Hutchison Whampoa, owner of Three, has confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Telefónica to acquire O2 UK in a deal worth up to £10.25bn, which would create the UK's largest mobile carrier.
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Just a few weeks after BT confirmed that it is in talks to acquire EE, the parent company of Three is said to be considering a £9bn bid to take over O2 from Spanish communications giant Telefónica.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the UK, and computing equipment confiscated, as part of a joint investigation with the FBI into recent attacks against Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network.
Samsung has started rolling out Lollipop to its Galaxy S5 in the UK, but it appears that the firmware is based on the original Android 5.0 release - not the newer 5.0.x builds released since.
EE has slashed prices on two of its 4G Windows Phones, including Microsoft's Lumia 735 'selfie phone', which is now available for £129.99 off-contract - but you'll have to buy a £20 PAYG top-up too.
A new Windows 8.1 tablet has gone on sale in the UK for just £49 - including a free Office 365 subscription (and unlimited OneDrive storage) that's actually worth more than the device itself.
UK telecoms giant BT is in exclusive talks to buy the country's largest mobile carrier group, EE, in a deal worth around £12.5bn, which would include EE's current owners taking a 16% stake in BT.
Domino's Pizza has introduced Cortana voice interaction support to its Windows Phone app in the UK and Ireland, and has also added SmartGlass device support for its Xbox One app.
A study has found that tablets are now used in 70% of UK schools, with students in 9% of schools each getting their own device - but doubts remain over whether they lead to academic improvements.
Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge, which features a display that curves around one edge of the device, is available for pre-order in the UK - but at £750 off-contract, it's only for those with deep pockets.
UK retailers and carriers are now accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus 6, with prices starting at £499 off-contract, or free on a two-year plan priced around £35 a month, with delivery from Dec 1.
Over 1000 public buildings across the UK - including libraries, museums, sports centres and transport hubs - are being upgraded to offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, as part of a nationwide £150m initiative.
giffgaff has said that it is now "ready for a full scale launch of 4G", beginning on November 12, with three new goodybags, but there's still no unlimited 4G data option - 5GB is the most you'll get.
A cyan (or "blue") version of the Lumia 735 'selfie phone' has been exclusively launched at Carphone Warehouse - and in fact, it's so exclusive that even Microsoft doesn't list the option on its site.
Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 530, can now be purchased for just £29.95 as a pay-as-you-go upgrade, or for £49.95 with a new pay-as-you-go SIM, plus a mandatory one-off £10 top-up.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling stated his intentions to raise the criminal penalty for cyber trolling in the UK up to a maximum two-year sentence, following several high profile harassment cases.
The BBC has announced that viewers and listeners can now catch up on programmes they missed for up to 30 days after broadcast - up from just seven days - although some exceptions will apply.
Microsoft's new 4G Windows Phone, the Lumia 735, is now on sale in Ireland, Malaysia, Australia and in the UK, where it can be purchased off-contract from £199, or free on contracts from £17 a month.
Microsoft's Lumia 735 - known also as the 'selfie phone', due to its impressive front-facing camera - will go on sale in the UK next week, with Cortana support and the latest Denim firmware on board.
The price of the Xbox One has dropped in the UK, and now starts at £329.99 for the non-Kinect model - and for that price, you can currently pick up the white Xbox One bundle with Sunset Overdrive.
Before voters in Scotland cast their ballots yesterday in a referendum on independence from the UK, Bing predicted that the 'no' vote would win, and the Union would stand - and it was right. Again.
The UK's largest 4G network, EE, has relaunched its SIM-only plans, with more affordable options now starting at £9.99 a month, and more data included on each plan, with up to 10GB available.
Sony has revealed that it has sold one million PlayStation 4 consoles in the United Kingdom - around 10% of its total worldwide sales - making it the UK's second fastest-selling console ever.
Despite disappointing sales in the US, where it is available only with AT&T, Amazon's Fire phone will be sold exclusively via O2 in the UK, where it can now be pre-ordered free on £33 a month plans.
