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BARCLAYCARD AGREES PARTNERSHIPS THAT WILL SEE ITS BPAY TECHNOLOGY EMBEDDED IN JEWELLERY AND WATCHES

Barclaycard has agreed two new partnerships that will see its bPay payment technology embedded into high street jewellery and watch brands, expanding the range of wearable devices that can be used to make contactless transactions in the UK. The agreements are designed to complement bPay’s proprietary range – which comprises a wristband, fob, sticker and loop – and […]

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UK HIT BY 188 HIGH LEVEL CYBER ATTACKS IN PAST THREE MONTH AS STATE SPONSORED CYBER CRIME ESCALATES

Britain is being hit by dozens of cyber-attacks a month, including attempts by Russian state-sponsored hackers to steal defence and foreign policy secrets, GCHQ’s new cybersecurity chief has said. Ciaran Martin, head of the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), told the Sunday Times there had been a “step change” in Russia’s online aggression against the west. […]

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SNAPCHAT MAKING HUGE LOSSES YET FLOTATION COULD VALUE IS AT $25BILLION

Snap, owner of the Snapchat messaging app popular with teenagers, is to sell its shares on the US stock market. The California-based tech firm, which allows users to send images and messages that vanish within seconds, is set to be one of the major US share listings of recent years. The flotation is expected to […]