App that shows available parking being piloted in Cardiff

An app capable of showing people where to park their cars is currently being piloted in Cardiff. Smart Parking, which can be downloaded on both Android and iOS, allows you to locate vacant parking spaces in real-time. Wales’s capital is the first city outside London to get the technology, with the council looking to extend...

Cardiff University working with police on using tech to fight crime

Experts from Cardiff University are working with the National Counter Terrorism Command and UK police forces to ensure policing is kept up-to-date with the latest tech. A dedicated facility, called the Open Source Communications, Analytics and Research (OSCAR) Development Centre, has been been set up to aid this cooperative work. It’ll allow academics and police...

Cardiff-based tech hub to be extended

An office space home to a number of tech start-ups in Cardiff is to be extended by 7,000 sq ft. It’s hoped that the expansion of Imperial House in Trade Street will encourage more tech start-ups to settle and do business in Wales. Software consultancy Method4 moved into the office in 2005, but co-working space Indycube and...

OI Conference heading to Bristol

Following the success of social media conference Oi15 in May, it’s now heading to Bristol. The event, set to take place on October 16th at the Mercure Hotel in Bristol City Centre, will host an array of influential speakers and offer quick-fire panel debates, expert sessions and interactive learning opportunities. Speakers include head of content Europe...

Interview: Evan Davies from the Booking Factory

We speak to Evan Davies, the founder of the Booking Factory, about how he came up with his start-up, what he’s had to do to get it up and running and how it benefits his customers, among other things. The Booking Factory, founded in 2014, is a hotel booking platform aimed at making things easier...

Fintech start-up joins prestigious London-based accelerator

Welsh fintech start-up Delio has been selected to join London’s prestigious Startupbootcamp Fintech accelerator. It fought more than 400 businesses from around the world to get one of ten places on the programme, which is backed by the likes of Lloyds Banking Group and MasterCard. The Caerphilly-based start-up, which enables financial institutions to deliver digital...

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