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14-06-2019 18:06:01 in General by Admin
North Face has apologised for manipulating Wikipedia to boost its Google search results. The well-known US clothing brand, which emerged from humble beginnings as a retailer of specialist climbing gear, came under sharpcriticism when its new ad campaign video explaining what it had done, was shared online by Advertising Age. In the campaign video, North face proudly announced how they had "hacke...

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29-05-2019 15:14:13 in Aviation and Travel by Admin
The Press Association has released a report on its analysis of the Civil Aviation Authority, (CAA), delay data, for all scheduled and chartered flights in 2018 across 24 major UK airports. It shows Stansted had the longest average flight delays of any airport in Britain last year, as passengers were kept waiting on average 25 minutes. While the average flight delay across all the featured airport...

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24-05-2019 18:46:12 in Aviation and Travel by Admin
The UK’s airline of choice Post-Brexit, (potentially).  So, who are Wizz Air and why might they become the UK holiday makers airline of choice Post-Brexit? Jozsef Varadi, Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air, the Budapest-based airline, which offers routes from London to fast-growing non-EU destinations, takes a refreshingly frank but confident approach in answer to Brexit complication...

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17-05-2019 18:43:06 in Aviation and Travel by 4KBW
Norwegian airlines suffered a loss of £133.5 million in the first quarter of 2019. They are reassessing their financial situation since the impermanent global ban was incorporated on MAX 8 operations as the aircraft was involved in two accidents in a short space of time. The airline currently has eighteen 737 Max 8’s and several deliveries have been placed on hold. The chief executiv...

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18-04-2019 16:42:15 in General by 4KBW
Samsung Galaxy S10’s connection failure. Samsung have released their Galaxy S10 in Korea and it is already generating several connection complaints! Korea states that Galaxy S10 users have no problems connecting to 5G, the issue occurs when customers connect to their LTE after being connected to 5G. Interestingly enough the phone does not recover its connection until users have rebooted t...

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11-04-2019 18:14:19 in Aviation and Travel by Christopher Loxton
In the competitive world of aviation, airlines are constantly trying to outshine their rivals. Aerospace companies are continuously looking at alternatives on how to advance current passenger experience.   Over 500 exhibitors attended the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, this is the biggest showcase for cabin innovation. Several exhibitors presented new in-flight entertainment sys...

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09-04-2019 15:30:42 in General by Lawrence Power
Apple keeps a record of all frequent locations visited as the iPhone tracks your duration spent at the location and what type of transportation was used to get there. This is done by a small device which logs all your locations and how many times you have visited them by tracking your ‘Significant Locations’. Apple claim this allows them to provide a personalised service such as traff...

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03-04-2019 11:44:44 in Aviation and Travel by Christopher Hanges
Iceland’s Wow Air ceased operations and cancelled their flights resulting in passengers being left stranded. Passengers traveling with Wow Air are advised to book with other airlines. Airlines may offer rescue fares or flights at a reduced fare, the travel editor for the independent said he did not think other airlines would intervene as they have no intention of making a profit from a bad ...

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02-04-2019 18:12:41 in General by Mina Heung
The High Court has provided helpful guidance as to the duty of care which legal advisors, such as McKenzie Friends, owe to its clients in the recent case of Paul Wright v Troy Lucas (A Firm) & George Rusz. It was ruled that if an unqualified legal advisor hold themselves out as a competent legal professional, then they will owe the same standard of duty of care as a competent legal professiona...

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22-03-2019 17:17:24 in General by Admin
Leaks about Apple’s innovation always seem to come from Apple. Secretly, Apple has lodged a patent about their new iPhone. Apple is going to release an iPhone that will tell you when to take a photo and the camera will open automatically. Yes, you heard that correctly. The hardware for this production has been confirmed and it is due to feature in iPhones this year. Apple explains how this w...

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20-03-2019 17:30:36 in Aviation and Travel by Christopher Hanges
Airbus SE have recently announced their decision to stop the production of the model A380 by 2021, which was delivered by Tom Enders the Airbus Chief Executive. The Airbus A380 at the start of its production was the spacious, quieter and more comfortable alternative for passengers. As a result of the halted model production, Airbus has estimated at least 3,500 jobs to be affected. The company&rsqu...

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08-03-2019 19:08:01 in General by Admin
International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. It is a celebration of women’s rights. The first International Women’s Day gathering was in 1911 and was supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. It is difficult to say when International Women&rsqu...

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04-03-2019 18:03:02 in Aviation and Travel by 4KBW
The advent of the smartphone and tablet devices in the last decade has led to a sharp rise in the number of portable electronic devices that passengers are carrying on planes. Most personal electronic devices use a rechargeable lithium-ion battery.  A fault or damage to a lithium-ion battery increases the risk that the battery will short circuit and catch fire.  As a lithium-ion battery...

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18-01-2019 15:46:34 in Aviation and Travel by Admin
Singapore Airlines Air New Zealand Qantas Qatar Airways Virgin Australia Emirates All Nippon Airways EVA Air Cathay Pacific Airways Japan Airlines Singapore Airlines. In 2018 Singapore Airlines came third place. Now they have overshadowed Qantas and Air New Zealand by taking first place. The Airline won ‘Worlds Best Airline 2019’ by AirlineRatings.com due to their innova...

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10-01-2019 16:43:33 in Brexit by 4KBW
Apple and Samsung's ongoing legal battle is over. A legal battle that nobody thought would ever end. Eventually both tech companies settled out of court after arguing all the way up to the supreme court for seven years. The dispute was over ‘stolen tech’. Supreme Court weighs in on location data. The Supreme Court ruled that if your past location data needs to be accessed, t...

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