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The Personal Details Of Over Half The US Population Have Been Accidentally Leaked Online

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

The personal details of over 198 million US citizens have been accidentally exposed on the internet by a marketing firm in what experts are calling th...

Why Books And Reading Should Be At The Heart Of What The UK Does Next...

Nicola J Rowley | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola J Rowley

And it all begins with the first stories we introduce our children to. The ones that open up the doors of possibility to what lies ahead and which stoke their imaginations. The inspiring, the educating and the delighting - as they learn to turn the pages one at a time.

Woman Orders Plastic Chair On Amazon, Gets Way Less Than She Bargained For

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’ve all been there: you’re perusing Amazon and the bargain of the century catches your eye. Not wanting to miss out on the find, you immediately...

Weather Based Ads - Real-Time Marketing's Damp Squib

Andy Nobbs | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Tech
Andy Nobbs

Whether it's the weather, a tube strike, or the premiere of a TV show, brands have to connect with real-time relevance, because it's what we expect as consumers today. But, brands must also be tactful to avoid becoming a gimmick. The key is to realise the power of affinities to understand the consumer and deliver a relevant consumer experience.

You Can Now Read These Magazines For Free With Amazon Prime

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech

Still holding out on Amazon Prime? Well if you’re a keen reader of magazines then this announcement might be the news that pushes you into the realm...

Amazon And eBay Slammed For Selling Device That Lets Thieves Break Into Cars

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon and eBay are facing criticism for selling a device that lets thieves unlock cars within minutes. The gadget makes a copy of the key’s signal ...

Amazon's Achilles Heel Is A Gift For Traditional Retailers

James Pepper | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Tech
James Pepper

Customers must pay a premium after the trial period, and unless the service is being used on a regular basis or the other Amazon Prime service offerings are fully utilised, customers don't always experience value for money. Although Amazon Prime has certainly enhanced delivery service options in major towns and cities, those who do not live in major conurbations may not be included.

Please Don't Read My Mind, Facebook - We're All Friends Here

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Amazon Echo has enjoyed a wealth of success since the product first launched back in 2014. There is now an undeniable appetite for digital assistants in the home, and competitors have rushed to launch their own equivalents of 'Alexa', including Google Home and Samsung's Bixby.

How Do You Build A Robot? One Human At A Time. What You Need To Know About The Race To A.I.

Shannon Edwards | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Tech
Shannon Edwards

You may have seen recent news that Amazon has launched a new and improved Echo device called the Echo Look. Thanks to its built-in camera, one of the ...

The Reviews Of This Life-Sized Theresa May Cutout Are Excellent (And Very Different To Corbyn's)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Comedy

As politicians across the country canvas entire towns, project pithy soundbites onto social media and try to rally the masses and secure their vote, t...

Where To Buy Fidget Spinners, The New Gadget Sweeping The Nation

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Tech

If you just can’t stop fidgeting at work, you might want to invest in a fidget spinner, the latest craze to sweep the nation. The gadgets, which are...

This Chinese Courier Company Employ An Actual Robot Army

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Tech

When the robots do eventually take over, remember this moment. While we know that Amazon and other large companies like Ocado already employ robots, t...

Revealed: The 'Intimidating' Gig Economy Contracts Condemned By MPs

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

Contracts in the so-called gig economy that prevent people challenging their employment status, and even make them liable for court costs if they do s...

Everyone Is Out To Get You

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

For any company developing mobile and online offerings (which is nearly all of them) it is this approach that they should follow. View competition as defined not just within your industry but also from everyone. Focus on people and benefits, not features and functions. And above all, think through the ecosystem in which your users live in and plan accordingly.

The Very 21st Century Fight For Workers' Rights As Fresh Legal Action Launched

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

Fresh legal action is being taken on behalf of workers in the so-called gig economy, involving drivers at online giant Amazon. The GMB union is taking...

Amazon Alexa Can Now Process Your Prime Now Orders

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Tech

If you thought online shopping couldn’t get any easier, think again. Amazon has announced that it’s Alexa voice assistant, which has recently been...

A Woman Had Her Takeaway Delivered By An Actual Robot

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech

Hear the phrase “drone delivery” and you’d be forgiven for immediately thinking about Amazon’s flying drones dropping parcels all over people...

Google Home Vs. Alexa: There Is A Clear Winner

Quora | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Tech
Quora

Echo has many more 3rd-party integrations available at present and has better support for some of my IOT devices and Audiobooks. Also, the Echo has Bluetooth support, Home is lacking in this feature, and I sometimes miss that.

Being Human

Bostjan Bregar | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Tech
Bostjan Bregar

As part of the personalisation message, AI was one of the most banded about words at the show. No surprises there - it's like a check box that any new gadget or app needs to tick. While the best of intentions is meant, the abundance of its use is starting to lose its appeal.

Amazon's Internet Blackout Was Caused By...A Typo

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Tech

No matter how bad your week at work has been, we guarantee you’ve had it easier than one Amazon employee. Continuing 2017’s narrative of blaming r...

Online Giants Could Pay More Tax As Chancellor Takes Aim At 'Digital Economy' In Business Rates Row

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics

Online retailers such as Amazon could be forced to pay more in tax as the Chancellor today hinted at a wholesale reform of the business rates system. ...

How Big Brands Can Become Powerful Social Activists

Ollie Boesen | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK
Ollie Boesen

Image: Pixabay Donald Trump's immigration order has ignited the social conscience of the business world. CEOs at Google, Apple, Ford, Amazon, Micros...

Wage Against The Machine: Why We're Destined To Fight AI For Our Jobs

Dan Rogers | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Tech
Dan Rogers

When it comes to AI and jobs, there's two theories on how things will end up. Optimists will tell you that man and machine can coexist, be better together and live harmoniously. Others say new tech will leave millions unemployed.

Amazon Is Giving Everyone £10 Off Any Order Over £50 Today

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon has once again shown that if you do the basics right, you can keep people happy. In fact out of 10,000 people surveyed in the UK by the Institu...

Industry 4.0 Is Coming...

Simon Thomas | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Tech
Simon Thomas

The theory behind Industry 4.0 is that it will effectively create what has been called a 'smart factory', which utilises cutting edge technology, including cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing, in order to monitor the physical processes of a factory and make informed, decentralised decisions.