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What Lies Ahead For The Intelligent Fleet

For a myriad of reasons, 2016 was an interesting year for businesses in the UK. But while the economy has had many bumpy moments, business confidence remains high. Political and economic uncertainty however has continued into 2017 and companies must try even harder to remain competitive in this tough climate. With this in mind, what trends will help fleet-based businesses ...

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Unsafe Selfies And Check-In Troubles: Four Tips To Stay Safe Online

By Claire Stead, Online Safety Ambassador at Smoothwall The web is a mine of information and has transformed our access to knowledge, enabling anyone to find out what they need at anytime, anywhere. The internet shouldn’t be feared, as it can be a powerful force for good: from creating connections with people all over the globe as well as providing ...

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Abolishing Yourself – Time To End The Procrustean Bed Of Customer Service

A friend in the charity sector recently explained to me the difference in mindset between the corporate world and charity world. In my world, I wake up every day thinking about how I can help my company expand, grow and deliver more results to more clients. My friend, by contrast, wakes up thinking, “how can I abolish myself?” The end ...

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NASA Reveals Stunning New Images Of A Supernova Discovered 30 Years Ago

Discovered 30 years ago, Supernova 1987A is one of the brightest exploding stars of the last four centuries. The supernova is the closest star explosion seen in centuries, presenting an unique opportunity for astronomers to study the progress of the star’s death. The images, animations and time-lapse video has been created from data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-ray ...

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Nintendo Switch: Five Accessories You Need To Buy

The Nintendo Switch is already shaping up to be one of the most disruptive gadgets in recent years. We can’t reveal too much about the games we’ve been playing but what we will say is that the hardware itself is brilliant. Future Publishing via Getty Images However, in the short time we’ve been using the Switch we’ve realised that to ...

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Legislate To Innovate: Sustaining The UK As An Innovation Economy After Brexit

Britain has for centuries been a world centre for innovation. This has helped support our economy. Brexit provides us with a clear opportunity to ensure this continues. Post-Brexit, we can introduce differentiated business legislation that will support investments and innovations to help the country thrive. Historically, English property law has been the cornerstone of this, of which patent law is ...

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Air Pollution Exposure May Increase Risk Of Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that eventually strips sufferers of their ability to remember, communicate and live independently. By 2050, it is projected to affect nearly 14 million Americans and their families, with an economic cost of one trillion dollars – more than the estimated combined total for treating heart disease and cancer. Of the leading causes of ...

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Sony's Xperia XZ Premium Has World's First 4K HDR Display

If there’s one technology that clearly dominated over any other last year it was the mass-adoption of 4K displays. From 4K TVs to the unveiling of the world’s first 4K video games consoles like the PS4 Pro and the Xbox One S this high-resolution technology is clearly the future of the big screen. It is also, apparently, the future of ...

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Nokia 3310: Five Retro Icons That Have Been Brought Back To Life

We might be in an era that is seeing more technological innovation than ever before (we’ve got a hoverbike over here people) but that doesn’t mean we’re over our obsession with retro technology.  With everything from the Nokia 3310 to the Sinclair ZX making a comeback, it makes you wonder why Steve Jobs bothered at all. Nokia3310 Back when the ...

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Home Smart Home: The Shape Of Things To Come

A new report predicts intelligent ‘Cognitive Homes’ of the future will be able to assess and manage our needs and desires in later life. Almost 32 million people will be aged 60 or over in the UK by 2039. But what sort of living environment do older people face when they leave the workplace and embark on the next chapter ...

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