Brits need more bandwidth
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14 September 2015

Brits need more bandwidth

Ovum also warns that they are one of Europe's best

London-based analyst firm Ovum has warned that broadband ISPs must be able to deliver a minimum of 10Mbps (Megabits per second) and 50Mbps when Ultra HD (4K) video kicks off.

Apple Pay's London launch is a disaster
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Mind the Gap in expectations 

The launch of Apple Pay in the UK has been a complete disaster, the software does not work, the system charges you double, and some leading banks do not support it yet.  

UK spying law is illegal
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Courts say it needs a re-think

The British High Court has ruled that Emergency surveillance legislation introduced by the coalition government last year is illegal.

Apple pay dooms itself in UK
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Too inflexible 

Apple is having a huge problem getting its Apple Pay off the ground in the US, so now it is having a crack at the UK.

US running out of IP4 addresses
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IPv6 not still widely adopted

The US organisation responsible for doling out IP addresses has rejected a request because there was not enough stock of the IPv4 flavour.

Xiaomi sells 6 million Mi Bands
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$13 fitness band kicking iWatch to death

Although you will not see it in the Tame Apple Press, in China Xiaomi is flogging shedloads of fitness bands for $13.

Apple tries to off-load Apple Pay on the Brits
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No luck in the US

While US retailers have treated Apple Pay with a loud resounding yawn, Jobs' Mob thinks it will have more like with the British.

Qualcomm sells Spectrum
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Captain Scarlet to take voluntary redundancy

Chipmaker Qualcomm has flogged off a chunk of the l-Band spectrum it has in Britain.

Pirate Bay still accessible
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UK blocking failure

The British Empire's attempt to crush piracy using the power of the Internet has been about as successful as its 19th century invasion of Afghanistan.

Coppers arrest Lizard squad suspect
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Hacker swoop

Coppers across the UK have arrested 56 people on suspicion of computer hacking offences.