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British Airways resumes flights from London after IT outage but many passengers still wait

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways (ICAG.L) resumed some flights from Britain’s two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure created chaos, but hundreds of passengers were still waiting for hours at London Heathrow.<p>BA said it aimed to operate the majority of services from …

7 Crazy Simple Steps To Massively Increase Your App Downloads

You have an app that could be the next big thing in the App Store. The only problem? There are over 2 million apps that are currently circulating in the App Store, which means that the likelihood of your app actually getting discovered can be pretty slim.<p>Luckily, your app can be optimized in order …

The Ultimate Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>The Professional Ruby on Rails Developer with Rails 5</b><p>Get an Introduction to Rails 5 & Learn to Build Interactive Web Apps with One of the Most Popular Frameworks on Earth<p>Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular web applications development frameworks, and one that is hugely valuable for aspiring …

The online scams that catch the most people out - and how to protect yourself from ALL of them

Since January 2016, almost 7,000 customers have become victims of financial scams, Natwest figures show - and the threat is on the rise.<p>Of these …

UK attorney general in bid to block case against Tony Blair over Iraq war

Jeremy Wright QC argues crime of aggression does not exist in English law, even though his predecessor reportedly claimed otherwise<p>The government’s top law officer is going to court to demand the rejection of an attempt to prosecute Tony Blair over the Iraq war, the Guardian has learned.<p>The planned …

Diabetes is even deadlier than we thought, study suggests

By Arlene Karidis<p>Nearly four times as many Americans may die of diabetes as indicated on death certificates, a rate that would bump the disease up from the seventh-leading cause of death to No. 3, according to estimates in a recent study.<p>Researchers and advocates say that more-precise figures are …

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How to get the most out of voice dictation, one of the iPhone's most underrated features

Talking to Siri may be hit or miss, but Apple's iPhone is actually pretty good at understanding what you're saying to it.<p>In fact, Apple's speech-to-text software can be extremely useful outside of Siri. Users can talk to their phone and have it turn to text for anything that takes text input.<p>The …

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7 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job or You're Screwed

Leaving your job to become your own boss without going broke requires setting the groundwork just right. Few people do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The prospect of quitting your job and becoming your boss is both liberating and scary as hell. But, instead of being …

Small Business

What's the difference between anti-malware and antivirus?

How the tools cross over, and where they differ<p>Most people are familiar with antivirus by now - it's the software that keeps your computer safe from …

27 things to know before you work in social media

I’m immersed in social business every day.<p>I spend as much time on my computer as some people spend in their shoes. I rarely talk about “social media” …

Social Media

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

Home Improvement

You Locked Yourself Out of Your Phone, Now What?

Other than remembering your PIN a little better next time.<p>The lock screen on your phone is designed to keep unwelcome visitors from taking a peek at your texts, social networks, or mobile gaming high scores, but the same security measures can sometimes lock you out of your own phone. Don't panic, …

Why Social Media Is Beneficial For Small Business Owners: 5 Sites And The Best Ways To Use Them

Keeping up with the growing number of social media sites and trying to put your small businesses mark on the map can seem overwhelming. <i>What platform</i> …

Social Media

Facebook can now replace your weather app

Facebook is rolling out a useful new feature that puts a full weather forecast inside its mobile app and desktop site. The feature is accessible from News Feed or the mobile app’s “More” menu — the section that links you to areas like Friends, Events, Groups, Pages and other key Facebook features …

How to Get the Perks of Subscription Services for Free or Cheap

Some subscription services are worth it (you can pry Netflix from my cold, dead hands) but for this month’s money challenge, we challenged you to …

5 Compelling Lead Magnets That Work Every Time

Do you have a content marketing strategy? Are you unsure what lead magnets work best?<p>While running a content marketing strategy, it is important to …

Marketing

When I Stopped Being Afraid To Make Mistakes, I Started To Live A Better Life

Supreme Court Brexit ruling: What happens next?

<b>The Supreme Court has dismissed the government's appeal in a landmark case about Brexit, meaning Parliament will be required to give its approval before official talks on leaving the EU can begin.</b><p>The ruling is a significant, although not totally unexpected, setback for Theresa May.<p>What will the …

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Publisher printing more copies of George Orwell's '1984' after spike in demand

The book publisher Penguin is printing more copies of George Orwell's dystopian classic "1984" in response to a sudden surge of demand.<p>On Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning the book was #1 on Amazon's computer-generated list of best-selling books. The list reflects hourly book sales.<p>The …

Turn off Windows 10's pushy Edge notifications

Sometimes I can't figure Microsoft out. There I am, working peacefully in Windows 10 ($100 at Amazon.com), when all of a sudden there's a pop-up notification ripping my browser of choice (Google Chrome).<p>See, apparently Chrome is worse for battery life than Microsoft's Edge browser. And Firefox …

Let's Feel Good!

What a waste!<p>You’re as happy as a kid in a sandbox, all set for a positively great day.<p>And then the flames of discontent start to smoulder…<p>Why is …

Apple sued over car accident linked to texting

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>At what point does technology become responsible for a human being's actions?<p>How much should those who make phones and other gadgets ensure that those gadgets won't be used in a dangerous manner?<p>Last week, …

11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017

In this post, we will talk about the trends thatThe post 11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

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France Launches New Startup Visa Program (and Americans Love It)

The four-year visa is designed to attract founders and investors, who will receive mentorship from local incubators.<p>After the U.K.'s big Brexit pushes London toward the fringes, many are wondering which European capital will rise as the E.U.'s next big startup hub. Here's one check for Paris<b>.</b><p>The …

Globalisation once made the world go around. Is it about to grind to a halt?

The denizens of Davos reassured themselves that free trade would go on in the Trump era, but they had for years done little about the losers such a system creates<p>His speech was like one normally expected of an American president. Countries must resist the temptation to retreat into harbour, the …

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and five other big banks are collaborating on a blockchain project

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit have all signed up to a Memorandum of Understanding, signalling that they will work together to develop and commercialize a new product called Digital Trade Chain (DTC). All the banks participating in the DTC project are …

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Cloud Storage on iOS: iCloud, OneDrive, and Dropbox

Cloud storage services have been an incredibly useful way of working around 128 and 266 GB storage limits on modern iPads, but I’m still feeling torn about which solution is best for me. I know of Google Drive, but I’ve spent most of my testing period jumping between iCloud, Dropbox, and OneDrive. …

10 awesome iOS 10 tips that will make you an iPhone power user

Every time Apple releases a new version of iOS, we painstakingly go through all of the cool new functions and hidden features Apple incorporated into …

If You're Not Doing This Right, You're Killing Your Company's Sales Funnel

The Right Way To Follow-Up With A Lead<p>Someone at your company has just told a prospective customer that he'll get back in touch with her in a week. Does he call her back exactly one week to the day or does he call her back sometime in the next week or so? What difference does it make? All the …