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....Boots said customers who no longer had access to a photo lab in their local store would be able to send films away for developing at its head office in Nottingham, which also produces photo-based gifts. It will also still be possible to print photographs directly from phones, tablet computers or USB sticks at 3,000 automated kiosks across 1,000 Boots stores. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Samsung has, for the first time since 2013, opted not to unveil a flagship Galaxy S smartphone at the Mobile World Congress tech show. Instead, it showed off two new tablet computers and a virtual reality headset that comes with a remote control. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Boots, Walkers crisps and Greggs cost cutting puts 1,400 UK jobs at risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 04:15:37 PM
....Boots said customers who no longer had access to a photo lab in their local store would be able to send films away for developing at its head office in Nottingham, which also produces photo-based gifts. It will also still be possible to print photographs directly from phones, tablet computers or USB sticks at 3,000 automated kiosks across 1,000 Boots stores. ...
MWC 2017: Samsung unveils two new tablets but no phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 08:18:09 PM
....Samsung has, for the first time since 2013, opted not to unveil a flagship Galaxy S smartphone at the Mobile World Congress tech show. Instead, it showed off two new tablet computers and a virtual reality headset that comes with a remote control. ...
Nintendo reveals Switch price and date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:20:30 AM
....Nintendo revealed in October last year that the games machine would be a handheld device that doubles as a home console. Previously code-named NX, the Switch looks like a tablet computer with Joy-Con controllers that attach to its sides. ...
Christmas cheer fades for high street as buyers shop online from home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:01:03 AM
....The latest indication of tough times on the high street comes after the fashion and homewares chain Next revealed disappointing sales over the Christmas period; it said high streets had been quieter than anticipated. Some analysts believe the retailer also lost out because its website had not kept pace with consumers’ growing demand for shopping via their mobile phones or tablet computers. ...
'Buy now, pay later' debts hitting young image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 12:06:44 AM
....He was left with an interest bill that cost nearly as much as the laptop. The charity also helped a man who bought a £600 tablet computer on a similar one-year deal. ...
Forget The X Factor – Sunday night is prime time for online shopping image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 03:19:16 PM
....30pm on Sunday is the most popular time for placing orders, closely followed by 9to 10pm on a Monday. It added that shoppers are now more likely to be using phones to go shopping than laptop or tablet computers, particularly during the morning rush hour. ...
Machine food image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 12:36:28 AM
....The latest generation of this trundling four-wheeled robot can make a cut every five seconds. It has six cameras - some with infrared sensors - and two arms, and is controlled by a tablet computer inside. ...
Last of big spenders: UK Black Friday to be final hurrah before prices rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:00:25 AM
. As the clock ticks down to Black Friday, aggressive promotions on everything from 4K TVs to tablet computers and winter coats could be the last hurrah for shoppers before price hikes in 2017. ...
Girl coders image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 12:07:06 AM
....The game, developed by Dutch company Frog design, includes five wooden toys, which are embedded with sensors. By moving the toys around and placing them in different situations, kids learn how temperature, sound, light direction and rotation affect digital characters displayed on a tablet computer or smartphone. ...
Teach yourself image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 12:34:33 AM
.... . Children, with no guidance from adults, are forming learning groups and with nothing more than a tablet computer preloaded with educational videos, stories and games, they are learning English and conducting science experiments. ...
Windows 10 update and Surface Studio PC unveiled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 05:00:04 PM
....Surface Studio will cost between $2,999 and $4,199 (£2,452 and £3,433) when it goes on sale in the US on 15 December. Although Microsoft has had some success with its earlier Surface line-up, wider sales of PCs and tablet computers are experiencing their second consecutive year of decline. ...
Nintendo profits hit despite Pokemon Go popularity image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 10:46:01 AM
....Last week, Nintendo said its next games device would be a handheld, portable device that doubles up as a home console. The Nintendo Switch, which looks like a tablet computer with controllers attached to its sides, is expected to go on sale in March. ...
Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 02:07:52 PM
....Nintendo has revealed that its next games machine will be a handheld, portable device that doubles up as a home console. Previously code-named NX, now named the Nintendo Switch, the device looks like a tablet computer with controllers that attach to its sides. ...
Tough lessons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 11:44:14 PM
.... The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and university founder Atiku Abubakar provided seed, which we distributed. With assistance from USAID, we established Technology Enhanced Literacy for All, which employs tablet computers and radio broadcasts to extend learning to 22,000 out-of-school children. ...
