Technology

    Natwest Cyber Crime Events Help Educate Business Owners

    Last week, business-owners in Walsall and Smethwick had the opportunity to develop their knowledge of cyber-crime and improve their ability to protect their companies at two completely free to attend NatWest Cyber Crime events. The events covered how cyber-crime affects...

    Yahoo’s New Home

    Yahoo, like AOL before it, joins the Verizon team for $5bn (£3.8bn) after endless bidding. The sale does not include Yahoo's prize stake in Chinese firm Alibaba. Microsoft offered $44bn for Yahoo in 2008. Chief executive of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, said,...

    Japanese Giant to buy UK’s Most Valuable Tech Exporter

    Last year, Japanese technology and multinational business SoftBank made headlines after its artificial intelligence robot Pepper came out. Pepper proved SoftBank as one of the world’s leading innovators and received praise for its dynamic interface and quirky personality. Now SoftBank...

    Birmingham Engineer Creates Innovative Minecraft Teaching Tool

    Birmingham engineer Gbenga Oludotun, the principle engineer at Birmingham professional services consultancy WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff, has created a new way of teaching people about the world of engineering. Oludotun’s creation uses the widely popular online game Minecraft and gives players, in...

    Snapchat Sued Over Explicit Content

    Snapchat used to be a simple app where you took a picture, sent it to a friend and then it disappeared. However, currently it serves as a messaging app, a video sharing app and a news app. It is also...

    Creative Sandwell Students

    Three computing students have developed the advanced R2U Road to University app, after huge inspiration from their course lecturers, which they are eager to make a commercial success. Inventors Kieran Dee, Josh Oakley and Mukesh Jassal have designed the app...

    Temporary Blindness Caused by Smartphone use at Night

    The New England Journal of Medicine’s latest edition details the condition that causes “transient blindness”, this occurs when using your smartphone in the dark. What specifically causes the vision loss is using only one eye, the solution is to...

    Rise of Technology

    New technologies have been introduced at the Gherkin as part of London Tech Week which could potentially alter the way in which we purchase goods. Selfie Pay is one of the apps that exercises everyone’s much-loved loved hobby and turns...

    Safe Driving

    New research cautions drivers that driving whilst talking on a hands-free phone can be just as distracting as speaking on a hand-held mobile. The study conveys that the area of the road that hands-free motorists concentrate on is up to...

    Cyber Smart-phone Safety Breach

    Police and security experts are warning that smart-phones could potentially become the number one target for cyber criminals, within the next 5 years. Hackers are in the process of creating new viruses to by-pass smart-phone security, including current biometric systems. The...