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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 7th May 2021

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QUB spin-out to revolutionise marine conservation tech with £316k funding

FjordStrong, a marine biodiversity technology company, which formed as a spinout from Queen’s University Belfast has successfully closed a £316,000 seed funding round. The business will use the funding to develop innovative underwater surveying technology that helps conserve vulnerable marine species...

 

BT is hunting for the next big innovation in sports broadcasting tech

Enter BT Sport's Innovate 21 competition and help shape sports broadcasting. BT Sport's Innovate 21 competition is searching to find the most exciting ideas for sports broadcasting experiences, whether that’s from production at events through to the viewer at home...

Belfast's Datactics receives £2m growth investment

Tech investment firm Par Equity has led an investment of £2m in Belfast-based data management firm, Datactics. Datactics provides artificial intelligence, software and services to large organisations that need to improve and control the quality of the data held in their computer systems...

What the FLoC? A look at Google's alternative to cookies

Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) is a proposed browser standard that will enable interest-based advertising on the web without letting advertisers know your individual identity. Instead, you’ll be associated with a cohort of users to make you semi-anonymous to the companies targeting you...

Free cloud tech training for Belfast unemployed or underemployed

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and TechTalent Academy will be offering a free online training course in Belfast to teach cloud computing skills. Belfast has a thiving tech scene full of companies using cloud technology, but there aren't enough people with the skills required to fill all the open roles. Recent data from Tech Nation shows that there are over 800 tech jobs recruiting now in Northern Ireland, with 64% of them being based in Belfast...