Tech Trends

Valentine Charles of Europeana looks forward to the 40th Conference of ELAG (The European Library Automation Group).

Posted 28 January 2016

A round up of research projects to help computers understand sarcasm, sentiment - and the power of small talk.

Posted 26 January 2016

Tim Kidd, executive director of Jisc technologies, previews Networkshop44, the annual forum for network managers in academia.

Posted 22 January 2016

Nesta, the UK's innovation charity, has been making technology and sociological predictions for the last five years. What key themes has it chosen for 2016?

Posted 13 January 2016

The choices of word (or sometimes emoji) of the year reflect social, economic and technological trends and focus. This year is no exception.

Posted 11 January 2016

New research from the US suggests that streaming video services are now on a par with traditional cable TV.

Posted 02 December 2015

Research suggests six million of the UK's homes and offices have underperforming broadband.

Posted 01 December 2015

Findings of the BBC's research into digital news reach have implications for all news providers.

Posted 01 December 2015

A survey by the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) puts a price on digital skills gap.

Posted 22 November 2015

A new study published by Thompson-Reuters places France as Europe's most innovative nation.

Posted 16 November 2015

The State Library of South Australia is using digital storytelling to promote its collections.

Posted 13 November 2015

The UK has begun to count cybercrimes for the first time. But you may be surprised at how little your stolen digital information is worth.

Posted 16 October 2015

The German Parliament is to vote on a law obliging phone companies to keep records on all Germans' communications

Posted 16 October 2015

New platform will help devices connect via the cloud.

Posted 10 October 2015

The nature of knowledge work is fundamentally changing, which could lead to an opportunity renaissance for the information industry, says research firm Outsell.

Posted 10 October 2015

Although completion rates remain low, those who DO complete MOOCs report high satisfaction rates. Meanwhile, some learners are cheating their way to course completion.

Posted 25 September 2015

The United Nations Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its 2015 report into the current state of broadband around the world.

Posted 21 September 2015

Cybercrime is evolving quickly, putting organisations at risk from a range of attacks including data breaches and business interruption.

Posted 10 September 2015

David McCandless and Jodie Ginsberg to keynote as Internet Librarian International explores the big questions facing librarians and info pros.

Posted 31 August 2015

The growth of tech makes social skills increasingly important.

Posted 27 August 2015

While children are increasingly relying on tech to help them with schoolwork, a new campaign group sets out to improve online rights for children.

Posted 26 August 2015

Digital wallet service rolling out.

Posted 14 July 2015

Author of Information is Beautiful to headline library innovation conference.

Posted 06 July 2015

Real-life problems and solutions shared at Enterprise Search Europe 2015.

Posted 05 July 2015

New themes and emojis for Gmail.

Posted 02 July 2015

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