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Airbnb bookings jump as holiday demand soars

Online booking platform Airbnb has said that holiday bookings have soared as some countries emerge from lockdowns. In the first quarter US bookings beat pre-pandemic levels, while there was a “steady improvement” in business in the UK and France. The overall value of bookings shot up by 52% to …

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UK business calls for clarity over ‘proof of vaccination’

A leading business organisation is urging the government to clarify the future of Covid safety measures after finding only 5 per cent of companies have rules requiring customers or employees to provide proof of vaccination. A survey of more than 1,000 companies by the British Chambers of Commerce found 78 …

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Musk attacks bitcoin for its ‘insane’ use of energy

Bitcoin had a turbulent day, falling below $50,000 after reports that the crypto exchange Binance is facing investigations by the US Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell sharply after Tesla stopped accepting it as payment for its vehicles and Elon Musk branded its …

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How to Protect Yourself From Phishing Emails

Over the years, emails have become an indispensable business communication tool. This popularity in use has made them an attractive source for fraudsters and criminals to prey on innocent victims. As a result, email phishing has been steadily rising and now contributes to 65% of cyberattacks. And the pandemic has …

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5 Crypto Exchanges to look out in 2021

Ever since the cryptocurrency boom started in late 2017, traders from all around the world have been flocking towards exchanges that they think are secure and would provide them access to a myriad of different cryptocurrencies. However, the majority of these exchanges are plagued with a number of issues: either …

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