Eligo Technology news round up, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry- week ending 30/09/2016
Apple to open new HQ at Battersea Power Station
The tech giant is set to open a new UK HQ at London’s Battersea Power Station in 2021. This will include moving 1,400 of its employees from eight separate offices in London to the new premises.
The Grade II listed building was restored as part of a £9bn development project and Apple will occupy all six floors.
(Tech City News) 28/09/2016
3D Printing and Hair Loss
L’Oreal has said that 3D printed hair follicles could one day be used as implants to help with hair loss. The cosmetics company has plans to partner with French bio-printing company Poietis, who have already developed a form of laser printing for cell-based objects.
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(BBC News) 29/09/2016
LinkedIn warns of Brexit Block
LinkedIn has announced that Brexit could stop UK businesses from accessing the best talent from Europe, and the Technology sector is one of the sectors that is likely to be the hardest hit. The London mayor Sadiq Khan is pushing to ensure businesses in the capital retain access to top talent from Europe.
(City A.M.) 30/09/2016
London announced as world’s top fintech hub
A report by Deloitte has found that London is the best city in the world for fostering fintech. The UK capital is ahead of New York, Silicon Valley and Hong Kong but faces stiff competition from Singapore. London and Singapore were both ranked highest on areas that included innovation, business and regulatory friendliness.
(City A.M.) 27/09/2016
Testing still a problem for cybersecurity
A report by Veracode has revealed that 83% of IT decision-makers admitted to releasing code before testing. It also found that companies don’t have compliance requirements in place and makes security testing seem only optional.
(SD Times) 2909/2016