uk-tech-2013

Airlines have long been reliant on credit cards as the primary payment type they accept online. However, as carriers' margins are increasingly squeezed, the industry is becoming more aware of the importance of enabling alternative payment methods to gain competitive advantage - and new research shows mobile is top of mind.
Most households will be lit up with a few Christmas lights this week (or perhaps getting carried away with more than a few), and it also happens to be the time of year when we at thinkbroadband see more people moaning about slow broadband.
Inexpensive 3D printers can be used to create small plastic figures and parts, either as final products, or as models, prototypes and test pieces to help you with your designs.
In the weeks leading up to Christmas the number of online transactions increases dramatically - and with it our risk of being targeted by cyber-criminals.
Set a hundred years from now: is a world where everything in our environment is connected. Our skins have become a medium for digital content: the body a satellite, our flesh a host for streaming media.
David Cameron must find a new digital champion to replace the inimitable Martha Lane Fox, one of the dotcom boom's most famous successes as founder of lastminute.com and all-round good egg.
One of the worst things you can say to professional photographers is that, thanks to smartphones, we are all photographers today. They will argue that real photographic talent comes from experience and that amateurs will never replace professional when it comes to crafting meaningful visual stories. They are right, but they're also missing the point.
'Flexible working' is a buzz-word that appears on many a job description, but in most cases what companies really mean is flexi-time: letting staff clock on and off at times that suit their needs. Whilst working more convenient hours has enabled many an office worker to dispatch a child to school or wait in for a parcel, it's really only a small part of truly flexible working.
For many office workers, the months leading up to the holiday are hugely busy. We juggle our hectic, pressurised work lives, working overtime in the evenings and at the weekends, with balancing time for family and friends. But by the end of December we're tired, overstretched, longing for a rest.
Smartphones and tablets have quickly become a part of our everyday life. More than half of Brits use a smartphone or tablet whilst watching TV, 81% of under 25s sleep with their phone next to them on the bed and a shocking 35% of tablet owners admit to using their device in the bathroom.