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Mayor Boris Johnson announced on Thursday the future of all eight permanent venues in the Olympic Park has been secured after iCITY signed a deal with the London Legacy Development Corporation to run the press and broadcast centres.
It's received a thumbs-up in a public consultation and London's business community is desperately pleading for it to become a reality.
Level39, Canary Wharf's new incubator hub, saw the next generation of entrepreneurs in action as students from the University of East London went head to head in a Dragons' Den-style competition.
Students and graduates pitched their ideas at the eighth annual E-Factor Business Ideas Competition.
Reports over the weekend claim Chinese business is about to invest £1billion to turn the Royal Docks into an Asian business centre.
While Roger Planes spent his days creating websites, his out-of-hours blogging suffered a series of stop-starts, leaving a handful of abandoned web addresses in their wake.
The problem, he said, was the time consuming nature of blogging coupled with the issues of securing an online audience with which to target your work.
Fancy a trip to the Facebook HQ to learn what it takes to run a social network? Or want to work alongside Karren Brady, vice chairman of West Ham United FC? Or, perhaps, a Premier League football manager?
"Why hasn't Europe yet produced an Internet giant?" was the question Boris Johnson was trying to get to the bottom of at a live video debate with heavyweight tech venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.
The London Mayor was taking part in the 'Google Hangout' session at Canary Wharf's InnoTech Summit last week.
The Prime Minister's technology adviser said Britain was backing entrepreneurship more than ever before in its history, while other countries were deriding those getting rich in business.
Rohan Silva was at Level39 in One Canada Square last week for The Innotech Summit, speaking to a host of leaders in the tech industry.
Canary Wharf Group said it had secured some of the "world's best architectural talent" for the upcoming Wood Wharf site after announcing the latest team to work on its masterplan.
Allies and Morrison will lead the project, joining Terry Farrell and Partners, Herzog & de Meuron and Stanton Williams on the 20 acre scheme.
Greenwich's eagerly-anticipated Waitrose store will open in June.
Linked in with Galliard's New Capital Quay development, off Creek Road, the 18,000sqft store will offer household and beauty products as well as groceries.
Marlin Apartments has announced it is undergoing a £1million refurbishment of its serviced apartments near Canary Wharf.
The work at the premises at Byng Street, which hold 39 apartments, is due to be completed next month, when the property is to be re-launched.
On the day of former Margaret Thatcher's funeral in central London, Canary Wharf Group's chief executive has paid homage to the former Prime Minister and her role in the development's success.
Sir George Iacobescu CBE also recalls the politician's last visit to the estate.
Jahad Rahman of Wharf firm Rahman Lowe Solicitors gives his view on the changes affecting redundancies.
On April 6, the law requiring companies to consult with trade unions or elected employee representatives over collective redundancies changed to lessen the burden on employers.
Top policymakers will take advantage of Canary Wharf's luxury Level39 at a leading summit on the future of the capital's tech economy later this month.
Among the guests lined up to speak are Rohan Silva, who caused a stir when he quit his role as senior policy adviser to prime minister David Cameron to set up his own company.