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The latest news, case studies and blogs from Sunderland Software City and the region’s tech community.

North East Tech Firm Reaches 50 Staff with Three New Recruits

North East based mobile payments encryption pioneers Omlis have increased their head count with the recent appointments of Frances Stainthorpe, Victor Valles and Latika Joshi as press coordinator, digital marketing coordinator and software developer respectively. These appointments are part of the firm’s growth plans after a series of recent contract wins to

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Major expansion for Saggezza

A global IT company has announced plans to create new North East jobs, as it continues its rapid expansion. Sunderland Software Centre based Saggezza, a Chicago headquartered software company that specialises in helping its clients make better use of their data to grow their businesses, made the announcement this week

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Sunderland tech company to rocket with Google support

A Sunderland-based software company is working alongside the best in the business after being accepted onto a coveted Google Launchpad bootcamp. Geek Talent, the world’s first social network recruitment platform, is at Google’s state-of-the-art Campus in London this week for five days of intensive training and mentoring from the search

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Innovative tech company Saggezza establishes base on Sunderland

Global technology solutions provider Saggezza has signed a deal that will see it set up a permanent base in Sunderland. Headquartered in Chicago, Saggezza has teamed up with Sunderland City Council and support organisation Sunderland Software City to move into the Sunderland Software Centre. The company expects the move will

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Sunderland schools get to grips with the latest technology

Young people from Sunderland discovered the future job prospects in the world of new technology at a special sector event held this week. Pupils from schools across the city will get the opportunity to try everything from the latest in virtual reality headsets to getting the inside track on how

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Digital Catapult Centre North East & Tees Valley opens its doors

The Digital Catapult, a national centre to rapidly advance the UK’s best digital ideas, yesterday opened its new local centre in the North East of England. The Digital Catapult Centre North East & Tees Valley will work with local businesses, universities and colleges, the public sector and two other Digital

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National Report Demonstrates Strength of North East Tech Cluster

A new report released today by David Cameron shows that tech businesses in the North East are outperforming their UK counterparts when it comes to cloud computing and big data. The Tech Nation report is the first comprehensive analysis of Britain’s digital clusters. The report has been curated by Tech City UK, the government-backed organisation

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Igniting a Passion for Coding Starts at an Early Age!

WorkCast, a leading webinar and webcasting Software as a Service (SaaS) Platform company, is part of the North East’s growing number of technology companies transforming the region. In recent years, The North East has been solidly establishing the highest rate of technology start-ups outside of the capital. Sunderland, for example,

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UK first for North East as Apprentice Hub aims to narrow IT skills gap

The UK’s first IT apprentice hub, aimed at closing the well-documented skills gap in the sector, is to launch in the North East. Dynamo, the region’s IT network, has partnered with Baltic Training Services for the initiative, which offers a 15-week Rising Stars programme preparing young adults for roles in

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