As we start a new academic year and term, now more than ever college and university dropout rates are a concern for many education establishments. A high dropout rate not only damages reputation, but also reduces the amount of funding awarded to the organisation.
Apple is in talks with a maker of augmented reality contact lenses.
It is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. One thing Trekkies love doing is talking about the futuristic technologies of Star Trek that are now common place. But forget about the next 50 years. What, seemingly futuristic, ideas will become common place over the next decade or so?
The COP22 climate change conference in Marrakech is fast approaching. As with COP21 last year, the spotlight will be on governments, businesses and investors all over the world as they are asked to take measurable steps to combat the negative effects of climate change.
Innovation has a funny way of wreaking havoc on markets once dominated by a single body. The Digital Economy has ushered in a completely new business ecosystem, with completely new rules – the biggest cab owns no vehicles, the biggest hotel company owns no hotels, the biggest music company produces no music – the list […]
Keeping cooler may be set to become an awful lot easier thanks to a new plastic based material that can be woven into clothes and developed by scientists at Stanford University. Among the material’s many benefits is that it could cut air conditioning costs dramatically. The new innovation is a product of convergence, possibly the […]
“Hello, is it me you’re looking for?” — arguably the most famous line by Lionel Richie. Unfortunately, it’s also a line that many customers will have heard down the end of the telephone receiver after what feels like an eternity on hold. Being transferred from one person to the next can often feel like an […]
Posted on 6th September 2016 in Tech & Innovation.
HSBC business customers will no longer need to visit a branch to open a bank account, as the launch of selfie verification allows them to do it from their mobile device.