1 Second Lost in 300 Billion Years

1 Second Lost in 300 Billion Years

Researchers at European XFEL X-ray laser have reported creating an atomic clock with such a precise pulse generator that it has an accuracy of only 1 second lost in in 300 billion years!  How Atomic Clocks Work  Up until now, atomic clocks have been the world’s most accurate timekeepers by using electrons in the atomic…

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Usage Based Pricing And Now Hybrid Pricing

Featured Article : Usage Based Pricing And Now Hybrid Pricing

Although Openview’s recent second report shows that most SaaS companies used usage-based pricing last year, many are now moving to hybrid models.  What Is Usage Based Pricing?  Usage-based pricing (UBP) is a pricing model where customers are charged based on how much they use a particular product or service. In the context of SaaS (Software…

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Tech Recession?

Featured Article : Tech Recession?

In this article, we look at how significant job cuts and other factors are evidence of a tech recession, what the causes are, plus what tech businesses can do to survive and move forward.  Tech Recession Evidence – Job Cuts  Much of the evidence of a tech recession has come in the form of tech…

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Tech Trends For 2023

Featured Article : Tech-Trends for '23

In this feature, we look at some of the most prominent tech trends for 2023 and how businesses could benefit from them.  A Dozen Key Tech Trends  Here are as dozen key tech trends to watch this year.  1. Satellite mobile connections and satellite broadband are expected to become more widely available in 2023. This…

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Personalised (Printed) Pills

Tech News : Personalised (Printed) Pills

A Helsinki startup has developed a ‘Medicine-as-a-Service’ system where drugs can be 3D printed to exactly match the needs of the patient in terms of their size, physiology, species, plus any allergies.  CurifyLabs    According to CurifyLabs, the startup that has created the system, there is one big drawback to the existing methods of administering medication.…

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The Queen and iPad

The Queen and iPad

After the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8th, we take a look at the technology the 96-year-old monarch was known to use during her reign. Did Queen Elizabeth Embrace or Avoid Tech? Queen Elizabeth II very much embraced and enjoyed technology, particularly what we would recognise as the most up-to-date tech for communication…

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Wikipedia : Queen’s Status Updated In Just 2 Minutes

Wikipedia : Queen's Status Updated In Just 2 Minutes

The speed at which the deaths of famous people are updated on Wikipedia was highlighted by the Queen’s Wikipedia page being updated just minutes after the first news reports of her death were made public. Twitter Account Monitored Update The “depths of Wikipedia” Twitter account reported that “the FIRST editor to update her death was Sydwhunte,…

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Heated Seats ‘as a Service’.

Heated Seats 'as a Service'

BMW UK is now offering ConnectedDrive owners Front Seat Heating for a £15 per month or £150 per year subscription.  BMW ConnectedDrive Services  BMW ConnectedDrive Services use the smart / Internet connected element of the car to enable owners to use software to activate more services in the car by paying a subscription for each,…

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Free Translation Via Firefox – Even Offline

Free Translation Via Firefox - Even Offline

The new, free Firefox Translations browser extension translates websites in the browser without using the cloud, using machine learning.  Client-Side Translations  Firefox Translations provides automated translation of web content but, unlike cloud-based alternatives, the translation is done locally, on the client-side, so that the text being translated does not leave the user’s machine. With Firefox…

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Augmented Vision From ‘Smart’ Contact Lenses?

Tech Insight : Augmented Vision From 'Smart' Contact Lenses?

In this insight, we look at the development, applications, and issues relating to new ‘smart eye’ wearables such as smart glasses and contact lenses.  Smart Contact Lenses  Smart contact lenses, such as those in development by health and technology company Mojo, use a tiny micro-LED display the size of a grain of sand to display…

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