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Georgie Frost

CEO of Laduma, Ben Smith, explains virtual reality.

Georgie Frost
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CEO of Laduma, Ben Smith, explains virtual reality.
Virtual reality has become a major new technology capable of transporting people to fantastical landscapes in a game or film set. Increasingly though it is also being used as a tool by journalists, teachers, healthcare workers and retailers to help understand the world around us. Ben Smith is CEO of Laduma, a virtual reality company, and he spoke to Georgie Frost to explain more.
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Ben Smith


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Georgie Frost

Tony Neate, chief executive of Get Safe Online, talking about online fraud

Georgie Frost
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Tony Neate, chief executive of Get Safe Online, talking about online fraud
Cyber crime is a growing menace - with losses averaging £210 per adult a year, according to a study. It also found more than a third of victims did not report the offence - meaning the overall amount lost could be even more. Georgie was joined on the line by Tony Neate, the chief executive of Get Safe Online to discuss the research findings and find out how to be safe from the growing crime.
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Tony Neate


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Georgie Frost

Dr Bernie Hogan, from the Oxford Internet Institute, talking about how long you spend online affects your life

Georgie Frost
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Dr Bernie Hogan, from the Oxford Internet Institute, talking about how long you spend online affects your life
How long do you spend online? Last year - the average adult spent three hours and nine minutes every day surfing the web - according to the internet advertising bureau. A typical household has more than seven online devices So what are we doing and what effect is it having on our lives? To find out, Georgie was joined by Dr Bernie Hogan, from the Oxford Internet Institute.
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Bernie Hogan


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Sue Dougan

Rachel Springall, personal finance expert at moneyfacts.co.uk, on The News Review 20/1016

Sue Dougan
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Rachel Springall, personal finance expert at moneyfacts.co.uk, on The News Review 20/1016
Sue Dougan is joined by Rachel Springall, personal finance expert at moneyfacts.co.uk. Today they discuss Sir Philip Green's upcoming meeting with the pensions regulator as well as the news a third of people get poor or no mobile phone reception at home. Plus how self driving cars could become the future of motoring. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Rachel Springall


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Georgie Frost

Vix Leyton from Vouchercodes.co.uk on The News Review 13/10/16

Georgie Frost
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Vix Leyton from Vouchercodes.co.uk on The News Review 13/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Vix Leyton from Vouchercodes.co.uk. Today they discuss the disappearance of popular brands such as Marmite and Ben and Jerry's from Tesco as well as the news millions of commuters could be eligible for compensation for train delays over 15 minutes. Plus how a new device could make low sugar foods sweeter. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Vix Leyton


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Georgie Frost

CEO of eMoov estate agent, Russell Quirk, on The News Review 11/10/16

Georgie Frost
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CEO of eMoov estate agent, Russell Quirk, on The News Review 11/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined by Russell Quirk, CEO of online estate agent eMoov. Today they discuss calls for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners to switch off their phones over safety risks as well as the news of another round of strikes on Southern Rail. Plus should rich pensioners leave money to their grandchildren to help them onto the property ladder? All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Russell Quirk


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Georgie Frost

Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk, on The News Review 10/10/16

Georgie Frost
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Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk, on The News Review 10/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined on the line by Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk. Today they discuss an investigation which has found Royal Mail has been responsible for delivering fraud letters as well as the news mobile phone companies are scrapping charges for switching networks. Plus how homeowners cashing in on Airbnb could be breaching their leases. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Georgie Frost

Angharad Lynn, private client solicitor at Veale Wasbrough Vizards, on The News Review 05/10/16

Georgie Frost
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Angharad Lynn, private client solicitor at Veale Wasbrough Vizards, on The News Review 05/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined by private client solicitor Angharad Lynn from Veale Wabrough Vizards. Today they discuss flexible working hours and which groups have access to them as well as the risks faced by the thousands of pensioners who have withdrawn cash lump sums from their pensions. Plus why network providers are urging those in areas with weak signal to opt out of their contracts. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Angharad Lynn


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Georgie Frost

Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk on The News Review 26/09/16

Georgie Frost
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Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk on The News Review 26/09/16
Georgie Frost is joined by editor of money.co.uk Hannah Maundrell. Today they discuss new research into our growing addiction to smartphones as well as the results of this years CoolBrands survey. Plus is airline Monarch really in financial trouble? All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Nick Peters

Kevin Pratt, web editor at MoneySuperMarket.com on The News Review 13/09/16

Nick Peters
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Kevin Pratt, web editor at MoneySuperMarket.com on The News Review 13/09/16
Nick Peters is joined in the studio by Kevin Pratt web editor at MoneySuperMarket.com. Today they discuss Oxfam findings on growing levels of inequality in the UK as well as a look at the new plastic five pound note entering circulation today. Plus why the cost of job interviews is reaching an average £150. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Kevin Pratt


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