UK Tech 100: The 30 most important, interesting, and impactful women shaping British technology in 2019

This week, Business Insider published the 2019 edition of its UK Tech 100 list ‘ an annual feature celebrating 100 of the most impactful and innovative figures shaping the British technology industry.’

From budding entrepreneurs building exciting new startups in London to regulators grappling with how to keep Silicon Valley titans in check, the UK’s tech scene is thriving.

We’re highlighting 30 women who made the list, a rundown of the most influential women in British tech today, such as Starling Bank CEO Anne Boden, whose business goes from strength to strength, to Joanna Bryson, who has been outspoken about ethics and artificial intelligence.

Publisher: Business Insider
Date: 2019-10-13
Author: Mary Hanbury Isobel Asher Hamilton Charlie Wood
Twitter: @sai
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Many things are taking place:

One of the UK’s warring WAGs is investigating her own Instagram account

Britain’or at least, a lot of people on Twitter in Britain’is currently transfixed by a public dispute between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy, the wives of two of England’s best-known soccer players. Rooney claimed on Twitter yesterday that she suspected one of her friends was leaking personal information to The Sun, Britain’s most popular and controversial tabloid.

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Rooney blocked everyone from viewing her Instagram stories except the person she suspected of leaking to The Sun. The detective work paid off, with Rooney revealing the alleged culprit in a devastating last line. ‘Its ‘.Rebekah Vardy’s account,’ she wrote, a claim that had jaws dropping across the UK. In a lengthy response, Vardy hinted she had been hacked, and that she had hired lawyers to ‘forensically investigate‘ her own Instagram account. She also said that Rooney’s accusations were a particular affront because she’s ‘heavily pregnant.’

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The Biggest UK Christmas Light Displays & When They Open

When it comes to festive social plans, our calendars can get a little wild. While October and November pass by at a normal pace, once Dec. 1 hits, work suddenly ramps up and your social calendar triples. So, if you want to get all the important stuff schedule it, it requires a little bit of thinking about careful preparation. With that in mind, here are the dates for the biggest UK Christmas light displays, because nothing quite marks the start of the Christmas season like getting dressed up in something cosy, grabbing some mulled wine, and watching the streets in your city sparkle with twinkly Christmas lights.

Date: All The Dates For The UK
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Snotty children are the key to the UK’s biggest ever flu vaccine push

Australia had an unusually early and initially severe flu season this year with more than 210,000 reported cases, which could foretell that a serious outbreak is on its way to the northern hemisphere where winter is just around the corner. The timing and impact of flu is unpredictable and varies from year to year, but to prepare for what might come this year, 25 million people in England will be offered free vaccines by the NHS ‘ the largest safeguarding attempt the country has ever seen.

Publisher: WIRED UK
Author: Sabrina Weiss
Twitter: @WiredUK
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