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Purchase £50 of Amazon gift cards to get a free promo code

SAVE £6: Get a free £6 promo code towards future Amazon orders when you purchase £50 or more of Amazon gift cards.  Promotional codes can be frustrating, unreliable, and difficult to find, but the rewards can also be pretty great. Some promotional codes are thrown your way for free, and others require a little bit of work. The latest promo code from Amazon falls into the latter category, as you need to purchase £50 or more of Amazon gift cards to access the deal. If you do, you'll get a £6 promo code towards future Amazon orders. SEE ALSO: The… [...]

Here's how to unblock and watch American Netflix from the UK

SAVE 50%: A six-month subscription to Surfshark is on sale for £4.65 per month as of March 5, saving you 50% on list price. Unblocking and watching the American version of Netflix from the UK is not complicated. It's actually a really simple process with the help of a VPN. Popular VPNs like Surfshark can reliably unblock U.S. Netflix by bypassing its geo-restrictions. By hiding your IP address and connecting you to a server in the U.S., Surfshark can trick Netflix into thinking you are based over there. In fact, with Surfshark, you can access more than 15 different Netflix… [...]

All the best voucher codes to help you save this Mother's Day

SAVE UP TO 40%: VoucherCodes has launched a wide range of Mother's Day deals, saving you up to 40% on flowers, beauty products, cards, and more. Hey you. Yeah you. Have you started to think about Mother's Day? Because the clock is ticking, and we wouldn't want you to leave it too late. Your mum deserves the best, and that means flowers, gifts, and maybe a nice card. Fortunately for you, VoucherCodes has got your back this year with a wide range of discount codes for the big day. You can save up to 40% on a bunch of top… [...]

Kickstart a lucrative coding career with this stacked online bundle

TL;DR: The Master Learn to Code 2021 Certification Bundle is on sale for £25.05 as of March 5, saving you 98% on list price. Whether you’re hoping to improve your tech skills for career development or seeking to improve job prospects, learning to code is pretty much never a bad idea. And with this affordable online programming training, you can get started from the comfort of your sofa. With 119 hours of content and a total of 13 courses, this training bundle will help you build a foundation in not one, not two, but nine different coding languages. These include… [...]

Encrypt your emails and protect your data with this lifetime subscription

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Encrypt Email with SecureMyEmail is on sale for £71.59 as of March 5, saving you 93% on list price. Whether you're working on a first-of-its-kind business project, dealing with sensitive information, or just value your privacy, email encryption can be a useful tool. The SecureMyEmail app from Witopia will encrypt your emails end-to-end. They'll also have the ability to "self-destruct" as necessary.  The SecureMyEmail app works with plenty of email services, including Gmail and Yahoo. The latest version has also been upgraded with a more automated installation process, so setup will be easy. Read more...More… [...]

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Fox News will bounce back from ratings dip by being 'loyal opposition' to President Biden, CEO says

Lachlan Murdoch compared the network's relationship with Biden to MSNBC's relationship with Trump, which he says was good for the rival network. [...]

Cuomo's advisers covered up high nursing home death tolls by pushing NY health officials to alter reports

New reports suggest Gov. Cuomo's advisers clashed with state health officials and tried to hide the death toll for months. [...]

Federal investigators are zeroing in on potential communications between lawmakers and Capitol mob in lead up to the insurrection

The report added that Democrats are pushing investigators to review security footage, to determine if lawmakers toured organizers ahead of the riot. [...]

A cyberpunk scene at SpaceX's launch facilities: A robot dog inspected the wreckage of a Starship rocket prototype

SpaceX engineers can't always approach an exploded rocket safely. That's likely why Zeus the robo-dog was there. [...]

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Federico Klein is believed to be the first Trump appointee to be charged in connection to the January 6 insurrection. [...]

TechCrunch

- Catherine Shu
Indonesian logistics startup SiCepat raises $170 million Series B

SiCepat, an end-to-end logistics startup in Indonesia, announced today it has raised a $170 million Series B funding round. Founded in 2014 to provide last-mile deliveries for small merchants, the company has since expanded to serve large e-commerce platforms, too. Its services now also cover warehousing and fulfillment, middle-mile logistics and online distribution. Investors in […] [...]

- Natasha Mascarenhas
InsurGrid raises pre-seed financing to help modernize legacy insurance agents

Insurance agents spend hours handling paperwork and grabbing client information over the phone. A new seed-stage startup, InsurGrid, has developed a software solution to help ease the process, and make it easier for agents to serve existing clients — and secure new ones. InsurGrid gives agents a personalized platform to collect information from clients, such […] [...]

- Steve O'Hear
Backed by Blossom, Creandum and Index, grocery delivery and dark store startup Dija launches in London

Dija, the London-based grocery delivery startup, is officially launching today and confirming that it raised £20 million in seed funding in December — a round that we first reported was partially closed the previous month. Backing the company is Blossom Capital, Creandum and Index Ventures, with Dija seemingly able to raise pre-launch. In fact, there […] [...]

- Anthony Ha
Daily Crunch: Square acquires Tidal

Square buys a majority stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal, WhatsApp improves its desktop app and Hopin raises even more funding. This is your Daily Crunch for March 4, 2021. The big story: Square acquires Tidal Square announced this morning that it has purchased a majority stake in Tidal, the music streaming service founded by Jay-Z. It […] [...]

- Ron Miller
Making sense of the $6.5B Okta-Auth0 deal

When Okta announced that it was acquiring Auth0 yesterday for $6.5 billion, the deal raised eyebrows. After all, it’s a substantial amount of money for one identity and access management (IAM) company to pay to buy another, similar entity. But the deal ultimately brings together two companies that come at identity from different sides of the […] [...]

VentureBeat

What the swarm of new Azure announcements mean

This week's Azure announcements were about being more hybrid, more multi-cloud, more data-dependent -- at higher speed. [...]

What If Media Group introduces AI tool to make marketing campaigns smarter

What If Media Group's new tool promises to improve marketing campaign performance through the use of machine learning. [...]

Valve ends development on Artifact

Valve will is ending all development on Artifact, its Dota 2-based digital card game. The company made the announcement today. [...]

What a new Nintendo Switch actually needs

With a new Switch poised to come out later this year, I have to wonder what it is that I actually need from updated take on the system. [...]

Apex Legends adds a permanent solo option as it launches on Switch

Apex Legends is coming to Switch on March 9, and it is bringing a new way to play the game without having to team up with others. [...]