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Are these the most useless ’smart’ devices yet?

Tuesday, October 24th 2017

Don’t get us wrong. When it comes to so-called ‘smart’ devices, there are a lot of genuinely useful ‘things’ out there: Smart speakers, smart heating controllers, smart cutlery designed...

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BT network will support Met Police rollout of body-worn cameras

Thursday, April 13th 2017

The provider has won a £100m contract to build fixed and wireless networks across the force as well as a range of cloud and IT services. The technologies will help support faster responses to...

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Mobile providers 'at risk of losing customers to Google or Amazon'

Monday, February 27th 2017

Nearly half (44%) of mobile users would leave their provider if a global digital giant offered a comparable deal, according to Accenture. The research also looked at the potential impact of the...

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Average Briton spends £144 a year on streaming and downloads

Thursday, July 2nd 2015

The pan-European study by Samsung also found that almost half of Britons (46%) now stream TV, movie or video content at least once a week. The findings are part of Samsung’s annual Techonomic...

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Does the end of Google Glass mean the end of wearables? I don't think so

Friday, January 16th 2015

Google did a brave thing. Just one week after CES and at a time when the industry is beside itself with excitement over the possibilities of wearables, they have announced they are withdrawing their...

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The 10 tech trends for 2015

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

It’s that time of year when you can be guaranteed two things with complete confidence: anyone in tune with technology will be inundated by news from CES, and that self-styled ‘thought-leaders’...

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Mobile services 'gridlocked' during major incidents, dedicated emergency network the answer - expert

Friday, December 19th 2014

Hayden Newton, ex-CEO of the East of England Ambulance Service and current consultancy head, said any new system would have to be able to handle surges at busy times to make sure emergency services...

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UK emergency services need better technology, says former ambulance chief

Wednesday, December 17th 2014

Hayden Newton, former CEO of East of England Ambulance Service, said technology will help paramedics deliver high levels of care despite budget cuts. In an independent paper Mr Newton outlines...

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Campaigners concerned by smartphone car crash link

Friday, October 3rd 2014

Road safety groups said new technology is helping people do more with their phones while driving, putting them and other motorists at increased risk. Figures from the Department for Transport show...

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