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....". Another technology beginning to have a significant impact on innovation in financial services is blockchain, a secure digital ledger that records and verifies transactions without the need for a central database. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... However, I do know I don’t want to do another degree or get a new qualification; to leave London (but travel for work is fine); a high-stress environment ie, based on a sales target; or set up my own business (except to establish myself as a freelancer if required). I don’t have a lot of PR, internal comms, promotional or database marketing experience. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Bye-bye bank charges? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:28:16 PM
....". Another technology beginning to have a significant impact on innovation in financial services is blockchain, a secure digital ledger that records and verifies transactions without the need for a central database. ...
‘A truly terrible story, and not uncommon’ – our work expert responds image
.... However, I do know I don’t want to do another degree or get a new qualification; to leave London (but travel for work is fine); a high-stress environment ie, based on a sales target; or set up my own business (except to establish myself as a freelancer if required). I don’t have a lot of PR, internal comms, promotional or database marketing experience. ...
Fake data threat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:11:20 AM
.... And it's fiendishly subtle and potentially very dangerous. Fake data - altering databases and documents without anyone noticing. ...
Three UK's mobile customers experience new data breach image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:18:58 PM
....”. The problem comes four months after three men were arrested after fraudsters accessed personal data of thousands of Three customers, including names and addresses, by using authorised logins to its database of customers eligible for an upgraded handset. ...
How can I leave my job in ad-land and use my skills to do good? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:00:30 AM
....I don’t want: to do another degree or get a new qualification; to leave London (but travel for work is fine); a high-stress environment, ie based on a sales target; to set up my own business (except to the extent of establishing myself as a freelancer if required). I don’t have a lot of PR, internal comms, promotional or database marketing experience. ...
Robo-nurses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 12:00:11 AM
.... For a machine, her looks and behaviour are remarkably natural. She can recognise people and human emotions, and make associations using her knowledge database - her "thoughts", so to speak. ...
US interest rate rise to deepen debt crisis in developing world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:00:26 AM
.... That is the highest level since 2007. It used IMF and World Bank databases to calculate how a fall in commodity prices since mid-2014 had depleted government revenues and how the strengthening dollar had raised payments on external debts, which tend to be owed in dollars. ...
How free market helped big six energy firms to rack up huge profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
....Then last year the Competition and Markets Authority announced a package of “remedies” to clean up the market and encourage the sticky 66% to exercise their consumer rights. This included giving energy companies a database of about 10 million customers who had never switched, letting price comparison websites choose which deals they promote, and capping bills for pre-payment customers like Mckay who only have access to a fraction of the deals available on the open market. ...
Machines v hackers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:33:10 AM
.... . So when cyber thieves do things such as probing network connections or trying to get at databases, that anomalous behaviour raises a red flag. ...
Yellow taxis 'have lower accident rate than blue ones' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:03:24 AM
....That supported research in 2002 from Spain which concluded that cars in light colours were associated with a slightly lower risk of being "passively involved in a collision". That research was based on the Spanish database of traffic crashes from 1993 to 1999. ...
Violent criminals get off lighter than people late with their water bill image
....Strikingly, Experian told me that a default on your credit record is treated similarly to a county court judgment. In effect, private companies can post information on to a private (profit-seeking) database that has the equivalent impact of a court procedure. ...
‘I want a career rather than a series of jobs’ – our work expert responds image
.... Hellohowdoyoudo. • Maybe you need to have a look at what you are offering – I have no idea what “environmental education” entails, but if you have strong database, spreadsheet or writing skills from your previous employment you need to emphasise them and maybe look for an admin role in HR/recruitment that fits as a way to pivot your career. ...
Smart vision image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:57:32 AM
...."We're standing on the shoulders of giants," he says. "They already have the database there. ...
Utopian thinking: the eclipse of neoliberalism heralds a new dawn of sharing | Minna Salami image
.... We ought to take a look through the common window for a view of the most paradigm-shifting and alternative governance system for the 21st century. There are many examples of existing commons; from platforms such as Loomio (an online tool for effective group decision-making), Bangla-Pesa (a Kenyan programme to help small business) and Farm Hack (a worldwide community of farmers) to political groups such as Podemos and Anonymous to knowledge databases, open source initiatives and Wikipedia. ...
Fingerprint payments prompt privacy fears in India image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 05:00:13 AM
.... With the launch of a government-backed fingerprint payment system, tied to India’s growing biometric data bank, registered citizens can – in theory at least – now pay for things with the touch of a finger. India’s extraordinary biometric database, named Aadhaar after a Hindi word for ‘foundation’, is the biggest of its kind in the world. ...
