With Mobile World Congress taking place last week, Marketing Week conducted some research on wearables. The report reveals that as yet consumers are not entirely sold on wearables, and that they currently see the concept as a ‘fad’ and want more opportunities to try the tech out before buying.
However, in a similar vein, according to new research from Fizz, almost half of Britons are willing to spend £111 on a newly launched piece of wearable technology, equating to £35m across the UK adult population.
Also last week, the House of Lords suggested that all people who own a drone should be registered, in order to be able to monitor drone traffic closer – they said that this should apply to both businesses and consumers.
Mark Zuckerberg revealed his top tip for hiring employees this week; "I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person," Zuckerberg said. "It's a pretty good test."
And finally, a new app has been developed that helps blind people on the underground. It works by using bluetooth signals, which help provide audible directions via earphones, to help people navigate themselves on and off the tube.