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Deliveroo engineering manager reveals tech behind order tracker

In the six years since Deliveroo was founded, the company has grown from a two-man team in a London flat delivering food from three restaurants into a $2 billion unicorn serving customers in 14 countries by offering a fast and reliable delivery that customers can track on their phone.

Written by By Tom Macaulay06 April 19 00:02

Save the Children turns to data analytics to match children to sponsors

Data analytics has immense potential for Save the Children. It could help the charity get quicker insights into the populations it serves, maximise the allocation of its limited resources and discover new ways of improving the lives of children.

Written by By Tom Macaulay30 March 19 00:47

Data science and AI set for growth in 2019

Data science became the highest-paid IT profession in 2018, and is set for further growth as the tools and techniques become more accessible.

Written by By Tom Macaulay22 Jan. 19 09:15

What is the UK government's open data strategy?

Open data has become a growing focus for governments around the world, and the UK is no exception. The country topped the World Wide Web Foundation's global rankings for public access to official data the last time the list was published in 2016, but the strategy is not without its critics.

Written by By Tom Macaulay11 Sept. 18 06:15