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Huge Surge In Usage Won’t Impact Broadband

Thousands of people are being forced to work from home but will power supplies, broadband and mobile phone services cope? The response from utility firms is a resounding yes - although mobile networks are showing some signs of creaking under...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for those with old technology. Facebook - the company owning the app - plans a WhatsApp upgrade...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new app is about to offer a controversial answer to the problem of losing money through...

Flying Taxis – A Flight Of Fancy Or Reality For Commuters?

Companies are pouring millions of pounds into developing flying taxis, but is this money well spent or just a flight of fancy? The race is on to bring the first safe and reliable flying taxis to market. The prize is a...

Google’s Top Trending Searches For 2019

Google has turned up some surprises in the search engine’s annual list of global trending topics. Split into nine categories and covering millions of searches, disgraced American Football star Antonio Brown manages to top two lists. Former New England Patriots wide...

Beware Smartphone Juice Jacking, Warns LA District Attorney

Expats and tourists find public USB chargers to charge smartphones and other devices useful but charging stations may infect gadgets with malware. Public authorities providing charging stations are concerned that security developers and cybercriminals have worked out how to deliver...

Plugging Into The World’s Fastest Broadband

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to open the internet to every home in the UK by offering free superfast broadband - but who has the fastest and slowest connections? Researchers have tracked broadband speeds across more than 200...

Internet Music Service Out Of Tune With Copyright Law

The internet dilemma of who owns the rights to content has just taken a new twist with a ruling by the High Court in London. Judges were asked to determine if online radio service could broadcast music from internet services...

Password Don’t Hack It As Internet Security Any More

Online security experts have nagged us to come up with uncrackable passwords for years - only to announce that passwords are no good at keeping data safe and should be scrapped. Passwords don’t work, says the UK’s official fraud prevention...

Phasers At The Ready To Counter Drone Raids

Governments may spend billions on developing sophisticated radar and warning systems linked to missiles and jet fighters but did not consider cheap, disposable drones could blitz them with impunity. Drones are small mostly plastic technology that can fly short distances...

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Coronavirus Pushes Leading Economies Towards Recession

Every month of coronavirus lockdown will slash 2% in annual GDP growth of the world’s major economies, according to...

Huge Surge In Usage Won’t Impact Broadband

Thousands of people are being forced to work from home but will power supplies, broadband and mobile phone services cope? The response from utility firms...

Wim Hof Featured In The UK’s EU Song Contest Video

Legendary Ice Man Wim Hof is a star extra for Britain’s Eurovision Song Contest hopeful James Newman. Hof appears in the video for the song...

Harvey Weinstein Faces Jail After Rape Charge Convictions

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s fall from grace was completed when a jury at the New York  Supreme Court found him guilty of rape. Weinstein was...

Manchester City Set To Appeal Ban From Europe

The world of football is waiting with bated breath to see if Manchester City lodges an appeal against a two-year ban from European football. The...