Startups View All →

Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

Image 9c3b8114747605eb79cdfc7594cb796f

By   4 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

Read More →

Beamly OnDemand is a ‘Twitter DVR’ for BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4OD

Image 7f87e4ffb862af3cb3cf401c2e40b7e6

By   9 days ago

Beamly, the social TV startup that recently rebranded from Zeebox, has an interesting new Chrome extension out today. Beamly OnDemand works with three

Read More →

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh: YPlan launches in its fifth city

Image embra-520x245.jpg

By   11 days ago

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh. Not your typical cosmopolitan city-combination, but these are the places

Read More →

The UK’s Post Office will launch a new mobile phone network through EE later this year

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   17 days ago

It’s been rumored for a while already, but the UK’s Post Office has now confirmed that it’s to launch a new mobile phone network later this year. The

Read More →

The BBC launches first ‘virtual’ radio station in a bid to reduce costs and improve audio quality

Image 51832701-520x245.jpg

By   21 days ago

The BBC is experimenting with a ‘Virtual Local Radio‘ setup that will see four of its stations leveraging the same back-end infrastructure and equipment managed in

Read More →

Taxi regulator TfL takes legal advice and concludes Uber is operating lawfully in London

Image FireShot-Screen-Capture-179-Uber-Blog-–-Introducing_-UberTAXI-blog_uber_com_UberTAXI-520x245.png

By   22 days ago

Back on June 11, thousands of black-cab drivers filled the streets of London in protest against Transport for London (TfL) and technology-enabled services such as

Read More →

Business View All →

Live in the UK? Virgin TV Anywhere is now on Kindle Fire

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

Virgin TV’s mobile-focused Anywhere service launched way back in 2012, and today the media company has announced that it’s now available for

Read More →

Three will finally offer free Wi-Fi on the London Underground later this month

Image 88415027-520x245.jpg

By   8 days ago

Wi-Fi connectivity is already available in the London Underground, but to gain access you currently need to be a Vodafone, O2, EE (including T-Mobile

Read More →

Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

Read More →

UK police trialing facial recognition tech that can ID individuals in seconds

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

Leicestershire Police will be the first force in the UK to conduct a six month trial of new facial recognition technology that promises to help identify individuals in just a

Read More →

Beamly OnDemand is a ‘Twitter DVR’ for BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4OD

Image 7f87e4ffb862af3cb3cf401c2e40b7e6

By   9 days ago

Beamly, the social TV startup that recently rebranded from Zeebox, has an interesting new Chrome extension out today. Beamly OnDemand works with three

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

Image Seedcamp_LDN-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

Read More →

Three’s UK SIM-only plans now come with free 0800 calls, but unlimited tethering has been ditched

Image 169973291-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

Three today unveiled a new set of SIM-only plans for its UK customers, finally ditching its beloved ‘One Plan’ contracts and the option of

Read More →

Just Eat gobbles up London-based food ordering app Orogo to bolster its collection service

Image a224504c742cdf89e3d31a5a4328a304

By   10 days ago

British fast-food ordering and delivery service Just Eat has announced it’s acquired London-based takeaway app Orogo. The latter allows

Read More →

Technology View All →

Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

Image Seedcamp_LDN-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

Read More →

Three’s UK SIM-only plans now come with free 0800 calls, but unlimited tethering has been ditched

Image 169973291-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

Three today unveiled a new set of SIM-only plans for its UK customers, finally ditching its beloved ‘One Plan’ contracts and the option of

Read More →

Handybook’s cleaner and handyman booking service is now available in London, priced from £10 per hour

Image Duster-520x245.jpg

By   17 days ago

Handybook, a platform for booking cleaners or handymen to carry out tasks in your house, is now available in London - 

Read More →

The UK’s Post Office will launch a new mobile phone network through EE later this year

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   17 days ago

It’s been rumored for a while already, but the UK’s Post Office has now confirmed that it’s to launch a new mobile phone network later this year. The

Read More →

Vodafone launches WorldTraveller plan so you can take your minutes, SMS and data on holiday with you

Image vodafone-sign-carl-court-afp-getty-imges-520x245.jpg

By   18 days ago

UK operator Vodafone has launched a new WorldTraveller plan that lets pay monthly customers use their regular calls, texts and data allowances while in a range of