It's time corporate tax dodgers started losing lucrative council contracts | Paul Monaghan image
....Even the most willing councils will therefore probably need help to identify businesses that breach the exclusion grounds. To this end, the Fair Tax Mark and the Ethical Consumer Research Association are now exploring how we might facilitate the development of an easily accessible European database of proven tax evaders and avoiders. ...
Volvo to seek volunteers for self-driving car trial in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:22:32 AM
....”. Volvo is also using databases of car crashes going back decades to run a variety of simulations to make the cars safer. ...
Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
....The division is Amazon Web Services, or AWS, the section of the company that sells cloud computing services to both the outside world and to Amazon itself. You can buy storage space to hold a huge database, bandwidth to host a website, or processing power to run complex software remotely. ...
Why has it taken British Gas a year to sort out my electricity account? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:00:09 AM
....British Gas claims it does not recognise the serial number of the meter, which it replaced a few years ago, despite having successfully billed the previous tenant. It says it needs to update the records held by the national database, but months have gone by without any action. ...
Statisticians fear Trump White House will manipulate figures to fit narrative image
.... Two Republican-sponsored bills are attempting to nullify a 2015 housing regulation aimed at addressing racial segregation in cities such as Baltimore and Chicago, simply by halting data collection. The new bills, which together are titled the Local Zoning Decisions Protection Act of 2017, state that “no Federal funds may be used to design, build, maintain, utilize, or provide access to a Federal database of geospatial information on community racial disparities”. ...
UK's new towns surpass national average for house price growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:01:18 AM
....New towns were created in waves after the second world war to help alleviate housing shortages. Halifax, which used its own database, examined the house price performance of 26 new towns to mark the milestone birthday of Milton Keynes. ...
‘Barclays took my £440,000 and put me through hell’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 07:00:23 AM
....Nor do customers have the right to hear the results of any investigation. The consequences for innocent victims can be devastating, for once a name appears on a fraud database it can prove impossible to open another bank account elsewhere. ...
Paying for care at home: how to negotiate the minefield image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 07:00:28 AM
.... The Rowan Organisation is a charity that can advise on these issues. To find a personal assistant, we used the Support With Confidence database of approved care providers. ...
Is your company monitoring you? How to protect your privacy at work image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:00:30 AM
.... You may want to consider a password manager, such as LastPass, Dashlane and Keeper. Password managers store your login details for the websites that you use in an encrypted database, so you just need to remember one master password. ...
Consumers urged to switch energy supplier image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 11:19:07 AM
.... Half are receiving offers direct from other suppliers, with the other half receiving a letter from Ofgem setting out cheaper deals from suppliers. The trial is a response to a call by the Competition and Markets Authority last year for a new database of customers who have been on standard variable tariffs for more than three years. ...
Dangerous business: what to do if a product you use has been recalled image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 11:42:14 AM
....Checking a productWhile around 400 products are recalled each year, only 10% to 20% are returned by customers, with many remaining unaware that certain products in their homes are potentially unsafe. We have mentioned some sites below that list recalled products, but there isn’t any central database that lists them all, which makes it hard for consumers to check if things they have bought appear on them. ...
We have a TV licence, so why send in the enforcer? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 07:00:27 AM
....Happily, your error was easily resolved. A duplicate address has now been removed from the database and the threatening letters will stop. ...
Star Wars card firm Topps hit by 'unforgiveable' hack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of December 2016 03:34:53 PM
....". Chris Vickery, a security researcher from Chromatech blogged in June about exposed databases of customer accounts with three of Topps' mobile apps: Bunt, Huddle, and Kick. ...
Santa Rally sends FTSE 100 to new record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 09:49:18 AM
....8% to 136p after revealing a $20m (£16m) deal for failed US fashion retailer Nasty Gal. The online retailer wants the brand and customer databases of Nasty Gal, which filed for bankruptcy in November. ...
Charity funding image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 12:20:12 AM
.... . This could mean that charities will have to ask everyone on their databases who has donated in the past whether they want to receive future requests for funds. ...
Car clampings for unpaid tax are up 80% in two years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 05:00:02 PM
....The big increase in clamping has coincided with the DVLA farming out the work to a private firm, NSL, whose job is to scour each UK postcode area twice a year for untaxed vehicles. Its 75 clamping vans are equipped with cameras and the DVLA's database. ...
Computer error blamed for HMRC blunder in Scotland image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 06:54:44 PM
....The report identifies “significant challenges” for HM Revenue and Customs, which will assess and collect the new tax on behalf of Scotland. HMRC only discovered the initial scan of its database was incomplete after being contacted by members of the Scottish government and the public who had not received, or knew people who had not received, notification letters. ...
