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How cash rebates and tax relief from HMRC could aid R&D

Research and Development (R&D) is the key driver behind innovation, discovery and the invention of future technologies and solutions. Corporates spend a substantial amount of their budgets on R&D to achieve their objectives. Sharing some of this burden in the form of cash rebates and tax relief will encourage corporates to keep up their R&D efforts, and level the playing field for smaller organisations.

July 28, 2016

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Jul 28, 2016

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How cash rebates and tax relief from HMRC could aid R&D

Research and Development (R&D) is the key driver behind innovation, discovery and the invention of future technologies and solutions. Corporates spend a substantial amount of their budgets on R&D to achieve their objectives. Sharing some of this burden in the form of cash rebates and tax relief will encourage corporates to keep up their R&D efforts, and level the playing field for smaller organisations.

July 28, 2016

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Jul 20, 2016

Cars

Smartphones - the new car keys

Mobile devices and apps have become our primary mode of interacting with everything around us. We have  seen huge innovatiions in the IoT sector, which are enabling us to control everything in our homes - from lights to security - with our mobile devices. Advancements in CUI have also enabled us to interact with our homes and surroundings, without even touching a mobile device.

July 20, 2016

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Jul 13, 2016

Tips

How Important is Localising Apps?

If you make the effort to go to one of the many developer gatherings around the world, whether it be a large-scale conference like Apple's WWDC or Google's I/O, or a smaller independent gathering like a local Cocoaheads, the chances are that you will be able to experience a talk, discusssion or presentation focused on localising apps. Localisation is a hot topic of discussion, and for good reason.

July 13, 2016

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Jul 11, 2016

Events

WWDC 2016: an amazing experience for app developers

Winning the WWDC lottery was a surreal experience in late April. Without much notice from Apple, I had to plan an entire trip with flights, hotels and more in less than 40 days. Being my first time at WWDC, it was quite a daunting experience, but in the end it was worth every penny.

July 11, 2016

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Jul 03, 2016

Thoughts

How smart ads are transforming the marketing landscape

For generations, we have been bombarded with adverts from brands through various channels, including Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Radio, and more recently the Internet. Mobile technologies have turned marketing techniques on their head, replacing push techniques with pull marketing strategies, allowing customers to decide when and where to consume ad content.

July 03, 2016

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Jun 28, 2016

Press Releases

hedgehog lab to lead Digital Day in Newcastle

hedgehog lab is excited to be involved in Digital Day, an educational initiative run on an annual basis by the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA). We have been selected as the Digital Day Lead for the initiative in Newcastle and the North East, which will be held on November 15th.

June 28, 2016

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Jun 24, 2016

Retail

Where Does The Retail Industry Go From Here?

As the retail sector is propelled by a bright economic outlook, emerging markets and increased consumerism across the globe, e-commerce is widely predicted to overshadow high street shops. 

 

Is this the case? To give you an insight into changes within the industry, here are a couple of personal stories that I believe demonstrate how we as consumers have shaped the way we deal with e-commerce.

June 24, 2016

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Jun 18, 2016

Wearables

WatchOS 3: Powering The Ultimate Smartwatch Experience

Watches are no longer timekeeping devices. They have transformed into all-powerful wearables that do so much more than simply displaying the time, such as sending and receiving notifications, tracking health parameters like heartbeat and steps walked, and sharing calls and messages. Powering all these experiences is the versatile watchOS 3.

June 18, 2016

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