Tag Archives: Spending

Factories of the future: we’re spending heavily to give workers skills they won’t need by 2030

The government is trying to achieve a renaissance in vocational education with its industry-focused T-level courses for students, “Skills Bootcamp” retraining programmes for adults, and increased funding for further education in general. Together with the recent announcement of a new Nissan “mega-factory” in Sunderland, some might argue that the UK is finally becoming a high-skill vocational manufacturing economy to rival Germany and Japan. Unfortunately, the world is moving ... Read More »

Red Means Stop! Banking App Cuts Customer Spending

Traffic lights don’t just work for drivers, some bank customers obey them on their smartphones too. New York: Traffic lights don’t just work for drivers, some bank customers obey them on their smartphones too. A transaction-tracking app using red, yellow and green messages to warn account holders when they are paying out more or less than usual has resulted in ... Read More »

iPhone 4 Reportedly Survives Even After Spending a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Apart from this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, all the previous generation iPhones were not officially water resistant. However, in an interesting turn of events, a 2010-released iPhone 4 reportedly managed to survive underwater for about a year and even turned on after being dried. iPhone 4 owner Michael Guntrum went ice fishing in March ... Read More »