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Travellers To The U.S. May Have To Provide Social Media Details

According to recent reports, the Trump administration may be about to introduce an immigration policy that will require foreign travellers to the U.S. to divulge their social media profiles, contacts and browsing history.

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Hotel Pays Ransom To Let Guests Back Into Rooms

A luxury Austrian hotel had to pay a €1,500 ransom to hackers to allow guests back into their locked rooms after the hackers disabled the hotel’s hi-tech room locking system.

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Parliamentary Inquiry Launched Into Fake News

Claims that U.S. voters may have been swayed by “fake news” stories in the recent U.S election campaign is the reason given by MPs for launching a new parliamentary inquiry into the phenomenon.

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Microsoft To Offer More Digital Apprenticeships And Training

Tech giant Microsoft has announced that it will be offering a programme to improve digital literacy across the UK and this will include the offer of digital apprenticeships.

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Washable Smartphones

Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera is reported to have introduced a new range of waterproof smartphones that can be washed in soap and water.

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Dropbox Delights

To kick off 2017, Dropbox has announced new productivity enhancements to its services, which include  its Paper document collaboration service and a Smart Sync feature that gives access to all shared files.

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Tech Tip: Fast Windows Shutdown

If you usually shutdown Windows using the ‘Start’ menu, you may have been a little frustrated by how long this can sometimes take; there are other, often quicker ways.

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