Saturday, February 27, 2021

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Tech

Our 11-year-old daughter ran up a £2,400 gaming bill | Money

My 11-year-old daughter made more than 300 in-app purchases over five days on Roblox, the online games platform, resulting in a £2,400 bill on my wife’s PayPal account. At the time, my wife was in ICU recovering from a 15-hour operation to remove a brain tumour. Incapacitated, and without access to her phone, she was unable to authorise or monitor this spending. The first I knew about it was when our bank informed us that we had exceeded our overdraft limit.My daughter managed to make 48 separate purchases, totalling almost...
Sport

Daughter of Bills owners cites team’s grit in run to Australian Open last eight | Australian Open 2021

After Jessica Pegula earned her first trip to a grand slam quarter-final, the daughter of the owners of Buffalo’s NFL and NHL franchises scribbled on the screen of an Australian Open courtside TV camera: “hi mom, hi dad, see you next rd Jen B.”In addition to a shoutout to her parents, that was a message for Jennifer Brady, a good friend of Pegula’s whose fourth-round match was up next in Rod Laver Arena on Monday. And after Brady won, too, setting up an all-American matchup against Pegula with a berth...
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