Beware The Car-Key Jammers.
Police have issued a warning that some recent thefts from vehicles which have taken place in 3 Berkshire service stations have involved the use of radio jammers.
Don't Be (Unwittingly) Tracked By Uber.
Privacy campaigners have complained (on behalf of concerned customers) after it was revealed that an update to Uber’s app allows users’ GPS signals to be followed after they have left the vehicle at the end of their journey.
Tech Tip - The Action Centre.
If you like using the Notification Centre on your smart phone, Windows 10’s new ‘Action Centre’ feature offers you something very similar for your computer.
Robot Passenger Planes Now Taking Off.
BAE Systems has announced that it will be carrying out 17 trial flights in UK airspace of an aircraft that has been specially converted to enable it to fly autonomously.
Keresley Rugby Club Get Vital Sponsorship.
Mercia Facilities Management has provided sponsorship to help train and develop the junior/senior section of Keresley Rugby Football Club.
Keresley Rugby Club, based at Burrow Hill Lane, Corley Coventry, have been appealing for donations or support to help maintain and develop a new generation of coaches and players.
You Guessed It. (Er, Your Credit Card Number)
Researchers from the University of Newcastle have developed a credit card querying system that has exposed loopholes in online payment systems. The system could allow cyber thieves using a similar method to successfully ‘guess’ your credit card number.
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Just Pop To The Robot Shop.
Amazon look set to launch a new type of high tech grocery shop next year that allows customers to use an app to record (and pay for) their purchases rather than having to go through a checkout.
Ofcom Rules To Separate Openreach From BT.
After a long negotiation, the UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has now ruled that it will be formally asking the European Commission to start the process of separating BT from its network infrastructure arm, Openreach.
Through Openreach, BT owns (and is responsible for providing) the vast majority of the UK’s telecoms network infrastructure, not just for itself but also for any competitors including TalkTalk, Sky, and Vodafone (and BT's own retail arm). This has led to competition problems.
There is also an argument that greater investment is needed in the network, and that action needs to be taken to improve broadband and phone services across the UK.