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Voters Crash New Zealand & Canada Immigration Website

It appears that some U.S. voters were so horrified by the prospect of living in America with Donald Trump as President that they crashed immigration websites in New Zealand and Canada in their bid to find an alternative safe haven.

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UK Surveillance Concerns After Trump Win

Donald Trump’s successful bid to become the next U.S. President has prompted the UK digital rights and freedom group ‘The Open Rights Group’ (ORG) to publicly express fears that UK citizens may now be the subject of greater surveillance.

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Women in Tech Earn 9% Less Than Men

According to data recently published by ‘Hired’, women working in the technology industry in the UK earn 9% less than men in the same jobs.

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Crackdown On Mobile Use While Driving Announced By Police

Police in England and Wales have announced that they will be conducting a week-long campaign that is focused on catching and cracking down on drivers who are using hand-held mobile phones while driving.

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BT Launches Competition To Find New Apps and Services For UK Market

Small Businesses and start-ups in the UK will now have their opportunity to pitch ‘Dragon’s Den’ style to BT in a competition, the winners of which could receive expert mentoring as well as seeing their ideas rolled out to BT customers in the UK.

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Tech Tip – Cuppa Tea? Lock Your PC!

If you work on your PC in a multiple-person environment and need to nip away from your machine to make a cup of tea, visit the loo or indeed anything that takes you out of line-of-sight, it’s often a good idea to lock your computer so that “friends” can’t use your PC to post embarrassing stuff on your Facebook account. Or worse.

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