Online banking and retailers hit by internet outage

The websites of HSBC, ITV and Waitrose were among those hit by a widespread outage that briefly caused disruption on Thursday afternoon. Major online banking services – including Barclays, TSB, the Bank of Scotland, Tesco Bank and Sainsbury’s Bank – were either entirely or partially inaccessible for a short …

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Standby for Disaster – Minneapolis to Replace Police with ‘Public Safety Dept’

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Consumer confidence is higher than it was before Covid

Consumer confidence has edged above pre-Covid levels for the first time, a survey suggests. The GfK consumer confidence barometer has delivered a main reading of -7 for July, up from -9 in June and a two-point improvement on the score in March 2020. The market research organisation’s index measures …

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How Female Beauty Treatments Have Changed Since 1990

In the decades since the 1990’s many changes have occurred, not least the styles, fashions and trends you see on the streets, in the workplace and on TV.  In the early 1990’s it was the era of the “Super Model,” with women trying to recreate the iconic looks they …

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Should We Need to Show ID To Access All Online Services?

With passions running high after the Euro finals, the discussion around needing to show ID in order to access social media platforms is being had once again. Unfortunately, the England team not getting the result the country had hoped for resulted in some questionable social media content being posted …

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Million users seen to switch network providers

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter TELECOMMUNICATIONS Connectivity, Inc. (TCI), the company put up by the country’s dominant mobile network operators to facilitate mobile number portability, expects “a million” subscribers to switch network providers during the initial phase of the implementation. “Initially, we are projecting a million. But in other …

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