The gaming industry is estimated to grow to more than $180bn by 2021. This comes as no surprise as the large titans of tech Google, Apple and Facebook have made announcements regarding new video game services and Amazon “suspicious” developer-hiring behaviour has been spotted in job boards.
The controversy around IR35 continues to affect a number of industries, but the complexity of this regulation has created particular confusion in the IT sector. Prepare for HMRC enquiry letters by reviewing your working practices and contract terms.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been evolving for the last sixty years, and whilst huge leaps forward have taken place, leading technologists believe we are only just scratching the surface.
Five foundations in technology you did not know were created by women. Women have been involved in tech since the earliest days and were once the predominant gender in computing. “Programming requires patience and the ability to handle detail. Women are ‘naturals’ at computer programming.”
Facebook, Eventbrite and Bumble are some of the many companies whose success has been attributed to female leaders, who have not only been an inspiration to the business, but have gone the extra mile by being strong supporters of gender equality.
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the huge and growing peripheral network of internet-connected devices. These are worn by people, are part of the vehicles we drive and are becoming more common place in our homes, work places and daily lives.
In the last couple of years we have seen Santander, IBM, Walmart, British Airways, UPS, FedEx and Maersk using blockchain. Some of the benefits this technology offers include fast and borderless transactions, low transaction fees and decentralized networks.
The biggest and best events for developers, hackers and tech-savvy individuals. Have a look at this list of world-renowned conferences in unusual locations like theme parks and scrapyards or that include activities like gaming tournaments or camping with your family.
It has recently been announced by HMRC that the Intermediary Legislation, commonly referred to as IR35, will be subject to further reforms, affecting now the private sector and making companies liable for categorising contractors' employment status.
Work-life balance involves being able to leave work stress at work and family stress at home, meaning people can concentrate on work related tasks while in the workplace and being more productive.