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Skype was founded in London 13 years ago, and Microsoft opened a new office for it there in 2013. But that office is to close, as Microsoft has made a "decision to unify some engineering positions".
UK iPlayer viewers will now be required to purchase a TV license in order to use iPlayer, in any capacity. The fee will set users back £145.50 per year, and is expected to heavily impact young people.
The Met is paying Microsoft £1.65m to provide extended support for its 27,000 Windows XP PCs until April. By the end of September, 6,000 of those systems will be upgraded... to Windows 8.1.
The BBC will begin using new detector vans next month to snoop on the publics Wi-Fi packets in order to deduce whether households are using iPlayer without paying the license fee due.
Facebook for Android will be gaining new functionality in the next few days which will allow users to connect to the social network using a Tor connection provided by the Tor Project's Orbot app.
Londoners expecting this morning to introduce fare rises across the city's public transport network were instead treated to free travel, thanks to a major failure of the Oyster smart card system.
Today, and over the next three weeks, MasterCard's 'Fare Free Mondays' promotion will cover the cost of travelling anywhere on London's public transport network, when you touch in with Apple Pay.
Microsoft is sending out emails to Windows Insiders in the UK, inviting them to sign up for the chance to attend launch parties for the Lumia 950 and 950 XL in London and Manchester on December 2.
"We need to talk," says Motorola. "It's not you. It's your phone." Make of that what you will, but the company promises "a better mobile relationship" will begin with its launch events on July 28.
Google is opening up its first brick-and-mortar location in London, albeit inside another store. Dubbed the Google Shop, the location lets users try out Android and Chrome devices.
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Samsung has permanently closed its flagship store in the Westfield, Stratford City shopping centre, likely in response to falling sales.
After Vodafone began the trend earlier this month, EE has now started to roll out LTE-A technology, marketed as 4G+. This will allow users on compatible handsets to reach higher speeds online.
The London police department is testing predictive software that aims to find out who's likely to commit a crime before they actually do it. The tech is supposedly aimed at gangs and gang members.
Folks in London will have an easier time paying for their travel around town starting today thanks to Barclaycard's bPay wrist band, which brings contactless payments to your wrist.
It was bound to happen sooner or later, the queues are starting to form around the world. Last week we saw devout Apple fanatics in New York, this week the lines begin to form in the UK.
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, is promising the city will be one of the first places where 5G connectivity will be deployed, offering its residents incredible mobile internet speeds.
LG has given us our first official look at its new flagship, the G3, in a teaser video that offers fleeting glimpses of its slim metallic body, speakers, rear buttons and a floating camera lens.
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UK-based wireless provider EE is turning on a super-fast 4G service in East London's Tech City today that will offer download speeds of up to 300Mbps, with plans to expand the service in 2014.
Microsoft has revealed more information on the giant Surface 2 that was placed in Trafalgar Square in London today, including the fact that all of the keys worked and that it took 13 days to make.
Microsoft has built a massive Surface 2 in London that is being used to help build brand equity and to make sure the consumers are aware of Microsoft's launch of its second generation of tablets.
London's smart bins, which could retrieve information from your smartphone, have ceased to operate. It comes after authorities deemed the operation to be a "blatant" invasion of privacy.
London is the latest major city to join the Secure our Smartphones alliance in an effort to curb smartphone theft. The SOS is working with industry players to create deterrents for smartphone theft.
Camden has become the first London Borough to receive a special treatment of free Wi-Fi for its 212,000 residents, businesses and visitors. The service can be enjoyed for 30 minutes for free.
Nokia has run an advert on prime time UK TV that teases the upcoming Lumia, set to be unveiled on May 14th in London. The advert shows a bulging camera - will it have the 808 PureView's camera?
Ahead of Nokia's launch event in London next week, Vodafone UK has confirmed its plans to offer "the next chapter in the Lumia story", referring to "Nokia's new darling" as "big, bold and beautiful".
Eyetease Media announced today that it will launch CabWifi in 2013. The project will add free WiFi access to all of London's well known black cabs, in exchange for seeing a short ad every 15 minutes.
Trying to recreate last year's successful marketing stunt, Nokia teamed up with Deadmau5 for another concert and light show in London. You can see a video of the event inside.
Microsoft celebrated the launch of Halo 4 in London a few hours ago with a massive 50 foot flying glyph that hovered, via a helicopter, over the London skyline and Tower Bridge.
The Currys & PC World store on Tottenham Court Road in London will hold a midnight launch event for Windows 8 this week, with special deals, giveaways and a way to use Windows 8 on a 60 inch screen.
With losses recorded, service outages and delayed hardware, RIM has had a tough 12 months. With the Blackberry L series being delayed until 2012, new specs have leaked for the London handset.
Microsoft has announced it has launched a new game development studio based in London, and their main focus is to make game titles for Windows 8-based tablet products like the Surface.
The Metropolitan Police in London have issued warnings about potential ransomware attacks on computers, allowing hackers to limit access to your computer unless you cough up some cash.
Those attending events at the official venues of the London 2012 Olympic Games, starting on Friday, have been prohibited to use 3G wireless hotspots or wireless routers.
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One taxi company in London will today start offering free WiFI access to its full fleet of 300 taxis in London, but to get your fix on the move just be sure to hop in a Greentomatocars taxi.
Samsung is going to give the first 50 people who buy the Samsung Galaxy S III at its London store free tickets to attend the 2012 Summer Olympics in London later this year.
Images of RIM's first handset featuring its next-generation BlackBerry 10 operating system have emerged - but it seems this device is destined for developers, rather than BlackBerry customers.
RIM's first next-gen BlackBerry 10 handset is months late - but its development now seems to be stabilised under the company's new management, and it's reportedly on track to go on sale in October.
New images have leaked out that claim to show Research in Motion's upcoming Blackberry 10-based smartphone, including what appears to be the OS's version of "widgets".
A new image has been leaked of the first BlackBerry 10 'superphone', which RIM apparently believes is the "ultimate communication device" - a bold claim from the company that brought us the PlayBook.
RIM's share price is still sliding, despite its long-overdue change in senior management - but will leaked details of its leaner, more focused product range help to renew confidence in the company?
A new rumor claims that Research in Motion has decided to cancel development of all of its future phone projects except for the one that will run its Blackberry 10 operating system.
Mobile users in Central London will be able to access free wi-fi hotspots provided for free by Nokia, in an initiative to improve city-wide coverage until at least the end of this year.
The high profile role BlackBerry Messenger has played in the London riots has not gone unnoticed by developer Research In Motion, who has announced plans to cooperate with police.
Plans to install a mobile phone network on the London Underground have been delayed indefinitely, according to a statement from Boris Johnson. The Conservative mayor of London, in a statement to The Guardian, said that...
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Twitter, the rapidly growing social networking site, seems to moving out of their comfort zone as they prepare to build their European headquarters in London. Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has remained in the...