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The 12 best movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime Instant Video right now

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Broadband, Home cinema, Internet, Movies, Online TV, TV 1 Comment

We now live in a world where there is too much choice for good entertainment - so many great films at the cinema, and so much terrific TV available. What to watch? We're here to help, with some of the best offerings right now on Amazon Prime Instant in the UK. [nextpage…

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The Digest: Uber promises 50,000 jobs in Europe… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Uber taxi firm promises 50,000 jobs under 'new' Europe deal | BBC News "The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber has said he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe. Travis Kalanick told a conference in Munich that Uber could create 50,000 jobs as part of a…

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The Digest: Uber dodges regulators… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, BlackBerry, Broadband, Cryptocurrencies, Internet, Samsung, The Digest, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Uber dodges "covert" transport regulators by blocking mobile phones | Cnet "State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service." Bitcoin value plummets as mining is no…

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The 12 best movies and TV shows on Netflix right now

Stuart O'Connor Broadband, Internet, Movies, Netflix, Online TV, TV Leave a Comment

So Christmas is over and the new year has begun. The alcohol hangover may have gone, but the bank balance is still feeling the festive season pinch - making a trip to the cinema unlikely until payday. But entertainment help is at hand if you have Netflix - here are some of the…

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The Digest: Facebook restricts violent videos… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Facebook restricts violent video clips and photos | BBC News "Facebook has begun placing warnings over videos posted to its site, stating their contents might 'shock, offend and upset' if viewed. The alerts prevent the videos from automatically playing in feeds unless they are clicked, unlike other clips. The site is also preventing…

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The Digest: Obama calls for stronger data privacy… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Broadband, Computer Security, Computers, Internet, The Digest, Uncategorized, Windows Leave a Comment

Barack Obama calls for stronger data privacy laws | BBC News "US President Barack Obama has unveiled new proposals on how consumers' personal data is handled. Mr Obama called for legislation that will require firms to inform customers of data breaches within 30 days as well as protect students' information. He said identify…

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WATCH: Strangely prescient Tomorrow’s World clip from 1994 on “the internet”

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Check out this astonishing clip from what used to be the BBC's flagship technology programme. In it, the presenter talks about the "information super highway" and makes a number of startlingly accurate predictions about how it, web browsers and broadband will change the way we live. Perhaps we should start paying more attention to what…

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