Technology - 83 articles

November 27, 2022
By the end of the 1950s, Romania was one of  only eight countries who managed to create an electronic computer. As a communist country, the state supported the IT field as it was in a continuous competition with the other “imperialist” countries. The year of 1989 put the freshly democratised Romania in a situation where smugglers ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Company Connecting asked Graeme Gordon of IFB for his views on technology in the Oil & Gas sector and the impact of the recent downturn. Graeme provides some great insights including a comparison between transferring Oil & Gas assets with transferring Ronaldo! A bit about youI am a qualified Electronics Engineer and the first part ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Earlier this week Company Connecting published an infographic which looks at 289 IT and telecoms companies providing services and products to the Oil & Gas sector. More than half of these companies are in the Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshireshire council areas. The industry is of huge importance to the North East of Scotland. In conjunction with the infographic we are publishing ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Our infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. There are 284 companies in the area, which is very high given the population size. 65% of companies have less than 10 employees, and 20% have more than 20 employees.Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Importance of technology for all businessesIn the last two decades there has been an enormous growth and increase in the use of technology. From small to large scale business activities there are tens of thousands of processes that are technology based without which a business would definitely not be able to cope with the current ... Read more
November 27, 2022
This infographic takes a look at companies in Scotland that work with Internet of Things, Financial Services and Software Development. You can click on each tab to compare the company areas and get some insights into the makeup of the Scottish Tech market. We will be publishing our innovation index later this year and expect ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Scotland has a rich history when it comes to entrepreneurship, with hundreds of successful start-ups starting their journey in the highlands. Shaped by entrepreneurs such as Andrew Carnegie who revolutionised the American steel industry, Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone, Brian Souter who founded the StageCoach group,  Lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone or Peter Cashmore ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Google recently announced that it would make all plain HTTP pages on the web “not secure”. But what does this mean? What is the difference between HTTP and HTTPS and how can one make sure to comply with Google’s policies? We take a look at this in this article, as well as recent changes at ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Company Connecting has completed a major piece of research on Scottish technology companies formed between September 2014 and December 2017. We based our research on the Scottish companies registered at Companies House with a SIC code classification  which indicated some sort of IT, software or telecoms activity. This article complements our previous article on the ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Continuing our series on the Internet of Things our guest author Dominc Wolf takes a bit of an alternative view! The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the use of intelligently connected devices and systems to leverage data gathered by embedded sensors and actuators in machines and other physical objects? That’s a mouthful, right?  So, ... Read more