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'Modular' smartwatch BLOCKS takes aim at the Apple Watch

Two young inventors from Imperial College, London have created a rival to the Apple Watch<p>BLOCKS, the start-up launched by two bioengineers from Imperial College, London, has unveiled a new smartwatch that it founders claims could rival the Apple Watch.<p>The design, which allows users to customise …

CNET Update - iPhone owners beware of fake-app attack

Payday lenders may vanish within year as result of price cap, says economist

Expert who worked with FCA on the price cap says the assessment now looks bleak for high street payday lenders<p>Price caps on payday loans to be revealed by the regulator on Tuesday could see the controversial lenders disappear from the high street within a year, according to one expert who has …

Fracking firms should be allowed to cause bigger earth tremors, academics claim

Investment in shale gas industry hindered by "ridiculous" rules outlawing tremors akin to those caused by slamming a door, study finds<p>Fracking firms must be allowed to cause far more significant earth tremors if the Government wants the shale gas industry to succeed, leading academics have …

In Smart Home, Retrofit May Be The Next Big Thing

When you look around at many of the smart home systems coming to market, most require what is called in the business tech world a ”fork lift upgrade”, meaning you have to throw out your old hardware and replace it with new gear in order to get the advantages of new technology.<p>Take the Nest Protect …

Smartphones Are the Hotel Room Keys of the Future

You can already use your phone to pay for your groceries and start your car – and soon, you’ll be able to use it to enter your hotel room too.<p>US-headquartered hotel chain Starwood just launched its new program, dubbed SPG Keyless, to allow guests across 10 Aloft, Element and W brand hotels in its …