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‘Sort it’ business secretary tells O2

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on ‘Sort it’ business secretary tells O2

Business secretary Sajid Javid has told phone provider O2 to "sort it out" after complaints about users losing signals on their mobiles.

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VIDEO: Jet-powered bike tested in Wales

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Jet-powered bike tested in Wales

A jet-powered bike has been tested at Pendine Sands in Wales in preparation for a land speed world record.

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Meet YouTube’s 8-bit movie makers

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Meet YouTube’s 8-bit movie makers

A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.

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‘Deal to end’ Nigeria fuel crisis

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on ‘Deal to end’ Nigeria fuel crisis

Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the crippling fuel crisis.

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People try to ‘summon demon’ on Twitter

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on People try to ‘summon demon’ on Twitter

#CharlieCharlieChallenge is trending worldwide as people try to talk to a "Mexican demon" named Charlie.

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UK premium phone costs ‘set to fall’

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on UK premium phone costs ‘set to fall’

Ofcom says that changes to the billing structure of 08, 09 and 118 numbers will lead to cheaper calls for consumers.

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Poster family warns over stock images

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Poster family warns over stock images

A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.

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Nigeria fuel crisis cripples economy

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Nigeria fuel crisis cripples economy

Two of Nigeria's largest mobile phone companies say their networks may be affected by the national fuel shortage.

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Nationwide announces record profits

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Nationwide announces record profits

NATIONWIDE Building Society – which employs more than 680 people in the Bournemouth area – has announced record profits.

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Solar Impulse awaits ‘moment of truth’

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Solar Impulse awaits ‘moment of truth’

In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will soon try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.

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VIDEO: Watch strap IDs its wearer’s veins

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Watch strap IDs its wearer’s veins

A start-up is developing a watch strap that contains a tiny camera, which takes a photo of a users' veins from their wrist to identify them.

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New business forum launches to support engineering and manufacturing in Dorset

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on New business forum launches to support engineering and manufacturing in Dorset

A NEW business forum has been launched to support engineering and manufacturing in Dorset.

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VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.

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Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

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The generation that tech forgot

»Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on The generation that tech forgot

Why tech firms can no longer ignore the over-65s

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AUDIO: Jimmy Wales: ‘I’m pathologically optimistic’

»Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on AUDIO: Jimmy Wales: ‘I’m pathologically optimistic’

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales tells Radio 4's Desert Island Discs he should surround himself with more pessimistic people.

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Man breaks world hoverboard record

»Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Man breaks world hoverboard record

A man from Canada breaks the world record for the furthest hoverboard flight.

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Is it ‘game over’ for box artwork?

»Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Is it ‘game over’ for box artwork?

is it "game over" for box art?

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Starbucks gift card hack was ‘fraud’

»Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Starbucks gift card hack was ‘fraud’

A hacker reporting a security hole in Starbucks' website criticises the company's handling of the matter.

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Lush named UK’s best high street shop by customers

»Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on Lush named UK’s best high street shop by customers

POOLE-based Lush has been named the UK’s best shop in a national survey.

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