17th October 2014
Leading American chip and processor maker Qualcomm has stepped up its drive to develop the technology at the heart of the so-called ‘internet of things’ by agreeing to buy Cambridge, England-based processor manufacturer CSR.
16th October 2014
A decision by Indian steelmaker Tata to concentrate its production on specialised raw materials for goods including domestic appliances has left the threat of job losses hanging over hundreds of British workers.
15th October 2014
With so many businesses now depending on fridges for storing food and keeping it fit to eat, a leading catering industry publication has published a list of the seven biggest enemies which could be lurking in them.
14th October 2014
The Co-op is promising to make “no profit” on sales of a range of extended warranties on home appliances, in a move commentators believe will shake up a business which has become a lucrative sideline for many rival retailers.
13th October 2014
The boss of a British company setting out to be at the forefront of developments in connected homes has said that many of the most futuristic projections given media coverage in recent months remain “a way off”.
10th October 2014
You should switch off your house’s heating rather than turn it down overnight or when you go out if you want to achieve the best energy savings.
9th October 2014
A small Shropshire business is targeting a 50 per cent increase in turnover over the next year, after installing new specialist machinery to supply finished metals to the domestic appliance market.
8th October 2014
A new American study has warned of the risk of children suffering eye injuries from squeezing or biting liquid detergent pods.
7th October 2014
Disagreements over sharing domestic chores are still one of the main causes of friction between partners, a Mumsnet survey has found.
6th October 2014
A Swedish firm which makes high-tech non-stick cookers and combi cookers has announced that it has been taken over by a global food processing equipment maker.