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May 21, 2018

Here’s what we learned at Digital Festival 2018 day one in Cardiff

From artificial intelligence to innovations in healthcare, Wales' biggest tech event assesses the big issues of tomorrow with talks by industry leaders from the Silicon Valley and across the world. Compelo reporter Felix Todd was there for day one of the Digital Festival 2018 in Cardiff

Qatar 2022 World Cup host city to be powered by solar pavements

Organisers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup have backed the adoption of solar pavements - an innovative new method of powering cities   Solar pavements could be coming to Qatar's streets in time for the 2022 World Cup to help

Dentii – the smart toothbrush set to digitise oral health

Brushing teeth has never been more hi-tech as a London dentist unveils Dentii, a smart toothbrush that offers a revolutionary approach to oral hygiene by providing feedback on even brushing techniques   We already have smart homes, smart meters and

California takes green energy lead with plans for solar panels on every new home

The solar panels could have a similar impact to California as removing 115,000 cars from the road, believe state officials   California is leading the way with domestic renewable energy - as plans were put in place to have solar

Bank of England keeps interest rates at 0.5% in ‘blow to savers’

The Bank of England's decision on interest rates follows an economic slowdown believed to have been caused by the 'beast from the east'   The Bank of England will keep UK interest rates at 0.5% following an unexpectedly poor economic

Safety first: It’s not only BMW affected by car recalls

As BMW recalled 312,000 cars this week, it showed that even the best car manufacturers can get it wrong. But it's not the only company to admit mistakes, though - nor are they the costliest    BMW has once again been

Safety first: It’s not only BMW affected by car recalls

As BMW recalled 312,000 cars this week, it showed that even the best car manufacturers can get it wrong. But it's not the only company to admit mistakes, though - nor are they the costliest    BMW has once again been

Greggs and 4 other UK businesses who blamed ‘beast from the east’ for profit drop

The intensely cold temperatures generated by the "beast from the east" were blamed for the poor performance of a number of major UK companies in sectors ranging from retail to car insurance   Shares in Greggs – the UK’s largest

BT is cutting 13,000 jobs and moving out of London HQ – here’s why

Mass job cuts are usually indicative of times of hardship for businesses - things are no different with BT but the proposed 13,000 layoffs are part of a wider plan.   British multinational telecoms company BT is planning to cut

10 ways of fixing UK’s generational divide between baby boomers and millennials

As millennials face mounting financial struggles, thinktank the Resolution Foundation turned heads by suggesting they should receive a one-off £10,000 Government payment - and their other nine suggestions are just as radical.   British thinktank Resolution Foundation made headlines this

A closer look at statistics on renewable energy jobs as industry employs 10m for first time

Asia remains the bedrock of renewable energy employment, accounting for 60% of all jobs in the sector. But the International Renewable Energy Agency report paints a picture of global growth   For the first time in history renewable energy jobs have