Mojang's sandbox build-'em-up Minecraft remains a popular favorite on the Xbox 360, surpassing 12 million units sold as of this month.
An Edinburgh-based biopharmaceutical company has secured financing of $57m (£34m) to fund development of its portfolio of anti-cancer medicines.
Global oil & gas services firm National Oilwell Varco is to expand its significant industrial presence in Scotland with the creation of 45 new jobs at its Glenrothes facility.
Portfolio Recovery Associates UK (PRA UK) is anticipating future growth that could create up to 400 new jobs during the next three years adding to its current 300 staff in Kilmarnock offices.
Chicago based insurance brokerage firm, Arthur J Gallagher & Co, will create a Glasgow finance hub for UK activities and generate 67 jobs.
Research by the Bank of Scotland says the oil and gas industry could create 39,000 jobs across the UK over the next two years.
Find out about the Life Science sector and exciting career opportunities in Scotland at this one day event in Amsterdam.
Edinburgh is topped by only London as the best destination in the UK for visitors, according to TripAdvisor.
Optical components company to build a new production facility in Livingston which will create 100 new jobs.
Over 100 new Scottish jobs have been announced as part of expansion plans by US company Ceridian.
The marine energy sector is to benefit from £6 million in funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal energy prototypes in the seas around Scotland.
Wipro the IT consulting & outsourcing firm are to create more than 90 new jobs in East Kilbride and Aberdeen.
In an increasingly competitive Europe, Scotland continues to be a top ten location for inward investment - and our cities are big hits in the rankings.
Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, announced the creation of 67 highly skilled new jobs at oil and gas service company, Howco Group plc.
Karl Storz, the medical equipment manufacturer, has invested £1.7 million to triple the size of its base in Dundee.
Sony and YoYo will work together to bring GameMaker Studio to the PlayStation 4.
Minecraft, which was created by Scottish company 4J Studios, outsells the competition.
Equator, Scotland's largest digital marketing agency, is seeking 25 staff for its Glasgow headquarters.
Aberdeen-based Hydrasun won an award that recognises excellence in large company performance in the offshore energy sector.
The number of people employed in Scotland increased by 15,000 over the most recent quarter.
Two adjacent offshore wind farm applications in the outer Moray Firth have been approved, creating the world’s third largest offshore wind farm with up to 326 wind turbines.
Dutch renewables energy company 2-B Energy has secured an investment package of €26.5 million, which will help accelerate the company’s growth in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has awarded £6.6 million to Scotland's digital sector in a bid to boost jobs and training.
A comprehensive survey of over 1,500 job seekers was carried out, and the results provide a fascinating insight into the attitudes and behaviours of the modern “social” and “mobile” job seekers in Scotland today.
Oceanflow Energy Limited has attracted a £300,000 package of support to further develop and commercialise its second generation tidal energy device, Evopod.
Investment will create 35 new jobs over 3 years
A Scottish technology company is launching a new platform to analyse data from apps and games in real time.
Rockstar Games, developer of the Grand Theft Auto video game series, will be presented with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Fellowship at this year’s British Academy Games Awards.
A Dundee firm is aiming to double its headcount this year following a £400,000 cash injection.
New jobs have been created after a £4 million refurbishment investment at their Bridge of Don subsea manufacturing facility.
BioOutsource is opening a new Biosimilar Centre of Excellence in Glasgow that will double its capacity for the analysis of biosimilar monoclonal antibodies.
Find out who won the Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Awards 2014.
First Minister Alex Salmond announced £10.6 million for a new Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) which will create and fast-track pioneering solutions.
Energy services firm Wood Group won its first major UK contract of 2014, which will allow them to secure 550 British jobs.
In October 2013 the Home Office asked the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to advise on the current investment limits for the Tier 1 (Investor) route. The MAC has now published its report and it has recommended changes to the route.
Edinburgh-based technology company, Dukosi, has secured an equity investment of close to £320,000 to develop the first commercial phase of a pioneering new technology for electric vehicles.
Scotland’s emerging wave and tidal sector has received an injection of £2 million after an ambitious project was awarded funding from the Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF).
Scottish software developer Gael Ltd has launched the first phase of an aggressive recruitment drive after enjoying a record breaking year.
Lewis and Harris has been named as the best island in Europe by an international travel site.
Petrofac has won a series of lucrative contract extensions worth £65 million.
A Scottish firm has won a £5 million contract to lay subsea cables for a giant wind farm, showing how the expertise developed by oil services firms can be applied in renewable energy.
Aberdeen-based energy services business Coretrax Technology Limited is the latest ambitious Scottish company to benefit from the Scottish Loan Fund.
Edinburgh has been named as one of the world’s top ten cities to visit in a poll of the readers of travel magazine Wanderlust.
Scottish Investment Bank joins Epidarex Capital to invest in Edinburgh Molecular Imaging.
A new innovation centre for industrial biotechnology (IB) is forecast to increase IB related turnover to up to £3 billion by 2030, create 1500 jobs within five years and put Scotland at the forefront of a global transformation.
Forth Energy, a joint venture between Forth Ports Limited and SSE plc, confirms that the Scottish Government has granted consent for a wood fuelled renewable combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the Port of Rosyth.
Businesses in Scotland enjoyed much-improved access to capital for growth in the second half of 2013, a survey has found.
A new smartphone game which results in players analysing real cancer data has been released with the aim of discovering new treatments.
Dundee video games company Ruffian Games is hoping public support will lead to a team-up with one of Japan’s leading developers and publishers.
Signs of economic growth and economic activity in Scotland are at their highest levels for many years, a survey of 230 firms has suggested.
