End of Week Roundup! [Issue #3]

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End of Week Roundup! [Issue #3]

Another exciting week is almost over!

Here is our Friday roundup to keep you updated on what’s been shaking the Tech and Internal Comms world this week. Along with Snapchat pricing its shares at 17$ each and Hyperloop projecting to enable customers to travel across India in less than an hour (!!), these are the articles that caught our attention the most!

Enjoy your reading (and your weekend)!

 

What Google and IMAX Are Cooking Up in Virtual Reality

 

 

Google and IMAX theatres are partnering to bring cutting-edge technology to the emerging trend of virtual reality. In fact, IMAX is providing a crew of engineers and technicians that will collaborate with Google to develop a high-resolution camera to address the unique challenges presented by virtual reality. Sooner than we think, panoramic views and immersive experiences will become a big thing in every Cinema!

 

Reading-based Ecrebo gets £12m from investors

 

 

Ecrebo is a startup that develops software that can be used by ‘bricks and mortar’ http://radicore.org/fud/index.php?t=usrinfo&id=4352& retailers to better engage with its customers: it has just received a massive investment from a partnership which includes Air Miles and Nectar founder, Sir Keith Mills, for 12 mln pounds! The company is planning to spend this money on developing technologies for Ecrebo’s digital marketing platform and the firm’s expansion across the globe. Bright times ahead, Ecrebo!

 

Rise in UK employers using wellbeing strategies to improve employee engagement

 

 

Employers in the UK are rolling out workplace wellbeing strategies at an unprecedented rate: 45% of UK companies have a clearly-defined wellbeing strategy in place, compared to less than a third in 2016. It looks like companies are launching their wellbeing strategy to improve employee engagement and organisational culture: is wellbeing finally becoming an area of growing strategic importance?

Did we miss something that you think we should mention? Comment below and we’ll feature in our next blog post! Happy weekend!

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