Between 2009 and 2012 the number of tech and digital companies in London increased by 76%, growing from 49,969 to 88,215.
27% of all job growth in London comes from the tech/digital sector, employing 582,000 people in London.
Eager gamers keen to get their hands on the next generation PlayStation console have begun queuing ahead of the launch at midnight. Some fans even camped overnight with queues forming outside the launch venue in Covent Garden yesterday afternoon.
The PlayStation 4 officially goes on sale in the UK on Friday, but Sony has said customers who pre-ordered the machine could collect them from GAME stores a day early.
Gaming enthusiasts have flocked to central London for the launch of the hotly-anticipated Xbox One.
With the launch of Sony's PS4 next week, Microsoft has a head start on its rival in the run-up to Christmas for its all-in-one entertainment device.
The Xbox One - which goes on sale at midnight - costs £429.99
London's Leicester Square was transformed into a fantasy world overrun by zombies from and a Roman legion from Xbox games.
Business applicants for the new .London web domain name could potentially gain more customers, the chief executive of the mayor's official promotional organisation for London said today.
Gordon Innes of London & Partners added:
When we have talked to London businesses and organisations about this, they’re extremely excited about the opportunities .london presents.
We are already seeing huge interest – not just from London’s most prestigious stores and visitor attractions, but also from local businesses and tradespeople.
Adopting the .london suffix will enable organisations to more closely associate themselves with "our great city’s powerful global brand", Boris Johnson said today, after it was announced that London would become one of the first cities in the world to get its own web domain.
The London Mayor added: "This is also an excellent opportunity to expand London’s digital presence, which in turn is set to generate funds to invest back into the city.”
London is to become one of the first cities in the world to get its own web domain in the biggest change to the online world since .com was launched nearly 30 years ago.
London & Partners, the promotional agency for London, said and internet body ICANN has signed a contract this week giving the news system the formal go-ahead.
The agreement means London-based businesses, organisations and individuals will be able to apply first for new web addresses ending in .london from spring 2014, allowing them to maximise their internet presence and identify themselves online with one of the best cities on earth.
Sony's highly anticipated next generation Playstation 4 (PS4) games console has gone on sale in the United States.
Thousands of gamers braved the cold to queue overnight at outlets across the country to get their hands on the coveted console from 5am local time.
On Thursday, the famous symbols of the console's controller -a circle, cross, square and triangle - replaced the lettering on London's OXO tower.
The PS4 will launch in the UK on November 29, priced at £349.
A 41 gun salute marked the 65th birthday of the Prince of Wales today. Prince Charles is currently in India. Earlier, he got a too close to a large temple oil burner, and his jacket nearly caught fire.
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There's a shortage of software engineers. So what could encourage todays children to design the apps and websites of the future?
David Wood has been finding out.