Fined For Using a Smartwatch At Traffic Lights
In a recent court case in Canada, an Apple smartwatch was classified as being the same kind of distraction as a mobile phone as a student was handed a fine for being observed looking at her Apple watch while waiting at traffic lights.
Facebook Losing the Battle For Teenage Attention
A study by Pew in the US has found that Facebook is now lagging behind YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat, as a platform where teenagers spend their time.
Google Accused of Being ‘Unethical’ Over Cryptocurrency Ad Ban
Some industry commentators have suggested that Google’s motives for introducing a blanket ban on cryptocurrency ads may not be all they seem, and could make the company appear unethical.
834% Rise in TSB Customer Attacks
Following the IT ‘meltdown’ at TSB last month which led to chaos for customers who were locked out of their own accounts, research has found that the number of phishing attacks targeting TSB customers leapt by 843% in May compared with April.
Visa Crash In Europe Causes ‘Cash Only’ Chaos
On Friday 1st June from 2.30 pm, a Europe-wide system failure at Visa that left shoppers embarrassed as their card payments were declined and stores switched to ‘cash only’.
Tech Tip – Create ‘For Follow Up’ Folder In Outlook
If you use Microsoft Outlook and you don’t want an important email that you need to follow up with to get lost among the deluge of each new day’s emails, you can keep track of it by creating a ‘For Follow Up’ folder. Here’s how: