With an increasing number of organisations trialling flexible working, and advances in consumer technology making remote working easier than ever, the traditional working hours of 9 to 5 are going out of style.
The news that WhatsApp will be introducing adverts into its Status feature has prompted outrage, with WhatsApp ads slammed as a “step backwards” for the platform.
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TikTok, a music video creation and sharing platform launched in 2016, has taken the world by storm in 2018.
As those in the industry are now starkly aware, the UK science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sector is facing a skills gap.
The United Kingdom is unrivalled in Europe for the creation of $1bn tech startups, otherwise known as unicorns.
Cowboy, a Belgian electric bike startup, has closed a €10m Series A funding round, providing the financing to bring its innovative product to new European markets.
Steve Wozniak, technology innovator and co-founder of Apple, has today been announced as co-founder of EQUI Global, a company dedicated to the disruption of the venture capital industry.
Sir Richard Branson is favourite to reach the stars first in the commercial space race, ahead of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, on-board Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two.
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, the world’s most popular music streaming service has arguably changed the way the world listens to music.
The growing problem of care for the elderly could be solved by artificial intelligence assistive technology, with an Amazon Echo-like piece of kit called the miiCUBE from health tech startup miiCARE.
Tesla is delaying its Autopilot drive for navigation in its version 9 software update, Telsa CEO Elon Musk has said in a tweet.
A social recommendation engine backed by Bill Gates has launched.
Mobile broker Pelican today announced its latest funding round as it continues to tempt cautious millennial investors into the stock market with its social trading app.
Dry cleaning vending machines that promise a 24-hour, eco-friendly service have been launched in London Underground stations, disrupting an industry that has until now been relatively unaffected by the digital revolution.
Walk down any street in Salt Lake City and the chances are that, in sharp contrast to the pancake-flat city centre, you’ll see picturesque mountains on the horizon.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has revealed the world’s first full-scale passenger Hyperloop capsule, signalling a key milestone in the race for the world’s first commercial Hyperloop track.
With plastic pollution becoming a pressing environmental catastrophe, the John Lewis Partnership called on entrepreneurs and anti-plastic start-ups to pitch ideas to reduce plastic waste.
Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned from Facebook, which has owned the app since 2012.
Uber is said to be in talks to buy London-based food-delivery app Deliveroo, which is valued at around $2bn, according to Bloomberg reports.
The UK’s entrepreneurial spirit is palpable – with around half a million new startups formed every year, there is no shortage of new ideas and opportunities.
China has ordered ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing to suspend its carpool service indefinitely following the murder of two passengers earlier this year.
Oxford company Metaboards is developing wireless charging technology that was once looked to for the sci-fi dream of an invisibility cloak.
IT developers and software engineers are wasting their time on maintenance and infrastructure issues in many UK companies, instead of contributing to strategy and growth projects.
Some 90% of the artefacts stored in the National Museum of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, went up in flames earlier this week.
TechCrunch Disrupt 2018 will offer the latest batch of hopeful startups the chance to shine in front of industry experts and investors on the lookout for the next Facebook, Uber or Airbnb this week.
Since Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he would take the luxury electric car maker private, there has been much speculation as to where that funding has come from and if he really has it.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter – as he is prone to do – that he plans to take the electric car maker private at $420 a share.
Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp today reported a 49% surge in first-quarter operating profits, prompting the company’s stock price to climb 2.18%.
Online estate agent Purplebricks’ share price has fallen 31% since the start of the year, amid a slumping housing supply and expensive expansions into US and Australian markets.