Technology News Round up – 09/12/2016


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Stay tech savvy with the Eligo Technology news roundup, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry each week. This week ending 09/12/2016 Amazon announces its new shopping service, a study warns Brexit could weaken UK’s position as a leading tech hub, Microsoft expands its enterprise services and Eligo attends LPW.


Check out free shopping with Amazon go

Amazon has introduced their new shopping service where users can simply walk in and take food with no lines and no checkouts. (and it’s not classed as stealing!) Their aim is to push the boundaries of computer vision and machine learning by creating ‘Just Walk Out Shopping.’

Read more now (PC advisor) 06/12/2016


Brexit could weaken UK’s position as leading tech hub

A study composed by Balderton Capital has found that the UK’s prominence as a European tech hub is at risk if access to skills and talent are not guaranteed during Brexit negotiations. The study shows that 82% are concerned about access to tech talent following the UK’s exit to the EU.

Read more here (Tech City News) 05/12/2016

Microsoft Expands enterprise cloud services

Microsoft continues it’s cloud-first, mobile-first initiative with new offerings across mobile, security, data management, containers and analytics. Announcing its R server 9.0 which features machine learning algorithms, improved operationalization capabilities and more.

Read more here (SD times) 07/12/2016

Eligo attends LPW: the changing face of Perl

On Saturday Eligo Technology attended the annual Perl conference, the London Perl Workshop, with the infamous Pink stand in tow. It was a big year this year as lead organiser Mark Keating was stepping down from his post after 10 years. You can hear our experience of the event in our blog ‘The changing face of Perl : LPW 2016’.


Read here. (06/12/2016)

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