Matt Hildon

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Scrum Master, the modern manager

The Mechanics of Losing the iPhone Home Button

It's been the single navigation button on the iPhone since its inception. How will future iPhones work without it?<p>Apple just unveiled the future of the iPhone—the iPhone X. And while it has all sorts of fancy features (like four-digit price point), it's the edge-to-edge OLED display that'll likely …

Some students have £10,000 gambling debt, say Gambling Commission

<b>Some students have run up gambling debts of £10,000 or more, a Gambling Commission director has told the Victoria Derbyshire programme.</b><p>Ben Haden said his organisation was concerned about the impact gambling was having on undergraduates.<p>Former student Matt Zarb-Cousin told the BBC: "One day I lost …

Students' Unions

Experian - The future of identity

Australian ​eSafety Office keeping tabs on UK-style age verification for pornography

With the UK recently passing legislation requiring age verification before accessing pornography, the Australian eSafety Commissioner is looking into …

William Hill - Profits fall, but outlook more upbeat

No recommendation<p>No news or research item is a personal recommendation to deal. All investments can fall as well as rise in value so you could get …

Profit

A stupid gamble on evil machines | Victoria Coren Mitchell

Fixed-odd betting terminals ruin lives, yet the chancellor still wants the tax revenues they bring

Casinos embrace esports even as they work to understand it

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Casinos are slowly embracing competitive video game tournaments as a way to help their bottom lines, but the money is …

Casinos

Smart CMOs And CDOs Take The 'Opposite' Approach To Digital Transformation

The digital customer represents a new breed of consumer. While traditional customers are also alive and well, digital customers are elusive, discerning, distracted and proudly narcissistic. To reach and engage these connected customers requires a relevant and informed approach that meets them on …

The Digital Mantras

Do you prefer omnichannel or multichannel? Edutainment or interactive media? Native or hybrid? Applepay or CurrentC? E-comm/M-comm/M-POS?<p>The world is …

Note-Taking

RSA promotes Chief Digital Officer reporting to CIO

RSA has promoted its Digital and Multi-Channel Director Ian Hood to the new role of Chief Digital Officer, reporting to Group CIO Darren Price at the …

Customers

With uBeam, wireless charging could be as easy as connecting to Wi-Fi

For years, tech companies have been teasing us with the promise of charging gadgets at a distance, but thus far, none have really delivered. Though …

Enough with the numbers! Fitness tracking in bed can only wreck a good romp

Tech is cool. Sex is cool too, so is it possible for the two to mix? If the SexFit is anything to go by, the answer is a resounding no.<p>In case you …

Apple Watch coming in 2015 for $349, brings sapphire screen, digital crown, more

Apple’s long-rumoured move into wearable technology has finally taken place. At the firm’s first major new product launch event of 2014, the Apple …

Safari in iOS 8 uses camera to scan and enter credit card info

In iOS 8, Apple has a new feature in Safari that allows users to scan a credit card with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the number when making a purchase online.<p>When entering a credit card number into a form online to, for example, make a purchase, Safari already allowed users to …

3 Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Can't Be Taught in the Classroom

I've been an entrepreneur for 10 years. I learned business the old-fashioned way through pure trial and error. I don't believe that business can be taught any other way, and even if it could I don't believe it could be as effective. Entrepreneurship is really hot right now. Twenty-five year olds …

Hands on with Amazon's Fire Phone

SEATTLE — On Wednesday, Amazon rolled out its new phone, the Fire Phone, and the device contains some innovations we haven’t seen before.<p>I went hands-on with the new phone after the company’s presentation and got a first-hand look at the some of the main features.<p>The Fire Phone’s “app grid” isn’t …

Glass launch: Google hires design and marketing executive Ivy Ross to prep release

As Google edges ever closer to a consumer launch with Glass (yes, it should get a proper release <i>eventually</i>), the company announced Thursday it’s …

Will Apple's iBeacon Change the Way We Shop?

Apple's Grand Central store is easily one of the most beautiful retail locations you'll ever see. It's also a place where you can now walk in, pick …

Avoid Extinction: Become A New Breed CxO--4 Must Do's for CIOs and CMOs

CMOs and CIOs are a dying breed. The role of the CMO as someone focused on brand stewardship or demand generation is rapidly evolving into something much more. Today’s successful CMOs are taking responsibility for technology choices of the brands they steward. In fact, the Gartner Group predicts …

John Lewis to launch startup incubator - JLab

John Lewis is to launch its first technology startup incubator – JLab.<p>The retailer is hoping to find new ways to help customers shop across channels, …

The decline of the mobile web

People are spending more time on mobile vs desktop:<p>And more of their mobile time using apps, not the web:<p>This is a worrisome trend for the web. …

Jetblue gets nerdy, paints binary code on one of its planes

As more planes get outfitted with Wi-Fi, getting online at 35,000 feet will be as ubiquitous as long security lines at airports. Chances are, if …

Philips challenges Apple’s iBeacon with ‘intelligent lighting system’ for shoppers

Philips looks set to take on Apple’s iBeacon technology with an intelligent lighting system designed to help shoppers find their way around a store …

Samsung's concept printers don't need Bluetooth, come with built-in sound

Printers aren't the most interesting to use or look at, but we've got to give Samsung credit for at least trying with its latest concept mobile printers. The oval device in the pic above is called Wave, and it can access files saved on a phone directly through the dock, letting you print even …

So Cute: Hermit Crabs Strut in Stylish 3-D Printed Shells

Ducks, eagles, and dolphins have all been the beneficiaries of 3-D printed prostheses, and now Japanese artist Aki Inomata is using the power of …

I'm 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook

I’m a teen living in New York. All of my friends have social networks — Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, etc. Facebook used to be all I could talk about …