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Technology Tracks Down £610m Tax Dodgers

Technology means the tax man knows more about you and your money than ever before - and the result is targeted tax fraud inquiries...

Superfast Blockchain Is 99% Quicker Than Bitcoin

A supersonic blockchain technology that cuts out 99% of the bandwidth needed for validating cryptocurrency transactions has been developed by researchers. A team at Massachusetts...

Uberisation Gears Up For Transport Revolution

The Uberisation of the world is underway but you probably haven’t noticed yet. The business model of the ubiquitous Uber taxi firm is set to...

Five Tips For Blockchain Developers To Think About

US Treasury officials probing blockchain technology have listed their advice for other government agencies thinking of taking up the ground-breaking technology. After looking at how...

Dropbox Comes To Market With Risk Warnings

Cloud storage giant DropBox is set to make a stock market debut amid some interesting business and financial data. Although the necessary documentation has been...

Big Brother CCTV Networks Watch Everyone 24/7 In UAE

Big Brother really is watching your every move in one of the United Arab Emirates where 95,000 CCTV cameras are installed. Ras Al Khaimah is the...

Providers Take First Steps Towards Pension Dashboard

The government has challenged pension providers to build a fintech app that will revolutionise retirement planning by showing all a saver’s pensions in one...

Britain And US Ban Tech Gadgets On Flights

A new electronic gadget ban is likely to inconvenience thousands of expats flying from Africa and the Middle East to Britain and the USA. In...

Driverless Cars Gearing Up For Revolution On The Roads

Driverless cars are set to put a big dent in the profits of insurance companies as motor manufacturers free the roads of accidents caused...

It Is Possible To Find A 9% Yield On Investment

Investors looking for yield are finding Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) are gave average returns of nearly 9% last year. VCTs enjoyed a good year with...

China Set To Launch Own Online Virtual Currency

China has decided to kick online currency Bitcoin while it’s down by proposing the launch of an official virtual money system. The people’s Bank of...

Bigger And Better On The Way For Crowdfunding

Britain leads the world in equity crowdfunding and is set to continue to trail blaze with new ways for entrepreneurs and business to source...
Caymans Set To Reveal Secret Owners Of Companies

What HMRC Knows About Expat Financial Secrets

A top secret HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) computer system is revealing hidden financial information about expats and their money. Thousands of expats live abroad...

EU Ready To Switch On A Digital Europe

A revolutionary plan to make Europe into a single digital market by breaking technology barriers hampering business on the internet has been set in...

Smartwatch Ticks Up $20m From Crowdfunders

Investors keeping a watching brief on a crowdfunding pitch from Pebble Time have seen the deal become Kickstarter’s largest ever fund raiser. Pebble raised $20,338,986...

Amazon Eyes New Marketplace For Startups

Amazon may be planning to muscle in on markets for entrepreneurs and startups with a new online platform, according to industry insiders. Crowdfunders and entrepreneurs...

Financial Watchdog Warns Over Bogus Web Sites

Financial services watchdogs are warning an increasing number of scam web sites designed to look like real businesses are appearing online. The Financial Conduct Authority...

Online Dating Scammers Try Out Some New Tricks

Dating fraudsters are trying out new tactics to scam cash from unwitting victims online. The British official scambuster Action Fraud is warning that the new...

Magic Roundabout sees 15,000 businesses start

London’s Silicon Roundabout is the place where most new businesses are starting in Britain, according to figures from industry experts. The magic ‘EC1V’ postcode, which...

A new wave of social media triggered by SEIS

In the centre of London’s start-up scene, are two young co-founders of what could be the breath of fresh air required in the currently...