TalkTalk has again been named the most complained-about broadband company in the UK, in the latest report from the telecoms regulator Ofcom. For every 100,000 TalkTalk customers, about 31 made a complaint to Ofcom about the company’s broadband services between October and December 2017. Technical faults were the main reason…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A total of 1.5 billion users who had previously been under the jurisdiction of Facebook Ireland will have that moved to US headquarters Facebook has changed its terms of service, meaning 1.5 billion members will not be protected under tough new privacy protections coming…

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Image caption Peers defeated the government on Wednesday A powerful cross-party group of MPs is to force a vote on a customs union next week in the House of Commons. The Liaison Committee, made up of Labour, Conservative and SNP committee chairmen, has tabled a debate calling for “an effective…

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Implementing multiple layers of security is the common thread for today’s data security strategies. The layered approach has worked in some cases. However, other companies have still become vulnerable to hackers. In fact, numerous large global enterprises with significant technology budgets have fallen victim to hackers. It may make you wonder just…

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Dare to remove Thanos.Image: film frame/marvel studios By Johnny Lieu2018-04-19 07:39:20 UTC Ripping down posters is fun, but such innocent acts of vandalism aren’t always rewarded with a prize. However, Marvel is encouraging just that as part of a promotion for the forthcoming Avengers: Infinity War, for which they’ve hidden…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch five of Dale Winton’s funny TV moments TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62. The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy said. Winton spent nearly…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A ban on plastic straws in England will form part of a consultation later in the year Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned in England as part of the government’s bid to cut plastic waste. Announcing a consultation on a possible ban…

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Tech stocks blew expectations out of the water in 2017, outpacing the S&P 500 by 21 percentage points. While 2017 certainly marked an exceptional year for tech stocks, it was also a harbinger of things to come. The increasing — and, in some cases, renewed — interest in tech companies has…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AI programs have been designed to write stories in the style of human authors It was recently reported that the meditation app Calm had published a “new” fairytale by the Brothers Grimm. However, The Princess and the Fox was written not by the brothers,…

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