Yahoo hack: 1bn accounts compromised by biggest data breach in history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 10:25:31 PM
....Email breaches remain especially vexing to users, since they can reveal bank and family details as well as passwords that users share between systems or have received in their email accounts. Password-sharing has become so common that databases of login information are often used by hackers to test for email-and-password combinations on retailer websites like Walmart or Amazon. ...
Wine choice angst? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:14:42 AM
....". Corkscrew has amassed a database of 15,000 wines so far from more than 100 London-based restaurants and plans to expand its list to supermarkets as well. ...
TalkTalk's wi-fi hack advice is 'astonishing' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 02:23:07 PM
....It said it was also making "good progress" to protect its routers. The BBC was subsequently contacted by someone who said he had access to a database of 57,000 router IDs that had been scraped before any fix had been rolled out. ...
Vauxhall Corsa fires: Calls for national data sharing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 12:38:58 AM
. Calls have been made for a national database to record car fires following incidents involving Vauxhall models. ...
Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 11:08:09 PM
....Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are collaborating to stop violent, extremist images and video being spread via their sites. The four tech firms plan to create a database that contains "digital fingerprints" of the content. ...
Revealed: Coutts managed tax haven firms for controversial clients image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 11:01:45 AM
....Known as the Queen’s bank after its most famous customer, Coutts is revealed to have managed secretive tax haven structures for the Sultan of Brunei’s younger brother, Prince Jefri Bolkiah, and the investment banker Hassan Heikal. The information was uncovered in the Panama Papers, a database of 11. ...
Plans for 'simpler, more modern' UK train fare system to be announced image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 12:34:47 AM
....The paper reported that different self-service machines inside the same train station offer vastly different fares for the same journey, meaning some passengers end up paying more. Stephen Joseph, executive director of the Campaign for Better Transport, told the paper: “There are 16m fares on the national rail database … anything that makes the system more transparent is very welcome, but this must go further and look at the real fundamentals of the ticketing system. ...
From low-fare to no-fare: will air travel really become free? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of November 2016 04:00:35 PM
.... But that is just the start. Sales won’t be just inflight or at the airport, or even the holiday – but capturing the customer for everyday transactions via My Ryanair, the registration database, for all manner of promotions. ...
Companies House abandons plan to delete 2.5m public records image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:59:54 PM
....5m public records have been abandoned by the government’s company registration agency. Companies House, which maintains a database on every firm incorporated in the UK, listing their accounts and all directors and shareholders, was considering proposals to reduce the amount of time the records of dissolved companies were retained from 20 years to six. ...
Three mobile: Arrests made over data breach image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 01:55:23 AM
....Police have arrested three men in connection with a data breach at the Three mobile network. The company said details, including names and addresses, had been accessed by using a login to its database of customers eligible for a phone upgrade. ...
Three British men arrested over Three mobile network data breach image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 01:09:11 AM
....Three men have been arrested after a data breach at the Three mobile network allowed fraudsters to steal phones. The company said fraudsters had accessed personal data, including names and addresses, by using authorised logins to its database of customers eligible for an upgraded handset. ...
Ex-Autonomy director accused by US prosecutors of elaborate financial fraud image
.... Autonomy was once a leading light in “Silicon Fen”, the cluster of tech firms around Cambridge university. It specialised in corporate search software, designed to speed up the process of trawling through massive databases of text and audio files. ...
Tesco cyber-raid raises serious questions over UK banks’ security image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 04:00:53 PM
....For banks, the attraction of online banking is clear: it doesn’t require expensive offices in high streets, or the employment of thousands of tellers who might be vulnerable to criminals through blackmail or greed. Instead, it relies on computers, and a relatively small and highly trained (and well-paid) staff, while the customer-support function normally done by tellers can be outsourced to call centres that have little more access than ordinary customers to the banks’ databases. ...
Boats and bananas image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 12:15:03 AM
...."Previously it was done by basically taking a photo of the car, cutting the shape, scaling it in Photoshop so it was in the right proportion, then manually trying to fit the various combinations by hand," he says. Now his algorithm, which he developed for car-racking specialist Trans-Rak, works this out automatically by accessing a vehicle database that includes all the dimensions of each car. ...
Basic income for all: a 500-year-old idea whose time has come? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 11:28:56 PM
.... One beauty of a family wage system is that it would take one public servant, just one, and a computer to administer. Payments would start the moment a birth is recorded on the registrar of births, deaths and marriages database and finish 16 years later. ...
