Tag Archives: Manchester

Luton Airport also adopts hologram staff

London Luton Airport has two new members of staff. And according to a BBC News report, they’re called Holly and Graham. And they’re holograms – see what they’ve done there: Holly-grahams... more
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Police USB stick with anti-terror training found in street

Sensitive data goofs seem to be regular occurrences for the police, NHS and councils across the UK, and in another such incident, a USB stick containing anti-terrorist training manuals has been.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

BBC stormed in Manchester

The BBC’s offices in Manchester have been “stormed” by a group of demonstrators who were protesting against the incident involving the Israeli army and the small fleet of ships heading to.. more
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Nokia offers free taxis to promote Ovi Maps

Here’s an interesting promotion from Nokia. The Finnish mobile giant is sponsoring free taxi cabs in four major cities: Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London. If you spot an Ovi Maps branded cab out and about in these cities, you can flag it down and get.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

MediaCity awaits the BBC

The commercial development at Salford Quays in Manchester known as MediaCity is hardly out of the news these days and with the BBC picking up the keys to the first of its new buildings, it seems that this trend will continue. Naturally, work will be.. more
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MediaCity deal not done for ITV

There appears to be some disagreement over the future of ITV and the huge MediaCity complex at Salford Quays in Manchester. According to Crains Manchester Business newspaper, ITV is ready to sign up for the remaining 100,000 sq ft of the first phase at the.. more
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Manchester graced with 100Mbps fibre

If you live on Oxford Road in Manchester, then you can look forward to 100Mbps fibre being installed for next year. The so-called Manchester “corridor” will get the super-high speed Internet connection courtesy of the Northwest Development Agency. The actual installation work will be performed.. more
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Mediacity tempts ITV

With a new man at the top, ITV is once again looking at the Salford Quays development in Manchester. This is where the BBC is planning to move its northern division to and so it has been dubbed Mediacity. ITV did look at the development.. more
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Half of BBC staff reject move north

It was expected to save money, but moving staff up to Manchester had not gone too smoothly for the BBC, despite making many of its employees an offer that they could not refuse, which clearly half of them did. It seems that out of the.. more
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North Wales fibre project is a success

A North Wales next generation broadband network, which was built using a 200 mile cable link from Manchester, has been hailed a complete success since its launch almost twelve months ago. The project was not cheap, in fact the estimated cost was £30 million to.. more
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