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LSE to launch High Growth Segment market to lure next Google to London

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London Stock Exchange hopes niche market will be stepping stone for medium-sized hi-tech firms seeking capital to expandThe London Stock Exchange is launching a new niche technology market to encourage the next Twitter, Facebook or Google to float in the UK.The new so-called High Growth Segment will allow entrepreneurs to...
LSE to launch High Growth Segment market to lure next Google to London

Perform's online sports roll-up continues with Sportal acquisition

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After raising money through its stock market floatation, online sports broadcaster Perform Group remains intent on building through acquisition. It is buying German sports portal operator Sportal, as part of its ongoing effort to build out its global audience. Perform already bought Spox.com and Mediasports in Germany last year. Sportal.de claims...
Perform's online sports roll-up continues with Sportal acquisition

Done deal: Motorola Solutions closes $200 million acquisition of Psion

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Motorola Solutions, the Moto company not owned by Google, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of British computer maker Psion. Motorola Solutions coughed up $200 million in cash for the company to expand its ‘Enterprise Mobile Computing’ business unit. In addition, Motorola Solutions has submitted an application to...
Done deal: Motorola Solutions closes $200 million acquisition of Psion

Its eyes firmly on the United States, UK government wants to relax London IPO rules

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As part of Seedcamp Week, Google’s Campus building in London this morning provided a stage for David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, to announce that the UK government aims to – eventually, maybe – relax the listing rules for high-growth companies on the London Stock Exchange. The...
Its eyes firmly on the United States, UK government wants to relax London IPO rules

Vodafone in line for £3bn payout from Verizon

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Phone company begins to reap dividends of 45% stake in US venture - and profit share could be repeated soonVodafone is set to cement its position as the most generous dividend payer on the London Stock Exchange after analysts said it could enjoy a bumper £3bn payout from its US...
Vodafone in line for £3bn payout from Verizon

Detained: Co-CEO of online gambling powerhouse bwin.party taken into custody in Belgium

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Multiple reports are coming in that Norbert Teufelberger, co-chief executive officer of online gambling giant bwin.party and chairman of the European and Betting and Gaming Association (EGBA) has been detained by Belgian police following the EGBA’s annual ‘Responsible Gaming Day’ conference in Brussels. Although the specifics of the detention are...
Detained: Co-CEO of online gambling powerhouse bwin.party taken into custody in Belgium

Facebook takes in-app payments mobile with implementation of carrier billing in the USA, UK and Germany

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Signing a deal earlier in February to power the company’s mobile payment solutions, Bango has today rolled out its carrier billing platform to users in the US, UK and Germany, with the view to expanding it in more countries worldwide by the end of the year. In a filing with...
Facebook takes in-app payments mobile with implementation of carrier billing in the USA, UK and Germany

Game appoints administrators but PwC pins hopes on sell-off

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PwC's Mike Jervis said they were 'hopeful' that a buyer could be found for the chain which has nearly 6,000 UK staff 600 UK storesVideo games specialist Game has officially entered administration with the appointment of PwC ahead of a swift restructuring that is expected to result in heavy job...
Game appoints administrators but PwC pins hopes on sell-off

Blur Group Eyes Potential IPO For Its B2B Services Exchange

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Is that the unfamiliar smell of a European tech IPO in the air? Quite possibly, although let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves: Blur Group, the London-headquartered B2B Services Exchange, has appointed Singer Capital Markets to advise on its next funding path — a path that may well include...
Blur Group Eyes Potential IPO For Its B2B Services Exchange

NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – LCD-Equipped Wi-Fi Garbage Cans

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LCD-equipped ‘smart recycle bins’ showing up on London streets @ DVICE: The gadget: bomb-proof recycle bins with dual-screen LCDs. The info on the screens: Stuff only business folk would enjoy, like London stock exchange numbers and content from The Economist. The total cost to install: About $47,000 for 25...
NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – LCD-Equipped Wi-Fi Garbage Cans

Google Gets More Live Stock Data To Compete With Rivals

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG), whose own finance website trails rivals’, has signed a deal to get real-time stock price data from London Stock Exchange Group. Licensing this level-one data means Google Finance prices are 15 minutes fresher than Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) Finance. Google also last month said it was adding...
Google Gets More Live Stock Data To Compete With Rivals

The UK's Growth Dilemma: Taxes Keep The Biggest Startups From Taking The Next Step To IPO

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Editor’s note: Robin Klein is a venture partner at Index Ventures and founder of The Accelerator Group. As they reach the stage when they’re approaching profitability, fast-growth companies have a choice: They can either focus on profits or on market share and scale. Our preference is that they continue to...
The UK's Growth Dilemma: Taxes Keep The Biggest Startups From Taking The Next Step To IPO
Russian Web Tycoon Launches $25 M. NYC Investment Fund for Personal Robots

US activist investor seeks to break up Misys merger

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ValueAct wants to take control of British banking software group and stop its planned merger with Swiss rival TemenosThe largest shareholder in Misys has made a last minute bid to break up its merger with Swiss rival Temenos and take control of the British banking software group.ValueAct, the US activist...
US activist investor seeks to break up Misys merger

AEA Technology survival in doubt as trustees disagree over £34m debt

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UK Atomic Energy Authority spin-off valued lower than £1m as it records pension liabilities of £165m and bank funding crisisAn environmental consultancy spun out of the UK Atomic Energy Authority as one of the last privatisations by John Major's government was fighting for survival on Wednesday with pension liabilities exceeding...
AEA Technology survival in doubt as trustees disagree over £34m debt

