Drone laws promised after airport chaos

The chaos caused to flights from Gatwick just before Christmas (and latterly, Heathrow) by drone sightings near the airports has prompted Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, to announce new counter-drone measures to be taken to protect UK airports. Increased...

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Apple Blames China In Revenue Warning To Investors

On 2nd January, Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, issued a revenue warning for this quarter to investors, and pointed to challenges in China as being one of the main downward driving forces. Letter Bearing in mind that Apple is one of America’s (and the world’s) tech giants, and...

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Warning – TV Licensing scam operating

Action Fraud, the UK’s Cybercrime reporting centre, has warned that fake TV licence payment scam emails have generated 5,247 complaints between 1st October and the end of December, with 1,983 complaints in December alone. What emails? According to Action Fraud, the...

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Contactless card fraud has doubled

The UK’s fraud reporting service, Action Fraud, has reported contactless card fraud doubled in 2018 to £1.8m stolen compared with £711,000 in 2017. Average theft amount increased The latest Action Fraud figures have also revealed the average theft through contactless...

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Automatic broadband compensation is nigh

After Ofcom announced, back in November 2017, that broadband and landline customers will automatically be able to get compensation from their providers when things go wrong without the need for a claim, it appears that an £8-per-day deal agreement has finally been...

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