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June 13, 2018 7:07 PM Theresa May says new 'start-up' visa for entrepreneurs will make Britain a magnet for the 'best talent' as she holds talks with tech bosses at No10

A new 'start-up' visa for entrepreneurs will ensure the 'best talent' comes to the UK, Theresa May today said at a Downing Street summit today. The Government today announced plans to expand a current scheme which allows up to 2,000 non-EU graduates to come to the UK if they are sponsored by universities. Under the roll-out, the scheme will be opened 26

June 7, 2018 11:03 PM Anger as Chinese firm gets their hands on British tech giant 'on the cheap' for £580million as analysts claim it's worth closer to £5bn

A pioneering British microchip firm that was controversially sold to foreign buyers has fallen into the hands of a state-backed Chinese company. A division of Arm Holdings, which was sold to Japan's Softbank for £24 billion two years ago, is being sold to a Chinese consortium for £580 million – although some analysts say its true worth is closer to £5billion 31

June 4, 2018 11:00 AM Southend could be new ‘silicon suburb’ tech

SOUTHEND is an ideal spot to launch or grow a tech business, a new report has revealed. The seaside town has been named in the top 16 “silicon suburbs” in the UK where the digital tech sector is growing. A report by Tech Nation revealed that Southend has higher than average levels of tech employment, and could prove to be a fertile breeding ground for the next generation 25

May 31, 2018 5:02 AM Bolton MP backs campaign to 'make Britain's homes safer'

As part of the campaign, the Government is being urged to scrap the 20 per cent tax on products including fire alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, gas safety checks, fire doors and fire extinguishers. The Labour man said: "Safety in the home is rightly at the top of the political and public agenda. If the Government would scrap VAT on safety products 21

May 18, 2018 1:53 PM Red carpet screening of Oscar-winning short film

THE Wilberforce Trust is organizing a VIP red-carpet screening of Oscar-winning short film “The Silent Child” at York's Everyman cinema next week to help raise the profile of its plans for a new state-of-the-art community hub. The York trust was recently granted planning permission for 30 high-tech apartments for people with sensory impairments off Tadcaster 52

May 3, 2018 10:00 AM Have you had difficulties voting? Could tech help?

As the UK turned out to the polls, Sky News asks those who have experienced difficulties in casting their vote to get in touch. In countries such as Australia and Estonia, voters with disabilities can cast their ballots from home where their support mechanisms are already in place. However, there are few such systems in place in England which allow voters 49

April 19, 2018 5:22 PM Will Apple release a lineup of more affordable devices? Filings suggest firm may launch a new SE and version of the iPhone X that costs HALF the current price

It could be gearing up to launch a second version of its popular budget phone, the iPhone SE. And the SE might not be the only affordable model in Apple's iPhone lineup for long. The tech giant may also be planning to launch a cheaper, bigger version of the iPhone X that costs just $550, according to new reports. Longtime Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities 113

April 16, 2018 11:35 AM Paw Patrol stars enthral crowds of young fans at Eastgate shopping centre

PAW Patrol favourites Skye and Rubble delighted hundreds of young fans who were excited to meet them at Eastgate Shopping Centre. The stars of the smash hit children’s TV show, which is aired on Nick. Jr, enthralled the crowd of youngsters and their parents when they made an appearance at the Basildon-based shopping centre throughout an action-packed 35

April 13, 2018 3:46 AM Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and clarifies that it is consulting allies before making a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria. KEEPING 50

April 9, 2018 6:01 PM Chinese facial recognition firm, SenseTime, becomes the world's most valuable AI start-up at $4.5 BILLION after raising a record $600 million in a funding round led by Alibaba

Creepy plans for creepy state-wide surveillance in China have moved a step closer, thanks to one of the country's leading tech firms. SenseTime, which works in partnership with Honda on automated vehicle research, has developed facial recognition CCTV technology already in use across China. The firm has tripled its worth in less than a year after a funding 130