UK moves to block 'dirty money' flowing into City of London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:56:21 PM
....But he also proposed a series of measures that the regulator believes would beef up companies’ defences. The measures include a centralised database of suspicious transactions, which could help firms save money on building their own systems and make it easier for them to share data with other firms and law enforcement agencies. ...
In Brexit Britain there will be no benefit caps for the multinationals | Aditya Chakrabortty image
....Farnsworth has calculated this figure by combing Nissan accounts as well as the grant documents from the British government and its various agencies. He has compiled a database for other major businesses, to be found at corporate-welfare-watch. ...
Treasury tries to thwart EU plans for tax haven blacklist image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 07:07:19 PM
....The EU vowed to draw up a blacklist of tax havens following the revelations in the Panama Papers, an unprecedented leak of 11. 5m files from the database of the world’s fourth-biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. ...
Tesco Bank blames 'systematic sophisticated attack' for account losses image
...."It could be, for example, that people have been attaching skimming devices, card readers and cameras specifically to Tesco's cash point machines, so that they've been capturing people's accounts there," he told the BBC. "It could be somebody who works at Tesco Bank who's had access to the database. ...
Tesco Bank customers lose money to 'fraudsters' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 6th of November 2016 10:45:12 AM
...."It could be, for example, that people have been attaching skimming devices, card readers and cameras specifically to Tesco's cash point machines, so that they've been capturing people's accounts there," he told the BBC. "It could be somebody who works at Tesco Bank who's had access to the database. ...
The crooked 'landlords' who are finding new ways to cheat desperate renters image
....Meanwhile, several websites have emerged which offer services to protect against falling victim to rental fraud. Among them, RentProfile provides a searchable database of landlords, and includes identity checks, whether they own the property or have been subject to any housing prosecutions, and reports from previous renters. ...
Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 01:31:13 AM
.... . Individuals and businesses are increasingly accessing computing services such as servers, databases, software and storage that are provided over the internet ("the cloud"). ...
Sat-nav maps update aims to prevent stuck lorries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 11:43:40 AM
....A multi-million pound sat-nav project aims to stop lorries and other vehicles getting stuck in narrow lanes and under low-lying bridges on UK routes. Ordnance Survey is creating a database that will contain information about 200,000 miles (321,869km) of roadways to prevent such accidents. ...
A sorry Saga over the refund for a cruise my father booked before he died image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of October 2016 06:01:06 AM
....My father, who died in March this year, had been due to go on a cruise with Saga holidays in September. We promptly requested that Saga refund his deposit of £449, and my sister – named as next of kin on its database – was asked for proof that she was an executor of his will. ...
Hard Brexit 'could cost financial sector £38bn' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 08:16:15 AM
....Hector Sants, head of Oliver Wyman and former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, told the BBC's Today programme: "We are not taking a view on the outcome of the negotiations. "What we have done here is to create a robust and independent database. ...
Smart meters: an energy-saving revolution or just plain dumb? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of October 2016 06:00:11 AM
....Over the longer term they will also allow consumers on smart tariffs to take advantage of off-peak deals – cut-price electricity at night, or when there is a plentiful supply because wind turbines are working at full capacity – at which point it is expected that everyone would run their washing machine. They will also allow next-day switching from 2018, but only if you have a compatible meter that “talks” to the database. ...
Millions have less than £100 in savings, study finds image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 08:58:52 AM
....". The research was carried out for MAS by the consumer data company CACI which has a database of 48m UK adults. ...
The drugs don't work image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 11:04:42 PM
.... Customers scratch off the panel to reveal a code which they text to Sproxil. The company checks the code against its database of genuine drugs and texts back a confirmation of authenticity. ...
FTSE 100 rises but Next shares hit by profit dip image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of September 2016 08:23:34 AM
....(Close): The London market rebounded and the FTSE 100 index ended the day 57 points higher at 6,730, a rise of nearly 1% on the day. Informa, the database and exhibitions firm, has bought a US rival, Penton Information Services, for $1. ...
Pursuing the pirates image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 11:01:27 PM
.... . When pirates raid ships, they generally have a good idea what they're after, because shipping databases are often surprisingly insecure. ...
Investors risk losing £8m in failed 'mini-bonds' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 03:21:56 PM
.... Many are highly critical of both the role of IPM and the financial regulators. One, Paul Donovan, said: “I complained to IPM and the ombudsman about the former using the SEB database to promote the Providence Bond. ...