Read More →

eBay wants to help you never miss a parcel as it expands its UK click-and-collect deal with Argos

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   22 days ago

Digital-native companies are increasingly turning to bricks-and-mortar stores to help cater for customers’ needs, and internet juggernaut eBay is continuing this trend with the news

Read More →

Rocket Internet launches SpaceWays to store Londoners’ stuff

Image SpaceWays-520x245.jpg

By   22 days ago

Startup factory Rocket Internet has today unveiled its latest company. UK-based SpaceWays has launched to store the physical goods that Londoners don’t

Read More →

General View All →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Three will finally offer free Wi-Fi on the London Underground later this month

Image 88415027-520x245.jpg

By   8 days ago

Wi-Fi connectivity is already available in the London Underground, but to gain access you currently need to be a Vodafone, O2, EE (including T-Mobile

Read More →

Beamly OnDemand is a ‘Twitter DVR’ for BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4OD

Image 7f87e4ffb862af3cb3cf401c2e40b7e6

By   9 days ago

Beamly, the social TV startup that recently rebranded from Zeebox, has an interesting new Chrome extension out today. Beamly OnDemand works with three

Read More →

Handybook’s cleaner and handyman booking service is now available in London, priced from £10 per hour

Image Duster-520x245.jpg

By   17 days ago

Handybook, a platform for booking cleaners or handymen to carry out tasks in your house, is now available in London - 

Read More →

Vodafone launches WorldTraveller plan so you can take your minutes, SMS and data on holiday with you

Image vodafone-sign-carl-court-afp-getty-imges-520x245.jpg

By   18 days ago

UK operator Vodafone has launched a new WorldTraveller plan that lets pay monthly customers use their regular calls, texts and data allowances while in a range of

Read More →

Seedrs brings convertible note startup funding to European equity crowdfunding

By   18 days ago

Seedrs, a European platform where people can invest in seed-stage companies in exchange for equity, has launched its first ‘convertible note’ backing campaign today. Essentially, a convertible

Read More →

Taxi regulator TfL takes legal advice and concludes Uber is operating lawfully in London

Image FireShot-Screen-Capture-179-Uber-Blog-–-Introducing_-UberTAXI-blog_uber_com_UberTAXI-520x245.png

By   22 days ago

Back on June 11, thousands of black-cab drivers filled the streets of London in protest against Transport for London (TfL) and technology-enabled services such as

Read More →

Facebook faces investigation by UK regulator over its controversial emotion experiment

Image Facebook_4-520x245.jpg

By   23 days ago

Facebook is in trouble in the UK over its controversial experiment that saw it manipulating the emotions of hundreds of thousands of

Read More →

Inspiration View All →

Live in the UK? Virgin TV Anywhere is now on Kindle Fire

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

Virgin TV’s mobile-focused Anywhere service launched way back in 2012, and today the media company has announced that it’s now available for

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

Read More →

UK police trialing facial recognition tech that can ID individuals in seconds

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

Leicestershire Police will be the first force in the UK to conduct a six month trial of new facial recognition technology that promises to help identify individuals in just a

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

Image Seedcamp_LDN-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

Read More →

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh: YPlan launches in its fifth city

Image embra-520x245.jpg

By   11 days ago

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh. Not your typical cosmopolitan city-combination, but these are the places

Read More →

The UK’s Post Office will launch a new mobile phone network through EE later this year

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   17 days ago

It’s been rumored for a while already, but the UK’s Post Office has now confirmed that it’s to launch a new mobile phone network later this year. The

Read More →

eBay wants to help you never miss a parcel as it expands its UK click-and-collect deal with Argos

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   22 days ago

Digital-native companies are increasingly turning to bricks-and-mortar stores to help cater for customers’ needs, and internet juggernaut eBay is continuing this trend with the news

Read More →

JavaScript View All →

Live in the UK? Virgin TV Anywhere is now on Kindle Fire

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

Virgin TV’s mobile-focused Anywhere service launched way back in 2012, and today the media company has announced that it’s now available for

Read More →

Hailo’s new Exec option steps on Uber’s turf with high-end Mercedes and BMW rides

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

In a departure from the service for which it is best known - providing London’s iconic black-taxis for passengers on demand –

