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The Bakery Bitesize #26

TOP TECH STORIES OF THE WEEK:

🚀  Pokemon Go is the most popular mobile game in US history

This week Pokemon Go launched in the UK, a few of us “early adopters” were out catching Pokemon since it launched in the US. The app has already become bigger than Tinder in a week and the average person is playing it for more than 43 minutes a day, which is more than most of the social messaging apps. It’s very exciting to watch how Pokemon Go is taking over mobile devices everywhere.

🚀  World’s first 3D printing restaurant

The world’s first 3D printing restaurant is opening in London in a few weeks time but just for 3 days. It is a pretty expensive experience but you will have 9 courses for £250 and to top if off you will be eating with 3D printed cutlery whilst sitting on 3D printed chairs.

🚀  SEGRO launches innovation accelerator The Bakery at Slough Trading Estate

This week, we launched a new office on the Slough Trading Estate in partnership with SEGRO. You can find out more about how we have joined with Europe’s largest trading estate under single ownership, in this article by Tech City News.

WORKING LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR… (EVEN IF YOU AREN’T ONE)

🚀  9 Things Successful People Do When They Meet Someone

Research suggests that you make a first impression in the “blink of an eye.” Not only are people judging you, but you are judging them, often without being aware of the process. This article by Erik Sherman discusses the 9 things that successful people do when they meet someone new to give off a good first impression.

MAGICAL TECH

🚀 Barclays bPay Loop turns regular watches into contactless cards

Barclays is adding a fourth product to its bPay contactless range, which will turn watches or fitness bands into a contactless way to pay. Made to slip onto straps and bands of 22mm or slimmer, the Loop isn’t exclusive to Barclays customers.

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TECH IS MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Finally here are some examples of how technology and innovation is making the world a better place.  Find out how solar powered Suli brings light to backpacks and bikes, how Nest’s new security camera uses AI to analyse threats, a DIY diabetes kit is keeping people alive and a new app successfully tells parents why their babies are crying.