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UK government porn filter is a privacy nightmare
Published in News


“Vague, imprecise and largely a ‘tick box’ exercise” growls watchdog

Porn restrictions that are set to come into effect in the UK next month are a “privacy timebomb”, a new report has warned.

Three will offer 5G in August
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 June 2019 11:49

Three will offer 5G in August


$2.55 billion 5G infrastructure investment i

UK mobile operator Three will  launch its first new-generation 5G broadband service in London in August and would roll out mobile and broadband across 25 towns and cities before the end of the year.

British AI experts teach machines to team up and kill
Published in AI


What could go wrong?

A British artificial intelligence company has designed AI agents which have taught themselves Quake III Arena, and became so good they consistently beat human beings.

US needs to get its house in order
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 May 2019 12:16

US needs to get its house in order


China says global supply chains are falling to bits

China said the United States needs to correct its “wrong actions” for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares.

IT problems cost Brits £3.4 billion in lost productivity
Published in News


One day month fixing their own IT issues

UK businesses are losing out both financially, and on productivity levels due to their workplace IT systems, new research has revealed.

UK gets July 5G launch date
Published in Network
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 12:19

UK gets July 5G launch date


Vodafone is the first

Vodafone has announced that its 5G network will go live on the 3rd of July, making it the first to set a hard date for the launch of its next-gen mobile network.

Google "browser encryption" might stop UK censorship
Published in News


Sky and BT warn that government was wasting its time

In a move that everyone foresaw, other than the people who gave you Brexit, a small change to Google’s browser could make the UK government’s attempts to censor the internet useless.

Assange gets a year in jail
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 15:32

Assange gets a year in jail


For jumping bail

The founder of WikiLeaks was sent down for 50 weeks for evading justice in 2012 hiding from the long arm of the law by  holing himself up in the Ecuador embassy in London.

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.