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Pizza chain looks ahead to a mobile-driven future

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Posted on July 29, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

Mobile will become Domino’s Pizza Group’s most popular UK sales channel within the next 12 months, the company’s chief executive has predicted. Earlier this week, it was revealed that the firm’s dedicated smartphone app accounted for 38.8 per cent of all web orders in the first six months of the year, and David Wild expects…

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Brits say mobile phones and internet are “essential” to life

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Posted on July 23, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

UK residents can no longer get by without their mobile phones and the internet, considering them “essential” to their everyday lives, research has revealed. A study by UK telecoms watchdog Ofcom found that 59 per cent of respondents considered the ability to send texts and leave voicemail to be essential, while chatting on the phone…

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Hurricane inspires signal-free texting device

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Posted on July 23, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

A US company took inspiration from Hurricane Sandy to create a system which allows smartphone owners to send and receive texts, even when signal isn’t available. The storm, which hit the US and a host of other countries in October 2012, knocked numerous cell towers out of action, preventing people from communicating effectively. This caused…

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Microsoft’s answer to Siri coming this year

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Posted on July 22, 2014 by David Howells

Microsoft is expected to roll out its SMS-reading ‘personal assistant’ on UK smartphones by the end of the year, according to forecasters. Named ‘Cortana’, the technology will be in direct competition with the likes of Google Now and Apple’s Siri, which have been on the market for much longer. Cortana has already been rolled out…

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National parks all set for improved mobile coverage

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Posted on July 17, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

Those living in England’s national parks can rejoice today as low mobile signal (or none whatsoever) is set to become a thing of the past. An agreement between National Parks England and the Mobile Operators Association has put plans in motion for improved coverage in the Parks, which cover ten per cent of the country…

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