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Barclays Trial Contactless Cash Machines

Barclays are taking steps to avoid the threat posed by card skimmers with a new trial of a system that allows customers to withdraw money from ATMS using only their smart-phones.

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How Businesses Could Use Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicles and vehicles with autonomous elements are being tested and used successfully, both as part of the transport system and in closed site operations. It is still early days and there are still many as-yet untapped opportunities for their commercial application across the UK.

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2 Hackers Get Electric Shock

A push-button door hacking demonstration at the Kiwicon hacking event in Wellington, New Zealand last Friday gave 2 of the featured hackers what can only be described as a ‘real’ shock in front of a crowd of 2,000 onlookers.

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Facebook Stamping Out Fake News

The proliferation of so-called ‘fake news’ and its apparent ability to influence the outcome of globally important events such as the recent U.S election have meant that Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been moved to publicly announce how Facebook intends to tackle the problem in future.

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Government’s Smart Energy Meter Project Not Delivering Says Report

The government’s plans to use smart meters to deliver cost, energy and environmental saving benefits have received a blow from a report that shows higher than expected costs and lower than expected benefits.

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Tech Tip – Logging Into Microsoft

Although Windows 10 default settings encourage you to sign in with a Microsoft account this could mean that you’re at risk of having your password stolen.You can protect yourself with Microsoft’s additional security features.

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