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

Image Seedcamp_LDN-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

Read More →

UK’s emergency data retention law: Balancing security and fundamental rights is a tricky business

Image airship-520x245.jpg

By   15 days ago

The UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have just wrapped up a press conference explaining why emergency security legislation had to be put into place

Read More →

Handybook’s cleaner and handyman booking service is now available in London, priced from £10 per hour

Image Duster-520x245.jpg

By   17 days ago

Handybook, a platform for booking cleaners or handymen to carry out tasks in your house, is now available in London - 

Read More →

The UK’s Post Office will launch a new mobile phone network through EE later this year

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   17 days ago

It’s been rumored for a while already, but the UK’s Post Office has now confirmed that it’s to launch a new mobile phone network later this year. The

Read More →

Seedrs brings convertible note startup loans to European equity crowdfunding

Image shutterstock_1271458851-520x245.jpg

By   18 days ago

Seedrs, a European platform where people can invest in seed-stage companies in exchange for equity, has launched its first ‘convertible note’ backing campaign today. Essentially, a convertible

Read More →

Facebook faces investigation by UK regulator over its controversial emotion experiment

Image Facebook_4-520x245.jpg

By   23 days ago

Facebook is in trouble in the UK over its controversial experiment that saw it manipulating the emotions of hundreds of thousands of

Read More →

Apple View All →

Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

Image 9c3b8114747605eb79cdfc7594cb796f

By   4 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Three will finally offer free Wi-Fi on the London Underground later this month

Image 88415027-520x245.jpg

By   8 days ago

Wi-Fi connectivity is already available in the London Underground, but to gain access you currently need to be a Vodafone, O2, EE (including T-Mobile

Read More →

UK police trialing facial recognition tech that can ID individuals in seconds

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

Leicestershire Police will be the first force in the UK to conduct a six month trial of new facial recognition technology that promises to help identify individuals in just a

Read More →

The UK’s Post Office will launch a new mobile phone network through EE later this year

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   17 days ago

It’s been rumored for a while already, but the UK’s Post Office has now confirmed that it’s to launch a new mobile phone network later this year. The

Read More →

Vodafone launches WorldTraveller plan so you can take your minutes, SMS and data on holiday with you

Image vodafone-sign-carl-court-afp-getty-imges-520x245.jpg

By   18 days ago

UK operator Vodafone has launched a new WorldTraveller plan that lets pay monthly customers use their regular calls, texts and data allowances while in a range of

Read More →

Seedrs brings convertible note startup loans to European equity crowdfunding

Image shutterstock_1271458851-520x245.jpg

By   18 days ago

Seedrs, a European platform where people can invest in seed-stage companies in exchange for equity, has launched its first ‘convertible note’ backing campaign today. Essentially, a convertible

Read More →

Seedrs brings convertible note startup funding to European equity crowdfunding

By   18 days ago

Seedrs, a European platform where people can invest in seed-stage companies in exchange for equity, has launched its first ‘convertible note’ backing campaign today. Essentially, a convertible

Read More →

Web Design View All →

Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

Image 9c3b8114747605eb79cdfc7594cb796f

By   4 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

UK police trialing facial recognition tech that can ID individuals in seconds

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   9 days ago

Leicestershire Police will be the first force in the UK to conduct a six month trial of new facial recognition technology that promises to help identify individuals in just a

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

Image Seedcamp_LDN-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

Read More →

Three’s UK SIM-only plans now come with free 0800 calls, but unlimited tethering has been ditched

Image 169973291-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

Three today unveiled a new set of SIM-only plans for its UK customers, finally ditching its beloved ‘One Plan’ contracts and the option of

Read More →

Just Eat gobbles up London-based food ordering app Orogo to bolster its collection service

Image a224504c742cdf89e3d31a5a4328a304

By   10 days ago

British fast-food ordering and delivery service Just Eat has announced it’s acquired London-based takeaway app Orogo. The latter allows

Read More →

UK’s emergency data retention law: Balancing security and fundamental rights is a tricky business

Image airship-520x245.jpg

By   15 days ago

The UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have just wrapped up a press conference explaining why emergency security legislation had to be put into place

Read More →

Handybook’s cleaner and handyman booking service is now available in London, priced from £10 per hour

