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Uber arrives on Costa del Sol shores

DIGITAL taxi service Uber is coming to the Costa del Sol this summer. The globe-trotting company will be bringing 200 of its cars to Malaga, Marbella, Fuengirola, Mijas, Torremolinos and Benalmadena. Uber already operates in more than 600 cities across the world, and has also established itself in Madrid and Barcelona. Although the launch date […]

Brits are losing touch
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Despite having hundreds of online friends – Brits are losing touch with the people who mean most to them

DESPITE the average adult having HUNDREDS of online “friends” – busy Brits are losing touch with the people who mean most to them, according to a new study. Researchers carried out a nationwide study into our friendships and families and revealed modern life is taking its toll on our most important relationships, with over half […]

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Modern women spend a MONTH of every year playing video games

MODERN British women spend A MONTH of every year playing video games, according to new research. Researchers from Guinness World Records 2017 (Gamer’s Edition) have revealed the true extent of women’s growing love of gaming. The study showed the average female spends up to 12 hours a week glued to either a mobile phone screen […]

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Is English is losing its importance in Europe?

NEW RESEARCH reveals how learning a foreign language is not a priority for UK students. In most European countries, it is compulsory to start learning a foreign language between ages 6 and 8 – with English being the most studied foreign language. However, it is around this age that UK pupils often see language classes […]

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80s and 90s parents claim teen life is FAR less cringe-worthy than it ever was for them

HAVING to walk to the video shop to rent a film, fiddling with your TV aerial for hours to get a better signal – and writing hand written essays until your hand hurt are among a list of things modern teens will NEVER have to experience, according to their parents. Researchers surveyed parents who were […]

Fuengirola´s new wifi
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Fuengirola’s free wifi reaches 22,000 users

FUENGIROLA’S municipal wifi network, available in public parks, has reached 22,000 users. The service, which offers free internet access in Plaza de España, Parque de España, Plaza de los Reyes Catolicos, Parque del Sol, Parque Los Naranjos, Plaza de Anabel Conde, Calle Moreno Carbonero and Plaza San Rafael, as well as in the town’s libraries […]

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Social media addiction could ruin 1 in 4 couple’s holidays and relationships

TOO much time spent checking social media whilst on holiday could result in arguments and even complete relationship breakdowns for couples this summer, a new survey has revealed. The online survey of over 1,000 married individuals* was commissioned by London-based family law firm Brookman last month and revealed that whilst many expected their partner to […]

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Facebook moderation guidelines leaked

LEAKED FACEBOOK documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the UK’s Guardian newspaper reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges such as ‘revenge porn’ have overwhelmed Facebook’s moderators who often have just ten seconds to make a decision, the Guardian […]

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One in ten Brits have been victims of cyber fraud

RESEARCH OF over 10,000 consumers has revealed that one in ten people have been a victim of cyber fraud. When asked what their biggest online safety concerns are, respondents cited a wide range of attacks from phishing emails to identity theft to card details being cloned, computers crashing, malware infected ads, PayPal accounts being hacked […]

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YouTube to rival Netflix?

YOUTUBE IS planning a new slate of ad-supported original programming to start this year, the company announced at the NewFronts conference in New York last week. The shows – starting with ad-supported programming from Kevin Hart and Ellen DeGeneres – will be free to view and not part of the company’s YouTube Red subscription service. […]