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What is needed to help contactless tech go mainstream?

Have you used a contactless payment system yet? It took a long time to gather momentum in the UK, but has now started looking like a realistic way to make micro-payments without needing all that change filling your pocket. My … Continue reading

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Could social gaming destroy your network?

There are still a lot of companies banning access to social networks in the office. Despite claims by supporters that social networks lead to increased efficiency through information sharing, many companies still place crude blocks on the most popular sites … Continue reading

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How sales professionals succeed with social media

It’s true that social media is now a powerful tool for sales in many business environments so I was interested to see an article in Social Media Today that focused on the most important secrets of those who use social … Continue reading

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Is ‘Outsourcing’ really to blame?

The Chief Executive of security firm G4S, Nick Buckles, has agreed with a parliamentary assessment of his efforts to supply security guards for the London Olympic games as a ‘humiliating shambles’. Buckles was being questioned today by a group of … Continue reading

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Where next for passwords?

Our entire online life – and beyond – now depends on passwords. You can’t check your email, update your social networks, upload some photographs, or check your bank balance without being harassed for a password. Some people create elaborate lengthy … Continue reading

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Thinking of the future

Pensions have been back in the news again recently. At the end of June several public sector unions coordinated their industrial action on a single day to emphasise their members’ disagreement with government plans to make people work longer and … Continue reading

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