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Technology jargon buster: 101

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 12:47 with 0 comment

Do you know your GIFs from your Gigabytes? To you, does RAM still bring up connotations of a sheep rather than computer memory? If you’re not up to date with technological lingo, you’re not alone.

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Dealing with social media defamation

Submitted by Dean on 10 August, 2020 - 13:01 with 0 comment

As quickly as social media can build people up, it can tear them down just as fast. Where platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram can all be platforms for good, equally, they can be used to post comments targeting individuals in an attempt to tarnish their reputation.

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Uber and Other Rideshare Apps – How Should They Be Insured?

Submitted by Dean on 22 October, 2019 - 11:07 with 0 comment

They’ve revolutionised public transport in cities across the UK. But what’s the right way for tap-and-go taxi apps to approach insurance?

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Transforming the construction industry with 5G technology

Submitted by Dean on 9 September, 2019 - 10:46 with 0 comment

Although there’s still a long way to go with its implementation, 5G is already making waves in the areas it’s available. EE, Europe’s largest 4G provider, launched the service in select cities in May 2019 and has confirmed a wider rollout across the UK in 2020.

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How 5G is set to revolutionise technology

Submitted by Dean on 31 May, 2019 - 10:41 with 0 comment

When 4G was launched by EE in 2012, customers were promised speeds up to five times faster than its 3G predecessor. As well as this, they could benefit from extra capacity allowing for streaming on the move. This new technology came at a price, however.

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Revitalising coastal towns through offshore wind energy

Submitted by Dean on 24 May, 2019 - 12:33 with 0 comment

Once a bustling seaside town, Great Yarmouth has changed a great deal since its glory days. For centuries, it was an important fishing port with varying success in the oil and gas industry later down the line.

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A world without smartphones only a decade away?

Submitted by Dean on 22 May, 2019 - 10:50 with 0 comment

Since their revolutionary inception, smartphone brands like Apple and Samsung deploy a seemingly unending line of new-but-not-too-revolutionary smartphones ready for hungry techies to snap up.

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Elon Musk: billionaire super villain or life-saving tech hero?

Submitted by Dean on 14 May, 2019 - 06:20 with 0 comment

Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Elon Musk seems to start companies which conceptualise his sci-fi ideas left, right and centre. His standpoint on politics liberal, on climate change wary, and on artificial intelligence, pressing.

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Could going virtual be the future of your business?

Submitted by Dean on 7 February, 2019 - 12:07 with 0 comment

Today businesses are encouraging home working more than ever before, and now some are taking the plunge towards making their business fully virtual.

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