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Tech study finds NW playing catch-up

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Unsurprisingly, Manchester is leading the North West in the tech industry, according to the Tech Nation 2017 report published this week, with £2.9bn of digital turnover annually. But why do Reading, Bristol and Bath have much larger digital turnovers than Manchester, asks Laura Storey.

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Leese heads NW tech trip to SXSW

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While Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein made his annual voyage to the south of France for property convention MIPIM, leader Sir Richard Leese led a separate delegation to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to promote technology businesses in the region.

Merseyrail introduces free wifi at underground stations

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Free wi-fi is now available at Liverpool Central, Moorfields, James Street, as well as Birkenhead stations Hamilton Square and Conway Park. It will be introduced at Liverpool Lime Street lower level and Old Hall Street entrance to Moorfields by the end of the year.

Cotton Exchange welcomes Inviqa

National open source software engineer The Inviqa Group has become the latest new arrival at Bruntwood's Cotton Exchange in Liverpool.

VIDEO: Liverpool Science Park ic3

Liverpool Science Park has published a fly-through animation of its forthcoming 42,000 sq ft building, Innovation Centre 3, designed by Ryder Architecture.