Tag Archive: Technology

Bugatti Chiron – the ultimate super sports car

The new Bugatti Chiron, making its debut at the Geneva International Motor Show this year, is the fastest, most powerful production car in existence. It replaces the Bugatti Veyron (and yes, the Veyron was the previous fastest production car) and while it retains the older car's powertrain, pretty much everything else has been upgraded and improved.

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Future power – how might we produce energy in 2050?

It's clear that the current ways we produce and consume energy will be difficult to sustain over the long term (already, the US uses as much electricity to cool its buildings as Africa uses on pretty much everything). But changing the ways we produce and consume power could lead to fundamental changes in our relationship with energy companies.

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Entrepreneurs are boosting sales with the #SBS hashtag

Social media campaigns can pay big dividends to small businesses. Getting your name out to a larger audience is key for business owners. For small businesses operating online, there is great potential to do this, as a website can reach a global audience.

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Could the flux capacitor from Back to the Future really work?

‘You built a time machine out of a DeLorean?' The words of soon-to-be time traveller Marty McFly to eccentric scientist Emmett Brown in Back to the Future only began to touch upon the complex issues involved.

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Induction, but not as you know it

On the face of it, ‘wireless electricity' sounds like futuristic magic. But we've already had electric toothbrushes charging wirelessly since the early '90s, and the latest generation of smartphones – such as the Samsung Galaxy S6 – have been drawing electricity from our businesses and homes without cables for months.

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Formula E: is it all change for F1?

There's a new auto-racing championship coming to London later this year. Find out more about the first fully electric motor racing series.

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Euro Stars: UK small businesses and Europe

Cross-channel train operators Eurostar will expand their existing fleet later this year with the addition of the Siemens e320. Named for its top speed of 320kmph (around 200mph), this new train signifies another step forward in connecting the UK with the rest of the continent.

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How smart workers pick flexi office space

The online revolution might mean self-employment is higher now than at any time in the last 40 years. Freelancers who need an office range from financial advisers to graphic designers, and for all of them, flexible office space is an enticing solution.

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Billing system improvements

You may remember we got in touch to tell you about some of the system improvements we're making to help us deliver better customer service.

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What next for superfast broadband?

After more than twenty years of mainstream use and exponential growth, the internet still isn't everywhere. In fact, more than 60% of the world's population isn't connected – that's around 4.4 billion people offline.

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