Electronics

The STEM Skills Shortage Is Even More Apparent for Start-Ups

Mansoor Hamayun | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech
Mansoor Hamayun

The work undertaken by STEM companies - both large and small - is extremely important, not just to our economic future, but to the development of our world. Only by ensuring an increased supply of high quality engineering talent will companies like ours be able to flourish.

Welcome To The Age Of The Bluetooth Toothbrush

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A digital 'Bluetooth' toothbrush has been unveiled at CES 2014 in Las Vegas - presumably because everything else has already been invented. The de...

More Than 48 Million Tonnes Of Gadgets Thrown Away Every Year

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

What with all of these new and wonderful gadgets out this year, it's no surprise that some of your older tech might end up on the scrap heap. But n...

Materials Are Key Challenge for Europe in Resource-Constrained World

Dirk Jan van den Berg | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK
Dirk Jan van den Berg

In the build up to February's European Council Summit on industrial competitiveness, Brussels is in the midst of a major policy review. Industrial strategy is the right topic for Europe to be debating and now is exactly the right time to address it...

E, What a Waste

Mark Piggott | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Piggott

Each year in the UK we discard over a million tonnes of so-called e-waste: all those old scanners, PCs, mobiles and an estimated two million TVs that either stopped working or have become "obsolete". Around half of these six million items could be repaired but it's usually easier and cheaper just to buy a new one.

Sony Reports First Profit In Five Years...

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Tech

Sony, once a leader in the field of electronics, has announced its first profit in five years - but its not necessarily good news for the Japanese fir...

Engineering Apprenticeships in the Army

Richard Hoggarth | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Richard Hoggarth

I wanted a job which combined the hands on element of working with vehicles and electronics and an active lifestyle where I can get out and about, play sport, and stay fit and active. When I was looking around for these types of jobs there were not that many so when I saw the advert for Army apprenticeships.

Comet: Strangled By Their Own Smartphone Cables?

Jade Lane | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Tech
Jade Lane

In what has been a turbulent year for British retail, the high street was dealt another mighty blow last week following the announcement that electronics giant Comet was going into administration.

Megan Fox Shows Off Her Stockings In New Ad Campaign

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Style

We're used to seeing Megan Fox posing in her underwear for Armani, but now the actress has (half) stripped-off for a slightly less fashion-focused ad ...

MPs Offered Taxpayer-Funded iPads

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

MPs are to be offered taxpayer-funded iPads as part of moves to modernise parliament, it was revealed on Tuesday. Politicians will be able to trade...

Your Chance To Buy An Ultra-Rare Mac

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Tech

An "ultra-rare" 128k Apple Macintosh computer prototype is up for grabs on eBay, complete with boxy mouse, chunky keyboard and wide-mouthed 5.25-inch ...

Workers Fearful After Sony Announces It Will Cut 10,000 Jobs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Sony workers are waiting to hear if they will be affected by an announcement of 10,000 job losses, 6% of the electronics giant's global workforce. ...

The New iPad Commeth

Nick Abbot | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Tech
Nick Abbot

The iPad has to be the only thing that has ever been invented that the purchaser wondered what to do with it AFTER he'd bought it.

British Backpacker Electrocuted After Reaching For Bottle Of Water

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

A British backpacker is believed to have been electrocuted as he reached into a fridge for a bottle of water. Grant Harrison, 36, died on 6 January...