Echo show shows up in UK
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Took a while

Amazon's Echo Show is finally ready for British customers after being announced in May.

Russian hackers attack major UK sectors
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GCHQ is on the case

The chief executive of Britain's GCHQ cyber security centre said today that its spooks are aware of attempts to disrupt the UK's energy, telecomms and media by attempted hacks.

Rudd demands social networks censor extremist speech
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Thinks AI will sort it all out

Britain’s top internal security official is pressing social media companies to devise automatic systems to spot and block violent militant messaging before it is posted on their networks.

British women are hardcore gamers
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Guinness says UK women dedicate a big chunk of their lives to gaming

British women in 2017 are spending a month of every year playing video games, according to new research.

Apple punishes UK fanboys for their iPhone support
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You will have to pay £249 more than the rest of the world

Fruity Cargo cult Apple has decided that it really hates its UK fanboys and is making them pay £249 more than Americans for the new iPhone X.

UK boffin invents new fuel cell
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Royal Navy sailor develops a new ‘green’ car device

A Royal Navy sailor who served on nuclear ‘Hunter Killer’ submarines has developed a fuel cell in his garage which could be the answer that the car industry has been looking for – at least for older petrol driven motors.

“Real people” don’t need encryption
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Tory minister thinks it is not for the prols who want to be spied on

UK home secretary Amber Rudd has called on messaging apps like WhatsApp to ditch end-to-end encryption, arguing that it aids terrorists.

UK industrial software is compromised
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Hackers have control of the code

British spooks have discovered that some industrial software companies in the UK are "likely to have been compromised" by hackers.

UK adult websites face £250,000 fines
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Protect the kiddies


UK websites without age-verification software may have to pay an eye-watering fine or be banned altogether.

UK political hack was carried out by amateurs
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Not the Russians this time

A hack of UK politicians which was thought to be the work of Russians turned out to be carried out by amateurs.