Gaming

London

There’s a Doctor Who Coding Game…But You Can’t Play It

By | Feb 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm

The Next Web reported on Monday that the BBC recently updated its online game The Doctor and the Dalek, which aims to teach kids the essentials of coding in an engaging, Gallifreyan fantasy. It also reported that the game will now be available on…

Business

London

The Vamp Gives Life to Your Old Tower Speakers

By | Jan 8, 2015 at 4:30 pm

By and large speaker technology is better today than it was twenty, even ten, years ago. But that hasn’t stopped large communities of audiophiles from decking out their sound room with giant tower speakers from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s; most of them, myself included,…

Business

London

Path Solutions Gets a Big Win for the Middle East

By | Jan 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Recently the London-based International Finance Magazine (IFM) recently conferred and awarded the 2014 award for ‘Best Islamic Finance Technology Provider’ to Path Solutions. The Path Solutions platform won because they aim to be the market leader for the financial industry, specifically the Islamic banking…

Business

London

How Smart Luggage Will Change How You Travel [Infographic]

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

There are many ways technology is providing solutions for travel experiences to be smooth and hassle free. More companies are companies are creating smart luggages to give travelers piece of mind and control. Here is an infographic of how this particular business will change…

Mobile

London

Planning to Visit London? Don’t Miss These Apps!

By | Dec 11, 2014 at 2:36 pm

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is the most visited city in the world, according to MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index. With a growth in visitors around 8%, with an estimated total of 18.69 million international visitors this year. It is…

Business

London

This Belt Can Charge Your Smartphone and Keep Your Pants Up

By | Nov 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Your smartphone battery can be a constant concern to your daily work-life. The wearable industry has come up with various ways to keep customers charges and in style. The whole idea is to incorporate something as mundane as charging your phone into something cool…

Business

London

The London Tech Boom: The New Silicon Valley

By | Nov 16, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Picture the most influential city in the world. What do you see? Lots of job opportunity? A media hub? A financial powerhouse? Which city is it? Most Americans would argue passionately for New York City, and for good reason. New York is home to…

Gear & Gadgets

London

Don’t Rush to Buy an iPhone 6 Before Considering the Contract

By | Oct 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm

All too many people only think about the cost of mobile phones, without also considering the true cost of the contracts they sign. Whenever a new, hot phone hits the market, plenty of people rush out to grab it without taking the time to…

Business

Chicago

Blaze’s LaserLight: Slick Device That Warns Drivers of Urban Cyclists On the Road

By | Aug 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

If you’re a cyclist, either for your daily commute or weekend rides, you know the dangers you face when sharing the road with drivers. According to the statistics, in 2012, 726 cyclist lost their lives in bicycle/motor vehicle crashes in the United States. In that…

Business

Berlin

French Carpooling Startup BlaBlaCar Raises $100M in Funding

By | Jul 2, 2014 at 5:08 pm

Why hire a black car service when you can just catch a ride with someone going towards your destination anyway? That’s the idea behind BlaBlaCar, a French carsharing company. They announced today that they raised $100 million round from Index Ventures, Accel Partners, and more to “transform…

Business

London

European Taxi Drivers Hate Uber Too

By | Jun 11, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Most Europeans are not a fan of anything American. So it’s no surprise that European taxi drivers are not happy with the San Francisco car service company Uber creeping on their turf. “Uber cabs are stealing our clients,” said José Losada, 36. In at…

Android

London

Touch Surgery is Improving Surgical Education Through Its Mobile App

By | Mar 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm

“There’s a global problem in central practice today when it comes to [surgical education],” says Jean Nehme, the CEO and one of the co-founders of Touch Surgery. “The way you learn surgery is: you see one, you do one, and then you teach one. But…

Challenge Cup

London

SocioTransit Is a Sustainable and Cost-Effective Way to Transport Products around the Globe

By | Mar 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Need an economical and safe way to send something to the other side of the world (or maybe just the other side of the state) and have some flexibility as to how and when it gets there? Perhaps SocioTransit can help you out. SocioTransit…

Challenge Cup

London

Fluency Arms Young People with Marketable Skills for the Digital Economy

By | Feb 25, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Fluency is a London-based company started by Sinead Mac Manus and Ian Anderson as a way to teach young adults web design and digital marketing skills to help them be more marketable in today’s digital world. They are then able to connect this new…