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Cyber assaults ‘hit one in 5 UK companies’

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption Corporations that do not undertake the suitable protections depart themselves open to robust penalties, the BCC says One in 5 British companies was hit by a cyber assault final yr, analysis suggests. Bigger companies – outlined as these with over 100 workers – had been extra more likely to be attacked than smaller counterparts, mentioned the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), which surveyed 1,200 firms.

Guardians of the house

Picture copyright Christophe Deschamps Picture caption Lisbonne and Hawaii had been saved from a home hearth due to house safety tech Christophe Deschamps was watching a basketball recreation along with his spouse and three kids when he obtained an alert on his smartphone. The house safety system instructed him one thing was flawed, so he rapidly accessed the video feed on his telephone. “I might see smoke,” he says. Their

Weetabix ‘set to be bought to US agency’

Picture copyright Reuters UK cereal firm Weetabix is anticipated to be bought to US agency Submit Holdings for $1.8bn (£1.4m), reviews say. A proper announcement is anticipated later, the Financial Times said. Weetabix – made within the UK since 1932 – has been extensively reported as being up on the market by its Chinese language proprietor Brilliant Meals, which purchased a 60% stake in 2012. Brilliant’s acquisition was the biggest

Hove’s BN3 postcode essentially the most sought-after for ‘younger urbanites’

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption In contrast to different property hotspots on the listing, properties in Hove are cheaper than the encompassing areas Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion to the Premier League has topped a high weekend for the world, which has been named as a high property hotspot for younger professionals. Hove’s BN3 postcode space is essentially the most sought-after location in England and Wales for residence patrons

Netflix claims alternative ‘gigantic’ as development disappoints

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Common Netflix sequence Home of Playing cards has been pushed into the second quarter this yr Netflix has grown slower than it anticipated within the first three months of the yr, however insisted that the chance for development was “gigantic”. The streaming agency added 4.95 million new subscribers within the quarter, fewer than the 5.2 million it had forecast. Within the US, the agency

This Website Tracks How A lot Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Journeys Are Costing You

A brand new web site is taking a dig at President Donald Trump’s frequent, pricey journeys to his Mar-a-Lago resort and suggesting how the cash could be higher spent. The positioning IsTrumpAtMarALago.org, launched on Friday by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, tracks what number of weekends Trump has spent there and what the estimated price has been for taxpayers. As of Monday morning, he had gone to the

Invoice O’Reilly’s Viewers Nonetheless See Him Favorably, Regardless of Intercourse Harassment Claims

An awesome majority of Bill O’Reilly’s viewers nonetheless approve of the controversial Fox Information pundit regardless of a rising tide of sexual harassment allegations in opposition to him, in keeping with a HuffPost/YouGov survey performed over the weekend. Barely greater than 85 p.c of People polled who typically or often watch “The O’Reilly Issue” say they’re conscious of the latest controversy surrounding its host. Earlier this month, a New York Times investigation

Brazil’s Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn superb for corruption

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption Odebrecht is negotiating plea offers in 12 Latin American nations A US choose has formally fined Brazil’s engineering big Odebrecht $2.6bn in a corruption case centred across the nation’s state oil firm, Petrobras. The superb was a plea discount deal agreed final 12 months with the US, Brazilian and Swiss authorities. The choose stated Brazil will obtain $2.39bn, with the remainder going to the Swiss

Google takes Android search blow in Russia

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Google has struck a deal in Russia however remains to be combating its case within the EU Google has promised to permit rivals’ engines like google and apps to be pre-installed on telephones operating its variations of Android in Russia. The concession follows an out-of-court cope with the nation’s competitors watchdog. As well as, Google has promised to develop a software to make it

Netflix seems to be past US as competitors mounts

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Claire Foy has gained awards for her portrayal of the Queen within the Netflix drama The Crown Netflix has come a great distance because it began as a mail-order DVD rental service. It has largely been liable for dragging tv into the web world and its dozens of authentic productions has allowed it to seize an enormous international viewers. Final 12 months its programming