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Can social media save UK retailers?
Friday, 21 Mar, 2014 – 4:54 | No Comment

Apart from drawing in more people, Facebook, Twitter and newcomer Phlok are boosting the sales of British shops, according to media reports.

Comcast provides low-cost internet to bridge “digital divide”
Monday, 10 Mar, 2014 – 5:19 | No Comment

Comcast announced on Tuesday that it will “indefinitely” continue its Internet Essentials programme, which provides affordable internet access to disadvantaged families, according to a PC World report.

Sony’s SmartBand fitness tracker launches next month
Monday, 24 Feb, 2014 – 3:47 | No Comment

Sony will debut it’s first commercial product featuring its Core fitness tracker in March, embodied as the SmartBand. It will be available worldwide after making a big splash at the Consumer Electronics Show last month.
Sony …

New Mexico home to first Bitcoin vending machine in the US
Thursday, 20 Feb, 2014 – 4:59 | One Comment

Albuquerque, New Mexico has emerged as the first US city to install a Bitcoin vending machine.

LG unveils three budget smartphones
Thursday, 20 Feb, 2014 – 4:57 | No Comment

LG has unveiled three new L Series III smartphones, the L40, L70 and L90, ahead of their official debut at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Stock photography and the Internet
Friday, 14 Feb, 2014 – 5:56 | No Comment

Many photographers, professional and amateur, now rely on Internet based stock photography agencies for some extra income.  It is very difficult to generate a substantial income in this way but many contributors do enjoy a …

Small mobile merchants more prone to fraud, study says
Thursday, 13 Feb, 2014 – 6:12 | No Comment

Small businesses accepting mobile payments through mobile browsers, mobile point of sale systems or mobile applications are more prone to deceptive schemes, revealed a study by LexisNexis and Javelin Strategy & Research.
This is because small …

Nokia to unveil first Android phone
Thursday, 13 Feb, 2014 – 6:10 | No Comment

Nokia reportedly plans to launch an Android-based smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, which is slated to start on 24 February.
Nokia engineers began developing the Android-based smartphone before the Finnish company …

Microsoft names new CEO
Thursday, 6 Feb, 2014 – 9:09 | No Comment

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it appointed Satya Nadella as its new chief executive officer.

Tech firms can reveal more on PRISM
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 4:28 | No Comment

The US government and five major internet companies have reached a compromise on how much information the firms can reveal to their users regarding client information requests by US intelligence departments, according to court documents released on January 27.

Samsung shipped the most smartphones in 2013
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 4:24 | No Comment

South Korean phone maker Samsung shipped almost 320 million smartphones last year, which is the highest number ever recorded for one year by a single vendor, new data revealed.

Paramount ends its film era, embraces digital
Monday, 20 Jan, 2014 – 9:09 | No Comment

Paramount has become the first major Hollywood film studio to drop 35mm film in favor of going all-digital with its productions. After more than a century of film, this signals that America’s film giants are …