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....At £999 and £1,149, depending on the storage, the phone is the most expensive the company has ever released – but for consumers at least it is clear. The same cannot be said for the billing systems surrounding mobile phones through which the vast majority of people pay too much for their monthly contract. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....His system costs nothing and is low-tech; it has also received a partial endorsement from one of the UK’s leading experts on credit reporting. For 13 years now, the 69-year-old has added his thumbprint to any application for credit, whether it’s a mobile phone contract, credit card, loan or mortgage. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Local reports speculate that the “release of material information” could be an impending acquisition by Alphabet. Before the formation of the Alphabet holding company in 2015, Google acquired the mobile phone pioneer Motorola in 2011 for $12. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... If you have defaulted on a mortgage or other secured loan you are likely to be turned down whenever the default was registered. However, a default on unsecured debt such as a credit card or mobile phone contract is less worrying to lenders. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....While credit cards and personal loans make up the bulk of a £200bn debt mountain accumulated by British consumers, car finance has seen the fastest expansion. The second most expensive purchase in the majority of people’s lives, after buying a home, is now as simple as taking out a new mobile phone contract. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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The foolproof way you can stop ID fraud image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of September 2017 06:00:08 AM
....His system costs nothing and is low-tech; it has also received a partial endorsement from one of the UK’s leading experts on credit reporting. For 13 years now, the 69-year-old has added his thumbprint to any application for credit, whether it’s a mobile phone contract, credit card, loan or mortgage. ...
Head of G4S detention centre quits after abuse allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of September 2017 05:21:52 PM
....”. In another incident, a detainee was self-harming by trying to strangle himself and putting a mobile phone battery in his mouth. ...
HTC suspends shares in wake of Alphabet takeover rumours image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 01:14:52 PM
....Local reports speculate that the “release of material information” could be an impending acquisition by Alphabet. Before the formation of the Alphabet holding company in 2015, Google acquired the mobile phone pioneer Motorola in 2011 for $12. ...
Car finance: the fast lane to debt? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 12:50:24 PM
....While credit cards and personal loans make up the bulk of a £200bn debt mountain accumulated by British consumers, car finance has seen the fastest expansion. The second most expensive purchase in the majority of people’s lives, after buying a home, is now as simple as taking out a new mobile phone contract. ...
How bad is a credit record default for a mortgage application? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 10:18:59 AM
.... If you have defaulted on a mortgage or other secured loan you are likely to be turned down whenever the default was registered. However, a default on unsecured debt such as a credit card or mobile phone contract is less worrying to lenders. ...
Launch of iPhone X is a reminder of the perils of paying monthly for your mobile image
....At £999 and £1,149, depending on the storage, the phone is the most expensive the company has ever released – but for consumers at least it is clear. The same cannot be said for the billing systems surrounding mobile phones through which the vast majority of people pay too much for their monthly contract. ...
What's the cheapest way of buying an iPhone 8? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of September 2017 12:04:32 PM
.... Combined with a low-cost contract or pay-as-you-go sim, such as the £5 plan offered by O2’s corporate sibling Giffgaff, the cost of owning the phone for two years is £819 – lower than any competing deal of the major retailers we reviewed. Only one mobile phone operator deal came close to offering better value for money: Sky Mobile charges an up-front fee of £99, with a monthly cost of £37 for the first 12 months and £28 for the second 12 months – a total outlay of £879. ...
Halfords and Prudential criticised over unpaid traineeships image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of September 2017 05:00:26 AM
....“A lot of young people on traineeships have never worked. They don’t know how to present themselves or how to dress or not to use their mobile phone. ...
Hello dolly: the classic toys making a comeback image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... “We’re pleased, our turnover seems to be doubling every year. “There are games you can play on your mobile phone but people like traditional games. ...
The Observer view on controlling the power of digital titans | Observer editorial image
.... It is a manufacturer and service provider and less able to create an impregnable market position than, say, Facebook or Google. If Tuesday’s product launch is poorly received, there are plenty of rivals ready to step in and provide better mobile phones or wearables. ...
