Chris Mark-ihama

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Britain's Lloyds bank customers hit by ATM card glitch | Reuters

(Reuters) - Tens of thousands of customers of banks owned by Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group were unable to use their debit and ATM cards for several hours on Sunday as an apparent technical glitch hit its system.<p>A man walks past the entrance to the head office of Lloyds Banking Group in the City of …

Apple reportedly acquires company behind original Xbox Kinect - Pocket-lint

Apple has acquired PrimeSense, an Israeli company which makes Kinect-like sensors, according to publication Calcalist. The deal reportedly comes in …

How would you change Vizio's Thin + Light (14-inch, 2012)?

When Vizio announced that it was making laptops, people flooded our inbox demanding we review the Vizio Thin + Light (14-inch, 2012). After all, the company's reputation for undercutting rivals with quality hardware meant that its debut entry had to be taken seriously. Out of the gate, it won …

City Diary: Supermarket shame as Very Worst Tesco reports go viral

Remember the Twitter account dedicated to exposing the shabby state of the WHSmith carpets? Now it’s Tesco’s turn to feel what a corporate complaint going viral on social media feels like.<p>One customer is so angry at the state of their local Tesco in Haggerston, east London, that they have this week …

Tesco

Apple Loop: Tim Cook Endorses Equality, Larger, Curved iPhones May Be In The Works

Keeping you in the loop on some of the things that happened around Apple this week.<p><b>Equality for all.</b> Tim Cook kicked off the week by writing an editorial in the Wall Street Journal, urging senators to support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act which would protect workers against discrimination …

Twitter's advertising experiment

Take care over this Twitter market frenzy

Let’s not be blinded by the glitz and glamour of Twitter and others. Exciting? Undoubtedly. Sustainable? Doubtful.<p>Nothing sets the news media abuzz like a major consumer technology IPO. This week it was Twitter’s turn to take centre stage, making its long-awaited stock market debut at $26 a share, …

Stock Markets

Energy bills could fall by 7pc if Government cuts green tax

Leading members of the “Big Six” energy companies promise to cut prices if Government scraps or delays green tax scheme<p>Britain's energy giants are to offer to cut bills by up to 7pc if the Government agrees to remove the cost of multi-billion-pound green schemes.<p>In a move which could seize the …

Investing

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2017

Registration and Breakfast<p>Welcome Address from the Chairman<p>Jeremy Warner, Associate Editor, The Telegraph<p>KEYNOTE<p>K<p>Keynote Address<p>Lady Michelle Mone, Baroness of Mayfair OBE<p>Panel Session: Talent: attracting, recruiting and retaining your most valuable asset<p>Understand how important your company's …

Don’t laugh - Bitcoin is making a serious point

Several events happened last week that made me suspect that Bitcoin – and the idea of “stateless” currencies more generally – will soon catch the zeitgeist.<p>The European Central Bank has acted. Across the 17-nation eurozone, the benchmark refinancing rate was <b>slashed on Thursday, from 0.5pc to a</b> …

Mid-sized firms 'driving UK growth’

Medium-sized companies generate lion's share of growth for UK economy, but lack real support from the Government, new research shows<p>Britain's mid-sized firms grew 5pc over the past five years, outperforming both small companies and large corporations, a report by Grant Thornton has found.<p>Ahead of …

Small Business

Tesco agrees tie-up with The Original Factory Shop

Tesco installs The Original Factory Shop and a children’s soft play area into hypermarket.<p>The Original Factory Shop and a children’s soft play area have become the latest businesses to take space in one of Tesco’s largest stores as the supermarket group looks for ways to attract shoppers.<p>Tesco has …

Tesco

The levels of gases in the atmosphere that drive global warming hit record highs last year, the World Meteorological Organization says. Read more: http://bbc.in/HzeX7h Concentrations of methane and nitrous oxide also increased to record levels, causing the warming effect on our climate to increase by almost a third since 1990.

PS4 or Xbox One? A parent's guide

If you've never touched a video game controller in your life, but do have avid players in your household, you may be in for a bewildering month. That's because we're on the verge of what the gaming industry excitedly calls 'a new console generation'. In short, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, once …

Record level of greenhouse gases raise concern over climate change

The levels of gases in the atmosphere that drive global warming reached a record high last year.<p>The annual figures released by the World Meteorological Organisation – the WMO – showed that the volume of carbon dioxide or CO2, which is the primary gas emitted by human activities grew faster in 2012 …

Apple’s iPad Air Cost-To-Build Estimated At Less Than iPad 3 At Launch

Apple has released its iPad Air, and while we don’t yet know how many it sold during opening weekend (it’s likely waiting to reveal launch numbers until the iPad mini with Retina display goes on sale), we do know that it seems to be enjoying strong adoption rates. The cost of building this latest …