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Betting on the Voice UK - A Fait Accompli?

With the Knockout Rounds about to start tonight on BBC1, it's still possible to bet on any of the 32 singers left in the competition. As these programmes are prerecorded, that means people are betting on contestants who have already been eliminated.
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"Regressive VED", George? We'd say so!

In this month's budget, George Osborne made radical changes to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), better known as Road Tax. In doing so, the link between vehicle carbon emissions and VED that was introduced in 2001 was effectively ended.
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Peter Kay's Car Share - A shot in the arm!

It's said that there's no such thing as bad publicity, so when I learned that Peter Kay's new series would centre on a company car share scheme, that had to be positive for the industry. We can expect all to be far from plain sailing, but that's the essence of comedy and no-one could claim that Fawlty Towers damaged the hotel industry or that The Office was bad news for paper merchants.
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Mobile Apps on the Roads – Disruption Uber Alles?

Mobile app provider Uber has hit the headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, causing taxi driver strikes in London and Paris and becoming the subject of lawsuit in Berlin, Brussels and San Francisco. With a valuation in the billions of dollars, Uber might not be a Sustainable Transport company in its own right. They certainly demonstrate the future of that industry lies in mobility.
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Heartbleed Bug - What Makes a Sound p@55W0rd?

The Heartbleed Bug has had a profound impact upon online business in a short space of time. The ramifications may rumble on for months to come. The main remedial action that the public can take is to change their online passwords. However, these are so widespread, what determines a good password?
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