Dominic Murphy, managing director of Geek Talent with Chris Lacey, junior developer

Sunderland's Geek Talent kicked into shape on Google bootcamp

Sunderland-based digital recruitment innovators Geek Talent have landed a place on Google's coveted Launchpad course

Skignz co-founder Si Brown

Augmented reality innovators skignz pitch in front of dignitaries at St James' Palace

North East technology start-up was among around 40 promising contemporaries at the Pitch@Palace event this month

Click and collect lockers at Waitrose

UK planning laws to be changed to allow shops to install click-and-collect lockers

Moves are billed as boost to the high street with click-and-collect predicted to double in the next three years

L-R David Stidolph and Paul Slater who run Fitness Gurus in Newcastle

Fit Gurus make investors break into a sweat with solution for personal training market

Ignite100 alumni Paul Slater and Dave Stidolph launched Fit Gurus which pairs trainers and athletes with potential customers

A person using a laptop keyboard

Reporter Adam Luke finds out more about the dangers and possibilities of the 'dark web'

'Don't go looking for the dark web' warning by National Crime Agency as we investigate the existence of the hidden internet

Google's Joe Faith talks at Venturefest 14

14 businesses find funding through recent Venturefest North East event

The well attended Venturefest event on Tyneside put entrepreneurs in front of funders

Joe Faith, product manager at Google UK

Google man tells North East entrepreneurs that failing fast will speed up success

Joe Faith, a product manager at Google, talked to Venturefest North East about how the search giant goes about innovation

Lego figures fitted with protest banners, by Greenpeace activtists, to save the Arctic from oil drilling

Northumbria University professor speaks on the rise of the ethical consumer

We look at why companies can no longer ignore complaints

Offices at Sage HQ

Sage plc opens up North Park offices on Google Business View

The FTSE 100 software giants have opened up their North Park headquarters on Google Business View

Buyout team: Visualsoft Managing Director Dean Benson with, from left, Angus Allan of Clive Owen & Co LLP, Aaron Clark of Barclays and Nik Tunley of Endeavour Partnership.

Visualsoft to treble turnover and create 50 new jobs after MBO

North East e-commerce firm Visualsoft aims to be at 'cutting edge' of the e-commerce sector

Dr. John Vines who is leading a project into the benefits that Google Glass could have on people suffering from Parkinson's disease

Team from Newcastle University attend launch of new Google product

The group have been exploring whether Google Glass can make life easier for people with long-term health conditions

Pipeline scanning by Digital Surveys

Newcastle survey specialists invest in 3D scanning tool

A project with Google has led to Newcastle's Digital Surveys investing in a 3D scanner, opening the door to more work within a range of sectors

Step inside the businesses of the North East using Google Business View

Have a stroll around the premises 14 businesses from across the North East - without leaving your front door

Investment boost for Newcastle artificial intelligence company

A high tech Newcastle firm has received investment to help develop its technology

Dr. John Vines who is leading the Newcastle University research into the next generation of wearable computing

Newcastle University research looks at Google Glass use for disease sufferers

Newcastle University experts are looking into the health role Google Glass could play in supporting people with long-term health issues

Ruth Nabuguzi carried out a gigantic benefit fraud

Denise Robertson: Can any Tom, Dick or Ruth fool the benefits system?

For 20 years Ugandan immigrant Ruth Nabuguzi carried out a gigantic benefit fraud which netted her millions of pounds

A smartphone

Jinn courier firm launched in Newcastle after Accelerator help

Three Spanish students who met on a technology course in America have launched an innovative courier service, Jinn, in Newcastle

Lauren Luke was among those calling for North East businesses to embrace digital technology

Google gives boost to Newcastle's digital revolution

Dozens of North East business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs turned out at Newcastle Civic Centre on Friday to learn from representatives of Google how they can grow their companies through embracing digital technology

Google Juice Bar head, Gori Yahaya

Google Juice Bar comes to region for Go Digital Newcastle masterclass

Internet giant Google is bringing its free digital workshop to Newcastle as part of Go Digital Newcastle

The Google logo

Google revenue rockets to £10.23bn

Revenues at Google have rocketed to £10.23bn, which chief executive Larry Page attributes to product improvements


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