A new £10 million innovation hub, which will bring together Scotland’s universities with industry partners will be launched in Glasgow by Fergus Ewing, MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism.
A spin-out company from the Rowett Institute in Aberdeen has sealed a key deal to develop its cystic fibrosis (CF) medicine to be deliver through an inhaler.
North Sea oil and gas workers expect to enjoy wage rises up to 10 per cent this year as the sector continues to benefit from “unprecedented” growth.
Scientists explore how to reprogramme cells back to stem cells, in a bid to understand and treat degenerative illnesses.
After winning a bumper contract to work on three oil and gas platforms off Scotland, Wood Group expects to create 300 jobs in its UK North Sea operation.
In some good news for Romanian and Bulgarian workers, as of 1 January 2014, there are no longer any restrictions on their ability to work in the UK.
Glasgow and Edinburgh workers will benefit from increased job opportunities as Tesco Bank expands services across the country
Glasgow top students recognised for outstanding performance in finance
Surveys show oil and gas jobs steady throughout 2014 as the industry continues to thrive
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to create 25 new direct jobs and employ 50 contractors as a result of expansion plans in Angus.
Energy-efficient infrared sensor company Pyreos Limited today announced the conclusion of a $4m round of funding, which will be used to back the fast-growing firm’s plans for global expansion.
A TECHNOLOGY outfit spun out from Edinburgh University has secured funding to take its “smart antenna” for mobile phones and tablet computers into the $2.5 billion (£1.5bn) global market.
Europe can meet its climate change targets and achieve a low-carbon economy by unlocking the North Sea’s huge potential as a shared CO2 storage resource.
By capitalising on their love of football, an innovative European wide project aims to help male football fans become more active, less sedentary and improve their diets in a sustainable way.
Scotland's pioneering Digital Health Institute was officially launched in Edinburgh today to an audience of leading figures in the global healthcare sector and multi-national technology companies.
A groundbreaking new partnership has been formed with one of Japan’s leading research investment vehicles, in a move that will help Scottish life sciences and green technology companies tap into a $50 million investment fund.
Aquamarine Power's proposed wave farm on the Western Isles could create hundreds of long-term skilled jobs in one of Britain's most remote communities, according to figures published.
Global information technology and business process services firm, CGI, will hire 250 professionals in Glasgow, almost doubling its Scottish workforce.
Bryan Buchan, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering, spoke to TalentScotland about the opportunities and challenges which currently exist for talented engineers looking to develop their careers in Scotland.
A Scottish firm that operates remote controlled submarines used on North Sea oil and gas projects expects to create 50 jobs after winning a bumper contract from a subsea construction specialist.
Aegon UK, which shed 600 jobs in Edinburgh three years ago, has announced plans to create more than 100 new roles at its headquarters over the next few months.
A severe shortage in qualified staff will push the average wage in the oil and gas industry up by 15% this year to £73,600, a report has suggested.
Roslin Cells announced today that ReNeuron would be the first commercial customer for its new GMP Cellular Therapy Manufacturing Facility in Edinburgh.
IRW Systems, one of Scotland’s largest independent software design, development and support consultancies, has announced a three year expansion that will see turnover double and at least 30 additional highly skilled IT jobs created.
3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has announced the acquisition of RRC Controls Services Ltd, based in Gourdon Aberdeenshire.
Financial services technology company FNZ is planning to add another 30 posts to its Edinburgh team, boosting headcount by around 10%.
These 400 jobs which will be based in Aberdeen will allow the company to keep pace with booming demand from oil and gas firms.
Contract pharmaceutical research provider complements the BioQuarter tenancy
"Superfast" jobs for Scotland as BT fulfills contracts to connect the country
Shetland energy company continues to grow through difficult times
Travel search firm Skyscanner has said it plans to recruit 250 more people over the next year to support its global expansion plans.
Historic post of Regious Professor of Engineering at University of Edinburgh taken over by Professor Jason Reese bringing a plethora of experience in academia and private enterprise
Cell culture experts Avanticell link up with Italian organisation to deliver biotech training to the next generation of scientists
Even after 50 years, Scotland’s oil and gas industry is growing, with significant opportunities for people with the right talent for energy.
Medical technology is all about innovation, and Scottish companies have been leading the way for 200 years
New opportunities in Aberdeen as Wood Group encourages future generations to find a career in oil and gas.
Polly Purvis, Executive Director of Scotland IS, talks about how demand from our technology and financial services industries for skilled workers continues to outstrip supply.
Financial services recognise the talent coming from Glasgow's higher education systems as four top graduates take away £500 each.
The Aberdeen arm of oil industry company Aker Solutions will do some of the work involved in a $440m (£289m) North Sea contract.
UK subsea industry has created 16,000 new jobs over the last three years, with another 10,000 - the majority in Scotland - in the pipeline. Sector's trade body urged government to help it remain a global leader.
The people of Glasgow are at the heart of the new brand which will promote the city to the world.
New funding for University of Dundee will advance understanding of human diseases such as cancer, Parkinson's, immune disorders and hypertension.
Leading specialist provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions secures a five-year contract.
New research into stem cell reprogramming could be foundation for treating degenerative diseases.
With major international players flocking to join indigenous innovators in the renewable energy sector, Scotland is the place to get involved in this cutting-edge new technology.
New plans for science innovation centres set to generate quality jobs in Scotland
Professor Andrew Morris, Chief Scientist for Scotland, discusses how cutting edge activity is creating exciting career opportunities in Scotland’s Life Sciences sector
200 news jobs in consumer and business-to-business sales and are being supported by £500,000 Regional Selective Assistance funding from Scottish Enterprise.
40 new jobs as young financial firm grows through the crisis