Graphene Moxie


A couple of years ago, we alerted you in this space to the impending arrival of the Graphene Age. Graphene is a molecular miracle, gleaned from inexpensive graphite, with the potential to revolutionize just about every product we make and use in our everyday lives. A hexagonal honeycomb lattice of carbon atoms arranged in a microscopic, two-dimensional layer, graphene is thin enough to stretch over 28 football fields, according to a study by the American Chemical Society. But supreme flexibility Read more [...]

Whirlpool Corporation and Innit Team to Take the Connected Kitchen to the Next Level


Jenn-Air Brand to be First to Market with New Technology Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of major home appliances, and Innit®, a leading food tech innovator, today announced a partnership to bring a new layer of food intelligence to help people eat and live better. Whirlpool Corporation connected cooking appliances, starting with Jenn-Air® brand WiFi connected ovens, will offer the Innit platform to enable advanced automated cooking and dynamic digital recipes to help Read more [...]

Debbie Sterling on the Future of Play


Debbie Sterling, CEO and Co-founder of GoldieBlox, is redefining girlhood through play. Her company designs gender bending toys that inspire young girls to participate in engineering and problem solving activities. For Debbie, toys are extremely influential in determining the world’s future leaders, builders, and engineers, and she hopes to inspire girls to get involved in STEM professions by (literally) giving them building blocks that encourage confidence in these spaces. For Debbie, the future Read more [...]

Why freshers shouldnt panic about startup jobs


Four entrepreneurs explain how job seekers can make an informed decision while deciding on a startup job offer in the present turbulent times.  Sourabh Gupta, TimesJobs.com Startups are in news again, but this time for the wrong reasons. The funding deluge of last year has turned into a trickle and some have delayed joining of campus hires leading to a lot of bad publicity. The mood among job seekers is that of panic and fear. But let’s face it, startups are generating more jobs at any given moment Read more [...]

EU Unveils Plans For A Single Digital Market


Global Marketing News – 31st May 2016 EU unveils plans for a single digital market Companies like Google, Netflix and Royal Mail will be effected by new EU laws, designed to bring its ‘single market’, into the digital world. The new rules mean that Google will have to be more proactive in removing search result pages infringing on copyright and hate speech laws. Currently the company benefits from laws removing any liability from pages that break these laws, as long as they are removed when Read more [...]

ILOURA WINS PRODUCTION HOUSE OF THE YEAR


Last night in Sydney – Iloura was awarded Production House of the Year at the Mumbrella/Encore Awards. This is a fantastic acknowledgement of Iloura’s achievements in 2012. Iloura is a collective of artists and technologists that make and enhance creative content for film and television productions, commercials and the ever-evolving world of experiential and interactive media. The studio’s specialties lie in 3D and character animation, 2D VFX, on-set VFX supervision and motion design with Iloura’s Read more [...]

New cyber security qualification for the UK


A brand new qualification for those looking to gain a foundation in cyber security has been launched, with backing from UK industry, government and education institutions. The UK’s first Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in cyber security is a level three qualification – the equivalent of an AS Level – and can be worth up to 70 UCAS points. University students will be interested to know that the qualification is open to anyone and can be studied in an independent capacity by registering Read more [...]