Are online job coaches exploiting the unemployed?

In the last decade, the online coaching industry has boomed.  Figures from LinkedIn in 2020 show that there was a 153% increase in life coaches and a 115% increase in career and... Read more »

Google and Apple block NHS contact tracing app update 

In the UK, an update for the NHS’s app for COVID-19 contact tracing has been blocked by Apple and Google for breaking the terms of an agreement that was made.  The update... Read more »

When will the Sony PS5 console be back in stock? 

When the Playstation 5 console was launched last year, it rapidly became out of stock. But, for anyone desperate to get their hands on one, restocks are due to start this week. ... Read more »

The online travel scam that consumers need to be aware of 

As more people get their Covid-19 vaccinations, the travel industry is beginning to open again. However, this has resulted in an increase in scammers taking advantage of this development.  In the last... Read more »

Netflix could start cracking down on account password sharing

Sharing Netflix accounts with friends and family has become pretty common. But, the streaming service is now considering stopping people from sharing their passwords. The company says it’s currently testing out a... Read more »

The dangers of excessive screen time for teenagers

There are now over 3 billion smartphone users globally. In the last few years, however, concerns have been raised over the effects they have on people, particularly kids and teens. Although a... Read more »

Spotify announces its latest expansion plans 

In an announcement in a live-streamed event, Spotify says its planning to expand its services to 85 new markets. The new launches, which will follow its earlier expansion drive, will mean the... Read more »

Australian Facebook users are now unable to access news content 

After proposals from the Australian government designed to regulate the way online platforms share content, Facebook has announced that Australian users will be blocked from viewing any links to news articles on... Read more »

Is it worth buying a refurbished smartphone? 

The price of a new smartphone can be pricey – and it seems to get more expensive every year. The latest iPhone 12 Pro Max, for example, is available for sale for... Read more »

Companies have increased data security spending during the pandemic 

During the pandemic, individuals and employers have spent a record amount of time online. This has resulted in fresh concerns over how users’ personal data is used and shared and how it... Read more »