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UK robotic expert says AI is our friend
Published in AI
Thursday, 29 September 2022 11:23

UK robotic expert says AI is our friend


You just need to know it better

The head of the UK's largest and most advanced robotics centre has said that society needs to prepare for the increased integration of robots but shouldn't fear the rise of artificial intelligence (AI).

Teen arrested for GTA 6 leaks
Published in AI
Monday, 26 September 2022 11:41

Teen arrested for GTA 6 leaks


Likely to be connected to Rockstar's security breach

Inspector Knacker of the Yard has fingered the collar of a teen who is suspected of hacking Rock Star and leaking shedloads of videos and screen shots from the forthcoming GTA 6 game.

UK watchdog worried about Volish Activision-Blizzard take over
Published in Gaming


Wants an "in-depth investigation"

UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended an "in-depth investigation" into Microsoft's acquisition of Activsion-Blizzard. 

Tory minister's broadband shows him up
Published in Network
Wednesday, 31 August 2022 11:03

Tory minister's broadband shows him up


It just had enough 

A UK Tory minister's broadband appeared to have had enough of him telling the world how superior British broadband was and showed the world how pants it really was -- live.

UK government can push alerts to mobile phones
Published in News


Will notify you about the four horses of the apocolypse 

The UK’s national emergency alert system will go live in October, and will give the government the ability to send a text message to any mobile phone in area.

Heatwave dissolves British clouds
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 27 July 2022 11:44

Heatwave dissolves British clouds


Google and Oracle offline 

The UK heatwave had a weird effect on Google and Oracle clouds with both had to take off their cloud services and servers because their cooling systems could not handle the temperature and were at risk of burning out.

UK heatwave takes down clouds
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 20 July 2022 10:58

UK heatwave takes down clouds


What do you expect?

Britain, which is famous for its rain, is having a few problems with its clouds as a heatwave grips the country.

UK works out what to do with AI
Published in AI
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 09:54

UK works out what to do with AI


A low powered version could be the next Tory leader 

New plans for regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) will be published today as the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill is introduced to Parliament.

UK will insist tech firms protect customers from other governments' lies
Published in News


British Government lies should be OK

Tech firms will be required to shield internet users from state-sponsored disinformation posing a threat to UK society and democracy, under changes to a landmark online safety bill.

UK government give Apple a free pass
Published in News
Thursday, 09 June 2022 11:38

UK government give Apple a free pass


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.