07 December 2017
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) comes into force on 3 January 2018, but 39 per cent of UK financial organisations are unaware whether their organisation is compliant or not, says new research.
MiFID II is EU legislation that regulates firms who provide services to clients linked to ‘financial instruments’ and the venues where those instruments are traded.
Part of the directive states that firms will be obliged to record all communications that are intended to result in a transaction.Find out more
03 November 2017
A London-based startup firm says it has condensed the power of cloud based visual search technology to the size of a book.
Developed in partnership with the University of Oxford, it’s claimed the Pholio device can safely store or enable access to a user’s photos and videos in one place, and allows an “incredible” level of search.
The company says that thanks to mobiles, more content is being created than ever before. According to estimates, it says a 1.2 trillion photographs will be taken this year, double the number taken four years ago.Find out more
31 October 2017
Virtus Data Centres has announced plans for two new adjacent facilities near Stockley Park, West London.
It’s claimed the new site will create the capital’s largest data centre campus.
The two buildings will be built on an eight-acre site covering 34,475m2.
Known as LONDON5 and LONDON6, Virtus says they will provide an additional 17,000 net technical metres of IT space.Find out more
31 October 2017
Volta and root6 have teamed-up to offer support to the film, post-production and new media communities in central London.
Soho-based root6 is a specialist supplier of AV technology solutions and managed services to clients such as the BBC, ITV, FOX International Channels, amongst many others.Find out more