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Disposable virtual cards can beat online fraud

Digital bank Revolut is to let customers pay for online purchases with disposable virtual cards from next week in a bid to prevent fraud. How disposable virtual cards work Revolut customers will be...
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company will ‘prioritise pedestrians and cyclists over cars’

It appears Elon Musk's Boring Company has made changes to their ambitious plans to slash commuting times for drivers in Los Angeles and other major US cities (and eventually the UK),...
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New rules for smart devices proposed to help prevent cyber-attacks

New rules for smart devices such as televisions, toys and smart home speakers will force manufacturers to include new, and stronger security features to keep them safe from hackers, the Government...
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Meet the flying car that’s set to go on sale next year

The Pal-V Liberty flying car has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. And you can buy one soon. A flying car claiming to be the world’s first production model of its...
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Apple profits increase despite fall in iPhone sales

The numbers make your head spin but Apple profits increase to a record quarterly figure of £14 billion. The reported record revenues and profit for the last three months come despite a...
facebook bans crypto-currency ads

Facebook bans crypto-currency ads

Politicians around the world are considering options to force Facebook and other networks to protect users from scams and fraudulent advertising. The social media giant has already taken steps by removing...
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Bitcoin tax

Don’t you just hate those smug people you read about who bought Bitcoins for a couple of quid and are now millionaires? I know I do. But they may soon be...
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Robot job losses

The north is expected to lose out again with robots taking up to 40% of the jobs. It's better news for the south as robot job losses are expected to be...
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WhatsApp Business

Messaging giant WhatsApp has launched a new app aimed at small businesses to help them communicate more quickly with customers by using the messaging platform. WhatsApp Business is a free Android...
Tag Heuer diamond smartwatch

Tag Heuer diamond smartwatch

Help your fitness while killing your bank account with this Tag Heuer diamond smartwatch. A snip at £130,000. Watch giant Tag Heuer has unveiled the world’s most expensive Android smartwatch – one...
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Passenger drone testing could start this year

A UK start-up is aiming to “transform city transportation from the air” with a drone that is expected to perform test flights with passengers as early as March.  We've previously covered...
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Your flying taxi will be with you shortly

Flying taxi anyone? Without a pilot? It does sound like something from science fiction but the Velocopter, an all-electric autonomous drone, is pretty close to becoming a working reality. Velocopter are a...
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CES 2018 Day One Review

Crazy robots prove they’re not just a passing tech fad, electric cars and Google gets wet in our CES 2018 day one review. Novelty is an easy subject to stray into...
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Computer chip flaw affecting millions – but only geeks should be worried

Tech firms are rushing to issue software fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre computer chip flaw. A flaw computer chip flaw that affects millions of devices around the world is being...
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Robot fashion designers? Scientists develop AI system to design clothes

Could this be a stepping stone to robot fashion designers in the near future? Scientists have developed a system that can design new clothes based on people’s personal taste using artificial intelligence...
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Internet giants roasted by US Senate

Honestly.  Who would want to be a billionaire social media mogul nowadays? There you are trying to make an honest buck only to get pelters from politicians accusing you of profiting from...

Stand Up For Ergonomics

It seems the health benefits of ergonomics are being touted everywhere these days.  Every keyboard, mouse, and desk accessory has to fit the bill.  Everything must be ergonomically designed and user-friendly. We...
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Fourth industrial revolution could create thousands of jobs

The fourth industrial revolution could generate over £450-billion in the next ten years.  It could also create thousands of new jobs.  But only if political and business leaders get their collective...

Ebuyer launch new service for businesses

Technology retailer Ebuyer.com have launched a new service for business customers.  Ebuyer ProServices provide managed IT and cloud computing systems.  Through their website, ebuyerproservices.com, the company also deliver online and telephone...
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Virgin Hyperloop One on track for take off

Richard Branson has taken time off from the space race and rebuilding storm lashed private islands to invest in Hyperloop One. Branson’s company Virgin will join forces with the LA based technical...