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EE Says 5G Network Covers 50% of UK
EE is the first mobile network operator to take 5G technology to 50% of the UK population.
Photonics Centre Opens in Glasgow
€6m Photonics Design Centre opens at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
Funding for Glasgow Uni Quantum Computing Project
A project that aims to bridge the gap between cutting-edge quantum computing and existing information infrastructure receives £3m funding.
Glasgow Online Pharmacy
Simple Online Healthcare appoints Skyscanner chiefs to board; doubles revenue for the year.
Glasgow University Team Design Satellite
The satellite is meant to analyse the impact of climate change on coastal areas.
Glasgow Clyde College Helps Bridge the Digital Divide
Glasgow Clyde College announces new tech courses to bridge 'digital divide'.
Funding for Glasgow Laser Centre
The Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics receives £6.5 million funding boost.
Dog Phone Invented by Glasgow University
A scientist from Glasgow University has launched a phone that your pets can use to call you.
Glasgow High-Tech Speed Cameras
High-tech traffic cameras to be used on Glasgow roads to catch speeders and amber gamblers.
Glasgow Nurseries Using Green Technology
Four Glasgow nursery schools pioneering the use of green technologies to help mitigate the effects of climate change.
Glasgow Drone User Finds Missing Dog
Modern drone technology instrumental in finding a dog that had been missing for 8 days.
£600,000 Investment for Glasgow AI Firm
Gigged.AI closes an investment round of £600,000 to support its growth.
Interlink Electronics Engineering Centre Heads to Glasgow
US-based Interlink Electronics to set up a new Scottish base in Glasgow.
Global Launches New Technology Hub in Glasgow
Media group Global to open a technology hub in Glasgow and create 30 jobs across engineering, data and product.
Glasgow Electric Busses
Scotland’s largest bus operator First Bus completes Phase One of UK's largest electric bus depot in Glasgow.
Glasgow to Receive Robot Delivery Services
Co-op and Amazon to launch robot delivery services in Glasgow.
Glasgow and Edinburgh Jobs up by a Quarter
A recent survey conducted by job search engine Adzuna finds that tech jobs in Glasgow and Edinburgh make up 30% of all advertised roles.
QR Codes Coming to Glasgow Bins
Glasgow public bins to get QR codes to make it easier for people to report if they are full, damaged or have rubbish lying around.
Hi-tech Tablets to Replace Old Glasgow Phone Boxes
The planned BT Street Hub points will provide more than calling - they will also offer WiFi and charging points.
Glasgow University Develops Touchable Holograms
Glasgow University engineers develop the world's first touchable holograms.
Glasgow Smart Car Chargers
UK-first electric vehicle smart charging scheme to be launched in Scotland.
Robot Surgeons Come to Glasgow
Glasgow surgeons using robots to improve patient care and recovery times.
WallBo The Robot Assists Glasgow Teachers
Two Glasgow schools use a social robot to boost hand-washing awareness among pupils.
£3.1M Investment for Glasgow Space Tech Startup
Satellite communications startup R3-IoT raises £3.1million funding to develop a technology to boost connectivity in remote areas.
Minecraft to be Used in Children's Therapy Sessions
Mental health charity seeks to combine Minecraft play with counselling to support children's mental health.
Robot Assisted Tech to be Used in Glasgow Hospitals
Scottish Government invests £20million in robotic-assisted surgery systems for cancer treatment.
£450,000 Funding for Glasgow Tech Firm
Glasgow-based educational technology company Estendion secures £450,000 funding.
Glasgow Science Centre Online Festival
Glasgow Science Centre to hold its second online festival from 19-21 May 2021.
Swipii Cashback App Hires Major Player
Richard McCandless, former leader of ResDiary, joins Scottish cashback app Swipii following a successful fundraising campaign.
Hydrogen Production Facility Heads to Glasgow
The UK's biggest green hydrogen production facility set to be built in Glasgow.
Tech Could Help Make Pubs and Restaurants More Covid Safe
Scots engineers currently developing technology to help pubs, restaurants and shops reduce Covid-19 risk by minimising the spread of airborne droplets
Glasgow Based Cashback App
Swipii announces plans to boost its business network by helping local retailers rebuild businesses post lockdown.
IoT Solutions Offered to Scotland Councils
Scottish councils to be awarded with funding that they can use to investigate and evaluate the power of IoT and smart solutions.
Continulus Glasgow Online Video Learning
Continulus, an online video-learning platform for health professionals, secures £500k investment.
Zoom and WhatsApp Radio Show
Glasgow Clyde College student journalists create a radio show using Zoom and WhatsApp.
Hoko Design the "Uber for Architecture"
The ‘Uber for architecture’ Hoko Design expands across the UK under ambitious growth plans.
SchoolCloud Glasgow Sold to Tes
Educational software provider Tes acquires Glasgow-based SchoolCloud.
Glasgow's Communicare 247 Wins £130,000 Funding
Assistive care technology firm secures £130,000 funding for a scheme aimed at helping the UK's most vulnerable people to live independently.
Glasgow Airport Supports Drone Scheme
Drones will soon be used to deliver essential medicine, blood and organs throughout Scotland.
University of Glasgow AI Projects
Glasgow scientists secure UK Government funding for AI tech projects.
New £5.8m CCTV Contract Agreed by Glasgow Council
Glasgow councillors approves £5.8million contract for the city's CCTV and traffcom networks.
Full Body Scanners for Shopping Security
Full-body scanners introduced by a shopping centre following attack in France and Austria.
MediCity Glasgow Creates New Companies
Medicity Glasgow helps create 70 new life sciences and med tech companies in the last five years, a recent survey finds.
Glasgow Court Remote Jury
A new remote jury centre opens at the Braehead Odeon cinema complex in Glasgow amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
Phlo Pharmacy Delivery Service
Former Glasgow banker raising funds to build an on-demand pharmacy delivery service.