sky and netflix join forces

Sky and Netflix join forces

Sky and Netflix have joined forces with Netflix coming to Sky Q for the first time. The two entertainment giants have now confirmed the launch of a new subscription package. Ultimate On...

No mobile phone coverage on more than 5,000 miles of road network

Drivers who break down on more than 5,000 miles of Britain’s roads cannot call for help because there is no mobile phone coverage, according to a new study. Some 5,540 miles of...
ba data breach

BA data breach: Are you affected?

380,000 payments were compromised by the BA data breach. British Airways has warned customers that around 380,000 card payments on its website and app were compromised during a 15-day data breach. Here...
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YouTube royalties hit a bum note with UK musicians

Artists claim a song needs to be streamed 51.1 million times before they can make the average UK salary of £27,600 from YouTube royalties. Musicians, MPs and music industry leaders are set...
Dyson test track

Dyson test track planned for Wiltshire airfield base

The Dyson test track and other facilities at Hullavington are part of the company’s plan to start selling electric vehicles from 2021. Dyson has unveiled plans for a 10-mile test track where...
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Nintendo InkyPen new digital comic service

The Nintendo InkyPen subscription service launches on the Switch console in November. Among its new trailers at Gamescom, Nintendo announced a very different service for its Switch console – a digital comic...
google tracks users

Google tracks your movements

Many of the tech giant’s services on Android devices and iPhones store location data, so Google tracks you even if you tell it you do not want this. Google records your movements...
After texts, Facebook Messenger was the most common platform for messaging scams

Messaging scams still catching people out

Which? found the most common messaging scams claimed to be from HM Revenue and Customs. A third of people who use text messaging have received a scam attempt in the last six...
samsung galaxy note 9 unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 unveiled along with other goodies

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been given a larger battery and more storage, while the Galaxy Home smart speaker will feature virtual assistant Bixby. Samsung has unveiled its latest Galaxy...
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Blue light from smartphones can accelerate blindness

Scientists say prolonged exposure to blue light can damage the retina and cause an incurable eye disease. Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to...
ola ride-hailing app

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...
virgin hyperloop one chooses spain

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...
illeagal downloads

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,...
ebuyer win the 2018 crn sales and marketing awards

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...
uk wide full-fibre broadband

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...
facebook fine

£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...