Brexit: Britons need to renew their passport NOW if they have this much time left valid

Brexit will affect all Britons if a no-deal exit from the European Union (EU) takes place next year. One way in which it will impact Britons is what will happen to British passports from March. Last month the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated their travel advice for British passport holders in the unlikely […]

Car insurance WARNING: Errors that could leave thousands of drivers without valid cover

Car insurance is designed to protect you while on the road and the way the premium is calculated is based on a number of factors. Premiums can range from a couple of hundred pounds a year to thousands every year and will protect you in the event of an accident or if you need to […]

Post-Brexit flights may not be valid in the UK – and airlines are NOT warning passengers

Brexit is currently causing concern for travellers in light of the UK leaving the EU in March 2019. In the event of a no-deal, it could mean Britons booking a holiday for next year could be left without protection and flights not being granted the airspace to fly. The right to claim compensation and refunds […]

Nestle under fire for selling California water ‘without a valid basis’

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 23:20 Nestle is under scrutiny by California legislators for selling water from the drought-stricken state. The company has been bottling and selling water taken from the San Bernardino Forest without proper permits. Following a 20-month investigation, California’s State Water Resources Control Board issued a report suggesting Nestle cease taking water […]

The TSA Still Doesn’t Think District of Columbia Driver Licenses are Valid

Yes, TSA, “District of Columbia” Driver’s Licenses are Valid Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Unsent text message accepted as valid will by Australian court

An unsent text has been accepted as an official will by a court in Queensland, Australia. The message, found in the drafts folder of a deceased man’s phone, indicated he wanted all his possessions to go to his brother and nephew, instead of his wife and son. The 55-year-old composed the text before taking his […]

Leak of >1,700 valid passwords could make the IoT mess much worse

Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis) Security researchers have unearthed a sprawling list of login credentials that allows anyone on the Internet to take over home routers and more than 1,700 “Internet of things” devices and make them part of a destructive botnet. The list of telnet-accessible devices, currently posted at this Pastebin address, was first posted […]

Driving after Brexit: Will your UK licence be valid after Britain leaves the EU?

Britain is in formal negotiations with EU policymakers to tackle the impending Brexit.  Many questions remain unanswered about how the lives of British nationals will change once the process has been finalised.  One subject that has been questioned is the UK driving licence, which each have a blue EU symbol in the top left corner.  […]

Is “I forget” a valid defense when court orders demand a smartphone password?

Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Thinkstock) On May 30, two suspects accused of extorting the so-called “Queen of Snapchat” as part of a sex-tape scandal are scheduled to appear in a Florida court. But as wild as the premise sounds, primarily the accused need only to answer a simple question on this visit. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Charles Johnson wants […]

3 types of artificial intelligence, but only 2 are valid

GUEST: For all of the visions of robots taking over the world, stealing jobs and outpacing humans in every facet of existence, we haven’t seen many cases of AI drastically changing industries or even our day-to-day lives just yet. For this reason, media and AI deniers alike question whether true broad-scale AI even exists. Some […]