Britain’s economy rests on the shoulders of small businesses and sole traders which account for over 90 per cent of the UK’s private sector businesses. However, research carried out by professional services marketplace Bidvine.com has produced the surprising discovery that micro enterprise in the UK is being driven by the humble pen and paper rather than cutting edge technology.
PANAJI: Chinese telecom firm Huawei will add panic button or SOS option in all its Honor brand smartphones in India from next month. "Government wants all mobile phones to have panic button option or SOS feature. We are the first one to do it. The SOS feature will be available in all our phones selling in India from next month," Huawei India Research and Development Lead Architect Valluri Kumar said on first anniversary event of Honor in India.
NEW DELHI: In its quest to ensure women's safety, the Narendra Modi government has told mobile phone manufacturers they need to incorporate a panic button on handsets sold in the country. The administration is of the view that emergency response apps can take too long to access in a rush— configuring one of the existing buttons on a phone for the task would be much simpler and quicker. Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi told ETthat handset makers were amenable to the suggestion.
News had barely broken that Gilad Shalit, 26, the Israeli soldier held hostage by Hamas and traded for prisoners, will make a speaking tour of Canada in the fall, before it became the latest flashpoint in the competition for influence among Canadian Jewish advocacy groups.
As people have grown more accustomed to touch-screen controls on their iPhone, Apple has slowly begun to take the training wheels off, simplifying and introducing new gestures for people to learn. The easiest example would be how the iPhone's lock screen design changed after Apple's introduction of iOS 7. Before iOS 7, the slide-to-unlock button was bounded by a concrete border and rail for you to swipe left-to-right. But once Apple felt confident the gesture was second nature to users, they removed the guides in favor for a subtle arrow and instruction.