In today’s competitive retail market, domino-style store closures continue to make headlines with high street giants like House of Fraser and Homebase recently announcing store closures and the number of stores which have closed in the UK this year stands at more than 1,100. The summer months are traditionally a particularly difficult time for retailers, with the Christmas period acting as a crucial time for trading - bringing in a large proportion of their revenue, as much as 40 per cent in some cases. However, given the spate of recent closures, this Christmas could be make or break for a large number of high street retailers. So, as retailers turn their attention to this crucial trading period, will they wake up before it’s too late and what can they do to ensure they make through to the new year?Historically, jitterish retailers have been slow to adapt to change compared to their online counterparts; investing in costly retail system upgrades can take months or even … [Read more...] about Will retailers wake up before it’s too late?
Home News Technology Daily news 19 September 2018 By Chelsea WhyteI think, therefore I fly. Headsets that read brain waves are being used to fly drones, letting us control machines with just our thoughts. A team from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore trained 14 people to control a multirotor drone using commercially available EEG headsets, devices that use small electrodes to test the electrical activity in your brain. There have been other attempts to control multirotor drones using thought, but Subbaram Omkar, who led the research, believes the new … Popular Half the planet should be set aside for wildlife – to save ourselves Probiotics are mostly useless and can actually hurt you Cause of polycystic ovary syndrome discovered at last Advertisement … [Read more...] about A mind-reading headset lets people fly drones using their thoughts
Last year's iPhone 8 is still an incredible phone, especially as it now starts at £599, nearly half the price of an iPhone XS. It's also £150 less than the iPhone XR.SIM-free, the iPhone 8 is available for £599 for 64GB or £749 for the 256GB option. We've selected the very best iPhone 8 deals we've found below or you can scroll further down to create your own deal using our special interactive widget. The best Apple iPhone 8 64GB dealsEE The leading deal for the iPhone 8 running on EE has 45GB of data for £43 a month, with no upfront cost. This also comes with free access to Apple Music for six months, and three months of BT Sport. See the deal Vodafone We've seen a good offer for the 8 on Vodafone with a 16GB data allowance priced at £50 a month, and no fee for the phone. That has an offer of £40 cashback, too. View the deal O2 The most outstanding iPhone 8 contract on O2 comes with 100GB of data, costing £45 a month … [Read more...] about Best Apple iPhone 8 deals for September 2018
The service will spread to AA's fleet of over 700 mainline, narrowbody aircraft throughout 2019. The company is in the midst of an upgrade plan that will bring more power outlets to its aircraft, too, reducing the chances that you'll reach your destination with a low battery.This could make the airline more alluring if you're not in the mood to read books or listen to podcasts in mid-flight. However, there's also a decided advantage for Dish. This serves as a kind of ad for Dish's satellite and streaming TV offerings. If it works well, you might be inclined to subscribe to one of those services when you're back on terra firma. … [Read more...] about American Airlines offers free live TV through Dish
Last month Activision debuted Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for Xbox One backward compatibility, bringing the near decade-old Xbox 360 title to the system. As seen with many backward compatible titles, Modern Warfare 2 sales have grown considerably – this time making August's top-selling video games in the U.S. Details on its success come from Mat Piscatella of data-tracking firm, the NPD Group, reporting on U.S. sales for August 2018. From August 5 to September 1, Modern Warfare 2 placed No. 8 among games from all platforms, beating out some of this year's biggest titles. It's Xbox One backward compatibility debut clearly triggered this growth, rising from a No. 321 placement just one month prior. Backward compatibility signals continued success for Microsoft, especially with highly-anticipated classics from previous generations. Considering Modern Warfare 2 hit Xbox One on August 28, this success was seen in just a few days before the month concluded. Furthermore, due to the … [Read more...] about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 joins August bestsellers following Xbox One debut