Retailer Joules's 'fun' brand delivers strong sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 07:16:09 AM
....1% in-store helped by the opening of 10 new shops. It said it had a customer database of two million customers and a "fast-growing" international presence. ...
Warner Brothers reports own site as illegal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of September 2016 01:15:03 PM
....Film studio Warner Brothers has asked Google to remove its own website from search results, saying it violates copyright laws. It also asked the search giant to remove links to legitimate movie streaming websites run by Amazon and Sky, as well as the film database IMDB. ...
RBS student overdraft refunds completed by November image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of September 2016 07:12:59 AM
....They included student customers from 2002 to March this year. The bank said it would use public databases to find those who have moved home. ...
Do your homework if ‘back to school’ means a first phone for your child image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of September 2016 06:00:24 AM
....Generally, kids that make several calls a day or, more likely, use significant quantities of mobile data, will be better off on a monthly plan. Register with Immobilise, so if the phone is stolen, then recovered, it can be checked against the database and returned. ...
DVLA disputes £400m revenue loss following abolition of tax disc image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 02:39:38 PM
....The government ended the need for drivers to display a valid tax disc in October 2014, saying this would save the taxpayer £10m a year by making the system more efficient. Instead of buying a new disc, payments are logged in the DVLA database and drivers have been warned that automatic number plate recognition cameras will catch those trying to evade payment. ...
Take me to paradise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 01:00:39 AM
....". In another example, German airline Lufthansa has opened up its huge passenger and flight status databases to about 400 third-party app developers, allowing them to access the data through an open API (application programming interface) and integrate it into a new range of travel apps. ...

Missing cat found after four years - but family can't be told who has it because of data protection rules
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....Karen Young, 41, had her seven -year-old Bengal cat Tigger microchipped when she bought it for £800 in 2009. The rare cat went missing in 2012, but three weeks ago, Karen, who works in the beauty industry, received a letter in the post from microchip database Petlog, requesting a change in ownership. ...

Lost 500-year-old artwork bought at flea market for a few euros
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 8th of August 2016 01:36:17 PM
.... It previously belonged to a former deputy mayor of the city, Ms Frankenberger said. When the collector discovered the Stuttgart museum’s stamp, he looked the engraving up in a database of missing works and decided to return it. ...

Microchip all big cats in captivity, experts say, after hunt for escaped lynx takes three weeks and fears of lion on loose
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....”. He added: "From early April this year it became compulsory for all dogs to be implanted and registered on a government compliant database. ...

Where does Ukip go next?
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 4th of August 2016 05:34:54 PM
.... During the referendum he devoted considerable funds to developing the Leave. EU platform and a large database of Eurosceptic voters, also cultivating links with influential campaigners in Italy and the United States. ...
Ofgem to push for pre-payment meter price cap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 06:54:02 AM
....Ofgem has said the cap will aim to help the “most vulnerable and least likely to switch” and will save them around £75 a year from next April. The energy regulator said it would also pilot a database service next year, allowing rival suppliers to offer those on standard variable rates for three years or more better value deals. ...

Royal Navy must be deployed in Channel to protect against terrorists and people smugglers, MPs warn
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....“The appalling attacks in Paris demonstrated that terrorists are exploiting this crisis by using this human tragedy as a cloak to re-enter Europe. "The EU external border must improve security, including deploying specialist equipment to fingerprint and check everyone against security databases. ...

Labour leadership election: 40,000 registered supporters rejected
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of August 2016 08:24:31 AM
....It is understood that tens of thousands of people have had their £25 applications to become registered supporters thrown out because they previously supported a rival party candidate, were not on the electoral register or because their payments bounced. People who are recognised to have made racist, sexist or anti-Semitic remarks are also automatically cleared off the list using Labour's central database. ...

Clinton campaign hit by computer hackers as suspicion falls on Russian spy agencies
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.... It is believed that it was part of a wider hack of the Democratic National Committee. The similarity between the breaches furthered the conviction that they are all the work of Russian hackers who last month were believed to have hacked their way into the DNC network, accessing its entire database. ...
On track to win image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of July 2016 11:08:35 PM
....The performance analysis system makes use of a wealth of data on Team GB's boxers and their opponents, including detailed fight analysis that reveals threats and opportunities for the fighters, helping them refine their tactics. And the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has co-developed a database in which Australia's National Sporting Organisations closely monitor approximately 2,000 athletes each week. ...
Hunting ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 11:05:24 PM
.... It is a cat and mouse game where the bad guys produce the malware and the good guys try to produce the means to stop it. Traditional anti-virus software is "signature-based", comparing whatever it encounters to a database of signatures. ...

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