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The Barriers Preventing Voice Recognition Use: Speed And Usefulness vs Embarrassment

Owen Lee | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech
Owen Lee

"No-one's using it....Writing's quicker....It won't catch on...It doesn't work...." My partner informed me all these things were dismissively said wh...

A Framework For Making Bold Decisions Without Regrets

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Leizrowice

Regret is one of the most painful feelings any of us can experience. It hurts because regret is, more often than not, based on our own choices and not external events. We can't fix it in retrospect and it's hard to know what the catalyst will be. As Kurt Vonnegut put it, the saddest words anyone can say are 'It might have been.'

Sarah Jessica Parker Announces Launch Date For New Shoe Collection On Amazon Fashion

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Style

Sarah Jessica Parker’s latest shoe collection will soon be available to shop on Amazon Fashion. SJP - who unveiled her debut footwear range back in ...

Can Africa's Innovators Solve Africa's Problems?

Paul Sloane | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Sloane

What can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments, civil conflicts and dire infrastructure? The best hope might lie with the innovations of its home grown entrepreneurs. Many solutions that work in the developed world do not translate well to Africa so indigenous innovations are often a better answer. In some cases they leap-frog current Western offerings.

These Are The Best Deals We've Found On Amazon Prime Day

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon Prime Day is upon us. While for many the 11 July 2017 will just be another day, for those looking to grab a bargain it is effectively Amazon’...

All Of The Best Fashion, Jewellery And Beauty Deals For Amazon Prime Day 2017

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Style

Amazon Prime Day kicked off at 6pm on 10 July for the third year running, and the deals are seriously good. Available to Amazon Prime members only - ...

What Questions Should A Computer Actually Ask?

Brian Cooper | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech
Brian Cooper

As Stephen Hawking points out, that it's not AI that's dangerous, but the goals we're setting it. AI doesn't have a moral compass. It has a goal. If I programme it to take over the world, it'll try its damndest - it won't care about its carbon footprint or emotional collateral damage on the way.

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.