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Ransomware and smartwatch hacking- The latest big cyber security threats

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Ransomware and smartwatch hacking- The latest big cyber security threats
It's predicted cyber criminals are going to shift towards hacking into our internet-connected gadgets like phones, smart TVs, and even fitness trackers, and disabling access unless we pay up. Government-backed security researchers are warning about the rise of so-called "ransomware" - which is used to lock users out of devices. To find out more about the latest threats Georgie Frost heard from Ben Russell, head of strategy and partnerships at the National Cyber Crime Unit and Chris Dye, VP of marketing at Glasswall.
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Ben Russell, Chris Dye


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Georgie Frost

How to get involved with British Science Week 2017.

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How to get involved with British Science Week 2017.
This week is British Science Week with a range of events up and down the country aimed at getting the public more engaged with science and technology. With growing interest in areas such as health tracking gadgets and volunteer science projects though it seems a lot demand is already there. To find out more about some of the events on offer Georgie Frost was joined by Katherine Mathieson, Chief Executive of the British Science Association.
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Katherine Mathieson


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Georgie Frost

Cat Plummer shares the story behind blog “Penny Wise, Life Rich”

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Cat Plummer shares the story behind blog “Penny Wise, Life Rich”
Every week we look at the people behind the Twitter handles? Share Radio's Tom Hill has been speaking to founder of Cat Plummer, Penny Wise, Life Rich. Cat's blog shares her tips and experiences saving money and cutting debt. So what led her to set it up?
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Cat Plummer


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Georgie Frost

UK Money Bloggers talk Budgeting! Blogger David Taylor looks at how simple it is to curb your spending

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

UK Money Bloggers talk Budgeting! Blogger David Taylor looks at how simple it is to curb your spending
It's time to check in with the UK Money Blogger community fresh from their Monday Twitter chat. Every week, 100 experts take to the social media site to kick off the week and share experiences, tips and questions on anything money related. This week, they discussed budgeting. David Taylor from the site Thinking Thrifty joined Georgie Frost.
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David Taylor


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Georgie Frost

Cybercriminals can hack into your internet-connected gadgets, even your smartwear. All this and more on the News Review

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Cybercriminals can hack into your internet-connected gadgets, even your smartwear. All this and more on the News Review
Georgie Frost was joined by CEO of Emoov, Russell Quirk this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the warning about cyber criminals taking over control of internet-connected gadgets like phones, smarts TVs, and even fitness trackers. Plus they look into why more office workers are opting to go and buy a "posh coffee" for their afternoon caffeine boost rather than switching on the kettle. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Russell Quirk


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Georgie Frost

Parliament backs the PM to take the UK out of the EU. But when will she trigger Article 50?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Parliament backs the PM to take the UK out of the EU. But when will she trigger Article 50?
To go through all the political headlines this morning, Georgie Frost was joined by Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post. The big story this morning was of course the Prime Minister's being given the power to take the UK out of the EU - after her Brexit Bill was finally approved by Parliament last night. The House of Lords backed down in its attempts to amend the legislation. But Theresa May's not expected to trigger the two-year leaving process until the end of the month.
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Jack Sommers


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Georgie Frost

How has Ocado been testing its investors' patience in its latest trading statement?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How has Ocado been testing its investors' patience in its latest trading statement?
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with Ocado, the British online supermarket - its released a trading statement this morning. Nigel has been speaking with a couple of CEO's this morning. One of which was from the Gym Group and the other CEO - Ray Anderson - was from Bango.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

BCC publishes its Economic Forecast, which has upgraded UK GDP growth from 1.1% to 1.4% in 2017

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

BCC publishes its Economic Forecast, which has upgraded UK GDP growth from 1.1% to 1.4% in 2017
The UK economy's expected to grow more than initially thought this year, partly because of the strength of household spending. The British Chambers of Commerce has upgraded its outlook from 1-point-1 to 1-point-4 percent. But its growth forecast for 2018 has downgraded slightly, because of inflation. However, it has downgraded its expectations slightly for 2018. So what factors are contributing to this upgrade? And what can we expect in the following years? Nigel Cassidy spoke to Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC and started by asking about the figures...
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Suren Thiru


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Nigel Cassidy

Click-to-buy mobile app Bango doubles its revenue

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Click-to-buy mobile app Bango doubles its revenue
Bango, the mobile payment company which enables app store customers to click and buy apps or in-app content and place the charge directly onto their mobile phone bill, has released full year results today. So how is the company doing? Joining Nigel Cassidy to reveal all is Ray Anderson, CEO of Bango.
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Ray Anderson


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Nigel Cassidy

The Gym Group releases a strong set of full year results

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

The Gym Group releases a strong set of full year results
The Gym Group plc, the fast-growing, nationwide operator of over 80 high-quality low-cost gyms, has announced its full year results today. So how is the company doing? John Treharne, Chief Executive Officer of The Gym Group joined Nigel Cassidy to tell more about what the company's up to.
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John Treharne


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