fDi Markets Newswire:

Sydney surfs the tech wave

Technology thrives on the flow of talent, ideas and money, and Sydney is building on its widespread appeal to build a strong tech ecosystem that adds another international dimension to the city’s economy, writes Douglas Clark.

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The battle to bring in the data centres

Data centres form the backbone of the ICT industry, so it is no surprise to see numerous locations jostling to become global data centre hubs. Karen Thuermer looks at which regions are leading the pack and why.

Facebook announces $750m data centre in Ohio

Social media giant Facebook is building its 10th US data centre in New Albany, Ohio, at a cost of $750m, writes Karen E Thuermer.

ADB meeting: investment in digital brings big dividends

Speakers at the Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting in Yokohama were keen to stress the transformative effect of technology investment. John West reports.

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The Trivago template: why tech start-ups in Düsseldorf can aim for the top

Düsseldorf's start-up scene has a huge success story to boast of in the shape of globally successful hotel search brand Trivago. However, as Wendy Atkins discovers, the city's collaborative approach to telecoms, ICT and all things digital means that hopes are high that many more multinational players will emerge in the coming years.

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An African calling: how Liquid Telecom is driving a digital revolution

As internet usage soars across Africa, data, voice and IP provider Liquid Telecom is connecting remote areas across the continent via its broadband network. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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Standing out from the crowd: the rise and rise of digital hubs

As technology continues to connect the world, digital hubs are forming from Edinburgh to Nairobi, attracting both talent and investment. But what attributes are essential to the formation of such a cluster? Wendy Atkins investigates.

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London leads European ICT FDI ranking

London ranks first in Europe for ICT FDI according to fDi Markets data, followed by Paris in second place and Dublin in third. Cara Lyttle assesses the results.

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China’s Hisense makes move to give expansion a sporting chance

While it has been a well-known name in its domestic market for a decade, Hisense has much lower recognition outside China. Now the company is on a drive to boost its brand, as Michal Kaczmarski reports.

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Cool runnings: why colder locations are winning data centre business

The need for data – and therefore data storage – is getting higher by the day. But while data centres in the past have looked to locate near large cities, the low energy costs of countries in colder climates – such as Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden – are coming more and more into favour. Wendy Atkins reports.

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