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Ola ride-hailing app to launch in UK

The Indian Ola ride-hailing app is to launch in the UK in competition with Uber. Which is good news for those stuck for a ride at the end of a night...
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Virgin Hyperloop One chooses Spain

It's a bit of a surprise but Virgin Hyperloop One has chosen a Spanish village for its first EU development site. The company is expected to create between 200 and 300...
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Fewer illegal music downloads says survey

Well this is a surprise. The number of illegal music downloads is falling. Who would have guessed this? Only one in 10 currently download music illegally, down from 18% five years ago,...
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Ebuyer’s rewarding night out

For the second year running Ebuyer picked up an award at the prestigious CRN Sales & Marketing Awards. Held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London’s Mayfair Ebuyer were delighted to be...
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Government promises UK wide full-fibre broadband

Every home in the country will have a high-speed internet connection. The government has promised UK wide full-fibre broadband. Which is great. But the bad news is that it won't be...
skype call recording feature

Finally. Skype call recording feature goes live

Great news for bloggers, podcasters and anyone who wants to review where they went wrong in that online job interview. The new Skype call recording feature is sure to be popular. Throughout...
netflix on monitor - streaming overtakes pay tv

Streaming overtakes pay TV

For the first time ever in the UK video streaming overtakes pay TV. Subscriptions to streaming giants such as Netflix and Amazon have overtaken traditional pay TV channels such as Sky...
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£500,000 Facebook fine for breaching DPA

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) intends to punish Facebook to the tune of £500,000 for breaching the Data Protection Act. But they may have got away light. An expert claims the Facebook...
road signs and mobile phones

Road signs and mobile phones

New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles. The technology detects when a phone is in use within the vehicle and triggers a flash warning sign. Road signs...
memes are saved

Rejoice, memes are saved

Memes are saved (for the moment) after a copyright law that threatened memes and other other shared content online was rejected by MEPs. Unsurprisingly happy Twitter users celebrated in the most...
ticketmaster cyber attack

Ticketmaster cyber attack aftermath

Security experts have urged affected users to monitor all their online accounts for signs of fraud in the wake of the Ticketmaster cyber attack. The online ticketing company recently confirmed it had...

EE high-speed home broadband launched

Two new EE high-speed home broadband plans are being launched which the company say are aimed at increasingly connected households. In other words those which are stuffed with the latest Smart...
iphone security gap

Apple closes iPhone security gap

No need to worry about the feds hacking your iPhone and finding those holiday snaps you were hiding from your partner. After several high-profile battles between law enforcement, hired hackers and...
dixons carphone cyber attack

Dixons Carphone cyber attack. The worst UK data breach?

The Dixons Carphone cyber attack is the latest significant data breach to affect UK consumers. Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal...
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Mojeek the alternative search engine

Mojeek, a crawler-based search engine which has been developed in the UK is now searching over 2 billion web pages. Developed by Marc Smith, founder and developer, Mojeek aims to be...
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Uber patent to identify drunk passengers?

According to an Uber patent the company may be working on a new tool that can tell if its users have had a few too many drinks, according to a patent...
firefox colour change

Firefox colour change option will make browsing more personal

Web browser Firefox has a new customisable option which allows users to change its colour to suit their tastes and needs. The new Firefox colour change option is one of two...
microsoft eco-friendly internet

Eco-friendly internet from sunken data centre

Microsoft has sunk a data centre off the coast of Orkney to create quicker and eco-friendly internet. The 40ft cylinder is powered by tidal turbines and wave energy converters, using the water to cool...
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New Apple data privacy tools target Facebook

The new Apple data privacy tools will “shut down” the ability of social networks such as Facebook to track users on the web. The technology giant has unveiled new features in its...
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Redhead emojis finally arrive

The world can rejoice as new redhead emojis have finally been added. From today there’s a plethora of emojis which come with ginger locks for both men and women.