnam's start-up queen image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of August 2015 11:17:42 PM
...."Wi-fi is everywhere, but the internet speed is still slow, and if I find an investor who wants to put money in my company it usually takes about six months to complete the paperwork. "These factors actually hinder the economic growth of the country in general and the technology sector in particular,". ...
Google may have changed its name but the game remains the same image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of August 2015 09:00:47 AM
.... In fact, Wall Street’s hold over Silicon Valley has never been stronger than now. Google’s new chief financial officer might have left the comfort of investment banking (she used to occupy the same post at Morgan Stanley) for the edginess of the technology sector, but the flow of personnel between the two industries is a misleading indicator. ...
Arm moves higher as analysts dismiss smartphone worries image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of August 2015 09:42:32 AM
.... With shares trading above 20 times forward earnings, and on occasion above 30 times, the sustainability of that growth is paramount for valuation. We see both near- and long-term prospects being as strong as ever, although recent concerns around end market growth have caused a material underperformance for Arm shares (down 18% over the past 3 months versus the European technology sector down 6%). ...
.... Nevertheless, the Prime Minister’s ambition to make the UK “the leading fintech centre in the world” is not unrealistic. London’s geographic location, its established financial infrastructure and its burgeoning technology sector are a powerful combination. ...
Late payments put a quarter of small firms at risk of insolvency image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 8th of August 2015 06:04:51 PM
....” . The issue was found to be most acute in the technology sector, where almost a third of all businesses had been impacted financially by late payments from customers. ...
Taxi app Gett to deliver champagne as Uber battle intensifies image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 27th of July 2015 06:00:06 AM
. Gett, the app for hailing black taxis, is broadening its offering as competition intensifies in the taxi technology sector by launching an on-demand delivery service that will allow users to order a wider range of goods and services. ...
India's fast-growing start-up scene image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 11:03:53 PM
....Ms Kar is just one example of the many hundreds of young Indians who are increasingly taking on the challenge of setting up their own businesses. Led by new entrants into the country's technology sector, this is transforming India into the world's fourth-largest hub for start-ups, according to the Ministry of Finance's Economy Survey 2014-15. ...
Wealth Secrets of the One Percent: How the super-rich became super rich image
.... While the likes of Rockefeller, John Pierepont Morgan and Andrew Carnegie managed to hoover up the vast profits of industrialisation, a century on a privileged few have similarly reaped the rewards of a new digital economy. He says the pharmacteutical and technology sectors are nowadays where the true money is to be made. ...
Lloyds Bank moves closer to abolishing passwords image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 6th of July 2015 04:20:28 AM
.... . It is also the latest strike by Lloyds in a brewing tech war between each of the big banks, and also the wider technology sector which is trying to muscle into the financial services industry. ...
Sage climbs to FTSE 100 top spot after broker upgrade image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 25th of June 2015 05:24:23 PM
.... The accounting software company suffered its biggest one-day drop in seven years on Wednesday - down 6pc at 516p - when its cautious outlook on medium-term growth failed to impress investors during its capital markets day. Stephen Kelly, the recently appointed chief executive, acknowledged the company had been slow to respond to changes in the technology sector but pledged to spend more on marketing in an attempt to boost growth of its web-based software. ...
Bullish broker notes send supermarket shares higher image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of June 2015 05:24:41 PM
.... Meanwhile, Sage Group tumbled to the bottom of the FTSE 100, down 33p, or 6pc, to 516p, after announcing the closure of 135 offices. The group also plans to spend more on marketing in an attempt to boost the growth of its web-based accounting software, acknowledging it had been slow to respond to changes in the technology sector. ...
It’s taken years – but the UK is finally building a great technology industry image
.... The UK’s tech rebirth, and London’s crucial role in the story, is remarkable. The number of companies in London’s digital technology sector has grown by 46pc since 2010, while the sector now employs close to 200,000 people, a 17pc increase on five years ago, according to Oxford Economics. ...
Thousands of apprenticeships lost in key industries including construction and IT image
.... The construction industry has complained of an ageing workforce, but apprentice numbers suffered as companies struggled for work when they were badly hit by the economic crisis. There were 10,510 apprentices who entered the information and communications technology sector in 2010-11, but this fell to under 8,000 for the following two years – still much higher than pre-financial crisis levels. ...
Amazon in European e-book probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of June 2015 11:35:12 AM
....Her tougher stance against US multinationals has drawn criticism that she has been targeting American businesses, although she denied this in a BBC interview earlier this month. However, President Barack Obama, whose administration is negotiating a new transatlantic free trade deal with the 28-nation European Union, warned earlier this year against Europe turning to protectionism to the detriment of the US technology sector. ...
'When I started working in technology I could count the number of women on one hand' image
. As a society, we are only too familiar with the fact that women make up only a tiny percentage of the decision-making roles in the technology sector, and that graduates in sciences, technology, engineering and maths are mostly men. ...
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn buys $100m stake in Lyft: it's a 'no-brainer' image
....John Zimmer, Lyft’s president, said: “Carl Icahn’s record as an investor is unparalleled. “His recent success investing in the technology sector stems from a focus on companies that deliver incredible long-term value to their customers, such as Apple, Netflix and eBay/PayPal. ...
Wall Street tech debutant Box dismisses doubters image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 14th of May 2015 01:22:24 PM
....” . In spite of that focus on product development and long-term growth opportunities, Box, like the rest of the technology sector, may in the not-too-distant future find itself under much greater pressure to deliver profits sooner. ...
Tech shapes the future office image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of April 2015 11:33:46 PM
Secret app 'worth $100m' shut down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of April 2015 11:51:48 AM
.... . The anonymous nature of messaging on the app led to its early adoption by technology sector workers, who used it to post rumours of forthcoming products or company mergers. ...
Britain’s future rests with our best and brightest small businesses image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of April 2015 01:38:30 AM
....A record 500,000 new business start-ups emerged in Britain last year. The London Stock Exchange Group’s recent "1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain" publication found that some of the fastest-growing companies across the UK were not only in the digital and technology sector but also in the manufacturing, construction and engineering industries. ...
Permira seals biggest private equity deal of the year with $5.3bn Informatica takeover image
.... . “Informatica is an outstanding company and a clear leader in the essential field of enterprise data solutions,” said Brian Ruder, a Permira partner and co-head of the firm’s technology sector team. ...

Page rendered in 1.8435 seconds.