Drivers Rewarded For Ignoring Their Phone
A new app called SafeDrive has been developed to reduce the number of phone distraction accidents on the roads by offering shopping discount points as a reward for ignoring your phone while driving.
Brexit Blamed For Microsoft £400 Price Rise
The effects of the UK’s vote to leave the EU and the resulting fall in the value of the pound appear to be the reasons why Microsoft has raised the price of its Surface PCs by as much as 15% in the UK.
Sex Education? Kids To Now Get Cyber Security Lessons
A 5 year pilot scheme is being introduced to English schools, which will focus on teaching children cyber security skills in a bid to fill a skills gap in this area across the UK.
Search Engines to Bury Pirate Content
A new anti-piracy voluntary code of practice between search engines Google and Bing could see the filtering out of websites offering pirated films, music and illegally streamed sport.
Your Money. But Not As You Know It
As predicted, debit and credit card, and other cashless payment systems now make up most financial transactions, but could this mean a change in the understanding of the value of money in the young generation?
Tech Tip : Use The Performance Monitor To Troubleshoot
If you need to troubleshoot in Windows 10, using the performance monitor can help you get to the bottom of issues like a PC slowing or freezing.
French Love Cheat Sues Uber After Getting Caught Out
A (now-divorced) French businessman is suing taxi-style operator Uber over the alleged role of its app in exposing evidence of his extra-marital affair to his wife.
1.5 Million Wordpress Pages Hacked. Is Yours?
An estimated 1.5 million WordPress pages were attacked and defaced in January via a vulnerability in the platform’s REST API.
Coop Bank For Sale
The Co-op Bank, which is 20% owned by the Co-operative Group, and was rescued by a US hedge fund bail-out, is now up for sale. Meanwhile, it appears that some customers may also be experiencing the effects of its IT system transformation.