TV software firm Espial buys HTML5 user interface specialist ANT for $8m in cash

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Espial, a Canadian on-demand TV software and solutions company, has agreed to acquire Cambridge, UK-based ANT for approximately £5 million ($8 million) in cash. ANT provides IP, hybrid and ‘connected TV’ products and services to television manufacturers, set-top box vendors, broadcasters and service providers. Its software notably features rich HTML5...
TV software firm Espial buys HTML5 user interface specialist ANT for $8m in cash

Airport scanning technology is a transparent victory for terrorism

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Security devices that invade our privacy are about to take a giant leap forward with a scanner that can tell what you had for breakfast from 50 metres awayEvery time I go through airport security nowadays the thought that comes to mind - as I take off my shoes and...
Airport scanning technology is a transparent victory for terrorism

The jihad hobbyists who've moved on from watching al-Qaida videos | Jarret Brachman

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From rap to 'radicalisation scores', today's e-jihadists are more than just consumers – but they tend to keep it all onlineIntelligence analysts remain vexed over the internet's role in radicalising tomorrow's terrorists. Some analysts point to the continued trickle of e-jihadists turned real-world terrorists attracting headlines throughout the west for...
The jihad hobbyists who've moved on from watching al-Qaida videos | Jarret Brachman

TNW's Daily Dose - Pinterest, stocks, Internet control and more...

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Today on the Daily Dose, Pinterest gets interesting for Vimeo and the iPhone 5, possible changes ahead for the London Stock Exchange and the US Sentate says no thank you to the United Nations controlling the internet. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on...
TNW's Daily Dose - Pinterest, stocks, Internet control and more...

Wonga readies $1.5bn float, but stigma won’t go away

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Payday loans business Wonga has become hot property over the last few years, offering an almost-instant online lending service that has attracted lots of attention and nearly $150 million in venture money. But as the company eyes a stock market flotation, it’s still struggling to overcome its biggest hurdle: the...
Wonga readies $1.5bn float, but stigma won’t go away

LSE's high growth strategy is to be commended

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London Stock Exchange's 'high growth segment' there for entrepreneurs as an alternative to selling out to the first private equity fund or US tech giant that comes knocking, or opting for NasdaqThe London Stock Exchange could surely have found a more exciting term than a "segment" to describe the place...
LSE's high growth strategy is to be commended

London Lags in Tech IPOs

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Little, if anything, has been written and said about tech IPOs on the London Stock Exchange. There is a very good reason for that. There haven't been any....
London Lags in Tech IPOs

Tech companies could get help with London stock market flotations

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Minister plans reforms to boost the number of companies that can raise stock market cash in the UKHigh-tech companies from London's "Silicon Roundabout" and the rest of Europe could get a fast track to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under new regulations being proposed by the government to try to...
Tech companies could get help with London stock market flotations

Online Sports Betting Exchange, Betfair, Confirms UK MD To Leave; German Exit Plus Regional Staff Cuts Point To Strategic Review

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Online sports betting exchange Betfair has confirmed its UK MD, Peter Marcus, is leaving the company. Marcus, who was hired just over a year ago, oversees its UK-facing business including the Sports Exchange, Poker and Casino products — which account for around half of Betfair’s total revenues. We’ve contacted Betfair for...
Online Sports Betting Exchange, Betfair, Confirms UK MD To Leave; German Exit Plus Regional Staff Cuts Point To Strategic Review

Bango Raises $10.2M To Take Its Mobile Payments Service Into Brazil, India And Other Asian Markets

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Today mobile payments company Bango — provider of carrier billing services to the likes of Facebook, Amazon, Telefonica, Google, Blackberry, Opera and more — doubled down on its emerging market strategy. The publicly-traded company announced announced that it has raised £6.5 million ($10.2 million) through a placing of 3,250,000 new...
Bango Raises $10.2M To Take Its Mobile Payments Service Into Brazil, India And Other Asian Markets
UK retailer GAME enters administration

Game Group shares suspended

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Game over? Fears for future of retailer after its shares were suspended on the London Stock Exchange and it admitted the business has no valueFears for the future of retailer Game have intensified after its shares were suspended and it admitted the business has no value.The company, which operates 1,300...
Game Group shares suspended

Video search firm Blinkx reports six-month revenue of $82m, net profit of $2.7m

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Blinkx, a listed pioneer in online video search technology, today reported its financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2012. The company, which has offices in San Francisco and London, booked $2.7 million of net profit on revenues of $82 million during the period, compared to $2.2 million...
Video search firm Blinkx reports six-month revenue of $82m, net profit of $2.7m

London Stock Exchange paves way for more tech IPOs with draft rule book for new High Growth Segment

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The London Stock Exchange has published a draft rulebook for the High Growth Segment, the Main Market segment for high growth companies. We heard last year that the UK government was considering the possibility of relaxing rules for high-growth companies on the LSE. David Willetts, the MInister of State for...
London Stock Exchange paves way for more tech IPOs with draft rule book for new High Growth Segment

Google Finance adds real-time stock quotes for the UK, Germany, and Italy

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Google Finance is already a premier destination for getting real-time stock quotes and information for the United States, China, and India. Today, the Google Finance team announced that it would be adding the same real-time technology for the London Stock Exchange (LON), Deutsche Börse (FRA), and Borsa Italiana (BIT), giving...
Google Finance adds real-time stock quotes for the UK, Germany, and Italy
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