Are grey goods the real deal? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of July 2016 06:00:08 AM
....“If the brand owner has misjudged the size of a market in one country and an official distributor has surplus stock, parallel traders make a handsome profit by selling the surplus to buyers in countries where the goods are not authorised to be sold,” INTA says. It adds that in the past 12 months everything from medicines and car parts to tablet computers and lubricants have entered the grey market in this way. ...
Virtual doctors  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of June 2016 12:58:33 AM
.... . Health workers and clinical officers on the ground use an app on a smartphone or tablet computer to take notes on a patient's symptoms and photographs. ...
When learning is all at sea image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of April 2016 11:01:05 PM
....He calls this "sea blindness". If you're reading this article on a laptop or a tablet computer, Mr Tweed says, it probably arrived from Asia after a month-long sea voyage. ...
HSBC set to offer online video meetings with mortgages advisors image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of April 2016 12:01:00 AM
....Gordon said that the move would increase financial inclusion and that research carried out for HSBC found that 29 per cent of deaf and hard-of-hearing adults are put off from using banks, building societies, utility companies and other service providers because of a lack of access. The bank’s BSL video service can be accessed through the HSBC and First Direct websites using their tablet computers and smartphones, where customers communicate in BSL with an interpreter using the video link, who then relays the conversation orally to a customer service adviser. ...
Argos decline slows as deadline nears image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of March 2016 11:30:18 AM
....Total sales at Argos rose 1. 9% to £515m in the eight-week period as demand for furniture and sports goods offset lower sales of electrical goods, such as video games and tablet computers. ...
Amazon recalls Fire tablet chargers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 02:25:58 PM
. Amazon is recalling parts of the power chargers packaged with its tablet computers because of a risk of electrical shocks. ...
Online 'overtakes TV' for youngsters image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 01:54:01 AM
....Among those watching TV, the Netflix on-demand service was more popular than any conventional television channel. There was also a surge in children's ownership of tablet computers, up by 50% compared with last year. ...
Retail Christmas: the winners and losers in the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 07:58:41 AM
.... Not only did John Lewis deliver a 6% rise in clothing and beauty products despite the weather, but home sales rose 5% and electricals gained almost 10%. The performance was driven by the retailer’s online business, with sales on smartphones and tablet computers up 31%. ...
Season’s bleatings as the traditional kings of Christmas are humbled image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 9th of January 2016 04:28:22 PM
.... Yet, one stalwart managed to shrug off the festive gloom to notch up an impressive jump in sales: John Lewis, that bastion of British retail and good taste. Why? Because it has invested heavily in IT and distribution systems, which meant it benefited from a surge in shopping via mobile phones and tablet computers while store sales slumped. ...
John Lewis Christmas sales bolstered by mobile online shopping image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 08:33:03 AM
....John Lewis enjoyed a better than expected Christmas, grabbing market share from rivals, as the department store benefited from a surge in shopping via mobile phones. Sales rose nearly 7% in the six weeks to 2 January, as shoppers clicked up 31% more sales via smartphones and tablet computers. ...
Britain's fate as a digital nation will be decided in 2016, says BT chief image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 26th of December 2015 04:06:36 PM
.... . Instead of traditional toys and games, many children are unwrapping ever-smarter phones, gadgets and tablet computers. ...
Boxing Day sales hope to lure UK shoppers with biggest discounts yet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of December 2015 12:00:17 PM
....Many retailers now start their sales online on Christmas Eve, making Christmas Day a busy online shopping day itself. An estimated £728m, 11% more than last year, is expected to be spent online as shoppers log on – perhaps using their newly unwrapped tablet computers, laptops and phones – on 25 December. ...
Dixons Carphone eyes record Boxing Day sales despite pre-Christmas lull image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 10:13:03 AM
....Underlying pre-tax profit for the six months to the end of October rose 23% to £121m as UK sales boomed, beating analysts’ average forecast of £111m. Televisions and white goods such as fridges sold well, making up for weaker sales of tablet computers and laptops. ...
UK retailers brace for online onslaught of Black Friday shoppers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 05:15:59 PM
....Currys PC World has lined up 40% more stock this year and expects 90% of shoppers to at least start their pre-purchase research online. As a result the retailer said it expected 3m visitors to its website on Friday, with 60% of them on mobile phones or tablet computers. ...
Sky Q: What you need to know about Sky's new TV box image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of November 2015 02:29:39 PM
.... . A special Sky Q tablet app will essentially replicate the experience on tablet computers, allowing access to live TV, recordings and catch-up, as opposed to the current Sky Go app, which only allows live TV and on-demand viewing. ...
