Supernova in M 82 observed by UCL’s University of London Observatory. Top: the galaxy on 10 December 2013. Bottom: the same galaxy at 19:20 UT on 21 Jan 2014, with the supernova labelled.
It’s a long shot but there is a chance a Sheffielder will reach Mars and colonise it!
Instead of Coin pulling a Netflix, it’s the duopoly Visa and MasterCard transforming the current credit and debit card.
It’s solving a non-existent problem: In the UK magnetic swipe is already obsolete. My credit and debit/ATM card are now a smartcard. And last year they’ve put NFC in. So no swiping ever.
But there is bigger lesson – which is that a retailer without a substantial online presence, including mobile, is on a fast road to obsolescence.
BBC’s Robert Peston on retailer profits.
Seems to be a well d-oh moment, but only realised now by Morrisons. Tesco started online groceries more than a decade ago.
It seems everyone wants a cover photo nowadays. When did the Internet becomes a photo gallery?
So I got one from my backyard one morning.
Transferring £200 from UK to Indonesia is still cheaper on Azimo than using Bitcoins.
Here are the numbers (on 4 Jan 2014):