YouTube has launched a streaming service in Ireland. YouTube Music and YouTube Premium will allow consumers to watch music videos, albums, singles, remixes and live performances on one app. The service also includes recommendations, playlists, and a smart search to find a song, even if you can't remember what it's called. Fans can enjoy the ad-supported version of YouTube Music for free but for €9.99 a month you can enjoy YouTube Music Premium, a membership that gives you background listening, downloads and an ad-free experience. For a limited time, music fans can get three months free of YouTube Music Premium here.YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available to everyone in 17 countries: Ireland, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Mexico as well as Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.- Digital Desk … [Read more...] about YouTube launches a streaming service in Ireland
Launching a new service
Following overwhelming consumer demand when the service was first revealed as an April Fool’s prank, Pot Noodle are launching a delivery service right here in Newcastle. Say hello to Pot NOWdle, a service that will satisfy the UK’s instant noodling needs, offering a quick and tasty meal for those short on time. Pot Noodle is a popular convenience food for many people, whether they opt for Original Curry, Bombay Bad Boy, Beef & Tomato or a range of other flavours, and it’s become particularly synonymous with student life. So it’s very appropriate that Pot NOWdle is being trialled at a university, Newcastle University to be more specific. The delivery service will be trialled on May 30 where busy exam laden students can get their hands on a free Pot Noodle. The innovative new service is the first of its kind and has been developed to help students spend less time cooking and more time cramming. Lena Portchmouth, Senior Brand Manager at Pot Noodle, said: … [Read more...] about Pot Noodle to launch a delivery service….in Newcastle!
Could launching a dating service help restore users’ faith in Facebook after the data scandal? Beatrice Timpson, director at Media Intelligence Partners, says YES. Facebook takes data harvested from us (“dumb fools”, as Mark Zuckerberg sort of referred to us, only he used a different four-letter word beginning with “f”), and sells it on to third parties. We all knew this, we just looked away and went “laaah” loudly, until the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal reminded us how dumb we are when it comes to protecting our privacy. That ill-advised “like” for the royal family which unleashed a deluge of monarchy-inspired tat spilling down my newsfeed. That joke to a friend about Thai massages which prompted an unspeakable offer from an insalubrious salon in SE17. So far, so useless. And also a bit creepy. But what if Facebook introduced us to the love of our life? The yin to our yang, the cream in our coffee, the Philip to Her Majesty … [Read more...] about DEBATE: Could launching a dating service help restore users’ faith in Facebook after the data scandal?
Tina Boden, The Tiny Troubleshooter, #MicroBizMatters Day co-founder and one of the UK’s leading voices for micro business, has gone back to her hospitality roots. She has launched a new service and support brand called The B&B Keeper. The new company, which will operate from Scarborough, offers relief management, virtual assistance and marketing support to bed and breakfast, guest house and small hotel owners across the UK and into Europe who need to take a break. It will also provide a helping hand with time consuming admin or need to spread the word about their hospitality offer. Tina has ambitious plans to expand the team and take on ‘mystery staying’ for larger hospitality businesses as well as creating a section on the website that will bring advice, experiences and travel reviews. … [Read more...] about New service for area’s B&Bs
A WORCESTER firm has continued its growth from a start-up to multi-million pound business, with the launch of a new service. Rock Power Connections, which has its head office based at Buckholt Business Centre, in Buckholt Drive has grown into a multi-million pound turnover business in just five years. The firm specialises in the design and installation of new and upgraded electricity connections to commercial and industrial properties throughout the UK. It has now launched Rock Surveying, a new dedicated utilities mapping service. The side project is the latest for the family run firm, having previously launched specialist energy storage sister firm, Rock Clean Energy, in March 2017. The firm's operations director, Reece James, said: “The expansion and diversification of the utilities sector has led to an increased difficulty in assessing accurate, current and unambiguous utility asset information. The creation of quality, underground utility surveys quickly overcomes … [Read more...] about Worcester firm Rock Power Connections continues its rapid growth with the launch of new service