Black outlook at Argos owner image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 09:22:00 PM
.... . Argos has also experienced a drop in sales of electrical products such as televisions and tablet computers and is making a big investment transforming itself from a catalogue-based to a digitalfocused business with the launch of its Fast Track collection and delivery service. ...
Argos sales slide triggers Home Retail Group profit warning image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 09:00:28 AM
....1m. Walden said first-half profit at Argos halved amid falling sales of electrical items such as TVs and tablet computers and also of summer goods. ...
Argos owner warns on profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 06:31:40 AM
....4%. The chain suffered from weak sales of TVs and tablet computers. ...
Customer shopping habits pop back to the 70s, says John Lewis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of October 2015 05:00:03 AM
....Inspiration from sites such as Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook is encouraging shoppers to become their own stylists, while vloggers such as Zoella and Sali Hughes are helping people create tricky hair or make-up looks. Desire for an instant fashion fix has driven an 86% rise in sales of women’s clothing via mobile devices including phones and tablet computers. ...
Young turn to mobiles to book holidays image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of October 2015 10:23:46 AM
. More than a third of 16 to 24-year-olds booked a holiday last year on their mobile phone or tablet computer, a travel association has said. ...
Why the centuries-old Ordnance Survey is still going places image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of October 2015 03:11:13 PM
....On a housing estate in Southampton, surveyor Alyson Whiting is painstakingly recording the outline of a curved flowerbed. One of a small army of field workers for the Ordnance Survey, she is using a tablet computer wirelessly linked to a satellite antenna atop a long pole – affectionately known among the national mapping agency’s staff as a “Gandalf stick”. ...
Denmark reinvents lessons for reluctant learners image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of September 2015 11:03:09 PM
....Another incentive for attending is that everyone who joins gets their own iPad, which they can take home. The whole building is one big connected box, with the tablet computers acting as textbooks, notebooks, cameras for recording lessons and planners. ...
School technology struggles to make an impact image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of September 2015 11:01:33 PM
.... . In 2012, 96% of 15-year-old students in OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries reported that they have a computer at home, but only 72% reported that they use a desktop, laptop or tablet computer at school, and in some countries fewer than one in two students reported doing so. ...
Argos sales slip hurts Home Retail Group shares image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 11:20:48 AM
....Home Retail warned the City in April that Argos was likely to experience a difficult summer, as it revamps stores to attract customers used to online convenience. Stubby pens and paper slips are being swapped for touchscreen tablet computers, as the retailer opens 200 “digitally enabled” stores. ...
Apple makes smart move to upgrade its devices image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 6th of September 2015 09:50:00 AM
....They will also come with a flash built into the front of each device, so that people can take better quality “selfies” in low-light conditions. Aside from the new smartphones, it is believed that Apple will debut new versions of its iPad tablet computers. ...
City news: John Lewis, Apple, City Three Peaks Challenge, iCracked, Manchester United image
....-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Apple is set to unveil the latest versions of its iPhone smartphone, as well as new tablet computers and an upgraded set-top TV box. ...
Eight rip-offs rising fast in 2015 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 30th of August 2015 07:01:05 AM
.... Most of us have apps on our smart phones these days, and more people are falling foul of a rip-off. 'Free' games for smartphones and tablet computers which are targeted at children and entice them to buy extra features, and rack up substantial bills, were investigated by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), but they are still very much alive and rinsing parents’ bank accounts. ...
McDonalds is to introduce table service to the UK as part of major revamp image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 11:35:59 AM
....The home of the Big Mac has announced it is trialing the new service at a branch in Mottram, Greater Manchester and plans to roll it out to 11 more restaurants across the UK this month. Diners will now be able to place an order with staff member carrying a tablet computer or use a digital kiosk on the table. ...
Happier meal? McDonald's trials table service in UK as part of major revamp image
....Related: McDonald's in crisis: can it fight off the Five Guys threat?. Customers will be able to order from digital kiosks or staff with tablet computers, with the food then delivered to their table. ...
Why work isn't what it used to be image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of July 2015 09:03:43 PM
.... . Staff in each Costa coffee shop use small tablet computers to track and plan staff hours, supplies and sales. ...
Rise of the machines: bank customers shun staff for mobile phones image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of July 2015 04:00:32 AM
.... . Nationwide Building Society is investing £500m in branch refurbishments, removing the screens between customers and cashiers, and bringing more tablet computers into branches so staff can move more freely around the high street sites. ...
No charger needed: Human movement will soon power smartphones image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 28th of June 2015 05:58:37 PM
.... . Tekcapital also acquired the licence to a patented battery-charger circuit from the Georgia Institute of Technology, which charges batteries incorporated in portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, and wearable devices, including smart watches and health monitors. ...
