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UK plans to take out Apple and Google’s “cartel”
Published in News


Playing duopoly forbidden

The UK's antitrust watchdog said that a reform of the country's competition rules will see it target tech giants Apple and Google.

UK government has another go at censoring the internet
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It is easier than putting food on shelves

In the middle of a crisis where it can’t put petrol in cars and food on shelves, the UK government has decided that it is a good time to censor the internet.

Brexit Brits investigate electric cars
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 12:06

Brexit Brits investigate electric cars


Because you can't get the petrol any more

British people are investigating electric cars now that it is impossible for them to get petrol now that they are out of the EU.

UK wants G7 to get rid of nuisance cookie pop-ups
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 September 2021 11:51

UK wants G7 to get rid of nuisance cookie pop-ups


It is hardly informed consent

The UK's Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, is to ask data protection and privacy regulators across the G7 (Group of Seven) to join forces to consider a solution to nuisance cookie pop-ups.

Nearly half of UK business had a data breach
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GDPR exposed holes

Almost half (43 percent) of UK organisations have reported a data breach (actual or potential) to the ICO since GDPR came into effect, according to a survey run by Apricorn.

UK opens investigation into Amazon
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 10 June 2021 11:48

UK opens investigation into Amazon


Not happy at the way it uses data

Britain’s competition watchdog is planning a formal competition investigation into e-commerce company Amazon.

UK people trash their landlines
Published in News
Thursday, 22 April 2021 11:35

UK people trash their landlines


More than three million have cut the cord in the last five years 

More than three million households in Britain have ditched their home phone in the last five years.

UK ready to spend billions on fibre
Published in Network
Thursday, 18 March 2021 10:15

UK ready to spend billions on fibre


Needs to end network constipation 

The UK is set to create the conditions for BT to invest billions of pounds in rolling out full fibre broadband nationwide by giving it flexibility on the pricing of its fastest services for the long term.

MPs fear UK NHS is about to make huge IT stuff up
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Massive sums of public cash to be flushed down the loo

The Commons Public Accounts Committee warns that massive sums of public money could be wasted on an expensive digital transformation plan for the NHS.

UK government lost 1,000 devices in the last year
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Have they looked down the back of the sofa?

Security hardware maker Apricorn has released a report indicating that UK government departments have lost or had stolen more than 1,000 devices in the past year.