Posted by A Ocean on July 23, 2012 ·
Amazon is opening a new Development centre in London with tens of developers, engineers, UX designers and graphic designers who will be developing services and APIs for phones, computers, televisions and gaming consoles
The offices will be located in an eight floor, 4,366 square metre area in Glasshouse Yard. The design and development teams from Amazon companies Pushbutton and Lovefilm will also [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on October 13, 2010 ·
Yesterday I was lucky enough to be invited to a Ubisoft Games Day in London, where we were given the chance to try out Your Shape. The idea behind Your Shape is that you can get fit while having fun, the mantra is “Fitness Evolved” and after playing the game for a couple of hours, I can’t think of a more fitting phrase for this game.
There are three main game times in Your [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 16, 2010 ·
Foursquare on Symbian OS
Nokia unveiled Foursquare application for mobile OS Symbian^3 based phones at Nokia World in London yesterday . The mobile app will debut at the revamped Ovi Store as a featured application early next week.
Foursquare for Nokia is nicely integrated with Ovi Maps with the style and function similar to the Foursquare apps on other mobile Operating Systems.
Posted by A Ocean on June 11, 2010 ·
Fifa Football World Cup has started today and all the action and attention has shifted to South Africa. If you are regretting not booking your trip, now is your chance to be not only a part of a special one-off football tournament event and what’s better you could also participate in it.
Leading online gaming magazine and community GodisaGeek is organizing a virtual xbox 360 FIFA Word [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 28, 2010 ·
Apple’s iPad made it UK store debut this morning on Regent Street, London at 7am and it was a spectacular scene with scores of Apple fans queuing all night, a few celebrities including Stephen Fry were spotted , and the media – more than 50 cameras at a rough count – was out in full force. The line of fans stretched from the Apple store on Regent Street all the way [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 24, 2010 ·
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London Mayor Boris Johnson pledged a blanket Wi-Fi coverage in time for the Olympic Games in 2012 while speaking at the Google Zeigeist event in Hertfordshire. The statement comes as the city continues to upgrade its infrastructure in time for the Olympic games in 2012. Johnson said his vision was that “every lamppost, every bus stop” in the capital would offer wireless [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 18, 2010 ·
British web start-up Huddle, which is a web-based team collaboration and project management tool announced a $10.2 million second round of funding, Huddle has now raised more than $15 million in total. The funds will help the company stay competitive in the crowded collaboration market which is dominated by Box.com.
With focus on US expansion it opened up an office in San Francisco with [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 18, 2010 ·
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It will be a red-letter day in the lives of London buses. The new London bus design was unveiled by London mayor, Boris Johnson yesterday.
The design of the London Bus is based on the old Routemaster model which is an icon on London, but the iconic 1954 design is getting a much needed revamp.
The new bus will be powered by eco-friendly hybrid technology. According [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on March 10, 2010 ·
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Sky Television kicked off UK’s first 3D channel with a live Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United which was broadcasted in nine pubs around the UK a few weeks back and was well received.
This Friday, London’s Westfield shopping centre will have Sky TV showcasing 3D TV content; this event is the first of many planned displays [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on November 13, 2009 ·
Yesterday in a warm Thistle Hotel in the West End of rainy London, team mashup* presented the Social Media ’09 conference.
With a kick-off at 2pm, SM09 featured four hours of case studies and presentations from around 20 people, all from different backgrounds, with something to share about how their company uses Social Media. In the audience were 200 of London’s leading social media strategists [...]