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UK calls the cops after Huawei leak
Published in Network
Friday, 26 April 2019 11:28

UK calls the cops after Huawei leak


It is the Wright thing to do

Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright said he could not rule out a criminal investigation over the “unacceptable” disclosure of confidential discussions on the role of China’s Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains.

UK allows Huawei 5G use
Published in Network
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:18

UK allows Huawei 5G use


Just not in some critical parts

Theresa May and her senior ministers have approved the participation of Huawei in some non-core parts of Britain’s 5G data network, but have banned the Chinese company from more sensitive core parts of the project.

UK looking to lock up tech executives for harmful content
Published in News


Following Australia

The UK government took time out from its busy schedule of sawing its head off over Brexit to start designing legislation that would hold social media executives liable for harmful content distributed on their platforms.

UK broadband and landline providers to automatically compensate users
Published in News


Each time they hack you off

Five UK broadband and landline providers will now automatically compensate customers when services do not work.

UK’s internet porn ban system to start...
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 12:42

UK’s internet porn ban system to start...


...on April fool’s day

The UK is set to start its bizarre move to ban internet porn from those who cannot prove they are old enough to watch it.

UK has the most expensive mobile data rates in Europe
Published in News


India is cheaper

A study into the amount people pay for mobile data has found that the UK has some of the highest prices in Europe.

UK should regulate Facebook
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:01

UK should regulate Facebook


It keeps breaking the rules

Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said.

British being ripped off by their broadband suppliers
Published in Network


Ofcom said that four million should haggle

Communications regulator Ofcom estimates that half of Britain's broadband customers could be getting faster internet than they have and even pay less.

Xiaomi moves into UK
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 09 November 2018 11:34

Xiaomi moves into UK


Thinks UK is cool for some reason

Xiaomi, the world’s fourth ranked smartphone maker, entered Britain with the international debut of its flagship Mi 8 Pro.

Zuckerberg ignores UK and Canada
Published in News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:40

Zuckerberg ignores UK and Canada

Sorry I'm washing my hair

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected a request to appear before an international parliamentary committee delving into the questions around fake news.