Technology

I Love You: Give me your Money

By |2019-02-15T10:14:59+00:00February 15th, 2019|Personal Finance, Technology|

By Mark Richards. As we all know, yesterday was Valentine’s Day, but for thousands of people around the world it will have been the day when they fell victim to a ‘romance scam’ – someone promising undying love in a bid to get money or information from them. The romance scam is by no means [...]

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Will Driverless Cars lead to Carmageddon?

By |2019-02-08T10:11:12+00:00February 8th, 2019|Business, Technology|

By Mark Richards. The car industry is changing rapidly as both the big manufacturers and the internal combustion engine come under threat. Will the big names survive? How much impact will driverless technology have? And will our children ever own a car? Cars have been much in the news this week. The big story, of [...]

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Majority of UK’s best-selling cars “susceptible to keyless theft”

By |2019-01-29T09:46:47+00:00January 29th, 2019|Business, Technology|

By Lauren Howells. Hundreds of popular cars – including 4 out of the UK’s 5 best-selling models – are “susceptible to keyless theft”, according to consumer body Which?. After analysing research from the General German Automobile Club (ADAC) in order to discover the impact of what are known as “keyless attacks” (where criminals enter modern [...]

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Declining Smartphone Sales lead to Race into Space

By |2019-01-28T10:58:20+00:00January 28th, 2019|Business, Technology|

By Mark Richards. Mobile phone sales are in decline: we are no longer upgrading like we once did. In a bid to counter this, smartphone manufacturers will shortly be bringing out all sorts of innovations. But does it matter if you still cannot get a signal? Cue the race into space – but no-one knows [...]

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From the VCR to the Talking Toilet – Welcome to CES

By |2019-01-11T11:45:06+00:00January 11th, 2019|Business, Technology|

By Mark Richards. This week it is CES2019 – the Consumer Electronics Show. We look at the products that are making the headlines this year and look back to some of the products unveiled at CES that went on to be part of everyday life. And some that were not quite as successful… Yesterday was [...]

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Tech Trends and Predictions for 2019

By |2019-01-07T11:14:30+00:00January 7th, 2019|Business, Technology|

By Mark Richards. We wrote a lot about tech last year. In the year that brought us the General Data Protection Regulations (more of that later), it was impossible not to. But what might happen in 2019? We take a look at some predictions for the year ahead – with the most terrifying saved until [...]

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Ofcom Campaigns For Better Broadband Deals

By |2018-12-19T12:48:09+00:00December 19th, 2018|Personal Finance, Technology|

By Trevor Clawson. When a technical fault within the 02 network recently consigned a small but significant percentage of the online population to a kind of purgatory from which no data could enter or escape, one commentator described the outage as a digital catastrophe. Perhaps “catastrophe” was putting it a bit strongly, but the fact [...]

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Big Four Mobile Networks Team Up to Fight A Rising Tide of Phone Fraud

By |2018-12-14T09:29:17+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business, Technology|

By Trevor Clawson. There are few more immediate ways for a business to communicate with one of its customers than by SMS message. An email may not get read for an hour or two, even when it is sitting snugly in a smartphone inbox, but a text announces its presence with a buzz or a [...]

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O2 to offer compensation following data outage

By |2018-12-14T09:29:17+00:00December 11th, 2018|Business, Technology|

By Lauren Howells. Mobile phone provider O2 has announced that the millions of UK customers who were affected by its data outage last week will be compensated. The issue, which resulted in customers not being able to use their mobile data, lasted for nearly 24 hours. Some users reported that they were unable to receive [...]

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Is the Podcast Trend set to Continue?

By |2018-12-14T09:29:17+00:00December 10th, 2018|Business, Technology|

By Mark Richards. We are listening to more and more podcasts as they boom in popularity – and they are an advertiser’s dream. Is the trend set to continue? Will we see more brands launching their own podcasts? And could you make your fortune from a podcast? If you believe in Chinese signs of the [...]

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