PR execs behaving badly... What else would you expect? | Catherine Bennett image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 11:04:21 PM
....Now that Bell finds himself targeted by association with his former company, Bell Pottinger – though possibly more imperilled, to judge by Newsnight, by association with himself – his friends must hope that sublime indifference remains intact. Since potential future clients of Lord Bell may wonder if it was wise, appearance-wise, for the senior PR to allow his mobile phone twice to interrupt the Wark interview, which duly paused for the professional to establish if it was anything he should prioritise over his own reputation for competence. ...
Monzo? It might just be the future of banking image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... As of May I’ve started essentially making all my everyday payments using it. ” He loves the way the app lets you keep tabs on what you’re spending your money on, and the fact that when any money is taken off the card you immediately get a push notification to your mobile phone. ...
Husband and wife bank £400m from sale of Matchesfashion.com image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 1st of September 2017 06:44:40 PM
....com, the country’s biggest retailer. The biggest online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter merged with the Italian designer sales site Yoox in 2015 and now has global sales of nearly €2bn, about half of which come via mobile phones. ...
Upgrade downturn: why are people holding on to their old phones? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 1st of September 2017 05:24:16 PM
....A common refrain among phone owners outside the shop is to point to their handset and state: “I’ll probably wait till it breaks. ” The new iPhone makes its debut on 12 September and is rumoured to have a number of new features for an Apple device, including doing away with the home button on the front of the handset, but there is a perception among mobile phone owners that the pace of technological evolution has slowed. ...
Electroceuticals: the 'bonkers' gamble that could pay off for GlaxoSmithKline image
....Famm believes in a “brave new future” that will mean bioelectronics becomes a mainstay of medical treatment over the next two decades, benefiting up to 2 billion people – a quarter of the global population – who are suffering from chronic diseases. He likens it to the way mobile phones have changed our lives in the past 20 years. ...
Your online identity is precious. Here’s how to protect it | Holly Brockwell image
....It might have an awkward name, but two-factor authentication (or 2FA, or TFA) is a way of adding an extra layer of security to your accounts. When you log in, you get a one-time passcode sent to your mobile phone – or even better, an authenticator app such as Google Authenticator (people’s phones are sometimes hijacked to steal the code – Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson was a target, for example). ...
Weak pound is hitting spending rather than boosting UK trade | Larry Elliott image
.... Yet few consumers would take their old Samsung to the dump just because something is now available with a faster spin speed. The profits warning by Dixons Carphone suggests something similar is happening with mobile phones. ...
Dixons Carphone warns on profits as customers keep phones for longer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of August 2017 07:26:47 AM
.... The downgrade comes despite 6% growth in like-for-like sales in the first quarter ending in July. Dixons said the UK mobile phone market had become tougher in the last few months. ...
Silicon Roundabout gets Brexit jitters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 11:05:27 PM
.... The chill was palpable at a meeting of entrepreneurs on Thursday near Smithfield market, a 10-minute walk from Old Street roundabout. There, young entrepreneurs, startup founders and service providers huddled around mobile phones running embryonic apps. ...
Slow house price growth and steep rail fare increases image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of August 2017 02:37:41 PM
....Sainsbury’s says no to replacement for faulty Hotel Chocolat gift card. Virgin refuses to refund credit on dead friend’s mobile phone. ...
Nokia 8 hopes to beat Apple and Samsung with 'bothie', a new version of the selfie image
.... Apple is also expected to announce a new version of its iPhone in September. Nokia dominated the mobile phone market for the more than a decade from the late 1990s, but was left trailing behind Apple and Samsung in the smartphone era following the launch of the iPhone in 2007. ...
Broadband deals: Stop overpaying for internet contracts image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 09:20:00 AM
....Many sites allow you to set up an alert warning when your contract is about to expire. Do not just consider your broadband package in isolation but look at "bundles" that can save you money by combining your landline, digital TV and even mobile phone. ...
