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Facebook plans to hire 1,000 more people in the UK by the end of 2020, with a large number working on technologies to remove harmful content. The social network said more than half of the recruits will work in technology-focused roles across software engineering, product design and data science, as well as developing the WhatsApp app, and Workplace, its business-skewed version of Facebook.
Irish data centre developer Echelon Data Centres has announced the acquisition of a 20MW site in London’s Docklands, the first new facility to launch in the area since the 1990s.
The site will be the company’s first investment outside of its home country. Echelon is putting £150m behind the new data centre and hopes to secure a tenant by 2020. The area is already home to 22 data centres but existing supply is failing to meet increasing demand for low latency services close to the capital’s financial centre.
London autonomous car firm FiveAI has begun pilots in Bromley and Croydon Supervised tests of a potential autonomous car service built by a UK-based artificial intelligence firm have begun in two London boroughs. Autonomous technology firm FiveAI has started testing five self-driving cars in Bromley and Croydon as the latest step in its plans to… Read More