08 April

What is the Future of Music Streaming?

“Streaming isn’t a format: it’s a business model. But streaming is still only one business model, and a business model that in many ways is so constraining, that we really only have one set of…

26 March

Clash of the Titans: Governments vs. Big Tech

(Featured image credit: Quarts at Work)   The recent conflicts between Google and Facebook and the Australian Government regarding the instalment of the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code have highlighted the increasing tensions between…

25 February

Signal vs WhatsApp: Battle of the Messaging Apps

With more than 2 billion users in over 180 countries worldwide, WhatsApp is the most popular communication platform on the planet. However, with data privacy becoming a greater concern, users have been seeking alternative messaging…

12 February

We Went Speed Dating with Virtual Assistants: Here's What Happened

Dating and technology have become closely linked over the past decade, particularly with the rising success of dating apps. Indeed, the founder of Bumble, Whitney Wolfe Herd, recently became a self-made billionaire after the app’s…

18 November

How SEO Spammers Have Taken Over Spotify

In our blog on the future of search, we discussed how search was evolving beyond the search engine as we typically understand it. One concept that we explored was ‘vertical search’ - which is a…

12 March

Why Are the Tech Giants Building Smart Cities?

Internet of Things and 5G are both terms that have come into mainstream vocabulary relatively recently, and each of them is directly involved in the building of smart cities. Whilst these terms are fairly new,…

05 March

The Rise of Facial Recognition Technology

Facial recognition technology has become increasingly advanced in recent years, and is now being widely used for unlocking phones, making payments and for security measures. We take a look at some of the potential benefits,…

20 February

Spotlight: How First Aid Bristol Are Working Towards a Simplified Digital Future

Welcome back to our Spotlight series! We spoke to Oliver Lyndale, the Operations Manager at First Aid Bristol, about how digital technologies can make an online business much simpler and easier to manage, freeing up…

06 February

Past Technology Predictions for 2020: Did They Come True?

Over recent months, plenty of people have contributed their two cents in terms of predictions for 2020 and what the following decade will bring, us included. But, what about all the predictions made in previous…