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Why UK Fintech Start-up Investment is Remarkable

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Investors have pumped more than 825 million pounds ($1.1 billion) into British financial technology (fintech) start-ups since the start of 2017 — that’s double the amount seen in the same period last year.

Source: Reuters

Why Artificial Intelligence and Automation are Complex

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It is not just technological feasibility that influences automation. There is a much longer list of parameters, including costs and regulation, that need to be considered. In addition to these parameters, there are further variables influencing the future of automation.”

Source: World Economic Forum

How The Netherlands Invents the Future of Transportation

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“All over the world, the way people get around is changing quickly. However, it’s possible that there’s no greater hub for developing the future of transportation technology than the Netherlands.”

Source: Futurism

Western European IT Spending will Reach $453.8 Billion

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Savvy technology vendors know the trend, CIOs and CTOs are laser focused on digital transformation projects that will fuel enterprise growth, enabled by new online business models and other strategic imperatives. That said, IT infrastructure investment within many markets is still relatively flat.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Strong Encryption is Essential to Our Security, Not a Barrier

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Internet trust and secure communications are critical for growing the economy, spurring innovation, and promoting the free exchange of ideas in the United States. Any weakening of encryption will compromise the security of all users, stifle innovation, and reduce trust in the Internet.

Source: Internet Society

Why European Tech Giants are Based in Scandinavia

European technology leader market research

Although the UK is home to the largest cumulative value of $1 billion-plus tech firms in Europe, the continent’s biggest companies are found in Scandinavia. Spotify is by far Europe’s most highly valued tech company.

Source: World Economic Forum

How Digital Transformation has Disrupted U.S. Retailers

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Digital transformation in retail is changing how people shop. Across channels consumers are buying less each time they shop. This shift is more concentrated in pure-play online retailers, where consumers don’t fill their baskets. Their goal is to get what they want quickly and without any friction.

Source: Nielsen