Apple Announces Record Pre-Orders For iPhone 5: 2M in 24 Hours, 2X iPhone 4S Day One Sales

Original post by DARRELL ETHERINGTON via TC Apple today announced that it managed to rack up 2 million pre-orders for the iPhone 5 in 24 hours, two times as many as it managed for the iPhone 4S last year, which sold over 1 million devices during its first 24 hours of pre-order sales. That’s a new record, which shouldn’t surprise anyone […]

Asia’s Dropbox, Kleii, reaches 100K registered users in 3 months

Original post by JOASH WEE via e27 Kleii, Asia’s Dropbox, has reached an impressive 100,000 registered users since launching their beta three months ago. The site sees 120,ooo file uploads monthly. Last month, e27 covered the 12 man (10 men and two ladies, to be exact) team from Vietnam who are building a cloud computing platform for storing, […]

London’s Tech City to get high-speed Internet and secure cloud services for startups

Original post by JAMILLAH KNOWLES via TNW Officially launched today, The Shoreditch Network is working to deliver a high-speed fibre infrastructure and secure cloud services to a cluster of businesses in East London. As the UK government keeps highlighting the importance of Britain becoming a centre for technical and financial excellence and companies like Amazon, Google andHuawei invest […]

Introducing TechCrunch’s Team Europe — Building Out Internationally From Here

Original post by MIKE BUTCHER via TC It’s been a fascinating road since I joined TechCrunch in September 2007 to build outTechCrunch’s European arm. Five years on to the week, I’m today sitting at the still-freshCampus London venue where hundreds of startup people pass through every week. We’ve come a long way. Five years ago you would have […]

Olympic Park legacy plan threatens Tech City growth, report warns

Original Post by Charles Arthur. David Cameron’s desire to recycle the Olympic Park media centre into a technology hub for startup companies risks damaging the vibrant growth of London’s Tech City area around Shoreditch, according to a report. The Centre for London thinktank also warns against government enthusiasm for foreign investment in Tech City firms, […]