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Stuff you need to know

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Christmas Beepings

STEM toys will be appearing in a lot of stockings this year as a little robot tops the festive chart

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Payday for the planet

How green would you become if your eco-credentials affected your salary?

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Blue Monday

Online retailers saw a 10% drop in sales conversion rates in the UK during this year’s Black Friday bonanza

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Read all about it

The brand new issue of our innovation-focused magazine is here

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Goodbye Stan the Man

How one of entertainment’s greatest visionaries set the agenda for heroic innovation

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Back to basics

Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates has altered his focus from PCs to WCs

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Enter the moral maze

As self-driving cars look set to become a common sight on our streets, we’re speeding into a new world of ethical dilemmas

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Pay now, save later

Will Uber customers gear up to help protect the planet by paying a ‘clean air fee’?

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Baby boom

There’s a new Royal on the way, but fathers like Prince Harry could soon be out of a job

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Winning the space race

The dream of passenger travel among the stars is finally about to come true

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Me, myself and I

 Would you trust an AI version of yourself to make decisions for you?

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Just the job

New research reveals mixed feelings towards careers in UK manufacturing

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Casting the net

Our responsibility to tidy up the planet doesn’t stop when we hit the ozone layer

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Enter a new reality


VR is proving a big hit in the manufacturing industry, but AR appears to have the edge

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Old school rules

Few would argue that modern technology doesn’t have a place in the classroom, but how about in the school bag?

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Flying start

Drones could swoop in to deliver a morning boost without even being asked

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Flex appeal

Technology is turning flexible working arrangements into a strong workplace trend

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Shop and go

Sainsbury’s is trialling a ‘till-free’ store where you can scan and pay with an app

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

I, Robot

Will we always value character over AI functionality?

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

No more droning on

The fun could be over as the Government proposes a ban on children using heavyweight drones

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Generation Gap

Far from plunging teenagers into a seedy world of depravity, it seems that tech is turning our young people into Generation Sensible

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Going into orbit

News that Scotland will host the UK’s first spaceport is great for our stellar satellite industry

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Back to nature

Plastics have been getting a bad rep, but young minds are finding creative uses for the controversial material

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

You cannot be serious!

Technology has been getting on the score sheet during a remarkable summer of sport

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

All in a fizz

As a CO2 shortage threatens our favourite summer beverages, innovators are already working to save the day.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Giving up gracefully

Sometimes you just have to know when you’re beaten

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Looking for innovation grants?

How to access UK funding and innovation grants for small business

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Another great Breakthrough

Time to pick up your copy of our innovation-focused magazine

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

What’s in a word?

The insurance industry is warning car manufacturers to spell out the reality of autonomous features

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Brits are coming

Our entrepreneurial spirit is pushing the UK to the forefront of engineering

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Out of this world

Will we really be living and working on the Moon within 100 years?

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Rescue Me

Drones aren’t just good for grocery deliveries and aerial photography – now they’re saving lives too

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Healthy practices

Remote working is on the rise, but so is the number of people showing up to the office when they’re ill

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Mind the gap

New technologies like robotics can boost productivity, but it’s not currently a level playing field

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

May the Force be with you

With yet more thrilling news to celebrate, we’re feeling like real tax Jedis

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