Will not enforce a USB Type-C charger
The UK government says it is not "currently considering" copying European Union plans for a common charging cable.
Private networks across the UK
BT and Ericsson struck a multi-million pound partnership to offer private 5G networks to businesses across Britain.
Still a bit iffy on paying tax in the country
The UK government seems to have no problem awarding Amazon lucrative contracts, despite criticism that the outfit’s efforts to avoid paying tax.
EE claims to have become the first mobile operator to have expanded its ultrafast 5G (mobile broadband) network to cover more than half of the UK’s population.
It's time for a universal ISP router?
A new Uswitch (Opinium) survey of 2,000 UK adults, which was conducted last October 2021, has estimated that there are now 22 million “redundant” broadband ISP routers sitting in British homes, while 76 per cent of respondents want a “universal router” (i.e. one that can be used by any ISP) to help cut e-waste.
Hadrian’s cyber wall will be just as effective at keeping the Scots out
The UK government is bringing in its own cyber wall modelled on Hadrien’s wall in that it will be a bit rubbish, cost a lot to build and fail to do anything.
Bend the knee to Putin or will we will not launch your satellites
The Russian Space agency has told the UK government it must sell its stake in OneWeb and the company must promise not to use its satellites for military purposes or else.
If the Russians dare to attack us
The UK is prepared to use its offensive cyber capability if the Russians start targeting Britain's computer networks after a Ukraine invasion.
Needs something to go with the tea
Britain's competition regulator said on Friday it had accepted a revised offer from Google of commitments relating to its plan to ban third-party cookies that advertisers use to track consumers.
Crowdfunding and retail mini-bonds also to face regulations
Britain's financial watchdog plans to introduce restrictions on marketing cryptoassets and other high-risk investments like crowdfunding and retail mini-bonds.