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....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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... 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. ...
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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
Qualcomm says Apple withholding royalty payments amid legal row image
. Qualcomm, the largest maker of mobile phone chips, has cut its profit forecast, warning investors that Apple is withholding royalty payments amid a legal battle. ...
No branch?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:05:04 PM
.... . "This has allowed a number of innovations offering a range of other bank-related functions and services, such as cash and cheque deposits and also other services such as cinema and concert ticket purchases, tax payments, bill payments, and mobile phone top-ups. ...
Google, Amazon and Microsoft report rising profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 08:53:18 PM
....4bn (£4. 2bn), boosted by advertising on mobile phones and the popular YouTube video service. ...
Arrests as Newcastle and West Ham raided in £5m tax probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 09:26:01 AM
....The BBC understands the suspected income tax and National Insurance fraud amounts to £5m. HMRC said it searched premises in the north east and south east of England, and seized business records, financial records, computers and mobile phones. ...
Would you go cash-free? Britons less keen than Europeans to give up cash image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... The days of rushing to the ATM so you have enough money for the weekend are long gone. Card and even mobile phone payments are increasingly being seen as safe substitutes. ...
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McDonald’s offers fixed contracts to 115,000 UK zero-hours workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:23:29 PM
.... Sports Direct has also used workers on zero-hour contracts in its shops. The fast-food chain is to offer fixed-hours contracts after staff in its restaurants complained they were struggling to get loans, mortgages and mobile phone contracts because they were not guaranteed employment each week. ...
US discriminating against Chinese firms, says TCL boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 08:42:08 AM
....". Mr Li is an engineer who founded the TCL Corporation, which sells mobile phones, air conditioners and television sets all over the world. ...
Debenhams jobs at risk as stores close in 'social shopping' shakeup image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 09:18:15 AM
.... “The backdrop to this is that our customer has changed and we need to change, too. Customers are increasingly living their lives on mobile phones. ...
Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:38:17 AM
....The rollout follows two successful trials in South Africa. The technology works in the same way as it does with mobile phone payments: users must have their finger over the sensor when making a purchase. ...
Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:33:04 PM
.... . In March, the US banned electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from cabin luggage on flights from 10 airports. ...
Financial watchdog to investigate car finance market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:47:47 AM
.... For a fixed monthly fee, well-off customers can order from a range of cars on an app, and their choice of car is delivered to the door, depending in the customers' car needs each day or week. John McGuire, chairman of Phoenix Car Company at Linwood in Renfrewshire, said that people felt they owned leased cars in the same way they had their own mobile phone, also funded by a monthly fee. ...
Zuckerberg addresses 'Facebook killing' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 06:19:46 PM
....Mr Zuckerberg went on to introduce new plans to include augmented reality experiences in Facebook apps, such as Messenger. He suggested that, in the near future, it would be far more common to place digital objects in video and live streams viewed on mobile phones. ...
The Crusader: It PAYS to do your homework with customer service and helpline numbers image
.... Refunds have been ordered. Nearly 85 per cent of customers who complained were caught out when using their mobile phones to search online and then call the number. ...
White van nation: meet the drivers behind the on-demand economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
....We take off on his usual route. “It’s your own little space, your own little world,” Lucas says of his front cab, inside which he keeps a vacuum flask, an air freshener, a back-up air freshener, two mounted mobile phones and two hands-free earpieces. ...
Falling US retail sales cast doubt on further Fed interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 04:34:01 PM
....3% in March, according to figures from the Labor Department. It said falling fuel prices and mobile phone charges drove the decline in the consumer price index (CPI) and were only partially offset by rising food prices. ...
EE sent me to Coventry when I told them I was moving to Russia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:18 AM
.... Letters and emails have had no response. As a student I can’t afford this money or the huge mobile phone charges I’ve racked up calling customer services from Russia. ...
Vodafone scraps roaming fees in much of Europe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:04:10 PM
....Countries in Vodafone's roam-free destinations list include non-EU states such as Norway, Iceland and Turkey. Beyond these territories, mobile phone users will be charged £5 per day to use UK plans in 60 states including the United States, Russia, China and India. ...
JD Sports' profits boosted by fashion for fitness wear image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 07:22:03 AM
....A Channel 4 undercover investigation in December quoted workers saying conditions at its Kingsway distribution centre in Rochdale were "worse than a prison". JD Sports denied allegations that it operated a "three strikes" policy before dismissing workers over minor misdemeanours such as being caught with a cigarette lighter or using mobile phones, and that workers were being underpaid. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 01:05:19 PM
.... . They are most commonly used for mobile phone communications and navigation systems, but new applications were "coming to market", he said. ...
Experience-hungry shoppers trend towards food and drink spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 06:01:29 AM
....Chris Harle at PCA Predict said Easter Monday was typically one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping, and this year was unlikely to be different. He said customers were increasingly using mobile phones and tablets to do their shopping, and these channels were expected to account for 49% of online purchases over the weekend. ...
Wonga data breach could affect nearly 250,000 UK customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:33:39 AM
.... In November, Tesco Bank suspended online transactions after £2. 5m was stolen from 9,000 customers, while mobile phone operator Three said information from 130,000 users had been compromised when its systems were breached. ...
Selfridges helps shoppers unwind with potato peeling class image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 05:29:23 PM
....It all takes place in a semi-darkened “conceptual farmhouse” in the shop’s basement. Participants gain admission by ringing a cow bell, and have to remove their shoes and put away their mobile phones. ...
UK holidaymakers must keep EU rights after Brexit, says Abta image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 06:01:44 AM
.... It argues for the reduction of Air Passenger Duty, for example – which it considers a tax on “global Britain” – to ensure the UK has world-class connectivity. With mobile phone roaming fees in Europe due to be abolished from June, it also wants the UK government to replicate the EU-level agreement to ensure that British and EU customers will continue to benefit. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 11:07:33 PM
....' They come saying, 'this is the last thing I'll do, because I really want to meet someone,'" says Saskia, who despite being a photographer, does not like being in front of the lens herself. Hey Saturday has been helped by the fact that the online dating industry has exploded in recent years, fuelled by apps that people can use on their mobile phones. ...
Five-minute guide to 'National Price Hike Day' image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....APRIL FOOLS. The price hikes do not end there, with mobile phone and broadband companies also dialling up new charges. ...
From energy bills to dental work, it's UK national price hike day image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 11:23:14 AM
....The squeeze on family budgets will tighten this weekend as a range of price rises, from prescription costs to energy bills, take effect. Council tax bills, broadband prices, mobile phone charges and even the cost of a postage stamp are going up this weekend. ...
Is being fined 1% of its profits just a mild irritation for BT? It looks like it | Stefan Stern image
....There is one institution, of course, that has had a rather better record in terms of its regulatory activity: the EU. It ended Sky’s monopoly of Premier League football TV rights, scrapped mobile phone roaming charges across Europe, and has been persistent in its scrutiny of big US corporations such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. ...
ONS looks to big data as it explores new ways to measure UK economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:01:00 AM
....The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is opening a new data science campus at its headquarters in Newport, south Wales, on Monday as part of a £17m investment in the way the UK collects and presents data. It will explore new ways of measuring the economy, including using traffic sensors to gauge activity, mobile phone data to track commuter patterns and satellite images to estimate populations. ...
UK energy firms including big six miss smart meter deadline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 05:48:07 PM
....”. Smart Energy GB, the organisation tasked with handling the switchover to smart meters, said the devices would eventually use a dedicated communications network rather than relying on the mobile phone network, which would help to solve the problems. ...

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