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Thunderstorm warning expanded by Met Office across England and Wales

The Met Office has expanded a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms – with larger parts of England and Wales affected.Forecasters say torrential downpours could cause travel disruption, and flooding is also possible. The weather warning area has been expanded westwards and northwards, and is in force until 11.59pm tonight.Check the five-day weather forecast where you…

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Is Bitcoin A Warning Sign For Global Deleveraging?

The below is a direct excerpt of Marty’s Bent Issue #1228: “Deleveraging bitcoin before the world de-levers.” Sign up for the newsletter here.The bitcoin market is in the process of going through a great deleveraging event. The process started last month when the Luna-Terra ponzi blew up spectacularly and was forced to liquidate approximately 80,000…

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Warning signs your Instagram account has been hacked and what to do about it

Whether you’re a prolific selfie poster, get a kick from hilarious meme accounts, or just like to see what your friends are up to, Instagram can be a whole lot of fun – until your account gets hacked, that is.Even if you don’t have millions (or even thousands) of followers, you could still be targeted…

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Warning: this fake Windows 11 upgrade is filled with malware

Home News Computing (Image credit: Lipik Stock Media / Shutterstock) Security researchers have found a fake Windows 11 upgrade website that promises to offer a free Windows 11 install for PCs that don’t meet the minimum specifications, but actually installs data-stealing malware.Windows 11 has some… interesting… requirements to run, and its most famous demand is…

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Bank issues warning over WhatsApp scam conning users out of thousands of pounds

Lloyds Bank has issued a warning about fraudsters who use WhatsApp to con users out of their hard-earned money. Analysis confirms that scams on the instant messaging app are up by 2,000 per cent in the past year. Between 2020 and 2021, the number of scams reported has increased by 20 fold, with the average…

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Netflix Warning Says It’s Removing ‘Daredevil,’ ‘Punisher,’ And All Its Marvel Defenders Shows

Daredevil Netflix Well this is pretty big. Netflix has now started to show a brief message to some viewers who are booting up the Defenders suite of Marvel shows for the first time, saying that they will be removed from the service on March 1. I just tested it out myself, playing Iron Fist episode…

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Warning on Dissolving Buprenorphine; FDA OKs Rexulti in Teens; Psychiatrist Salaries

The FDA issued a warning over possible dental problems — including tooth decay, cavities, oral infections, and loss of teeth — with orally dissolving medications containing buprenorphine used for the treatment of opioid use disorder and pain. However, the agency noted that the “benefits for use outweigh these risks and oral care can help.” In…

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A Word of Warning for Remote IT Infrastructure Workforces

As we approach the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s beginning, I think back to the number of times I’ve been asked by clients and colleagues about whether remote IT workforces will be a temporary or permanent fixture. While I initially thought that a certain level of team cohesiveness would be lost across the board…

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15 Warning Signs Your New Hire May Not Pan Out As Expected

Accurately gauging the fit of a job candidate can be difficult, and sometimes new hires who seemed great during the interview process don’t pan out as expected. In situations like this, a leader must take action to course-correct and figure out the problem before the whole team suffers.To help you identify some red flags to…

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Shark warning for Port Alfred

A message from the Port Alfred NSRI: NSRI and the Ndlambe Municipality are urging the public to be cautious along the Port Alfred coastline where the carcass of a whale has been spotted about a kilometres off-shore on the Western edge of Port Alfred, and drifting in an Easterly direction, with a visible shark presence…