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Businesses Love New Technology

Businesses Love New Technology

Understanding new technology is key for explaining how start-ups grow to become well known brands. These days, it is important for companies to be ‘fresh,’ ‘in cloud’ and, of course, ‘socially connected. New technologies allow you to spend less money and get more time for running a well operated business. There are some new tools…

How Enterprise Unified Communication Technology Is Changing Business

How Enterprise Unified Communication Technology Is Changing Business

Do you remember those small handwritten sticky notes that people used for phone messages? Communications has come a long way since then, but are we really any better at getting the message to the right person at the right time? Sticky notes have been replaced by email or text messages. Face-to-face meetings are often replaced…

Infographic: Third Wave Technology

Infographic: Third Wave Technology

The way in which we buy things online is changing. People are increasingly making purchases through interactive televisions and smart devices such as online connected fridges that let you order the groceries you will need. There is also a trend towards being able to make purchases within an actual store by using in-store technologies such…

Top 5 Tips for Explaining Your Business

Top 5 Tips for Explaining Your Business

When you are a small business, it can be difficult to make people pay attention to your products even if you are selling something familiar. The job is made even harder when you are selling cutting edge technology and having to explain terms like “cloud computing” just so that people understand the things you do.…

Infographic: Brain Drain

Infographic: Brain Drain

Silicon Valley is the place where the majority of the tech talent from the United States congregates to create businesses. In fact, the Valley accounts for an astonishing 21% of the total US GDP and 11% of private sector employment. But why exactly is the area such a hub for entrepreneurial activity? To decipher the…

15 years of revolution

15 years of revolution

I was talking with some friends last week and we were asking; just how long is it since the internet started to really impact on our professional lives? After a bit of toing and froing we decided about 15 years, most of us pinpointed 1998 as the year we started to notice it. As none…

Yahoo: The next Apple?

Yahoo: The next Apple?

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has already made a few controversial decisions in her brief tenure, but the decision this week to purchase Tumblr – currently one of the most popular social networks – will likely be the most “make or break” moment in the history of the company. As well as the Tumblr purchase,…

The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

This is an interesting article from Wired about the Technovation Challenge – the first ever computer science competition exclusively for girls. Over the last four years the tech competition has grown from a small event with just 45 girls to this year having more than 600 take part. The journey of how it has grown…

UK losing tech businesses to the US

UK losing tech businesses to the US

The lack of tech knowledge among UK venture capitalists is costing the country dearly, according to a report by RealBusiness. Insufficient tech knowledge means venture capitalists in the UK are far more risk adverse and not prepared to offer money to tech businesses that they perceive to be risky, just because they don’t really understand…

Infographic: Movers and Shakers of Silicon Valley

Infographic: Movers and Shakers of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley in San Francisco is still one of the most exciting places in the world in terms of new and emerging tech businesses. Since the 1970s, the area has incubated many of the world’s most famous technology startups as they grew into giant corporations. Huge companies like Apple, Nvidia, eBay and Google all have…

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