Creativepool, an industry network for the creative industry where companies and individuals showcase and share their work, broadcast their news, promote their services and connect, has been named the joint winner of the Best Innovation in Online Recruitment Award at the 14th Annual NORA Awards.
Common knowledge thanks to Oxford Professor Halford Mackinder and author Danny Dorling with his book "Inequality and the 1%" that everyone with jobs traditionally placing them within the top 1% of society – as head teachers and doctors, are almost entirely excluded from that demographic rank, no matter how successful their career. But a different and constructive take for research is being exercised by Trend Watching in what it terms Post Demographic Consumerism .
More than 100 researchers from 10 countries collaborating can announce the results of an unprecedented scientific study that resolves the history of insect evolution. The results, published in Science, include answers to many long held questions about the evolutionary history of the world’s largest and most diverse group of organisms.
In March this year, Polestar in Europe offered its cloud-based indoor locations for iPhone and Android, for proximity marketing with beacons. Apple acquired WiFiSLAM that uses WiFi and GPS to increase indoor location accuracy. But Edinburgh headquartered, sensewhere was silent. No longer, it is now offering accuracy to 10 metres or less, which it feels no competitor can match and offers a software development kit free to mobile platform providers.
EMC, Cisco and VCE are evolving with VCE to become an EMC business. Cisco and VMware continue as strategic partners and investors, with Cisco having an approximately 10% equity interest in VCE. Its charter focuses on simplifying the deployment of hybrid clouds, including a full range of converged infrastructure offerings, applying its innovations and expertise to a broad range of hybrid cloud solutions.
The average smartphone user checks their device 221 times a day for tasks it emerges as a study of 2,000 smartphone owners revealers the extent to which we rely on handheld devices in everyday life - that at its basic is 3hours and 41 minutes of a day devoted to a device!
The Nobel Committee has decided the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
The Stonehenge landscape has been the focal point of archaeological studies for more than four centuries. However, no detailed mapping of buried landforms have been conducted, although knowledge about this is pivotal to understanding the prehistoric occupation of such an enigmatic landscape.
Seven Fraunhofer Institutes have presented their latest developments in seafaring and navigation at the SMM Convention in Hamburg this month. while the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute Sintef MARINTEK believe that in 10-20 years there will be 200 metre cargo vessels plying the oceans without a captain or crew. But for this to happen, the emerging hard and soft technology will need to be seen working working on existing vessels.
The offshore renewables ‘Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries’, initially implemented in draft form by Wessex Archaeology in 2010, has already helped to protect over 400 discoveries, such as peat and wood, that offer insight into the past environment of the Dogger Bank area of the North Sea, and evidence of our rich maritime heritage including an historic cannon investigated in 2012.
This month the University of Amsterdam (below left showing solar panels) is starting a research project on the use of big data within companies and governmental institutions. A survey has been set up in cooperation with ORTEC Consulting Group in order to gather information about the adoption and implementation of big data applications among businesses.
As researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum, and Klinikum der Universität, München with University of Leicester investigate cystic fibrosis sufferers to discover that the immunological cell surface molecule HLA-DQ is reduced or absent in many of these patients, a team of students at Dundee University are developing Lung Ranger, a device to help combat some of the effects of cystic fibrosis.
Gaberlunzie has dodged the devolution issue, lacking the wit to argue something that mixes so much emotion with reason, and with so many unknowns. Accordingly he points readers to two recent articles for and against the votes in "The Guardian "and as bawbees are of concern, he also offers an Accountants take on the scene.
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