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  • How-Tos: How to use contactless payments on the London Underground

    For those that live in Greater London, the contactless revolution has truly arrived, with TFL offering contactless payment since Tuesday. Utilising Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, this system makes life quicker, easier and even cheaper for anyone using public transport in the capital.

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    Not all interaction on the internet can be positive and sometimes people can leave comments on your posts that you’d rather they didn’t. We explain how to delete any negative or abusive comments you might receive on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram.

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    Everyone wants faster database queries, and both SQL developers and DBAs can turn to many time-tested methods to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, no single method is foolproof or ironclad. But even if there is no right answer to tuning every query, there are plenty of proven do's and don'ts to help light the way. While some are RDBMS-specific, most of these tips apply to any relational database.

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