Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lovefilm offered DVDs and Blu-rays to rent via post The Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service will cease to operate on 31 October this year, its owner Amazon has said. Amazon cited a “decreasing demand” for the discs and a growing number of customers who were streaming movies and […]

Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Uber drivers will receive 100% of tips offered by passengers via the app Ride-sharing company Uber is to allow its drivers in the UK to receive tips from passengers via its app. Uber said the feature – first introduced in the US in June – would launch in the […]

Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Some internet addiction “boot camps” employ military-style discipline in treating patients A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been […]