If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that we’re very interested in the UK’s Silicon Valley and Silicon Roundabout areas in the UK, as well as the original Silicon Valley in Northern California. The digital economy is increasingly important for the UK, and this is something that the UK government recognised in [...]
CES this year set the tone for the oncoming rise of the ultrabook. Taking the lead from Apple’s MacBook Air, Intel are stepping to rival Apple’s offering with several of the big players – Lenovo, Toshiba, Asus and Acer to name a few – are unveiling ultrabooks this year. Most ultrabooks are based on Intel’s i [...]
Do you find that traditional PCs are impractical in a compacted office environment, but you’re not prepared to switch to a smaller machine or laptop? If you answered ‘yes’, the chances are you’ll be anticipating the upcoming release from HP of their Z1, the world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 27” display. The Z1 grew [...]
There was a time, back in the mid-2000s, when a start-up needed a tech-savvy whizkid on its board in order to get it off the ground. On the cusp of a great age of innovation, a company that had a hope of making it needed not only a strong business head on its shoulders, but [...]
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 [...]
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 couple of weeks ago we wrote about the increasing demand for IT workers in the private sector. This week, we have shifted focus to IT workers who have skills specifically in cloud computing. After Google announced that it was setting up a London base for high tech entrepreneurs and Amazon publicised a series of [...]
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...