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Africans are charged more than 3.5 times the β€˜affordable’ rate for mobile data
India offers cheapest data tariff As per reliable source our Data price may be hiked 5 to 10 times shortly

😷 😷 Bank’s voice ID system detects a record number of fraud attempts
More than 17,000 fraudulent calls were picked up last year by a bank’s voice identification system which helps it to root out criminals from genuine telephone banking customers
The VoiceID system, developed by HSBC UK, identified double the number of fraudulent phone calls in 2019 compared with the previous year, with the bank stating that around Β£400m of customer’s money was prevented from falling into the hands of criminals

πŸ’Š πŸ’Š Biomedical power source harvests energy from soundwaves in body. A new material allows bioelectronic implants to be charged ultrasonically through human skin and could eliminate the need for invasive procedures to change the batteries in devices such as pacemakers (pictured)

🏭 🏭 Britain can become the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer
New research assessing how far manufacturing businesses in North America, Europe, and Australia have progressed in adopting new technologies suggests the UK is keeping up with its global counterparts and may be poised to leapfrog its way up the international league tables

🚘 🚘 Millions of cars’ anti-theft systems vulnerable to hacking
Computer scientists have found that cars from manufacturers including Toyota, Kia, and Hyundai have security vulnerabilities in their anti-theft systems
The β€œserious flaws” are associated with the immobiliser systems of these cars. The immobiliser system is included in vehicles in order to prevent car theft; the system locks the ignition of a vehicle, preventing it from starting without a key

πŸ“± πŸ“± One billion Android devices vulnerable to hacking attacks
Which? has found that over one billion smartphones running old versions of the Android operating system are susceptible to attacks from cyber criminals
Using Google data, the consumer group found that around two in five (40 per cent) Android users worldwide are no longer receiving vital security updates from Google, potentially putting them at risk of data theft, ransom demands and a range of other malware attacks that could leave them facing bills for hundreds of pounds

😀 😀 COVID-19 and the End of Daily Life as We Know It

This is a mutating virus with multiple strains, making it likely that whatever antiviral approach we develop won’t work on the strain that is spreading when it becomes available Finally, climate change increases the likelihood that we’ll see an increase in viruses like COVID-19
Changing the Way, We Live and Work
Obvious changes already are happening: not kissing people as a greeting, (which came from an old practice of sharing already chewed food, yuck); avoiding handshakes; sneezing and coughing into increasingly infected sleeves (I’d suggest not grabbing anyone’s elbow either); and avoiding touching our faces. These practices already are being locked in particularly for kids who haven’t yet formed these bad habits

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