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Ikea buys on-demand help startup TaskRabbit

Ikea has announced a deal to acquire on-demand help startup TaskRabbit as the world's largest furniture retailer grabbed a seat in the online sharing economy...

29 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cool technology with a conscience

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which the company says will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration...

14 Jul 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

BT and Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for Italian shoppers

BT has announced that it is working with Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for shoppers in Italy...

15 Jun 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Scotland declares online 'independence' from Britain

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND: Five months after Scotland voted against independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, the Scottish government has seceded - at least online...

19 Feb 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Guardian newspaper editor to step down

LONDON, UK: The editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper, who led its expansion from a traditional British broadsheet to a digital-first international operation, said on Wednesday that he will step down next year...

12 Dec 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

RBS admits to decades of under-investment

LONDON, UK: The head of Royal Bank of Scotland admitted on Tuesday (3 December) that it had failed to invest in its information technology systems for decades, after a glitch left customers of the state-rescued bank unable to access cash for three hours.

4 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Google's Hummingbird - no big deal, for now

LONDON, UK: September marks the 15th anniversary of when Google began and alongside a birthday Doodle and Easter Eggs to celebrate has come news of what has been a silent shift to a new search algorithm, Hummingbird.

1 Oct 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

British universities join online education revolution

LONDON, UK: Dozens of British universities began offering free online courses through a collective portal, joining a global trend that started in the United States to open higher education to everyone.

19 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Electricity dominates energy-related searches made on mobile devices

LONDON, UK: New research from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals electricity accounted for the majority - 29%, of UK consumer online searches for energy-related services made on mobile devices in April.

3 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Vodafone nears Verizon Wireless deal

LONDON, UK: British mobile phone giant Vodafone neared a US$130bn deal to sell its US joint-venture stake to partner Verizon in a blockbuster deal that could change the face of the global telecom sector.

3 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

IBM, Adobe... The race is on...

LONDON, UK: Ovum reveals IBM and Adobe are ahead in the race to become the enterprise digital marketing platform provider of choice.

23 Aug 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Comment: The launch of the Nokia 1020

LONDON, UK: Malik Saadi, Principal Analyst at Informa, says the Nokia 1020 is smashing all camera innovation records but it will not be successful without a huge marketing boost.

15 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

European firms not willing to work with companies that suffer a data breach

LONDON, UK: Iron Mountain and PwC study reveals this view is often held by firms that expect to lose data themselves.

10 Jul 2013

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