Pupils test drive new hybrid PC developed in Wales

Ysgol Y Deri in Penarth is among the first schools to get its hands on a computer that’s been designed in Wales specifically for children. A2Z Computing, based in Newport, recently unveiled the hybrid PC. Called the Fizzbook Duo, it can be used a tablet and a laptop for accelerated learning in the classroom. Pupils and teachers...

Creative digital agency Sequence nominated for BIMA award

Cardiff-based creative digital agency Sequence has been announced as a finalist for a BIMA (British Interactive Media Award) in the B2B & Professional Services category. It’s been nominated for its work with Honeywell Aerospace and will attend an exclusive awards night on September 17th, accompanied by some of the UK’s biggest brands and their agencies....

Interview: Gareth Jones on co-working

Gareth Jones is the founder and CEO of Caerphilly-based co-working space Welsh ICE, a hub for start-ups and the entrepreneurs behind them in South Wales. We speak to him about why he set up the space, the benefits it offers to entrepreneurs and start-ups, what it adds to the Welsh economy and co-working, in general....

Software academy set up by Cardiff University and the Welsh Government

An academy to train and educate the next generation of software engineers in Wales has been set up by Cardiff University and the Welsh Government. The National Software Academy, run in partnership with the Alacrity Foundation in Newport, comes in the form of a three-year degree programme specifically aimed at tackling the shortage of software...

Glyndwr University opens new holographic centre

Wrexham-based Glyndwr University has opened a major new imaging and holographic centre to allow artists to work alongside research scientists. The Centre for Ultra-Realistic Imaging, based at the university, gives artists the ability to create their own holograms with the support of world-leading imaging scientists. It’s being run with the help of industrial partner Geola,...

Superfast broadband availability in Wales higher than Scotland and Northern Ireland

The availability of superfast broadband in Wales is higher than in Scotland and Northern Ireland, according to Ofcom’s latest Communications Market Report. Published on Thursday, it claims that nearly 79 per cent of premises in Wales are now able to access such broadband, up from 55 per cent in 2014. This statistic is at 71 per cent...

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