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Brits ‘careless’ about insuring mobile phones

Brits ‘careless’ about insuring mobile phones

Virgin Media says it’s ‘time to shake up the market’ over mobile phone insurance because many people are failing to insurance handsets that can be worth up to £500. A study by the communications firm into consumers’ perceptions of mobile insurance, found that 72 per cent of the 1,000 consumers surveyed had not insured their [...]

June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Finland slips back into recession

Finland slips back into recession

Finland’s economy contracted for a second quarter in a row after seeing a 0.4% decline in the January to March and a 0.2% fall in the October to December period last year. The figures mean the economy has slipped back into recession during the first three months of 2010. Statistics Finland said the economy had [...]

UK drivers want handsfree mobiles banned

UK drivers want handsfree mobiles banned

Seven in ten UK motorists think using a handsfree kit whilst driving is a distraction, according to insurance firm esure. A study by the car insurance provider found that 71% of drivers believe making or receiving a call on handsfree technology is a distraction. Whilst it is illegal to use a handheld mobile phone whilst [...]

Mobile phones to be used to pay for items

Mobile phones to be used to pay for items

According to the UK payments association, Apacs, mobile phones will soon allow people to pay for items. The organisation believes that mobile phones are a key part of the payment revolution as the number of people using credit cards and other plastic alternatives is increasing. The next step forward is clearly contactless transactions through mobile [...]