Sky News is launching a new app for the Xbox 360 in the UK and US this month, including a live channel feed and on-demand content - but there's no mention of a similar app for the Xbox One.
The UK won't be among the very first markets to get Microsoft's new Lumia 730 and 830 Windows Phones, but buyers there won't have too long to wait after the handsets begin rolling out worldwide.
Microsoft's low-cost Windows Phone 8.1 device, the 3G-only Lumia 630, is now available for just £89.95 in the UK - the price at which it was first promoted by Microsoft over three months ago.
giffgaff is changing its 'goodybag' price plans, removing unlimited data from all but the top-tier plan and limiting speeds to 300kbps for those using "more than their fair share" during peak hours.
Virgin Media is raising its broadband prices for the second time this year, with bills going up by £1.50 a month for certain customers - but those affected can cancel their contract without penalty.
Some users aren't entirely pleased with the voice used for Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 in the UK, suggesting that it sounds too 'robotic' - but Microsoft has hinted at improvements on the way.
Microsoft has launched Cortana in the UK with more localized content and a British accent, and in China with a whole new look - and will be available in India, Australia and Canada as an 'alpha'.
UK broadband users are rejecting the ISP-level porn filters introduced at the behest of the government, with 95% of BT Broadband customers, and 92% of those on Sky Broadband, opting out of using them.
It looks like the UK will finally be able to start utilizing Cortana within the next couple of weeks. According to Marcus Ash, Group Program Manager for Cortana, it should hit the UK soon.
Microsoft has launched its new Windows Phone 8.1 flagship, the Nokia Lumia 930, in the UK - but where exactly can you buy it? We take a look at the carriers and major retailers offering the device.
The Lumia 930 is now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse, with £130 worth of free goodies included with all orders placed before July 31, plus £100 cashback on some 24-month contracts.
Netflix is inviting people to apply for what some might consider the best job in the world: being paid to watch TV shows and movies, with flexible hours, in the comfort of your own home.
Microsoft has announced that the Lumia 930 will go on sale in the UK on 17 July, free on contracts costing around £33/month, with numerous freebies available for those who buy or pre-order the device.
Around £90m is to be invested into improving Wi-Fi on board trains, with plans for more reliable connections at speeds up to ten times faster than at present, with free access for all passengers.
The Lumia 930 will be launching in the UK soon, with carriers and retailers now listing the device, which Nokia has said will be available with a range of free accessories worth up to £130.
A hotel booking site allowed anyone to view its customers' data by simply changing a booking reference number in the address bar, and ignored repeated warnings from a security expert about the issue.
When Microsoft launched its Lumia 630 in the UK, it said the device would cost "only £89.95". A month later, not one of the five launch partners that Microsoft named has priced the 630 as low as this.
The Lumia 635 - the entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset with 4G support - will go on sale in the United Kingdom on July 3, priced from £119.99, around £30 more than the 3G-only Lumia 630.
The UK government has proposed a 'national roaming' plan, to allow mobile users to switch to rival networks in areas with limited coverage, but leading carriers have dismissed the idea as unworkable.
Google Glass has officially arrived in the United Kingdom, and the price for wannabe 'Explorers' there will be £1000. Its UK launch is accompanied by a range of new apps for the wearable device.
The UK government is considering a proposal that could force carriers to allow users of rival networks to use their signal, as part of plans to improve nationwide mobile coverage.
Online shoppers in Europe now have new protections under laws that introduce a 14-day 'cooling-off period' for digital purchases, ban retailers from 'pre-ticking' boxes for optional extras, and more.
After hints from Microsoft and retailer Carphone Warehouse that Cortana is coming to the UK "soon", a source at Microsoft has told Neowin that the digital assistant will launch there "this month".
A global movement is growing - but not the kind you might expect. Twitter users are enjoying the hunt for cash hidden in cities from the US to Europe and Africa, planted by anonymous philanthropists.
Microsoft announced today that the Nokia Lumia 630 will launch in the UK on May 29 priced at £89.95 off-contract. It will be available via Carphone Warehouse, Amazon, Tesco, EE and O2.