Tag Archives: Technology

Technology, innovation lend a new lease of life to business cards

Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint There was a time when company executives would travel with leather-bound business card holders and have a Rolodex placed aesthetically on their desk. As professional networking sites are proliferating, card holders and Rolodexes are becoming passé. Business cards though are not going out of fashion anytime soon—they continue to evolve with the times. It is now no ... Read More »

How technology makes being human easier

Folk2Folk started in Cornwall and has seen immense growth in the South West The South West is a hotbed for digital and financial technology (Fintech) businesses; from Bournemouth to Penzance there are a number of thriving tech hubs that are allowing entrepreneurial, innovative and disruptive companies to grow and thrive. Giles Cross CMO at Folk2Folk said the South West is ... Read More »

LaterPay brings its media payment technology to the US

LaterPay is offering media companies a business model that goes beyond subscriptions and ads. Cosmin Ene, the German startup’s founder and CEO, argued that while some publications are having success with paywalls and online subscriptions, it’s an approach that only convinces the most loyal readers to pay. So LaterPay is trying to help monetize “the vast space” between subscriptions and ads, ... Read More »

Business secretary to announce investment in battery technology

Greg Clark, the secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy. Photograph: Richard Gardner/Rex/Shutterstock A £246m investment in developing battery technology in Britain is to be launched by the government as part of its drive towards what it says is a modern industrial strategy. The business and energy secretary, Greg Clark, will announce the funding, including a £45m competition to ... Read More »

A Marketing Technology Cheat Sheet For Business Owners

Shutterstock Entrepreneurs have no choice but to become marketing experts. These days, that means you need to become a bit of a tech expert, too. It also entails understanding how user behavior, media consumption and advertising tactics are changing. Advertising is no longer just about digital display and video, let alone prime-time TV and newspaper ads. The industry has made ... Read More »

Record venture capital cash floods into car technology

The funding of car technology-related start-ups reached an all-time high of $1.6bn during the first half of this year © AP A new wave of venture capital focused on the car technology sector is sweeping across Silicon Valley, with $220m in new funding announced this week by two separate groups, the Toyota Research Institute and AutoTech Ventures. The latest investment ... Read More »

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its microblog. It said Apple reports ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Launch: Apple’s New AirPods Said to Use Custom ‘Bluetooth-Like’ Technology

  Apple is set to officially unveil the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus just hours from now, and one of the big changes is the expected absence of the 3.5mm audio jack. To compensate for it, Apple is bundling Lightning-powered EarPods with the smartphone. In addition, the company is also reportedly working on wireless headphones called ‘AirPods’, to give ... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover Showcases Autonomous All-Terrain Driving Technology

The British manufacturer had forayed into autonomous technology for its vehicles a while ago. Recently, it showcased brand new innovative research technologies which will allow its future autonomous cars to drive over any terrain unhindered. Jaguar Land Rover has spent millions of pounds into its Autonomous All-Terrain Driving research project. The reason being, it wants its autonomous vehicles to be ... Read More »

Apple, Cisco Collaborate on Technology Integration

Technology giant Apple is working on plans to facilitate integration of Cisco’s Spark business collaboration service with iPhones in an effort to offer enterprise customers a better calling experience over Internet. Apple chief Tim Cook has said the company is making iOS devices to work better on Cisco technologies than any other mobile platform. “With iOS 10, we are making ... Read More »