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Virgin Media switches phone customers from BT to Vodafone

Image copyright Getty Images Virgin Media is ditching telecoms group BT and switching its three million mobile phone customers to the network run by Vodafone.Customers are being promised a host of new services and will not have to change Sim cards, Virgin Media said.The cable group's current contract with BT, which owns the EE network,…
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Trend Micro rogue employee exposes customer data

Image copyright Getty Images Cyber-security company Trend Micro says the personal data of thousands of its customers has been exposed by a rogue member of staff.The company says an employee sold information from its customer-support database, including names and phone numbers, to a third party.It became suspicious after customers started receiving phone calls from scammers…
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Next government 'set to break spending rules'

Image copyright Reuters High borrowing means the next government is set to bust rules on spending, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said.The gap between what the government spends and what it receives was now set to be much higher than expected, the think tank warned.Higher public spending, slower growth and changes to the…
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Airbnb will verify listings, 11 years after launch

Airbnb says it will verify every single property on its platform after a news website found a series of scams.In October, Vice News uncovered a pattern of false or misleading property listings posted on the rentals site.Airbnb said it would review every property by December 2020, and also promised to refund customers if they were…
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Japan typhoon Hagibis: Ten flooded bullet trains scrapped

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Hokuriku-Shinkansen line trains were parked in a yard in Nagano city Ten Japanese bullet trains partially submerged by floodwater from Typhoon Hagibis last month are to be scrapped.Some components could still be used but the loss to the book value of the trains could be between $110m and $135m…
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Boeing boss gives up bonus following plane crashes

Image copyright Getty Images Boeing's boss Dennis Muilenburg will not take a bonus this year following two crashes involving the firm's 737 Max plane which killed 346 people.Boeing's chairman David Calhoun said Mr Muilenburg had made the suggestion.Mr Muilenburg recently faced US lawmakers who accused the firm of building "flying coffins" and engaging in a…