EE ramps up Power Bar battery recall

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Mobile network EE is expanding a recall of its smartphone charger to include all copies of the device because of a safety risk. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

UK ISP Entanet Hails Strong Year of Growth

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Shropshire-based Entanet, which supplies broadband and other communications services to a number of UK ISPs and businesses, has today said that they’re on-course to achieve their £32 million year-on-year turnover goal and have had a…

Facebook enters transport business

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In Facebook’s first foray into the transportation business, the firm has agreed to work with Uber to allow users to hail Uber cabs directly from the Messenger app. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

UK shopping tech firm in China deal

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UK-based e-commerce tech firm, Powa Technologies, forms a 10-year “strategic alliance” with China’s biggest card payments platform, China UnionPay. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

BBC pioneers auto-translated TV reports

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The BBC tests a service that automatically translates short news packages to provide subtitles and computer-generated voices in different languages. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

EU data laws threaten huge fines

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A major shake-up of data protection rules in Europe could land tech firms with big fines of up to 4% of their global turnover if they breach them. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Dump unsafe ‘hoverboards’, Amazon warns

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Online marketplace Amazon is advising customers who bought certain “hoverboards” – or self-balancing scooters – to throw them out after safety concerns. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology