Loose Talk Could Cost Livelihoods

Mike Foreman | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech
Mike Foreman

Office culture is changing rapidly. Many companies now allow employees to use group messaging apps like iMessage or WhatsApp to talk to one another. It's a new and largely unregulated medium. The odds are that it's just a matter of time before careless employee chat habits leave companies open to cyber attack, costing them their jobs and possibly their bosses' jobs too.

Google's New Messaging App Just Made You Redundant

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Tech

Google has unveiled Allo, a new messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to pre-generate not just words, but entire responses for you. Unveiled...

Meet Spaces - Google's Vision For Messaging In The 21st Century

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Tech

Google has a new app. It's called Spaces and in its purest form it's a messaging app that combines WhatsApp, Reddit and Pinterest into one. It goes fa...

Apple Brings Diversity To Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Tech

Apple's new iOS beta has revealed that the company will bring a significantly more diverse range of emojis to the keyboard, allowing users to hold dow...

Emojis Set To Become Less Racist

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

Emojis are set to become far more diverse after the organisation which publishes guidelines on their use has released an updated set of rules which hu...

Beyond The Valley: Mobile Mutated Your Soul

Jay Sorrels | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Tech
Jay Sorrels

Mobile is the answer... it's how 87%+ of people even in the UK connect with their world, and therefore, brands. Messaging Apps are not some kind of magic hippo chow that lets marketers get up in people's grilles again in the same way in a new place... Messaging and mobile are a filter for fail.

The App Tipping Point

JF Sullivan | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech
JF Sullivan

Soon enough, clear front runners emerged from the noise. This is perhaps best illustrated by the popularity of WhatsApp, whose 450 million users recently convinced Facebook it was worth paying $19 billion to acquire. But what is it about these stand-outs that gave them lasting power? What is it about the apps that succeed? Is it pure luck or something more?

Happy 20th Birthday SMS

Jorgen Nilsson | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Tech
Jorgen Nilsson

And so, it was the 3 December, 1992, when the first ever text message was sent, by 22-year-old British engineer Neil Papworth. On this day, Neil marked his place in the history books, revolutionising communication as we know it today, all by sending a text message that read "Happy Christma" (the 's' was missed off)