UK inflation tipped to rise again with wages forecast to stagnate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 03:28:41 PM
....Analysts are pointing to higher utility prices in July, following gas and electricity tariff hikes by EDF in late June, while food and furniture prices have risen steadily on the back of the fall in sterling. Philip Shaw, the chief economist at Investec, pointed to a further fall in petrol prices and the abolition of mobile phone roaming charges across the EU in mid-June as keeping inflation in check. ...
Vanishing app: Snapchat struggles as Facebook bites back image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of August 2017 05:40:23 PM
.... Not only did this undershoot analysts’ expectations of 175 million, but it paled in comparison with the 250 million users of Facebook’s Instagram Stories, where users and businesses can post a string of photos and videos that – like Snapchat messages – disappear after 24 hours. Snap sees itself as two things: a technology firm reinventing the camera (hence the rebrand to Snap Inc and the creation of its Spectacles camera-glasses), and an MTV for the 21st century, exemplified by its Discover offering, where media brands post mobile phone-friendly content aimed at millennials. ...
Breakthrough in leasehold scandal, plus cash grabs by Student Loans Company image
.... Miles Brignall reports. Virgin refuses to refund credit on dead friend’s mobile phone. ...
Bank of England to keep animal fat in banknotes despite complaints image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 10:11:31 AM
....Polymer banknotes are used in more than 30 countries. It emerged during the Bank’s research that plastic containing animal fat is also used in debit and credit cards, mobile phones, carrier bags, cosmetics, soaps, household detergent bottles and car parts. ...
Virgin refuses to refund credit on dead friend’s mobile phone image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 06:01:29 AM
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Amazon and iPlayer expect summer holiday surge in downloads image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 06:11:42 AM
....“The fact that you have seen so many of these providers move to this model [offering downloads] is indicative of how popular it is. Downloading may not have the huge numbers that streaming and on-demand has – we are talking about viewing on tablets and mobile phones – but it has seen large increases in usage, particularly with younger demographics. ...
Get Laid Beds and Tuffnells are giving me nightmares over my creaky bed image
.... Meanwhile the case raises an interesting question in the digital age: how to prove that an item was collected? For high value items it could well be worth insisting on a receipt, and if needs be writing one out yourself and getting it signed. A mobile phone snap of the driver concerned wouldn’t hurt either. ...
O2 renews sponsorship of Academy music venues in £70m deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 11:01:20 PM
....O2 has renewed its sponsorship of music venues across Britain, including the Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Brixton Academy and Manchester Apollo, in a deal thought to be worth about £70m over the next decade. The agreement sees the mobile phone operator retain the O2 Academy naming rights to the music venues in 13 cities including Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne, Oxford, Sheffield and Leeds. ...
How credit score agencies have the power to make or break lives image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
....Many people, like Nasser, are only dimly aware of credit reference agencies – multimillion-pound companies which lurk in the background of our lives but which have the power to make or break our financial decisions. They receive, store and rate information about the financial history of every adult spender in the UK – their loans, credit card debts, county court judgments and mobile phone contracts. ...
The ‘sub-prime’ market is back in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of July 2017 06:00:00 AM
....Everyone in the financial services industry is terrified of using the term “sub-prime” – in short, mortgages for people with poor credit histories – so you will notice that a new lexicon has developed to describe the market, with “impaired credit”, “credit repair” and “complex prime” among the labels commonly used. It divides into the “light” impaired, where someone has had a small default posted on their credit score for a small sum, usually put there by a mobile phone company; through to “heavy adverse”, which will be people whose credit score has been wrecked by bankruptcy, serial defaults, CCJs and IVAs (individual voluntary arrangements). ...
Six new things we know about Mike Ashley image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 08:12:56 PM
Up goes travel insurance, all under the umbrella of Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of July 2017 06:00:06 AM
.... It has grabbed a sizeable share of the packaged account market and comes with a range of benefits including worldwide family travel insurance. However, Nationwide says the price of providing this cover, and other perks such as mobile phone insurance, have risen substantially. ...
