Neowin News Feed for: Brexit Neowin News Feed for: Brexit en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 EE will bring back European roaming charges next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The mobile operator EE has said it will bring back mobile roaming fees just months after stating it had no plans to do so. It will affect EE customers from January 2022 who go to Europe. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:46:01 +0000 UK mobile networks won't re-introduce EU roaming charges <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The four big mobile carriers in the UK have revealed that they do not plan to bring back roaming fees when the country begins its new relationship with the EU in just a matter of days. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 28 Dec 2020 14:30:01 +0000 The UK will not implement the controversial copyright directive passed by the EU last year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK has confirmed that it will not adopt the EU&#039;s copyright directive as it prepares to leave the bloc next week. Articles 11 and 13 caused a stir with critics saying they&#039;d ruin the web. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 25 Jan 2020 04:08:01 +0000 Here's how you can watch Mark Zuckerberg testify in front of Congress <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify on issues that have been plaguing Facebook for the past year. There will be two different sittings on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read on to learn how to watch them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:24:01 +0000 Facebook to help scholars assess social media's impact on elections <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has teamed up with several pro-democracy foundations in order to fund researchers, with access to Facebook datasets, in order to see how social media affects the outcomes of elections. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:16:01 +0000 Mozilla's IRL podcast is set to return on Monday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mozilla&#039;s IRL podcast, hosted by Veronica Belmont, will return to podcatchers everywhere on Monday when the show returns for a second season. The first episode will look at bots and their effects. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:26:01 +0000 Russians spent a whole 73p to “meddle” in Brexit vote <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has announced that Russia did not significantly impact the Brexit vote after it found just 73p had been spent during the campaign. The ads were seen by a somewhat paltry 200 people. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:01 +0000 Microsoft to open its first retail store in the UK, reports say [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft operates 116 retails around the world, most being in the US, followed by Canada and Australia. According to sources, the company now intends to open a new retail store in central London. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:16:01 +0000 League of Legends in-game currency gets a 20% price hike due to Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Riot, the developer behind popular MOBA, League of Legends, has announced a 20% price hike for its in-game currency, Riot Points (RP). RP is used to purchase champions, skins, and other in-game items. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vishal Laul) Thu, 06 Jul 2017 23:06:01 +0000 The UK remains Europe's tech hotspot as VC deals rise despite Brexit vote <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After the Brexit vote, many predicted that Venture Capital would dry up, with the UK leaving the single market. It seems like these predictions were wrong, with a rise in technology funding. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:08:01 +0000 New Surface Pro costs up to 14% more than Pro 4 in UK, in addition to Brexit price rises <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has priced its new Surface Pro far higher than the equivalent Surface Pro 4 models in the UK. They&#039;ll cost up to 14% more than the prices to which it had already raised them in February. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 25 May 2017 17:14:02 +0000 World of Warcraft's account services soon to receive a price hike in the UK and EU <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Blizzard announced today that there will be a price increase for World of Warcraft&#039;s account services in the UK and EU on the 5th of April, likely due to post-Brexit exchange rates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:30:02 +0000 UK government department tells staff to stop bashing President Trump on Twitter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK Home Office has scolded some of its employees for taking to Twitter to attack US President Donald Trump. It said its employees should be politically impartial, including on social media. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:16:01 +0000 Amazon to create 5,000 UK jobs this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has said that it will create 5,000 new jobs in the United Kingdom by the end of 2017. Around 1,500 of the jobs will be technical roles with Amazon&#039;s total workforce in the UK rising to 24,000. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:52:01 +0000 7 Days: A week of Windows 10 Mobile, security matters, and the Lick of Love <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From Nokia nostalgia and gaming galore, to Patch Tuesday problems, mobile unlimited, Brexit price hikes, Android updates, and the Pocket PC, it&#039;s our handy walkthrough of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:57:18 +0000 Not just Surface Book: Microsoft raises Surface Pro 4 UK prices by up to 12% due to Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In addition to raising its Surface Book prices in the UK by £150, Microsoft has also increased the cost of its Surface Pro 4 models by up to 12%, due to Brexit-related currency considerations. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:52:01 +0000 All Microsoft Surface Book models are now up to £400 more expensive thanks to Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has raised prices considerably on its line of Surface Book devices in the UK. All models are now considerably more expensive thanks to continued currency fluctuations following Brexit. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:58:01 +0000 Sonos to increase UK prices by up to 25%; says "existing pricing has become unsustainable" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sonos is the latest company to raise its prices in the UK following the country&#039;s decision last year to leave the EU, which led to a significantly weaker pound sterling against the US dollar. