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...

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,...

Research Reveals 850,000 UK Jobs Could be Automated by 2030

According to a study by Oxford University and Deloitte, a business advisory firm, over 850,000 public sector jobs could be lost to automation by 2030. The report showed that automation would save the public sector £17bn in wages by...

Apple Unveils iOS 8

Out Later This YearApple has unveiled iOS 8, the biggest release since the launch of the App Store, giving users incredible new features and developers the tools to create amazing new apps. iOS 8 delivers a simpler, faster and...

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...

South and City College Launch Innovative Microsoft Showcase Classroom

South and City College Birmingham has been working closely with Microsoft to launch a brand new Showcase Classroom, based at the college’s Digbeth Campus. Opened on February 3rd by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Ray Hassall, the classroom is...

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...

Google’s Nexus 6

The Start Of A New Era Shifting gears from previous years with LG, the Nexus 6 is now manufactured by Motorola. With its curved backing, flowing aluminium trim, and dimpled Motorola branding on the rear, the device borrows heavily from...

London To Dominate Video Gaming World

The video games and interactive entertainment industry in London is set to receive a boost of £1.2m to launch Games London, a groundbreaking new initiative to transform the city into the capital of the gaming world. The Games London, a...

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...