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When was Facebook launched and who was behind it with Mark Zuckerberg?

Mark Zuckerberg is now one of the richest people in the world after he established Facebook at age 19 (Picture: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty) Facebook was launched on 4 February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with the help of Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. The social networking site has 2 billion monthly active users and owns Instagram, Facebook ...

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5 great things about Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 8

This one has some great specs (Picture: Samsung) Samsung has just launched the Galaxy Note 8, a large 6.4-inch screened phablet.  It promises to be the South Korean company’s most advanced handset yet, but is it one you should consider buying? New Galaxy Note 8 leak reveals Samsung’s massive phablet The Galaxy Note 8 is strong in every area, and ...

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Samsung reveal features of new Note 8 smartphone ahead of launch

The new Note 8 is believed to have an infinity screen (Picture: Twitter) Samsung is expected to reveal its new Note smartphone later today in the first launch since the company’s Note 7 was discontinued over safety fears. The Galaxy Note 8, the latest version of its larger ‘phablet’ smartphones that sit alongside the flagship Galaxy S range, are likely ...

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Happy 10th birthday hashtag! Symbol celebrates 10 year use on Twitter

It’s 10 years since it was first used to tag or categorise a tweet (Picture: PA) Twitter is marking 10 years since the hashtag was first used on the social media site by celebrating some of the most memorable uses of the digital symbol. Former Google and Uber engineer Chris Messina first used the symbol as a way of tagging ...

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The International Space Station Totally Photobombed The Eclipse

Everyone loves to be centre of attention, and it seems the International Space Station is no different after it decided it wasn’t content being outdone by the moon’s popularity on Monday. Instead of letting everyone in North America get excited about the first total solar eclipse in almost a century (it was a pretty big deal) the ISS decided to ...

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Is The Future Of Banking With Blockchain Technology?

Photo credit: Pixabay A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my little world being blown apart by the use of blockchain technology to fund space exploration. This multifaceted technology is just incredible, in such a short space of time it has brought us, regular Joes, access to a world that was previously inaccessible. So if Barclays is bringing Bitcoins ...

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A Toast To The Hero Of City Life

It’s no secret that, in the 21st century, we take a lot for granted. We’ve come to rely on technologies and services that even a decade ago didn’t exist. Smartphones and internet-based apps are obvious examples here, but I want to draw your attention to another service that is often less considered. It’s an innovation that has literally transformed the ...

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Redefining Female Innovation: Addressing Antibiotic Immunity

What makes someone an innovator? I doubt that many of us set out deliberately to be pioneers but perhaps we share a mindset. We don’t see limitations – obstacles are there to get over, under or round. One of those obstacles is that intangible – confidence! Let’s face it, we all have times when we lack confidence and the differentiator ...

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The Fitness Tracker Market Is Dying – But New Sensors And Complex Devices Could Offer Life After Death

It’s no secret to those who watch the tech world closely, but the fitness tracker marker is dying. Almost as quickly as it arrived, sales are in decline and huge brands that rode the wave of the segment’s popularity are starting to fall away. Jawbone is dead – as a consumer producer of gadgets anyway – and questions have to ...

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The World's Seven Best Techy Restaurants

Technology is pervasive in modern life. You can barely turn around without seeing a new gadget being launched. Yet, despite the fact we’ve been used to technology in environments such as entertainment and retail for years, hospitality has seemingly dragged behind. That’s changing. There are some really exciting tech innovations hitting the restaurant market, whether there to entertain, allow for ...

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