Archive for the 'UK' Category

#geomob Event Review: Highly Recommended: On Tomorrow

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Royal College of Art Interviews Next Week

We spent a thoroughly stimulating day at the press opening of the Royal College of Art yesterday for their end of year show. What was shown tickled the brain but many of the conversations explored ideas beyond those addressed by what was on offer. We’ll be concentrating on just the RCA interviews next week, so [...]

Vodafone Access Gateway: Femtocell 1 July UK Launch

18 months ago, Digital-Lifestyles was one of the first, if not _the_ first, consumer-focused publications to report on Femtocells. We were wowed by the concept – very strong cellular reception in your home, with the calls and data heading up your broadband connection. As we said back in Nov 2007 …

Twitter Ban: Plymouth Council Bans Councillors From Twitter: UPDATED

The Chief Executive of Plymouth Council has banned elected local councillors from using Twitter. This incredible news has come to light the day after many witnessed MPs Tweeting live from UK Parliament while the selection of the next Speaker of the House.

Lord Carter, Digital Britain Report Author May Leave Government: UPDATED

Is Lord Carter off to the commercial sector following the Digital Britain Report.

AlertMe Raise £8m Funding

Today we’ve had notice that AlertMe, a UK company that develops and sells alarm systems, has raised £8m in series B funding. Good Energies, Index Ventures, SET Venture Partners and VantagePoint Venture Partners were the investors.

PCW Magazine Closes: End Of An Era: UPDATED

PCW magazine was the backbone of the UK computing industry. Now it’s gone.

Channel 4 Puts TV Archive Online For Free

In a landmark move, the UK broadcaster adds thousands of shows to their online catalogue

Virgin 3G Dongle: Mobile Broadband Review

This little 3G dongle performs well.

Vplay: VJ on Microsoft Surface: Brilliant (video)

The VPlay really is a fantastic example of what can be achieved by someone who know his stuff.