Today in Britain, almost 90 per cent of the population regularly uses the internet, thereby putting our country in a state of unprecedented interconnectivity. A notable by product of this connectedness is the growth of the ecommerce industry.
Forget Mayweather versus McGregor – it’s all about Apple iPhone versus Google Pixel 2. This is the slugfest we’ve all been waiting for.
As the online world continues to change before our eyes, Google has offered insights on what we can expect from the future of retail.
In a market dominated by new entrants, Starling Bank has followed up what it it called Britain’s first mobile-only current account with a business offering.
Starting a business means servicing needs that aren’t being met, so Real Business found out why one entrepreneur quit his job to enter such a crowded market – online dating.
Emojis are everywhere lately – in life, at work and even in the cinema – but when it comes to global business can there be too much of a good thing?
I have been looking for a device that I don’t need to carry additional charging options for within a 12-hour period – one bag, one device, no additional chargers or wires required please. And I’ve found myself with a BlackBerry once more.
When it comes to marketing opportunities, around 98 per cent of branded or business-related texts are opened by mobile users, and 90 per cent are read within three minutes of being received.
For businesses like tombola, keeping up with the rate of change can be a challenge – for example, in the technology industry, huge advances can be made that render a new product obsolete before it’s even ready to go to market.
Ofcom has recently set out its expectations of mobile network providers applying to its spectrum auction in 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands – a move it hopes will boost competition and get the world ready for an expected rise in data traffic.
Enabling workforce flexibility and ensuring cybersecurity are at the top of the agenda for every business in 2017. However, these objectives don’t always go hand in hand. In fact, companies often pursue the former at the detriment to the latter – and it seems the CEO is often the greatest mobile security risk.
Tide, an SME banking app, has secured a $14m Series A investment from Spotify and iZettle investor Creandum and fintech fund Anthemis.