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

8 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

8 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

8 monthes ago   |   By CNET

It's been talking to some major European insurers, the report says.
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The PDF Association thinks the Mueller report sucks

The PDF Association thinks the Mueller report sucks

When Special Counsel Robert Mueller released his report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election yesterday and political wonks across the internet rushed to... Read more ...

Leica censored in China for ad that dramatizes the Tiananmen Square protests

Leica censored in China for ad that dramatizes the Tiananmen Square protests

German camera maker Leica is facing heat from Chinese censors and nationalistic internet users who are leaving angry comments after it launched an ad dramatizing the 1989... Read more ...

Microsoft's PWA Builder hits version 2.0 with new design and more

Microsoft's PWA Builder hits version 2.0 with new design and more

PWA Builder 2.0 has a fresh new look and much more in store for developers. Microsoft this week launched version 2.0 of its Progressive Web App Builder , bringing with it a new... Read more ...

The Red BlackBerry KEY2 is now available from Amazon and BestBuy

The Red BlackBerry KEY2 is now available from Amazon and BestBuy

If you've been patiently waiting for the BlackBerry KEY2 in red, the phone is now available from Amazon and BestBuy. Both retailers are selling the phone for $699.99. The... Read more ...

Here's what we know about the upcoming OnePlus 7

Here's what we know about the upcoming OnePlus 7

We've already seen flagship phone launches with the Samsung Galaxy S10 and the Huawei P30 Pro. So, now it's time to turn our attention to the OnePlus 7. The company already... Read more ...

Amazon finally accepts that it's 2019 and allows YouTube back on the Fire TV

Amazon finally accepts that it's 2019 and allows YouTube back on the Fire TV

If Amazon's Fire TV platform is your streaming medium of choice, you won't have to use a web browser to watch YouTube videos for much longer. Amazon and Google have apparently... Read more ...

VirtualBox 6.0.6 Released with Support for Linux 5.0 and Linux 5.1 Kernels

VirtualBox 6.0.6 Released with Support for Linux 5.0 and Linux 5.1 Kernels

Softpedia: VirtualBox 6.0.6 is now available for all supported platforms with some notable changes and new features Read more ...

Game of Thrones Season 8's premiere was pirated nearly 55 million times in...

Game of Thrones Season 8's premiere was pirated nearly 55 million times in 24 hours

The first episode of Game of Thrones' eagerly anticipated final season was pirated 55 million times around the world across illegal downloads, streams and torrents in just 24... Read more ...