Kate Hoy

Kate Hoy is Editor of IDG Connect



This month in tech history: July - Donkey Kong (and Mario's) birthday

Donkey Kong was first released on 9th July 1981, and featured the first iteration of Mario – then known as Jumpman.


Data Center

Data centres & VR at 2016 Rio Olympics

We talk to Greg McCulloch, CEO of Aegis Data, about how its data centres are supporting VR at Rio 2016


Human Resources

Is a culture of 'presenteeism' causing young professionals to fake workloads?

Ricoh’s 'Growth Through Workstyle Innovation' campaign reveals nearly 70% of young workers stay later than necessary in the office to appear to be working harder....


Wireless Technologies

VideoShot: The Queen & technology

On the Queen’s official birthday, we look back at the Monarch’s relationship with technology over the last 90 years.


Wireless Technologies

InfoShot: Quarter of young Brits would date a robot

New ComRes research published by FutureFest asked Brits to imagine the world in 20 years’ time



From e-book to e-series: Crowdfunding a lesbian story

We talk to author Jacquie Lawrence about how the internet is enabling her to turn her e-book into a web series, with the help of crowdfunding.


Wireless Technologies

New reality allows visits to Mars

We talk to Doug Ellison, visualisation producer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory about a project to allow the public to experience Mars



InfoShot: 10 most funded Kickstarter tech campaigns

The 10 highest-earning tech campaigns on Kickstarter to date


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