Pages tagged: 'Smartphone'

  1. A Vintage Year?

    The Business Insider publication has a bit of a reputation for putting together lists as well as choosing 14 as its favourite number.  So this year we’ve had The 14 Trends that Will Make Someone Billions of Dollars and The 14 Best Companies and so on.  But the latest list – The 14 Most Exciting Tech Launches in 2015 - are leaving some lukewarm and it seems that we’ll have to find the next big thing from elsewhere.

    December 19th 2014

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  2. Digital Adolescence

    Why is the digital generation proving the most cynical as far as mobile payments are concerned? The use of mobile devices to make payments is not new (think Africa) but it wasn’t until April this year that the UK launched Paym.  According to the Payments Council, these sorts of transactions will become second nature.  Yet the very people who should be adopting this (15-25 year olds) are apparently the most reticent.  What’s going on ?

     

    August 15th 2014

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  3. Rise of the Personal App

    Recently the UK Chief Medical Officer suggested that the Government might need to bring in a tax on sugar in an attempt to address the growing obesity crisis.  Dame Sally Davies view was that obesity had become “normalised” in the UK and that potentially sugar was an addictive product.  With obesity potentially becoming the overriding medical challenge in a generation, what has tech done to help?  A new breakthrough in image processing may have the answer.

    March 14th 2014

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