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The UK Could Start Launching Spaceflights In Just Three Years

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Spaceflights could be launched from British soil in just three years under government plans announced today (9 Feb). Science minister Jo Johnson has unveiled a series of grants worth £10m aimed at consortia capable of launching missions from 2020. The funding will be complimented by a dedicated Spaceflight Bill to… Read more »

Engineering Skills Are The Key To Achieving Sustainable Development And Reducing Foreign Aid Dependency

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Craster International, the largest foundry and machine shop in Zimbabwe. Copyright; Dr Wilson Nyemba Nearly half of the world’s population, or more than 3 billion people, live on less than $2.50 a day and more than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty — less than $1.25 a day. This problem… Read more »

I’m Dreaming Of A Wifi Free Christmas

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During the Christmas and New Year period, many people choose to take regular breaks from the indulgences of food and drink popular at this time of year. Similarly, I’m hoping to cut back on another great addiction of our time: technology and the internet. Like much of the UK, I… Read more »

UK-Assembled Rover Could Be Heading To Mars In 2021

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A UK-assembled robotic rover could be heading to Mars in 2021 after European research ministers committed to plugging a funding shortfall. Costs have risen by €436m (£368m) after a series of delays.  Of the €436m extra funding, €339m comes from European countries and €97m from the ESA itself. Britain has pledged €82m (£69m)…. Read more »

Major Cyberattack Hits Post Office And TalkTalk Routers

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Post Office and TalkTalk broadband customers have had their internet access cut after the companies were hit by the same cyber attack. The two ISPs are the latest victims of a particular type of malware targeting equipment powered by Linux. It uses a modified form of the Mirai worm, which… Read more »

Physical Anti-Tech Products on the Rise!

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Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality are on the rise, we can turn on the heating, lights and household appliances with our phones and pay for everything without any cash. The ‘internet of everything’ is showing us the real power of digital – and not just because there’s now the potential… Read more »

Northern Ireland Book Publisher Launches Book for Canadian Client

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Northern Ireland Book Publisher Launches Book for Canadian Client BELFAST, N IRELAND – Northern Ireland book publisher Perissos Group recently launched a new book for Jeffery Keill and Associates, a Canadian-based financial planning firm. The book, “Focused Wealth”, details the full spectrum of investing philosophies and financial solutions that Keill… Read more »

Parliament Must Debate The Investigatory Powers Bill Again

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On Saturday, a grassroots petition asking for the Investigatory Powers Bill to be repealed reached over 100,000 signatures on Parliament’s petition site. This means it will be considered for debate. This is fantastic news. It followed a week of press coverage warning how everyone’s website history would be recorded for… Read more »

The Future Of The Brexit Digital Market

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In a welcome twist of events, the May government adopted Labour Party policy this week. Described as more “Balls than Osborne”, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that Conservative economic policy = fiscal discipline + investment for growth. Whilst this positively Keynesian economic approach is welcome, two things need to happen. Firstly,… Read more »

Google Pixel Phone Leaked Ahead Of Launch Event

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Pictures and details of the Google Pixel smartphone have been leaked a full day before the company was due to officially unveil them at a special event in San Francisco. The leak came courtesy of our very own Carphone Warehouse and shows off two versions of the flagship smartphone, the… Read more »

Info321.com Business News Site Launches Today!

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BELFAST – A new business news website has launched in order to bridge the gap between local and global audiences. Perissos Group, a Northern Ireland based publishing and marketing firm, announced the launch of Info321.com, a business news site to cover commerce and topical news for both local and global… Read more »