In February, Binary Fund announced its intention to trade in and accept the digital currencies of Bitcoin and Litecoin with Bit & Litecoin D Day being 13th March. Now Digital Entrepreneur, one of UK’s focused and innovative digital business clubs, announces a small, but significant event; its first Bitcoin payment transaction for the club's forthcoming club dinner on 26th March 2014.
A new single malt - to be called The Hearach, Gaelic for an inhabitant of the island - will be distilled, matured and bottled at the distillery in Tarbert, on which work has begun. The new distillery, scheduled for completion by first quarter, 2015 will produce around 300,000 bottles of single malt whisky a year and will also distill a Harris gin.
A new £20 million three-year programme that will support research to develop new low carbon manufacturing processes and technologies, low carbon cities and offshore renewables in the UK and China has been agreed.
Leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services, has launched Open Innovation programme “openiqe,” aimed at establishing partnerships to support the development of a broad range of KETs (Key Enabling Technologies). The first major project in the new programme is IQE Open Technology Challenge, marked by a launch event at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff on Friday 21 March 2014.
Gaberlunzie never did like playing whack a" small gentleman in black velvet" aka moles. But he has no objection sat all to playing Wack-a-Cutts Inspired by Donkey Cutts, recently created by NetVoucherCodes, who decided to have a go at making their own game in order to help out frustrated webmasters and SEOs everywhere!
University of Dundee’s Professors Claire Halpin and Mary Renfrew have been elected as Fellows of the RSE (Royal Society of Edinburg). They are among 53 new Fellows recognised by the RSE as having achieved excellence within their discipline or profession and come from a range of disciplines, spanning arts, business, science and technology sectors.
NanoKTN (Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network) one of UK’s primary knowledge-based networks for micro and nanotechnologies, records it has helped the UK industry in more than 70 actions securing over £82m in projects in the last six years.
A "Wind Energy Update" study carried out over six months of research with in depth industry interviews is behind a fascinating portfolio of the interesting, expected, unexpected and sometimes downright depressing statistics.
The aim of the international initiative “Physical Internet” is to make the flow of goods more efficient, more flexible and more sustainable worldwide. Just as information in the form of data packets is sent through widely branching open routes in the World Wide Web, goods are meant to arrive at their destination seamlessly, fast and flexibly in a world-wide logistics network.
Scottish technology company Dukosi has raised £320,000 to support the commercial launch of a product it believes could provide a big boost to the efficiency of not just electric vehicles batteries, but could also extend to critical monitoring of grid efficiency.
The Salmon & Trout Association of Scotland says yet again, figures from the salmon farming industry themselves prove conclusively that sea lice numbers are rampantly still out of control in parts of the west coast and the western isles.
As the Los Angeles, California City Council passes a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, making it the largest US city to prohibit controversial oil and gas drilling procedures, Scotland might well have a care of its own targeted franking geography.
Increasingly the mobile savvy are willing to pay up to £50 more for better quality iPhone and iPad screens having become fed up with ongoing need for costly repairs, according to a brand new survey of users. Seems like Apple has been listening and anew sapphire screen coating seems likely on the new iPhone 6.
Scottish Government puts £700,000 behind the Seafood Partnership industry action plan (applicable for many sectors) for more profitable and sustainable seafood, announces Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochead.
Shell and SSE are to develop a world’s first full-scale gas CCS (carbon capture and storage) project – the Peterhead CCS Project. Up to 10 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions could be captured from the Peterhead Power Station, transported by pipeline offshore for long-term storage deep beneath the North Sea.
While whist was a pleasurable game, Gaberlunzie could never quite take to Bridge and Culbertson bidding. However, he was brought up on strict rules with advice to "Remember the man on the embankment" So he's unbelievably aghast to see that the English Bridge Union has failed to reclaim VAT on tournament fees, when a tribunal ruled that bridge was a game rather than a sport.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a lightweight, handheld, ultra-precision hyper spectral camera for the detection of skin cancers and their precursors. From the surface of the skin, the camera recognises early stages of cancer that are invisible to the naked eye.
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