George Osborne came within weeks of scrapping the penny image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of June 2017 06:47:41 AM
....On Friday he will return to Downing Street to present the ideas of 10 chosen companies that aim to make things more efficient for people in healthcare, transport, education and so on. Among the startups are Ask the Midwife, an app which connects pregnant women directly to advice on prenatal issues, Calipsa, which uses artificial intelligence to improve CCTV footage of traffic, and Eyn, aiming to place passport information on mobile phones. ...
Trains, planes and automobiles: the transport systems embracing smart tech image
.... “One area that needs work is in how these vehicles will be made available to customers,’ he says. “There’s a lot we can learn from how the mobile phone market evolved, with multiple packages on offer to suit customer needs. ...
Net-a-Porter owner opens tech hub in London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 11:25:53 AM
....Yoox Net-a-Porter, the Milan-listed parent group, plans to invest more than €500m (£440m) in technology, warehouses and delivery systems in London and elsewhere to double the size of the business by 2020. With a turnover of nearly €2bn, about half from orders made via mobile phones, YNAP is the world’s biggest online luxury fashion retailer. ...
Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 09:32:10 AM
....The placement of Google’s product well ahead of its rivals was pivotal to the shopping service’s success as, even on a desktop, the 10 highest-ranking generic search results on page one generally receive approximately 95% of all clicks on generic search results. The top result receives about 35% of all the clicks and the trend is exaggerated further for searches on mobile phones. ...
 Five minute guide to making mobile calls in the UK image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . You can now make mobile phone calls or send text messages exactly as you do in the UK, with no extra charges. ...
Google 'faces €1bn-plus fine' from EU over market dominance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 10:14:33 AM
....A second investigation being undertaken into Google is considering if it unfairly banned competitors from websites that used its search bar and adverts. The regulator is also examining how Google pays and limits mobile phone providers who use its Android software and Play app store. ...
Apps are the reason Britons spend too much money after shops shut image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . But less than one in five (18 per cent) people surveyed with an electronic device such as a mobile phone or a tablet have an app that helps them to save or manage their money better. ...
BAE 'secretly sold mass surveillance technology to repressive regimes' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 11:01:23 PM
....BAE, Britain’s biggest arms company, secretly sold mass surveillance technology to six Middle Eastern governments that have been criticised for repressing their citizens, the BBC has reported. The sophisticated technology can be used to spy on a huge number of people’s emails and mobile phones, triggering accusations from human rights campaigners that it is being used to silence or jail dissidents. ...
Father's Day is a good day to cover your family’s future image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 08:08:00 AM
....Just 16 per cent of dads have critical insurance cover, which pays a tax-free lump sum if you fall ill or suffer a serious illness such as cancer, a heart attack or a stroke. They are more likely to insure their mobile phone than their life. ...
As we wave goodbye to cash, ATMs have had to get a whole lot smarter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 05:59:18 AM
.... It’s likely to be used as a secondary security back-up to other ID systems such as finger vein or iris recognition technology. Fed up with only getting £20 notes when you want a mix of tenners and fivers? Lu Zurawski of ACI Worldwide, which runs software that powers ATM networks, says that in future it will be possible for mobile phone app users to dictate the mix of notes they want before sending the request to a designated local ATM. ...
Alphabet sells off 'BigDog' robot maker Boston Dynamics to Softbank image
.... It was then that Google decided to put it up for sale, but it has taken more than 18 months for a willing buyer to come forward. Softbank has been on an acquisition spree recently, most notably buying British chip designer ARM Holdings, the company behind most mobile phone processors on the market today, for £24bn. ...
Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 04:30:13 AM
.... Are the constraints presented to us by life in the non-connected world really so onerous? Is it really so difficult to wait until you get home before you preheat the oven? And is it worth giving away so much, just to be able to do so remotely?. Most of us are by now aware that our mobile phones are constantly harvesting information about our whereabouts and activities. ...
Five-minute guide to getting insurance for your mobile image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . There are 151 mobile phone insurance policies from phone companies, specialist insurers or included in packaged bank accounts, but cover levels vary greatly. ...
