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

2 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

2 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

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

It's been talking to some major European insurers, the report says.
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Windows 10 is getting a ‘Light' theme for dark mode haters

Windows 10 is getting a ‘Light' theme for dark mode haters

It wasn't so long ago that many a PC user was clamoring for a Dark mode on Windows 10. Now that they have it, things are swinging in the opposite direction: Microsoft is... Read more ...

The 13 most exciting open source projects on the web

The 13 most exciting open source projects on the web

We're constantly amazed by all of the cool new open source projects; there's almost always a blinding open source alternative to whatever pro software you need for your web... Read more ...

Ralph Breaks The Internet Review: Never Read The Comments

Ralph Breaks The Internet Review: Never Read The Comments

The internet is a lot of things to many different people. It can be a way to keep up with friends, a professional workspace, a battleground, or a powerful tool for harassment... Read more ...

Verizon connects a smartphone to its 5G network

Verizon connects a smartphone to its 5G network

Verizon has completed the world's first data transmission to a smartphone on a commercial, standards-based 5G network. The US operator launched the world's first 5G network... Read more ...

Ralph Breaks the Internet is The Lego Movie of Disney films

Ralph Breaks the Internet is The Lego Movie of Disney films

Disney's 2012 film Wreck-It Ralph proved that a movie based on video game nostalgia could actually be more than a gimmick. It's the story of Ralph , a villain in a Donkey Kong... Read more ...

Tencent returns to profit growth despite concern around games

Tencent returns to profit growth despite concern around games

Chinese internet giant Tencent bounced back from a disappointing previous quarter , but for once the company didn't have its gaming business to thank. Tencent may be best known... Read more ...

This new site gives you an easy way to request money via PayPal, Venmo...

This new site gives you an easy way to request money via PayPal, Venmo, Patreon, and Cash App

Getting people to pay you is tough. It's hard enough to get your own cherished friends to reimburse you for a meal, some drinks, or a movie ticket. But if you're a creator?... Read more ...

You can now create your own Alexa skills with Alexa Blueprints

You can now create your own Alexa skills with Alexa Blueprints

One of the most useful aspects of Amazon's voice assistant Alexa, is all the special tricks its able to do - known as Alexa Skills, these include everything from making to-do... Read more ...

Google ‘Squoosh' apps makes reducing image file sizes a breeze

Google ‘Squoosh' apps makes reducing image file sizes a breeze

Google has released a new web app called ‘Squoosh' that compresses image files while still maintaining most of the quality. The tool was revealed at Google's Chrome Dev Summit... Read more ...

Battery Saver now forcefully switches to Night Mode in latest Android update

Battery Saver now forcefully switches to Night Mode in latest Android update

Last week, Google opened up to Android developers about the battery life benefits that come with Dark Mode - in some cases apps consumed a whopping 60% less power. But before... Read more ...