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Tinder files legal objection against one-man dating app

18/05/2017

Tinder has filed a legal objection to a dating platform created by one lone British man, upon which he is actually the only male date. The app, Shinder, was created by Shed Simove, to find himself a partner...

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Top tips to avoid falling for email phishing scams

12/05/2017

In January, it was reported that a phishing scam was putting Netflix users' credit card and personal information at risk. The scam sent users an email, pretending to be from Netflix, asking them to update their membership details. It included a link displaying a fake log-in page, asking for payment information – another page then appeared requesting their name, address and date of birth...

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New Microsoft Surface laptop

04/05/2017

Microsoft’s new Surface laptop has been unveiled, aimed at competing with the Macbook Air. The Surface will be available on 15th June starting from £770. Its features include a 34cm screen and 14 hours of battery life. A new edition of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is also being aimed at schools, designed to run on low-cost computers...

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Will you be turning off your computer over the Easter weekend?

14/04/2017

Any holiday season is time to down tools, spend quality time with friends and family, and take a break from work. Traditionally, anyway. In this modern age, where technology is more portable than ever-before, even if you are not working, the chances are that you may well be checking in and posting across popular social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram... Should a business post on social media over the holidays? ...

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Social media giants face massive hate speech and fake news fines

06/04/2017

German ministers have agreed upon plans to that will result in fining social media companies up to 50m euros (£42.7m) if they don’t remove hate speech and fake news promptly. The suggested law would give the firms just 24 hours to block all blatantly criminal content after being reported, with an allowance of 7 days for other offensive material...

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