It’s part-eBay, part-Instagram, but is Depop safe for your teenagers? image
....Teenagers who use the popular buying and selling website Depop are being warned to wise up to how it works or risk losing their money, according to one young woman who lost her iPhone to fraudsters who targeted the site. Carrie Fry (not her real name), an 18-year-old from London, contacted Guardian Money after realising she had been duped when selling her mobile phone on Depop. ...
TfL gets closer to offering full mobile coverage on the tube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:04:56 AM
....The plans are at early stage, with the cost of implementing the technology yet to be assessed, but it is understood that the goal is to provide 4G coverage throughout the tube system as soon as possible. A TfL spokesperson said: “We are keen to offer full mobile phone coverage for our customers. ...
Car insurance costs to rocket as tax hike comes into force tomorrow image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 08:46:00 AM
....Tomorrow's hike will add an estimated £16 to the average motor insurance premium, at a time when premiums are already rising month by month. It will also apply to home buildings and contents cover, pet insurance, mobile phone cover and private medical insurance, costing households more than £100 a year. ...
Take a break from the falling pound … you can still minimise your holiday costs image
....Buying separate travel insurance may not be necessary if you have a bank account with the benefit attached to it. Nationwide’s FlexPlus current account, at £10 a month, includes worldwide travel insurance as well as car breakdown cover and mobile phone insurance. ...
EE and Vodafone are UK’s worst mobile providers, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:01:20 AM
. EE and Vodafone have been named as the UK’s two worst mobile phone providers by the consumer group Which?. ...
'I lived in fear of brown envelopes': being chased by the taxman image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 06:00:04 AM
....”. A HMRC investigator questioned Begg about wrongly claiming mobile phone expenses, and asked to see his mileage records. ...
Mapping a new frontier image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:09:51 PM
....Individually, these are powerful tools; combined they amount to a data collection engine that, Mr Joler argues, is ripe for exploitation. "If you think just about cookies, just about mobile phone permissions, or just about the retention of metadata - each of those things, from the perspective of data analysis, are really intrusive. ...
Bad sex scenes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 11:00:09 PM
....Since its launch in September 2015 the podcast has been a surprise hit, surpassing 50 million downloads worldwide, and regularly dominating Apple's iTunes podcast chart. Listening to podcasts - digital audio files - that you stream or download to your mobile phone or computer has shot up in recent years. ...
Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 12:30:26 PM
...."If you put this in the hands of a millennial who's addicted to Snapchat, of course it's the wrong phone. "But with over 20 million mobile phones in the UK, approximately one million are feature phones, or 'dumb phones' if you want to call them that. ...
Dixons Carphone says consumers keep spending image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 08:16:44 AM
. Sales at mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone rose 4% for the year to April despite what it calls "a lively political backdrop". ...
Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 11:03:54 AM
....Nokia said it was "looking forward to supporting Apple", while Apple's Jeff Williams said the company was "pleased with this resolution of our dispute". Between 2009 and 2011, the two companies were locked in a series of legal battles over the patents for the technology they used in their mobile phones. ...
Unions say Tories' zero-hours workers' review doesn't go far enough image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 09:42:36 AM
.... The offer is being rolled out nationally this year to existing employees and new joiners. The McDonald’s UK chief executive, Paul Pomroy, said: “The vast majority of our employees are happy with their flexible contracts, but some have told us that more fixed hours would help them get better access to some financial products [such as mobile phone contracts and mortgages]. ...
Ebay accused of failing its sellers as fraudulent buyers manipulate the system image
.... At the time, critics claimed its measures to protect buyers from dodgy transactions left sellers at the mercy of fraudsters who can manipulate the system to effectively steal goods. Readers related instances where a buyer falsely claimed to have been sent beetroot instead of a mobile phone, while another buyer stuffed an envelope with a used T-shirt instead of a £258 pair of trainers he claimed to be returning. ...