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:45:41 +0000 Apple raises UK App Store prices by 25% due to Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is raising prices substantially across all App Store pricing tiers. The changes will roll out this week with 25% increased price tags for apps, in-app purchases, and other content. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:36:01 +0000 Mobile industry warns of massive increase in EU roaming charges for UK customers post-Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The EU-wide roaming framework, which caps call and data charges for people visiting other EU countries, will no longer apply to the UK post-Brexit - and officials warn that will lead to higher prices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 30 Dec 2016 15:12:01 +0000 OnePlus' new 3T flagship costs 10% more than the 3 in the US, but 21% more in the UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While its new flagship costs 10% more than its predecessor in the US and Europe, the OnePlus 3T is priced 21% higher than the 3 in the UK - four months after a 6.5% Brexit-related price rise. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:20:01 +0000 Google set to hire 3,000 new employees in the UK despite Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite Brexit, Google will still invest over £1 billion into a new London HQ that is going to open soon. Part of the investment will also be used to find 3,000 new employees in the UK. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 15 Nov 2016 22:12:01 +0000 Microsoft UK increases enterprise pricing by up to 22%, due to Brexit currency fluctuations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has revealed that it will be increasing enterprise software pricing in the UK by 13%, and cloud prices by 22%, due to currency fluctuations following the referendum decision to leave the EU. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:50:01 +0000 European Union could have free WiFi and 5G deployment in the next four years <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission is in the midst of proposing a vote that would enable members of the EU to have access to free WIFI anywhere as well as roll out the new 5G cellular standard. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 03:46:01 +0000 Want to buy the new iPhone 7 in the UK? It'll cost you more than you think <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has just announced the new iPhone 7 models for this year, with the company keeping the same pricing scheme as last year. That is unless you&#039;re in the UK, where price have gone up significantly. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:10:01 +0000 HTC raises Vive VR headset price by 10% in UK, due to Brexit-related currency fluctuations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After HP and Dell raised their prices in the UK by 10% last month due to the weakened pound sterling against the US dollar, HTC has increased the cost of its Vive VR headset there, from £689 to £759. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:44:01 +0000 7 Days: A week of Windows 10 subscriptions, Pok-ing fun, and Microsoft missing a billion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From Holo-pursuits and Nintendo nostalgia, to more Marshmallow, Brexit blues, Galaxys galore, Edge advantages, and Apple&#039;s Planet of the Apps, it&#039;s our regular roundup of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 16 Jul 2016 18:00:09 +0000 HP is increasing its UK prices by 10%, following Brexit-related currency fluctuations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After Dell announced a 10% price increase in the UK - citing currency fluctuations that pushed the pound sterling to a 31-year low against the US dollar - HP has revealed that it is doing the same. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:46:01 +0000 6.5% UK price rise for OnePlus 3 comes into effect, as company deals with Brexit fallout <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Last week, OnePlus said that it would have to increase the price of its new handset in the UK as a direct result of Brexit-related currency fluctuations. That 6.5% price rise has now come into effect. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:40:01 +0000 7 Days: A week of Apple betas, Microsoft's hella noms, and a Windows 10 coffee table <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From Brexit blues and new Nexuses, to Surface anticipation, Mega returns, Microsoft price cuts, Xbox avatar upgrades, and the $4 smart-phony, it&#039;s our regular roundup of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 09 Jul 2016 16:00:16 +0000 Lenovo is considering UK price rises, job cuts and other options, to deal with Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following price rises from Dell and OnePlus, Lenovo says that it&#039;s also considering increasing prices, and potential job cuts, among other options - but it seems that no decisions have yet been made. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:12:01 +0000 OnePlus 3 gets a £20 price hike in the UK following Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus&#039; new flagship phone has a good claim to fame thanks to its affordability. But from July 11, that reputation will lose some of its lustre, as the OnePlus 3 will become more expensive in the UK. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 05 Jul 2016 13:06:01 +0000 Microsoft will continue to invest in the UK post-Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following the UK&#039;s vote to leave the European Union, Microsoft has said that it will not pull out of the UK and that no jobs are going to be cut. Microsoft wanted the UK to stay in the EU. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 03 Jul 2016 06:46:01 +0000 OnePlus warns of possible price increases for its handsets following Brexit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus is warning its UK-based customers that price increases might be on the way. The company blames this on the pound&#039;s declining value and the thin profit margins that OnePlus relies on. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:10:01 +0000 Microsoft weighs in on Brexit debate, says UK should remain part of the European Union <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ahead of a national referendum next month, Microsoft says it believes the United Kingdom should remain part of the EU - but emphasizes that it remains &#039;firmly committed&#039; to the UK either way. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 17 May 2016 14:34:01 +0000