News • Apr 04, 2013 09:00 BST
The UK IT Association (UKITA) took notice last week, as many would have done, when Yahoo announced that they have purchased Summly from 17 year old entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio. Nick himself has done particularly well out of the deal, with Yahoo paying an estimated £20 million in cash and shares for the company which they are now expected to shut down.
News • Mar 15, 2013 13:39 GMT
We have all downloaded third party software to our home computers, laptops or mobile devices in the past. Most computers even come with it installed. Java, Firefox and Adobe Reader are all popular examples of third party applications that you may have installed on your system. But how many of us consider our system security when installing popular applications?
News • Mar 14, 2013 11:25 GMT
It was no surprise to discover over the weekend that SMEs and start-ups are turning their backs on the Tech City circus because the bidding process is too complicated and too expensive. So we are more than pleased to recognise the work of a local businessman in Croydon who has started a grass roots campaign to get help and support to SMEs and start-ups.
News • Mar 14, 2013 10:57 GMT
After all of the furore over cloud-security recently it is alarming that robotics engineers have created software that is designed to allow robots to operate remotely using the cloud. If the technology is successful it may lead to legions of robots living amongst us performing day to day chores, leaving us with more time to develop new ways they can do jobs for us.