Thank you EU for banning rip-off mobile roaming charges from 15 June image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of May 2017 06:00:17 AM
....Whether you voted remain or leave, the European commission has come to your aid. Holidaymakers are about to get free mobile phone roaming across Europe and a host of other destinations from 15 June – for the next two years, at least. ...
Text-to-switch plan for mobile users image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 12:31:23 PM
....A final decision will be made in the autumn. Latest figures published last year showed that there were an estimated 47 million mobile phone contracts in the UK, and approximately 5. ...
Vodafone reports hefty loss after hit from Indian unit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 08:12:13 AM
....2bn), due partly to a big write-down in the value of its Indian business. The mobile phone giant, which operates in 26 countries, wrote down the value of its Indian unit by 3. ...
South Africa's Vodacom buys into Kenya's Safaricom image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 12:08:46 PM
. South Africa's biggest mobile phone operator, Vodacom, is buying a 35% stake in Kenya's largest mobile firm, Safaricom, for $2. ...
Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:46:13 PM
....Some reports say Russia has seen more infections than any other country. Banks, the state-owned railways and a mobile phone network were hit. ...
Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:36:47 PM
....Some reports said Russia had seen more infections than any other single country. Domestic banks, the interior and health ministries, the state-owned Russian railway firm and the second largest mobile phone network were all reported to have been hit. ...
Ofcom opens investigation into the cost of 118 calls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 11:44:13 AM
....Small businesses and sole traders often use them to make it easier to manage calls. However, Ofcom said it was concerned they could be confused with mobile phone numbers, which also start '07'. ...
Firms 'hobbled' by poor mobile coverage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 08:36:37 AM
....He said that while rural businesses were particularly affected, "not-spots" were prevalent across the UK, including parts of the City of London. The BCC called for planning restrictions to be relaxed, to allow for taller mobile phone masts to be built to improve coverage. ...
Improbable sums? Cambridge graduates' tech firm raises $500m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 08:24:58 AM
....Son, 59, is a serial dealmaker who has never shied away from ruffling feathers in his three decades building the tech to telecoms conglomerate. In 2012, he faced criticism when the company revealed a $22bn plan to take control of US mobile phone network Sprint, in what was the biggest foreign acquisition by a Japanese company at the time. ...
Vodafone axes pager business 'based on ageing technology' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 11:37:13 AM
....”. Once a symbol of status and wealth, the use of beeping pagers rapidly declined in the late 1990s as mobile phones became more widespread and text messaging a quick and casual way to communicate. ...
Breaking brands image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 11:46:31 PM
....How is it some firms have been able to bounce back while others are unable to survive? . Both the German car giant Volkswagen and South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung have been mired in controversy in recent times. ...
Swiss 'spied inside German ministry' in tax scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 11:22:21 AM
....The arrest warrant for the 54-year-old, named only as Daniel M, was issued in December. The warrant, cited by German media, alleges that the acting FIS chief was in mobile phone contact with Daniel M. ...
4G mobile: UK urban areas with best and worst coverage revealed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:33:27 AM
. Middlesbrough has the best 4G mobile phone coverage in Britain while Bournemouth has the worst, according to a study of Britain’s biggest urban areas. ...
UK's best and worst cities for 4G mobile coverage revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 01:18:24 AM
....Middlesbrough is the best place in the UK to get mobile 4G coverage while Bournemouth is the worst, says a report. Consumer group Which? and analyst OpenSignal measured data from mobile phones across 20 cities in the UK. ...
TRICKS TO SAVE MONEY: Five hacks to make the most of your cash image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 01:46:00 PM
.... This is really valuable as you need to know what your credit score is before you apply for loans or a mortgage to make sure that you will be accepted. A good score is even important for getting a mobile phone contract. ...
Switching our phone and broadband provider turned into a nightmare image
.... We are completely exasperated. Our elderly parents cannot contact us and we are having to drive into town, which is a 10-mile round trip, to get a decent mobile phone signal, and rely on the kindness of neighbours to use wifi. ...
Battery bonanza image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 11:01:30 PM

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