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3d Printed, WORKING, miniature power drill demonstrates the flexibility and scale of 3d manufacturing iDisrupted Commentary If there we any doubts about the the demise of traditional manufacturing and mass product assembly this 3d printed micro drill…
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Japanese scientists beam energy through the air – massive disruption to grid based power companies iDisrupted Commentary; Combine battery storage of renewable energy with a breakthrough in energy transmission and we can quickly realise a future without…
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Fitness trackers multifunctionality disrupts legacy weight loss businesses Weight Watchers shares dropped the most since their market debut more than 13 years ago, after the dieting company’s earnings forecast fell well short of analysts’…
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Building a base station can now cost as little at $7,500 – community networks come of age iDisrupted Commentary; iDisrupted has been talking the threat new business models pose to existing big telco’s for some months…beyond the threat of new business…
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Robot reporters gaining traction? iDisrupted Commentry MIT reported the first public use of robot journalists in the Wall St Journal in December 2014..robot/AI journalism is now getting traction. With two startups in the field – Automated Insights and…
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Disruption Index: 9/10 iDisrupted Commentary: We previously reported on Lockheed Martin’s laser cannon being installed on a US Navy Destroyer in the Gulf.  As we predicted the technology will be downsized – we didn’t think this fast though. Lockheed have…
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Google’s Strategy to make us live longer to sell more advertising to us A wearable device can automatically modify or destroy one or more targets in the blood that have an adverse health effect by transmitting energy into subsurface vasculature proximate…
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Apple’s Healthkit for iOS – helping prolong life – much to Google’s pleasure? At Apple recent event, Apple senior vice president of operations Jeff Williams took the stage to announce ResearchKit, a framework made specifically for medical research which…
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AI will create major retail opportunities but bring major change to retail From Retail Week ” Artificial intelligence will create a tsunami in retail that will have a huge impact on staffing levels, according to Thomas Cook’s John Straw. Speaking at a…
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Super scaleable, high protein insects could be a major contributor to world food supply “According to the United Nations, livestock uses around 30% of the world’s ice-free landmass and produces 14.5% of all greenhouse-gas emissions. Making meat also…
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Government finances facing a tsunami of tech disruption but with an escape clause iDisrupted Commentary Just thinking of driverless cars, energy storage, artificial intelligence leads quickly to the conclusion that Mckinsey prediction of 40 million white…
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Disruption Index: 10/10  iDisrupted Commentary; iDisrupted has been talking about Quantum computing since we were first born in 2014. Properly configured and working Quantum computer can solve problems that conventional computer would take millions of…
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Internet marketing entrepreneur in the UK and USA. Pioneered SEO in the UK in 2000, sold SEO market leader Netrank in 2008. Started SEO platform business Linkdex in 2008 with £1.5m in VC.

Chairman, Thomas Cook Digital Advisory Board
Advisor, Investor, www.ctrlio.com
Chairman, Investor, www.cloudfind.com
Founder, Director, www.linkdex.com
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Linkdex Welcomes Cormac Loughran As New CMO
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Linkdex are a fast growing business. In the last four years, the staff have grown from just four (the Linkdex 'Founding Fathers') to a team

Cloudfind Redefines Collaboration for Dropbox, Google Drive Users
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BATH, England, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New App Offers 500m File Sharing Users a Simpler Way to Find, Share...

Top Gear has finally become a cartoon and it's all the better for it
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Stuart Heritage: It hasn't been a show about cars for years, but last night's return confirmed that Top Gear no longer has any grounding in

Why Did Google Purchase Artificial Intelligence-Firm DeepMind?
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Google's newest acquisition makes perfect sense seen through the lens of a robotic future.

10 interesting digital marketing stats we've seen this week
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Here are some of the most interesting digital marketing stats we've seen this week.

Evernote
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★ New York Times ‘Top 10 Must-Have App’, Winner: TechCrunch Crunchies, Mashable Awards and the Webbys. ★ Evernote is an easy-to-use, free ap

The Realities of Online Personalisation
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The Realities of Online Personalisation report, sponsored by Monetate, looks in detail at what is driving online personalisation, the tactic

Linkdex
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An innovative data and technology partner to leading agencies and brands around the globe, Linkdex extracts actionable business intelligence for search, social, content and PR strategies.

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Digital 2010: John Straw On The Impact of New Technology
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1/13. John Straw, founder of Linkdex.com & SearchDNA, explains how new technology could save traditional newspapers. I filmed this in D

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Native advertising is hot right now even if nobody knows exactly what it is. One ad firm has attempted to solve that problem with this infog

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Accelerator Academy launches in London with ‘elite’ mentors
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In recent years the fashion of incubating companies in physical spaces (desk, Wifi, funding combinations) has faded in favour of The Acceler

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Google+ lets you start a conversation directly from search results
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Yesterday, Google rolled out yet another new feature for Google+ that lets you start a conversation directly from search results - and contr

Upmarket Hilton. Staff lovely but the room was an afterthought....room 217....terrible view over the rear quadrant over the hotel and the TV was 90 degrees to the beds. Not good.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Excellent service - I had a Fuji that needed repair and they got it done on warranty
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I've had a should problem for three years and it started to affect my training. Stuart fixed it in two sessions. It's now painfree and has been 4 weeks.
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reviewed 2 years ago
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Been using James twice a week since September. He's fantastic. Very scientific very inspirational. Could not recommend more highly.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I had a shoulder injury going back several years that was affecting my performance in the gym. Stuart fixed it in two sessions. Fantastic
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
We're locals and dropped in as we were passing. Nice refurb. Real fire!! Great pint of Bass and friendly new landlord. This should turn into a very nice pub - will review again in 4 weeks
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago