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Kitepower kite

‘Greener’ wind power — but military potential clouds motivation

CEO starts a pan-European crowdfunding bid to advance airborne power generator MOBILE wind turbines tether a sea container to a kite, which turns in a...
Satellite Vu 2nd SpaceX Launch

SpaceX launch for British climate satellite programme

BRITISH Earth-observation company Satellite Vu has signed another SpaceX launch contract for further thermal data collection. Its mid-wave infrared (MWIR) imaging satellite will be launched...
Businessman on tightrope. Business vulnerability illustration

Vulnerability: the heartbeat of creativity and innovation

By CHRIS PATON THE NUMBER of UK businesses forced to close in the last quarter was 137,210 — 23 percent up on the same period...
Anna Jenkins, floral tributes, Tik Tok

TikTok now a dead cert for SME owners post-pandemic

MILLENNIAL entrepreneur Anna Jenkins creates bespoke flower tributes for funerals and sells them on TikTok. She also does weddings and baby showers, but funerals...
Lost Boys brewery, George and Jordan

St Albans’ Lost Boys Brewery: finding the path to beer glory

By HAL WILLIAMS LIKE many of the UKs great craft beer manufacturers, the Lost Boys Brewery started as a homebrew. Four co-founders — George Sanderson (head...
Satellite Vu infrared satellite

Checking building temperatures from on-high with satellite data

A UK SATELLITE firm is set to launch the world’s “thermometer from space” to provide climate data to the real estate sector. Satellite Vu has...
Turing Fest CEO Brian Corcoran

Turing Fest returns to connect tech luminaries

ONE OF Europe's leading tech conferences, Turing Fest, returns next month as an in-person event in Edinburgh. Attendees from around the world include the founders,...
Four-day week wooden blocks

Four-day weeks ‘could keep spirits high’

OUR JOBS fill up most of our weekdays — and sometimes our weekends and evenings, too. For many, the idea of settling down with a...
Virtual whiteboard, remote-first illustration

Sci-tech firm pursues global growth by going remote-first

TECHNOLOGY company Cactus Communications (CACTUS) wants to become a “remote-first” employer for 1,200 workers in nine locations around the world. The Indian firm is one...
Planet Mark electric battle bus

Get on the bus! UK drive for carbon reduction starts up

BUSINESSES across the UK will be offered carbon-reduction workshops and practical net-zero advice until the end of COP26 in November. Workshops will be provided by...