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Would you buy insurance through Amazon Prime? It could soon be offered

4 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Amazon is looking into establishing a price comparison website for insurance plans, a new report states. According to Reuters , the company is in talks with several insurance companies in the UK, with it thought that Amazon is looking to expand into the lucrative motor and home insurance policy market. With Amazon already positioning itself as the go-to online retailer for many entertainment goods, and increasingly upping its presence in the home services market with its grocery sales and security products, insurance is a smart addition to the entire 'life through Amazon'...
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UK businesses bombarded with crypto-mining attacks

UK businesses bombarded with crypto-mining attacks

4 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Cyber-attacks looking at stealing cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin are becoming a major threat for British businesses, a new report has claimed. Research from Citrix has revealed that a third of UK firms have been hit by such crypto-mining attacks within the last month as the threat grows in scale. The rise in attacks is most likely due to the rapid rise in value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin , which has skyrocketed in price in recent months. Citrix found that half of large UK businesses are stockpiling cryptocurrencies, primarily to act as a fallback and provide a quick means of...
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Amazon reportedly looking into launching UK insurance comparison site - CNET

Amazon reportedly looking into launching UK insurance comparison site - CNET

4 monthes ago   |   By CNET

It's been talking to some major European insurers, the report says.
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Forza axes emotes after Fortnite controversy

Forza axes emotes after Fortnite controversy

The publisher of Forza Horizon 4, our pick for the best racing game of 2018, recently updated the game. In addition to adding several new cars, it also removed two emotes... Read more ...

Science-Fiction Weekly - Spider-Man, Weird City, Atom RPG, Star Trek

Science-Fiction Weekly - Spider-Man, Weird City, Atom RPG, Star Trek

Spider-Man: Far From Home 's teaser trailer just hit the internet earlier this morning, and immediately made Marvel fans start arguing. Why are they at each others' throats?... Read more ...

DuckDuckGo switches to Apple Maps

DuckDuckGo switches to Apple Maps

It didn't make a big splash, but Apple unveiled a new mapping tool last year at WWDC. MapKit JS is a JavaScript library that anyone can use to put Apple Maps on the web. It's... Read more ...

Virgin Mobile offers best gaming internet in Canada, according to ‘PCMag'

Virgin Mobile offers best gaming internet in Canada, according to ‘PCMag'

PCMag has rolled out the data on Canada's best gaming ISPs in 2019, and the results are surprising. Unlike the publication's speed test, which only looks at connection speed... Read more ...

YouTube testing new type of recommendations on web and mobile

YouTube testing new type of recommendations on web and mobile

YouTube is currently testing a new form of recommendations on the web and mobile that will suggest new videos to users based on various categories of content. As first reported... Read more ...

Gillette triggers Twitter's right-wing elite with ‘toxic masculinity' ad

Gillette triggers Twitter's right-wing elite with ‘toxic masculinity' ad

Gillette, a company that sells razors, triggered a slew of right wing celebrities on social media yesterday with an advertisement featuring a new take on its old “the best a... Read more ...

The real-life Pinkertons take issue with their inclusion in Red Dead...

The real-life Pinkertons take issue with their inclusion in Red Dead Redemption 2

Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Red Dead creator Rockstar Games, is duking it out in court with the Pinkerton Detective Agency - yes, they still exist, apparently... Read more ...

Kano to launch Star Wars programming kit later this year

Kano to launch Star Wars programming kit later this year

Disney: if it can get stick a logo on something and then train an army of Chinese teenagers to manufacture it en-masse, it'll do so. This has been to the dismay of Star Wars... Read more ...

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you share the world around you... Read more ...

You can now control Pandora with voice commands

You can now control Pandora with voice commands

US-based internet radio company Pandora has announced that it is introducing Voice Mode for mobile, a smart assistant feature similar to Amazon's Alexa that will allow you to... Read more ...