IWD: She Codes launches virtual coding challenge for women

To mark International Women’s Day, coding company She Codes and global recruiter Robert Walters Group have teamed up to develop a virtual coding challenge with the aim of providing women – and minorities – with a taster of the technology field.  As the technology industry continues to grow at three times the pace of the national…

How To Perform Cybersecurity Employee Training

Training your employees about cybersecurity might be one of the most important things you can do. It allows you to avoid costly problems in the future and ensures that your company will grow without compromising its digital assets. Just like understanding the importance of cybersecurity is vital for your business, learning about cyber essentials training,…

MyQ launches ultimate $3000 pet door at CES 2021

MyQ Pet Door  Annual technology show CES is famous for its often wacky pet gadgets and this year's event is no exception - even though it's being held virtually, rather than in the exhibition halls of Las Vegas.  Perhaps one of the most bizarre gadgets so far is the $3,000 (£2,220)…

UK’s top 100 websites of 2020: 4 Key Trends

  The UK Domain has revealed the top 100 websites of 2020 in a brand new study that highlights how our internet behaviours have changed over the past year... 2020 has been a tumultuous year for everyone as the population was forced to stayed inside their homes and therefore relied on technology more than ever. Businesses…

2020: Record-breaking data year, claims Virgin Media

In 2020, the nation consumed a record-breaking amount of data, tuned into more TV, and spent longer on the phone, based on analysis of more than six million Virgin Media cable and mobile customers. Customers downloaded an extra 2.8GB of data per day on average in 2020, and between them, burnt their way through 26,530…

Adults spends £65,000 on gadgets in lifetime

  The average adult will spend £65,000 over their lifetime - on gadgets. A study of 2,000 consumers revealed we will each fork out £4,742 on mobile phones, as well as £3,625 on televisions and £11,774 on kitchen appliances. Laptops will total £4,074, while gaming enthusiasts will spend £2,804 on consoles. Other everyday technology such…

NASA nominated for Diversity in Tech Awards

Multi-nationals Hewlett Packard Enterprise NASA and Ernst & Young are among the finalists for this year’s Diversity in Tech Awards (DITA) which takes place virtually on Tuesday the 10th November 2020 at 5 pm GMT. The ceremony, which acknowledges and celebrates Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DE&I) - and recognises organisations that have made strides in…

Hyundai cars upcycled for Selfridges fashion range

Hyundai has teamed up with several high-end fashion designers to upcycle the discarded materials from the automotive manufacturing and scrapping process - including seat belts and airbags - for a new Selfridges fashion range.  The sustainable garments include jumpsuits made from upcycled denim and leather scraps, and a corset made of recycled airbag fabric. There…

Seven steps of an online purchase – 3.5 hours to complete

The typical online purchase involves seven steps taking just over three hours, according to research from Vision Direct. Shoppers work through several stages before making a significant buy via the internet, which includes spending at least 35 minutes deciding whether a purchase is absolutely necessary. Following that, an online search for a product or service,…