Tag Archives: World Cup

New online scam targets World Cup fans

Online scammers have been promoting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, conning recipients out of their money. The scammers have been using 419/advance fee scams, and Nick Johnston, senior software engineer.. more
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Top Facebook trends for the UK

With the end of the year rapidly approaching, ’tis the season for rushed shopping, mammoth queues at the post office, and updates on the trendiest searches and most mentioned terms on.. more
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Ollie the psychic octopus predicts top Xmas gadgets

We were all saddened by the recent death of Paul the psychic octopus. What do you mean who? He was the famous mollusc who predicted World Cup football results earlier this.. more
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ITV slumps to all time low

It may have something to do with the World Cup and Wimbledon coverage, but ITV has seen its worst ratings ever and considering that the channel is fifty five years in September, this is not a figure to be proud of. In fact when the.. more
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BBC to look into website slowdown

The BBC has said that it is looking into why some online users had difficulties with the BBC website during the past week’s sporting events. Mainly complaints have been seen on the micro blogging site Twitter, from disappointed viewers who reported that the site had.. more
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England game breaks BBC record

If there is one thing that will stand out about this World Cup, apart from the Vuvuzela, it is the amount of people using the internet to watch the game, rather than using the traditional TV route. The last match between England and Slovenia recorded.. more
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World Cup in 3D at cinemas

Just because BSkyB has not been showing the World Cup on the Sky 3D Channel, this does not mean that fans have to miss out on the beautiful game. This is because a deal between Supervsion Media and the Cineworld, Empire, Odeon and Vue cinema.. more
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Online shopping boosted by World Cup

It seems that in May online shopping reached £4.5 billion or the equivalent of £73 person for every person in the UK. According to the retail sales experts IMRG Capgemini, online shopping is 22 per cent higher than the same period last year and up.. more
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Vuvuzela-free coverage from the BBC

The thing that makes international football different is the fans. In Spain they beat drums and in other countries they let off flares; not everyone likes it but this diversity is what makes the sport interesting. However, since the start of the World Cup, the.. more
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ITV sorry for ads instead of the goal!

It seems that the HD broadcast of England’s first match of the World Cup was made up of blunders and ITV has been apologising to fans who were watching the match between England and the USA on ITV1 HD. Around 1.5 million fans had tuned.. more
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