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.
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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.
Google's brilliant little Nexus 7 tablet just became even more appealing for those in the UK, where anyone buying the device between now and June 1 will get £50 of credit to spend in the Play Store.
The UK government will pay £5.548m to Microsoft for another twelve months of Windows XP support for public sector bodies and organisations, as mainstream support for the ageing OS ends in a few days.
It seems that it may only be a matter of time before the T-Mobile and Orange brands disappear from the UK, as EE has terminated sales for the two 3G carriers via their respective websites.
EE has launched its first own-brand handset - the £99.99 Kestrel, which includes support for the carrier's 4G LTE network - as it introduces cheaper price plans, now from as little as £13.99 a month.
giffgaff - a carrier famed for offering unlimited data at low cost - has revealed its 4G 'goodybags', but its top-tier 4G package offers just 2GB of data, 500 mins and unlimited texts for £15 a month.
Images from millions of Yahoo users' webcam chats were captured and stored by UK intelligence agency GCHQ, in an operation called 'Optic Nerve' - including many images of a pornographic nature.
UK operator Tesco Mobile has announced that it will drop its surcharge for 4G services with immediate effect, meaning that all of its customers can now enjoy 4G at no additional cost, where available.
The UK Government plans to end its reliance on proprietary software such as Microsoft Office in favour of solutions like Google Docs, in a move intended to save money and foster greater innovation.
O2 has chosen to circumvent Ofcom's new guidelines which would have allowed customers to exit their contracts mid-term if prices increased, adding insult to injury with a further 2.7% price rise.
A BBC insider claims that issues with Kinect have been plaguing the development of an iPlayer app for the Xbox One, and accuses Microsoft of offering little assistance to help resolve the problems.
Can't drag yourself away from your console on Christmas Day? No need to waste valuable gaming time cooking a huge meal or eating it with loved ones, thanks to the Christmas dinner in a can, from GAME!
BT Broadband has revealed details of its new network-level Parental Controls, which will block access to adult content for all users by default, forcing them to opt out of the restrictions if desired.
Three UK has launched its 4G services, at no extra cost over existing price plans and with unlimited data available, while customers will now be able to use their inclusive minutes and data in the US.
Nokia's Lumia 1520 - featuring a 6" Full HD display, quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM - will go on sale in the UK on December 6 from £38 a month, although one retailer has already opened pre-orders.
Twitter Alerts has launched in the U.K. and Ireland, with 57 organisations, including police forces and government agencies, signing up to share critical information quickly when it is needed most.
A man who bought an Apple iPad from the UK's largest retailer was shocked to find nothing but clay in the box - and even more surprised to be arrested on suspicion of fraud after requesting a refund.