Twelve Welsh tech start-ups to deliver £100 million by 2020

Twelve of Wales’s most innovative, high-growth technology start-ups are set to deliver a combined turnover of more than £100 million by 2020. From tracking humanitarian aid to driving global beauty sales, these high-tech companies are attracting attention from organisations and professionals from across the globe. These firms are part of this year’s Digital Dozen Accelerator...

Blog: Getting the most value from data as an SME

The number of SMEs in the UK has risen considerably since 2010, hitting a high of 5.5million in 2016, with one million new small businesses established just last year. With all these recent new start-ups and competition at an all time high, it’s easy to recognise that data can be pivotal to success as it means...

EE uses balloon-powered helikite to delivers 4G at Snowdonia biking event

Telecoms giant EE has used its balloon-powered helikite to offer 4G connectivity and broadcast a 360-degree live stream at a biking event in North Wales. This is the first time that balloon technology has been used to provide mobile connectivity to consumers in a remote location. The technology can provide coverage on demand and in...

Welsh AI pioneer helps Harvard assess North Korea’s biological research capability

Amplyfi, an artificial intelligence firm based in Cardiff, has been helping specialists at Harvard University assess North Korea’s biological research capabilities. The company contributed its proprietary surface/deep web harvesting and analytics technology in a bid to explore the country’s broad biological research capacities. It teamed up with Harvard on a new study assessing bioweapons’ capabilities in...

Interview: Brooke Williams, CEO and co-founder of Sorbet

Real estate is one of the world’s most lucrative markets. In the UK alone, the value of homes has surpassed the £6 trillion mark, according to Savills. There’s no wonder why so many people want to get into the industry, and even more potential is being felt through the rise of proptech companies. Sorbet, which...

Popular navigation app Waze now available in Welsh

Waze, popular GPS navigation software that works on smartphones and tablets, is now available in Welsh thanks to a collaboration between the company and Applingua. Released in 2006, the app provides mobile users with turn-by-turn navigation information as well as user-submitted travel times and route details. It’s used right around the world. Cardiff-based tech localisation...

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