UK’s Royal Mint drops NFT plans
The economy is in enough of a mess
UK Prime Minster Rishi Sunak’s attempt to sign the country up to an NFT financial system has been mercifully dropped.
UK Tories whinge that Google’s chatbot hates them
Thinks it has a left-wing bias
The UK Conservative party is complaining that Google’s new Bard AI based chatbot hates them and believes it is producing results with a left-wing bias.
UK brings in national mobile phone alert
Will warn you if there are tomatos avaliable in your supermarket
Post-Brexit turnip-eaters, the UK have bought in a government-backed public warning system, in which alerts are sent to mobile phone users about events that may put their life in danger.
UK invests £900 million in a new supercomputer
After Brexit UK fears falling behind in the AI race
The UK, which once had an Empire and a favoured status in Europe, is having to invest in its own supercomputer as it fears falling behind the rest of the world in artificial intelligence.
UK opens mmWave spectrum
26 GHz and 40 GHz bands available
The UK's telecom's regulator Ofcom is making mmWave spectrum in the 26 GHz and 40 GHz bands available for new mobile technologies and 5G services.
WhatsApp will ignore autocratic British end-to-end encryption laws
Only autocratic regimes who make peasants eat turnips do this sort of thing
The salad-strapped UK government's planned move to outlaw end-to-end encryption has already found a conscious objector in the form of WhatsApp.
UK chipmakers threaten to leave unless British government gets its act together
Brexit leads to exit
UK chipmakers are threatening to move their operations to the US or Europe unless the government pulls its finger out and announce a semiconductor strategy.
British government wants to give money to chip companies
Never mind the NHS, we want to feed a global oversupply
The UK government is trying to convince itself that if it spends billions to subsidise semiconductor companies it will help the country better compete and build resiliency and make the country great again.
Amazon having difficulty in battle against its UK employees
This is not the US, you can't just beat them up
US big tech box shifter Amazon is finding it tougher to break UK unions than its usual union stomping ground -- the US.
Russian and Iranian hackers attack UK
Crimean war revenge
Russian and Iranian state-linked hackers are hacking British politicians and journalists, Britain’s online security agency warned.