Over the past few weeks, many of you will have heard some of the buzz surrounding Pinterest – the latest social bookmarking craze. If you haven’t, we bet that you will, especially as the two-year old social bookmarking site is bringing in more and more unique users each month (the site brought in 7.51 million [...]
A few weeks ago it was all about tech innovations at CES 2012. This week, though, it’s been all about DLD, or ‘Digital Life Design’, the network dedicated to uniting an informed community with interest in the digital age and what it means for the media, commerce, business and the customer. And for the Vice [...]
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In a strange reversal of direction, Twitter has decided to take their marketing strategy offline, with a new agency brought in and tasked with considering every possible avenue for new advertising, including TV. While Google has regularly taken its advertising offline with print and TV slots, and with the rise of connected TVs giving social [...]
While gadget-loving amateurs got a wealth of fun new innovations to play with at CES this year, an editor at Wired.com belittled this year’s CES somewhat as containing too few quality product developments and too many gimmicks, such as waterproof tablets. And sure, while the latest biggest, brightest TV might be a great development for [...]
Last week, the Davids and Goliaths of the technology industry descended on Las Vegas for CES 2012, to offer up their latest innovations in all corners of a hugely competitive and almost over-saturated market. With so many developments in the field last year – tablets became a standard appliance and everyone was buying smartphones – [...]
A much-publicised interview with Silicon Valley veteran Larry Tesler hints at the reasons behind why the area is the hotbed for transformative start-ups. Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Apple all began in the affluent area of California, and it’s a by-word in almost every industry for the alchemical link between innovation and growth. But what can [...]
Ever heard of a company deliberately trying to kill off one of its own products? No, neither had we. But then Microsoft did just that, with its dinosaur of an offering IE6. And now, the imminent demise of IE6 is a cause for celebration at Microsoft HQ, with them baking a cake to mark the [...]
It might have been a bleak year just gone for Britain’s collective financial fortunes, but smaller and medium businesses in the UK are optimistic about 2012. In a survey conducted by ECI, a UK-based private equity firm, it was discovered that the vast majority of CEOs are optimistic about growth prospects, anticipating increased turnover which [...]
2011 has been and gone, and it was a whirlwind year for technology. Google made a play in the social space, Amazon dipped its toe into the tablet market and Apple continued to dominate pretty much everything. It was the year of iPhone vs Android, with Apple suing various Android producers over numerous patent infringements. [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...