Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data centre in Japan where it operates 13 sites. Finding empty spaces next to busy hubs where you can build large data centers is the unspoken-of gold rush of the 21st century – and despite political turmoil, London still ranks as a premium location for the biggest players in the industry. Innovation Cyber Monday 2019 deals: Business Bargain Hunter's top picks Must-have tech gadgets to start 2020 10 great gifts for the hacker in your life Armageddon: Can tech be used to break up an asteroid? (ZDNet YouTube) Japanese airline wants robots to travel in your place (CNET) The problem with AI? People (TechRepublic) NTT is currently completing the construction of its "UK London 1 Data Center" campus in Dagenham, on the … [Read more...] about This giant data centre tells you a lot about the outlook for the UK’s tech industry
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Why are UK universities struggling to turn their researchers' inventions into startups? ZDNet's Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that, in the US, 26,000 active companies were founded by former MIT graduates. To compete, universities in the UK need to provide better support to their research labs. Read more: https://zd.net/2O3XZDo The UK is hardly short of academic talent: it is the third largest publisher of research papers, behind the US and China. But a new study released by venture capital company Octopus Ventures suggests that too many ideas are left in labs, and never actually make it to the stock exchange. Innovation Cyber Monday 2019 deals: Business Bargain Hunter's top picks Must-have tech gadgets to start 2020 10 great gifts for the hacker in your life Armageddon: Can tech be used to break up an asteroid? (ZDNet YouTube) Japanese airline wants robots to travel in your place (CNET) The problem with AI? People (TechRepublic) This failing, according to the report, … [Read more...] about Start-ups: Why can’t UK universities be more like MIT?
Tesla Model 3 finally available but it will only sell online Tesla to slash sales force now that the Model 3 electric car is finally ready to order. Elon Musk has fueled hopes that he would bring a Tesla R&D base, if not a factory, to the UK for years now, but it would seem that he has had a change of heart – and that Brexit had something to do with the u-turn. Mobility Affordable gifts: Top tech, gadgets for under $100 Tech travel checklist: Don't leave home without these essential accessories The 10 best smartphones you can buy right now The new fakery of iPhone photography (ZDNet YouTube) 8 mobile apps that protect your phone's privacy (CNET) The best smartphones for tech experts in 2019 (TechRepublic) As he collected an award for the Tesla Model 3 this week, the company's CEO announced that Tesla's new European Gigafactory, as well as an R&D base, will be built on the outskirts of Berlin in Germany. It was then reported that the Musk said that the … [Read more...] about Elon Musk picks Germany for new Tesla Gigafactory, says Brexit made UK ‘too risky’
Ericsson's focus on novel small cell solutions, in prep for 5G Ericsson has taken the wraps off three new small cell solutions, the Multi-Operator Dot, the Multi-Dot Enclosure, and the Strand-Mount Unit, which will be commercially available next year. There is no need to travel to remote countryside towns to moan about slow broadband speeds. In fact, you could stay right in the middle of central London, and find problems right there. Networking How to find the best VPN service: Your guide to staying safe on the internet Cisco: These Wi-Fi access points are easily owned by remote hackers, so patch now What is 5G? The definitive guide to next-generation wireless technology How to buy a router (CNET) 10 good habits of network administrators (TechRepublic) Last weekend, however, network provider Ontix quietly kicked off its plan to bring the UK capital's broadband up to standards, starting with a single street in Soho.Packed with small businesses, and home to an ancient market … [Read more...] about How do you fix slow broadband in busy cities? Create a new network
Building growth-oriented tech communities Wendy Lea, entrepreneur and mentor, sits down with Tonya Hall to talk about ways for communities to break the mold and to continue growing into tech-oriented communities. It's been a fantastic year for European tech, with almost $35 billion capital invested in companies founded in Europe. There is one caveat, though: women's share of the funding pie – a small one to start with – has actually got slimmer in the past four years. Innovation Cyber Monday 2019 deals: Business Bargain Hunter's top picks Must-have tech gadgets to start 2020 10 great gifts for the hacker in your life Armageddon: Can tech be used to break up an asteroid? (ZDNet YouTube) Japanese airline wants robots to travel in your place (CNET) The problem with AI? People (TechRepublic) A report published by London-based VC firm Atomico describes a bleak trend for women entrepreneurs. In 2015, 11% of investments in Europe went to mixed-gender and women-only … [Read more...] about It’s been a bad year for female entrepreneurs in Europe