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Barclay Ballard
Barclay Ballard

After graduating with a degree in English Literature from the University of Warwick, Barclay worked for a year in outdoor advertising. A keen music fan, Barclay previously reviewed singles for a Midlands-based music website while studying. He quit work to travel around Europe for 6 weeks, before deciding it was time to return to reality. When he isn't freelance writing, Barclay enjoys seeing his hopes and dreams inevitably crushed while supporting Tottenham Hotspur.

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It’s a small world: Pioneers and privacy at the Science Museum’s Information Age

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
It’s a small world: Pioneers and privacy at the Science Museum’s Information Age
The new gallery explores the important events and innovations that helped shape network communication as we know it, bringing us closer together than we've ever been before.

Lenovo finalises $2.9 billion Motorola acquisition

2 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Lenovo finalises $2.9 billion Motorola acquisition
The deal, which was originally announced in February, has been concluded today, making Lenovo the third best selling smartphone manufacturer in the world, behind Samsung and Apple.

Keeping the capital connected: EE’s 4G+ network launches across Central London

3 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Keeping the capital connected: EE’s 4G+ network launches across Central London
The mobile operator confirmed that the new network has now been activated, delivering top speeds of up 150Mbps across areas including Soho, Old Street, Shoreditch, Westminster and Kensington.

Sony hopes to boost falling Xperia sales with new head of mobile division

6 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Sony hopes to boost falling Xperia sales with new head of mobile division
The Japanese firm has announced that senior vice president Hiroki Totoki will take over from the current head of Sony Mobile next month, with the aim of returning the business to profit.

HP unveils Multi Jet Fusion: The future of 3D printing?

7 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
HP unveils Multi Jet Fusion: The future of 3D printing?
Hewlett-Packard is entering the 3D printer market after revealing new technology that it claims is 10 times faster than existing devices, cheaper and produces stronger products.

Google to encrypt user data as default on Android 5.0 Lollipop

29 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Google to encrypt user data as default on Android 5.0 Lollipop
The search engine giant has included the feature in the latest version of its Android OS, which will prevent Google from unlocking a device, even if requested to do so by police officials.