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How relationship app Relish tackles health and wellbeing digitally

The relationship wellness app is seeing a significant uptick in interest as couples are locked down together during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

RBS shutters Bó after just six months

The challenger brand launched by the high street bank will be shutting down after informing customers that it is closing down the app-only bank

FCA further delays two-factor online shopping authentication by 6 months

The new rule, which will force payments platforms and online retailers to strongly authenticate purchases of £28 or more has been delayed by another six months amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

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The Complete Guide to Videoconferencing

Computerworld conducted a series of group video calls via Cisco Webex Meetings, Google Meet, LogMeIn GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams and Zoom to try to discover which system provides the best service for the millions of people around the...

Monzo takes current account switching crown

The digital challenger bank is now the most switched to bank in the UK as Nationwide Building Society loses its long-held top spot

Expa launches UK office for European startups

The US-based 'startup studio' will launched a London office to welcome European startups

Playfair Capital, Tech Nation launch remote pitching event for female founders

The virtual-based office hours is to connect female founders with early-stage VC investors who will provide business advice and investments

UK tech unicorns ask chancellor for access to emergency loans

The 'unicorn letter', sent by some of the best-funded private technology companies in the country, asks the chancellor to form an urgent taskforce to give them access to government-backed lending schemes during the pandemic

British startups locked out of COVID-19 business continuity schemes

Many startups in Britain either do not intend to or cannot access the government's Coronavirus Business Interruption and Loan Scheme, and may be forced to respond with furloughs or layoffs, warns a report

How are UK tech startups helping fight coronavirus?

Health startups are being corralled by the NHS and the government to point their talents at the COVID-19 pandemic, while others are volunteering services to help stymie the spread of the infectious new disease

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Microsoft to shift SMBs' Office subscriptions to 'Microsoft 365' brand

The change, which takes place April 21, is designed 'to reflect the range of features and benefits in the subscription' plans, the company said.

How to scale up your startup workforce without killing its culture

Startups moving to the scale-up phase will naturally experience growing pains, here's how to manage your team through that period with as little disruption as possible

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The Complete Guide to how IT can respond to the coronavirus

We take a look at the impact COVID-19 has had on organizations across the globe and how technology is allowing both employers and employees to overcome the disruption and ensure business continues as normal, including guides to the...

How proptech startup CapitalRise contended with Brexit and increased regulation

The proptech startup wanted to democratise investment in prime real estate projects through crowdfunding, but government regulations have limited its reach to high net worth individuals

The Grumpy Entrepreneur: 8 things for founders to consider in the case of a recession

David Murray-Hundley, our resident Grumpy Entrepreneur, on the eight things for startups to consider if the bubble bursts

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Enterprise resilience: Backup and management tips for iOS, Mac

Do you have a business resilience strategy in place in case things go wrong?

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The Complete Guide to Online Learning

We highlight some of the top new online learning platforms, as we hear from the likes of Pluralsight, Coursera and Udacity, and the most in-demand IT skills they are serving.

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