Image Duster-520x245.jpg

By   17 days ago

Handybook, a platform for booking cleaners or handymen to carry out tasks in your house, is now available in London - 

Read More →

General View All →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Three will finally offer free Wi-Fi on the London Underground later this month

Image 88415027-520x245.jpg

By   8 days ago

Wi-Fi connectivity is already available in the London Underground, but to gain access you currently need to be a Vodafone, O2, EE (including T-Mobile

Read More →

Beamly OnDemand is a ‘Twitter DVR’ for BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4OD

Image 7f87e4ffb862af3cb3cf401c2e40b7e6

By   9 days ago

Beamly, the social TV startup that recently rebranded from Zeebox, has an interesting new Chrome extension out today. Beamly OnDemand works with three

Read More →

Handybook’s cleaner and handyman booking service is now available in London, priced from £10 per hour

Image Duster-520x245.jpg

By   17 days ago

Handybook, a platform for booking cleaners or handymen to carry out tasks in your house, is now available in London - 

Read More →

Vodafone launches WorldTraveller plan so you can take your minutes, SMS and data on holiday with you

Image vodafone-sign-carl-court-afp-getty-imges-520x245.jpg

By   18 days ago

UK operator Vodafone has launched a new WorldTraveller plan that lets pay monthly customers use their regular calls, texts and data allowances while in a range of

Read More →

Seedrs brings convertible note startup funding to European equity crowdfunding

By   18 days ago

Seedrs, a European platform where people can invest in seed-stage companies in exchange for equity, has launched its first ‘convertible note’ backing campaign today. Essentially, a convertible

Read More →

Taxi regulator TfL takes legal advice and concludes Uber is operating lawfully in London

Image FireShot-Screen-Capture-179-Uber-Blog-–-Introducing_-UberTAXI-blog_uber_com_UberTAXI-520x245.png

By   22 days ago

Back on June 11, thousands of black-cab drivers filled the streets of London in protest against Transport for London (TfL) and technology-enabled services such as

Read More →

Facebook faces investigation by UK regulator over its controversial emotion experiment

Image Facebook_4-520x245.jpg

By   23 days ago

Facebook is in trouble in the UK over its controversial experiment that saw it manipulating the emotions of hundreds of thousands of

Read More →

Social Media View All →

Apple confirms its eighth iTunes music festival in the UK will take place in September

Image 9c3b8114747605eb79cdfc7594cb796f

By   4 days ago

Apple has announced that it will host its eighth iTunes festival in the UK this coming September, taking place — as usual – at Roundhouse in London. The company says

Read More →

UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB now lets you manage your account on the move with a dedicated mobile app

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   7 days ago

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB already has an arsenal of mobile offerings designed to help you watch movies and TV shows

Read More →

Seedcamp launches its third fund, and this time it wants to give startups a shot at longevity

Image Seedcamp_LDN-520x245.jpg

By   10 days ago

European investment and mentorship program Seedcamp has today announced the launch of its third fund, a $30 million pool of cash 

Read More →

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh: YPlan launches in its fifth city

Image embra-520x245.jpg

By   11 days ago

London, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas… and Edinburgh. Not your typical cosmopolitan city-combination, but these are the places

Read More →

The UK’s Post Office will launch a new mobile phone network through EE later this year

Image e603e5233c92eecea082350ffef16482

By   17 days ago

It’s been rumored for a while already, but the UK’s Post Office has now confirmed that it’s to launch a new mobile phone network later this year. The

Read More →

Facebook extends its custom gender options to UK users

Image 8b1db1d882b6a9a020959480ad71580d

By   28 days ago

Facebook users in the UK can now choose from more than 70 different gender types following an expansion of the extended options outside of the US. The move

Read More →

Data roaming charges in Europe to fall by over 50% as Commission drives towards eliminating all fees

Image EUPhone-520x245.jpg

By   31 days ago

The cost of using your phone while abroad is set to fall by up to 50 percent from July 1 as part of the European

Read More →

Techstars London Demo Day 2014: Our favorite startups

Image TSDemoDay_June2014-520x245.jpg

By   34 days ago

At the end of Techstars’ 13-week startup accelerator program, it’s traditional to have a Demo Day. It’s six minutes for the startups involved to show off their

Read More →