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Did you know that some of the heavyweight computing behind the latest games started life in Oxford labs? Come back soon for more or start a discussion in the Gaming  forum.

Cally Robson – A Tribute

Posted by on 6:17 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Featured, Finance, Gaming, Media, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Technology, Television & Film | 0 comments

Tony Henderson celebrates the life of our friend Cally: For my friend and fellow OTMFN board member Cally Robson who tragically died of cancer on Tuesday 19 May. The Invisible Force The Invisible Force that beset you That you fought and you never gave in Has lifted you up from beside us Though your presence remains here and within. We know you so well as our teacher Our coach, our parent, our friend. We’ll have to write it all down now To which address can we now send? It’s not questions that really need answers But your voice...

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Calling businesses looking to expand in or to Oxfordshire

Posted by on 6:57 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film | 0 comments

This is a guest post (hopefully the first of many) introducing the Invest in Oxfordshire service Invest in Oxfordshire is a free, confidential inward investment service. With partners, we support new companies to move into Oxfordshire; and existing companies to grow. To date we have focused predominately on three key sectors; life sciences, advanced engineering, and space-related technology.  We are now actively researching, and looking to support the Creative Industries, Environmental Technology, and IT sectors.  If you are such a company...

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Does Gaming Have A Perception Problem?

Posted by on 10:52 am in Gaming, Technology | 0 comments

If you’re reading this, while the subject matter is Games, the chances are it’s filed in the Technology section (you might be surprised to find it filed under media) on the OTMFN site. Sure Games use technology – often the latest most bleeding edge types and there is a hardcore of gamers who want to water-cool their PCs and have graphics chips that are capable of heating a house but the majority of gamers don’t. The majority of games these days are playing on a tablet or phone. Often while an ad break is on or while they wait for a...

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Next step in the OTMFN journey

Posted by on 10:08 am in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film | 0 comments

We’re quietly launching the new website for The Oxford Technology Media & Finance Network today at http://www.otmfn.co.uk. For the sake of transparency, this has not been funded, but set up as a ‘starter site’ to be a place to capture news about the network and its members. It has been developed by David Harris (who you may know as a marketing and strategy expert or as a director of local IT Support business, The Oxford Knowledge Company with input from the other OTMFN Board members. Over the coming months, we’ll...

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Tech Strategy Board’s Creative Industries Investment Programme 2013-14

Posted by on 1:27 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film | 0 comments

A heads up for you on the new Creative Industries Strategy and Investment Programme 2013-14 from the governments innovation agency the Technology Strategy Board – which includes upcoming project areas they’re looking to invest in – Cross-Platform Production in Digital Media Frictionless Commerce (as an online shopper, I do like that one 🙂 Hyperlocal Media Demonstrators (hmmm. Anyone?) Location Based Services Valuing and Pricing Digital Assets Big Data Exploration (if you must) Large amounts of dosh involved, non-matched...

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Oxfordshire Innovation Engine – Report and Recommendations For Our High Tech Future

Posted by on 3:20 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Featured, Gaming, Media, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Technology, Television & Film | 0 comments

Sponsored by the Uni of Oxford, Science Oxford and the Local Enterprise Partnership, this 92 page report was published early October. Seems well researched to me (by SQW group) and includes some great recommendations and direction for the future of the county. Particularly around the need for stronger leadership and vision, and improved networking opportunities. The gap for me, however, is that the “high tech” areas cover really only the conventional areas we’d associate with Oxfordshire – bioscience & medical,...

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Gaming news

Posted by on 1:27 pm in Gaming | 0 comments

We welcome guest bloggers to write articles in any of our topic areas in the new site. Contact us if you would like to contribute. This is  sample OTMFN post.  Each post will be a news item that can be added to various parts of the site and can have one or more category.  It can, however, only have one author.

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