Making it easier to get a takeaway image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of June 2015 11:07:44 PM
....Persuasive challenge. Back at Dishoom a tablet computer sits in the kitchen, synced to Deliveroo's app. ...
Philip Zimmermann: king of encryption reveals his fears for privacy image
.... Its backers includes Ross Perot Jr, son of the 1992 US presidential candidate. The second generation Blackphone 2, costing around $700, is on its way this year, and will be followed by a first attempt at a tablet computer. ...
Why measure feet with iPads? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 21st of May 2015 11:01:50 PM
....You can see how the device works in the video here:. In essence, it combines the mechanism of a traditional plastic foot gauge with the tablet computer. ...
A question of artificial intelligence image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of May 2015 11:46:33 PM
.... . My tablet computer's spelling corrector is demonstrating that, every sentence I write. ...
'We sell millions on Amazon' - meet the entrepreneurs proving it's still possible to make good money from home image
. It was while nursing her baby in intensive care four years ago that Nova Smith came up with her business idea: selling cut-price tablet computers to parents who couldn’t afford the £500 price tag on Apple’s iPad. ...
Argos to open 200 more digital stores in bid to modernise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of April 2015 06:35:51 PM
. Argos is to open 200 new digitally enabled stores, which swap paper slips and stubby pencils for tablet computers and digital screens, as it tries to modernise and attract more upmarket shoppers. ...
Argos shoppers refuse to let go of catalogue  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of April 2015 05:06:41 PM
.... . Argos is modernising its sites across the country into so-called digital stores that focus on click-and-collect orders and use tablet computers instead of the famous laminate catalogue. ...
Bitcoin Island: the currency comes clean image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of April 2015 11:02:30 PM
.... . On the bar in front of the till sits a tablet computer for customers wishing to settle their tab with their digital wallet. ...
Amazon web services 'growing fast' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of April 2015 08:20:07 PM
....More from Leo: Amazon's bid to power the internet. The profitability of the cloud business could soothe investors, who have been anxious for the firm to turn a profit and stop investing in new projects, which has seen them move into tablet computers, smartphones, and a short-lived nappy service. ...
Maaxi - will we care for sharing? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of April 2015 07:44:45 AM
.... "What we intend to do this week," he told me "is to get the Splyt app on everyone's phone. " He also needs lots of drivers, and when I visited the Splyt office, plenty were queuing to sign up, collecting a tablet computer to help them in the complex process of organising shared rides. ...
Argos apologises after Good Friday IT glitch frustrates Easter shoppers image
.... Long queues at the tills because transactions are slow,” wrote one customer who had visited Argos’s outlet in Hayes, west London. Argos is in the process of revamping all its stores to clear away its traditional paper slips and tiny pens in favour of tablet computers and digital ordering. ...
E-cigarettes and craft beers in updated inflation basket image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of March 2015 10:28:10 AM
.... "Partly because many drivers now navigate using smart phones, but also because some new cars now come with sat-navs built in," the ONS said. Recent years have seen additions to the basket of the cost of video streaming services, e-books, tablet computers and smartphones. ...
Microsoft profits fall on reorganisation charge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of January 2015 10:26:39 PM
...."We are taking bold steps forward across our business, and specifically with Windows 10, to deliver new experiences, new categories and new opportunities to our customers," chief executive Satya Nadella said. Windows 10 will work on smartphones, tablet computers and desktop machines. ...
Mattel boss resigns on Barbie sales slide image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of January 2015 03:55:30 PM
.... . The popularity of Barbie has faded in the past three years as girls opt for dolls based on characters from the Disney animated film Frozen, or gadgets such as tablet computers. ...
Unalloyed success story of aluminium helps to keep the shine on Apple image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 18th of January 2015 07:32:18 PM
.... . Given that Apple has sold more than 211m tablet computers since they were first introduced in April 2010, it had used an estimated 27,000 metric tonnes by the end of last year on iPads alone. ...
Comment: Black Friday has changed the way Britons shop image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of January 2015 10:09:00 AM
....Christmas week will remain a big week, particularly for grocery shopping, but Black Friday has joined that other transatlantic import the turkey on our seasonal consumption calendar. LIKE Black Friday and the Cyber Monday that follows it, Christmas shopping is now increasingly done on the move via smartphones and tablet computers. ...
Gadget insurance complaints to Ombudsman jump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of December 2014 12:04:49 AM
....However, the FOS sometimes found that terms in the contract had been applied unfairly, or that they were so ambiguous it was hard to see how anyone could make a successful claim. In one example, a person had his tablet computer stolen from a locked suitcase in a locked room while he was on holiday. ...
