SMEs are far from a tried and tested market for what many perceive as complex IT solutions of this type. It's clear that a number of organisations of this size have shied away from embracing the Cloud, despite the fact that many Cloud solutions are developed with SMEs in mind.
The backdrop to this challenge is that historic and remarkable progress has been made in the last 10 years to fight malaria. A dramatic surge in international funding and willpower to combat the disease has reaped major rewards for humanity.
Waste plastic has become a massive concern, not only in the UK, but globally. Worldwide production and consumption of plastics has increased by 10% year on year from 5 million tonnes in 1950 to 245 million tonnes in 2006, and since then this figure has been increasing.
Irish Times FUSION, a new experiment at Ireland's paper of record, is underway. 20 startups have been introduced into the 154 year old newspaper's b...
What's common to blockbuster titles Angry Birds and Bejeweled, Indie efforts Sinous and Sinkhole, and showcase projects Emberwind and Runfield (Firefox and Opera respectively)? The answer is a place on the Top20 HTML5 games list compiled by tech evangelist and HTML5 champion Rob Hawkes.
People innovate, people run businesses and people do business with people; people do not want interacting with those who constantly think "what is in it for me" (WIIIFM). No matter how innovative one's business is, if their business culture is based on WIIIFM; failure is guaranteed.
When Dave, a graduate of Computer Science and Mass Media, applied for the 'Interface Operations Engineer' position he thought the employer listed was a joke - the hacker group Ominous pointlessly pissing people off, once again. He was wrong.
There is a company that may very well be set to totally revolutionise the food manufacturing industry: come to the aid of the environment and improve our health. I met with the founder of Hampton Creek Foods, Josh Tetrick at his start-up company in the Soma district of San Francisco.
In the information age, software is an essential tool of production. It generates value for individual businesses and entire economies by boosting productivity and accelerating output. But does it make a difference whether the software is properly licensed or pirated?
When was the last time you went a whole day without using technology, be it a mobile phone, iPad etc? So why are retailers so apprehensive to unleash something that has the potential to engage us, thus building them more business? The short answer is, are you ready for this - technology is moving too fast for retailers.
Four years ago a somewhat unknown Australian hacker with some new ideas about the future of journalism gave the opening keynote at HAR2009. His site was called Wikileaks and some of us had a hunch that this concept might be going places. We had no idea just how far that would be...