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Royal Mail deliveries slump by over 20 per cent during the web age

Royal Mail deliveries slump by over 20 per cent during the web age

By 14 June 2011

Royal Mail has released its financial results for 2010-11, and one thing is clear - it has taken a hell of a kicking due to the rise in communication technologies. In the last five years, the time period in which web 2.0, smartphones and tablets have... >>

Royal Mail posts world's first intelligent stamp

Royal Mail posts world's first intelligent stamp

By 3 September 2010

Yeah, yeah, yeah - we know what you're thinking. "Stamps and trains, I better put on my anorak for this one". But there is a cool tech angle, we promise. Stick with it. For Royal Mail has released the world's first intelligent stamps in its Great British... >>

Play.com guarantees Modern Warfare 2 deliveries

Play.com guarantees Modern Warfare 2 deliveries

By 5 November 2009

Play.com has announced that, despite the threatened Royal Mail strikes on Friday 6th and Monday 9 November, it will be delivering CoD:MW2 to its customers by an alternative partner on the official release date, 10 November. The online retailer says that... >>

UK postcode database gets Wikileaked

UK postcode database gets Wikileaked

By 17 September 2009

The UK postcode database is reported to have been leaked online over at the Wikileaks site. The database is said to contain all of the UK's 1.8m postcodes - as well as their exact geographical locations - data the Royal Mail jealously guards. The data,... >>

Buy your stamps online and print them out yourself

Buy your stamps online and print them out yourself

By 19 September 2006

The Royal Mail today is making it easier for people to buy stamps and send their letters. Now customers can buy stamps via the internet to print on to labels and envelopes. The postage includes first-class, second-class, recorded, special and international... >>

eBay helps revival in Postal Orders

eBay helps revival in Postal Orders

By 3 September 2006

Postal Orders is enjoying a massive revival thanks to eBay the Post Office has said with nearly one in three Postal Orders sold now being used to pay for goods bought by online and home shoppers. The Post Office has calculated that £104 million worth... >>

Post Office launch HomePhone service

By 10 January 2005

The Royal Mail in the UK has announced that it is to enter the landline phone market with the aim to attract 1 million customers by 2008. The service will be called HomePhone claims to give users a saving of up to 20 per cent, while providing a single... >>

Royal Mail produces UK’s first printable digital stamp

By 15 January 2004

They were pioneered and introduced in America four years ago, but the digital stamp has now been released by Royal Mail for Britain. The principle is the same as the US version; stamps are paid for online, and then sent electronically. The user can then... >>