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May 12 2010 - A study into what business men and women really think about social networking and some observations on the evolving conventions of social networking etiquette.   Is social networking just a flash in the pan indulged in by the under 30s or is it a serious communication platform which is here to... stay? Pilotmax and The Counsel House explore business attitudes towards social networking in a pilot study.   The majority business men and women (83%) believe that social networking is here to stay compared to only nine per cent who think it is just a ‘flash in the pan’ indulged by the under 30s.   Business opinion is more divided on the value of ‘tweeting’. Asked to choose between two opposing descriptions of tweeting, nearly a third of company executives (31%) agreed with one commentator’s view that it is a ‘fun and powerful communication medium’ whilst ... (more)

iPhone “Virtual Fridge Notes”

Cambridge, 22 June 2009 - ip.access (, the multi-award winning developer of picocell and femtocell solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate its new "Virtual Fridge Notes" application for the iPhone at tomorrow's Femtocells World Summit. ip.access will first showcase the application during the Femtocell Applications Live session at the event. The new application makes use of a femtocell's ability to detect home presence, sending someone a reminder message as soon as he or she arrives home. ip.access' "fridge notes" service works on any SMS capable handset... (more)

DNA Electronics Wins R&D Prize At Elektra09 European Electronics Industry Awards

London, United Kingdom, December 7th 2009 – DNA Electronics Ltd, a developer of disposable, real-time gene testing at the point-of-care, has been named as the winner of the prestigious R&D prize at the Elektra09 European Electronics Industry Awards. DNA Electronics, a spin-out of Imperial College London, triumphed from a shortlist of five other finalists to be named winner by an independent panel of judges in recognition of its innovative technology and intellectual property strategy. The Elektra09 award ceremony was held on Tuesday 1st December 2009 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel ... (more)

Hitachi Consulting UK Helps Significantly Improve Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Key Stakeholder Communication Strategy

LONDON — December 7, 2009 — Hitachi Consulting United Kingdom today announced that it has completed the successful implementation of a new contact relationship management (CRM) system for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF). Based on Microsoft Dynamics 4.0 the new system enables JRF to coordinate and manage contact with key stakeholders more strategically and professionally, whilst also significantly improving its ability to manage events.   JRF is an endowed foundation that funds a large, UK-wide research and development programme to understand the root causes of social probl... (more)

Service2Media welcomes operator App Store Alliance but says market will not wait

Barcelona February 15: Netherlands-based mobile application and service development experts, Service2Media, welcomed today’s announcement from global operators that they would co-operate on a unified wholesale applications community but also warned that industry initiatives of this scale took time to deliver and that the App market required cross platform services now. CEO and founder Geert Kolthof: “This is a positive move and creating a platform able to serve multiple handsets types is a good way to go. But the market requirement exists today and the opportunities in the Enter... (more)