A quarter of a mile long and heading for the UK - the world's largest ship image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of December 2014 07:27:27 AM
.... . CSCL that the Globe is also capable of carrying 300m tablet computers in a single load. ...
Black Friday: John Lewis enjoys best ever sales week image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 03:59:00 PM
. The employee-owned chain saw a surge in online and store business on the day, selling a tablet computer every second and a high-tech TV every minute. ...
My decisions have cost Amazon billions, admits founder Jeff Bezos image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 11:52:58 PM
.... . In addition to the smartphone, Amazon this year unveiled an upgraded line of Kindle tablet computers and introduced a streaming media player. ...
Black Friday: Amazon UK has 'busiest day on record' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 29th of November 2014 12:54:55 PM
....There were reports of people punching and kicking each other to get to the bargains on offer. So why did so many people go mad on Friday? Well, there's no doubting the bargains - 20%-40% off big ticket items such as tablet computers and large screen TVs would tempt any consumer. ...
Argos opens a store in London Underground station image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of November 2014 08:36:00 AM
.... Argos is spending £300m on revamping its stores. The company has converted 32 old stores into digital shops where the famous laminate catalogue is replaced by tablet computers, while five smaller shops and 15 concessions in Homebase stores are also being trialled. ...
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers? image
.... Now it is coming here in a big way, and experts predict that Friday will be the busiest online shopping day this country has ever known, with a million pounds spent on credit cards every three minutes. Asda will lead the way on the high street as it did last year, when there were nearly riots over tablet computers being sold for £49 each. ...
Black Friday sales expected to whip up a storm image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of November 2014 12:00:00 AM
.... Last year it turned out to be a record breaker for the employee-owned company as online sales were double its ­previous best day. Website traffic between midnight and 8am was four times bigger and in a sign of the times mobile traffic on smartphones and tablet computers in the peak hour between 7am and 8am was 14 times higher than its ­previous record. ...
Non-bank operated ATMs on the rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of November 2014 01:27:56 PM
....The data also shows that 72% of all cash machines across the UK do not charge customers for withdrawing cash. Faced with competition from digital payments, cash machine companies are building new machines that act in a similar way to smartphones and tablet computers. ...
Track your dog with a GPS collar to save 20pc on insurance image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 3rd of November 2014 10:00:39 PM
.... . A small microchip in the collar will record the dog's movements and send the data to the owner's smartphone or tablet computer, and an insurance company. ...
Lloyds profits herald return of dividends  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of October 2014 12:00:00 AM
....3 million customers use digital services, including 5 million mobile users. Branches will become more high-tech, with more self-service through terminals and tablet computers, while more administration will become automated . ...
Facebook likes mobile success image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 26th of October 2014 12:00:00 AM
....7 per cent increase on the same period the previous year. Since its push into the smartphone and tablet computer market nearly two years ago, mobile has grown to account for nearly two-thirds of Facebook’s advertising revenues. ...
Microsoft profits beat expectations despite Nokia drag image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of October 2014 08:41:59 PM
.... . But the business has continued to place great importance on its consumer products like the Xbox games console, its Surface range of tablet computers, and smartphones. ...
WHSmith to launch standalone budget greetings cards chain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of October 2014 05:13:15 PM
.... Clarke promised £21m of cost cuts at the business in the next three years. The savings will include renegotiating marketing contracts, using more energy-efficient bulbs in storerooms and giving store managers tablet computers so they can work more efficiently and spend extra time on the shop floor. ...
BSkyB beats forecasts as demand for Sky Go soars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of October 2014 07:23:00 AM
....BSkyB has decided its future growth lies in creating a European pay-TV leader that will operate in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy, after encountering its toughest market conditions in its 25-year history. On Thursday the group posted results for the three months to the end of September showing a record 309,000 users signing up to its Sky Go Extra service which allows subscribers to watch programmes on phones and tablet computers when away from home. ...
UK inflation rate of 1.2% is lowest in five years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of October 2014 09:00:01 AM
....It said shoppers had put off seasonal purchases because of the warm weather, It also said annual food prices had fallen for the first time in five years. However, the ONS said that the biggest factors behind the fall in September's inflation rate were cheaper transport costs (notably sea fares and air fares) and lower prices for a range of recreational goods, including items such as tablet computers and games consoles. ...
Argos to launch multimillion advertising campaign as part of digital drive image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 13th of October 2014 04:00:35 AM
.... . Last year the company began to remove its famous laminate catalogues from high street stores and began trialling stores that allowed customers to order products on tablet computers. ...

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