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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...

New Chapter Opens For Fortnite After Black Hole Blitz

Time seems to have no meaning with the realm of online video game Fortnite. Within a few days of players amazed and astonished when the game was wiped out by a massive asteroid that left just a pulsing black hole,...

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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...

Stardust Fails To Glitter As Oscars Lose Audience

The magic of the Oscars used to sprinkle a smattering of stardust as Hollywood celebrated glittering movies in style. But the swagger has long gone...

Can You Claim A Share Of Yahoo’s Data Breach Claim Settlement?

Around 500 million internet users who trusted web portal Yahoo to look after their personal information can claim a share of $117.5 million compensation...

Trump Acquitted As Impeachment Show Trial Winds Up

In one of the least surprising events in Us politics, President Donald Trump has been acquitted of all charges at his impeachment trial. Well, some...

Wim Hof Method: Finding A New And Improved You

Take a deep breath and savour the moment. Breathing is something we all do all the time from the moment we’re born but hardly...