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UK public service broadcasters including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Channel 5 have announced a new TV service called Freely which will replicate the Freeview experience over broadband.
The BBC says this decision was due to concerns about "data privacy and security" when using TikTok. However, the UK broadcaster will continue to use it and create content for its TikTok channel
The BBC has launched its iPlayer app for the PlayStation 5 a year on from the console's launch. By comparison, the BBC launched iPlayer on the Xbox Series X|S back in December 2020.
Numerous entities from the technology and media sector such as BBC, Intel, Microsoft, and Arm have joined forces to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA).
Vodafone has said that it will not be zero-rating BBC's education website Bitesize. It said technical hurdles meant it couldn't zero-rate the site and it wants to uphold net neutrality.
BT has said that its customers, including those with EE and Plusnet, will have zero-rated access to BBC Bitesize by the end of the month. This will help parents home school while schools are shut.
There's finally a VPN which allows 10 simultaneous logins and unblocks BBC iPlayer, Disney+, Hulu and major Netflix regions including US, France, Japan, UK, Australia, Germany and Canada for $1/month.
Several Samsung smart TVs are unable to play content from BBC iPlayer because an old security certificate has expired. Samsung has released firmware updates to address the issue on some TVs.
ITV and BBC have finally announced the launch of the BritBox video streaming service for customers in the UK. For just £5.99 per month, users can view HD content on multiple screens.
The BBC is launching the international version of its website on the dark web in a bid to fight censorship and spread news in areas where it has faced blockages. The website can be accessed via Tor.
BritBox and Viacom have come to an agreement which will see hours of content from Channel 5 and Comedy Central UK be available on the streaming service. BritBox is to launch in the UK this year.
The BBC has launched its new Own It app which features a keyboard that helps children send more thoughtful messages. The keyboard will alert the child if they're about to send a negative message.
BBC will release its own voice assistant called "Beeb" in 2020 with the goal of helping consumers interact with its content and select programs. It will also be made to learn British accents.
The BBC has been given permission by the regulator Ofcom to host shows on its catch-up service, iPlayer, for up to a year. Previously, shows were available for just 30 days at a time.
The BBC and ITV have announced that their premium streaming service, BritBox, will launch by the end of the year. Prices for the service start at £5.99 per month with HD streaming.
Microsoft and BBC Learning's upcoming TV series announced earlier this year can now be signed up for. The series focuses on teaching children about international issues and other content.
Dr Ian Levy from GCHQ has cast some doubts on Huawei's 5G future in the UK. His comments come a month in advance of a government decision on whether Huawei should be barred from the UK's 5G network.
The leader of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, is set to announce his proposal to tax big tech companies to help fund the BBC. This extra income will reduce the television license fee for the poor.
BBC has announced that it will stream the World Cup in 4K HDR on its video on demand service, BBC iPlayer. The firm is also going to dabble in VR to give users a unique view of the matches.
First reported on the BBC show Watchdog, Apple is allegedly refusing customers low-price iPhone battery replacements, citing a non-existent warranty clause in their official terms and conditions.
BBC has announced that Blue Planet II will be available in 4K and HDR on some TV devices via iPlayer after the show wraps up on Sunday. The show is voiced by naturalist David Attenborough.
The BBC and Microsoft built a 'proof of concept', showing how users could sign in to iPlayer with just the sound of their voice, and be able to browse and select shows by talking to their devices.
An exclusive sneak inside Building 99, Microsoft's AI research labs in Redmond, highlighted the company's objective of taking the present technology to the next level with bots and more.
A year and a half after launching its digital download store, the BBC is preparing to shut it down, offering cash refunds for all purchases, or an Amazon Video voucher for a higher amount.
Microsoft and BBC Worldwide announced today that it's bringing a new Doctor Who game bot to Skype, called The Saviour of Time. There are also five new Doctor Who-themed Mojis that you can use.
The BBC will stream a special binaural audio edition of this week's Doctor Who episode via its iPlayer. Knock Knock will air this Saturday at 7:20 PM GMT in the UK, followed by iPlayer at 8:10 PM.
A series of prominent Twitter accounts, including Amnesty, Unicef and the BBC, started throwing insults at Germany and the Netherlands and promoting Turkish propaganda thanks to a security breach.
When a BBC investigation showed that Facebook is failing to remove child pornography and other material from its site, Facebook asked for proof. Upon receiving it, it reported the BBC to the police.
The BBC and ITV have teamed up to create what is being dubbed a 'Netflix-style' service for British TV content. Yes, it will contain Eastenders and Emmerdale, but don't worry, there are others too
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"The BBC makes the best radio in the world," according to its Director-General, who wants to launch a global on-demand platform of its audio content, creating "a Netflix of the spoken word".
The minicomputer built by BBC, together with Microsoft, ARM and Samsung, is leaving the UK and going global. It'll be available across Europe soon, and the US and China starting next year.
The BBC will require all users of iPlayer, iPlayer Radio and some of its mobile apps to log in to be able to use them from 2017 - but it insists the data will not be used for TV licensing enforcement.
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 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.
The BBC is offering its users up to 100 hours of 360-degree video from the Rio 2016 Olympics. You can get the content with the BBC Sport 360 app, which will be available soon on Android and iOS.
The international rollout of BBC iPlayer Radio app has begun. Users in the Rep. of Ireland will be the first to get the app but more countries will receive it soon. The app launched in 2012 in the UK.
The BBC has launched a new 'child-friendly' version of its hugely popular iPlayer app, offering over 10,000 episodes of the Beeb's kids' shows, "free of charge, free from commercial influence".
The new, more restrictive policy will ensure that users located in Europe will not see delisted URLs, even if they search on non-European versions like Google.com.