Ofcom has released its annual Online Nation report. It's quite interesting because it factors in the COVID-19 impact on Britain's digital life. It suggests that the UK spent over 3 hours online daily.
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The United Kingdom is going to switch to the decentralised model for its contact tracing app. It comes after months of insistence that the centralised app would be better suited for the job.
ARM's legal company gave the verdict that the company can continue supplying chip technology to Huawei since the origin of it will not breach U.S. trade restrictions and sanctions.
Ofcom has released a new report which suggests that the majority (53%) of premises in the UK now have access to ultra-fast broadband which is defined as having download speeds above 300Mbit/s.
A review into the news landscape in the UK has provided its findings to the public. It suggests several points to strengthen local new publishers and also recommends a new regulator be set up.
The Indian ride-hailing firm, Ola, has said it will launch its services in Britain from September. Ola will be going up against Uber which it is already competing with in Australia.
Which? has stated that many Brits are not getting the download speeds that were advertised by their providers. The findings come less than a week before new advertising changes come into force.
The European Court of Justice has announced that Uber will be subject to the same rules and regulations as other taxi firms operating within the European Union, contrary to what Uber wanted to hear.
A UK-based ISP has decided to show that it's possible to transfer data across a wet piece of string rather than copper wire. The experiment was just for fun and won't be adopted by ISPs.
Phillip Hammond, the Chancellor of the UK, has issued the Autumn Budget which sets out what the Government plans to spend in the coming months and years. It included a heavy focus on digital.
Google has announced a £1m grant through its philanthropic arm, Google.org. The investment will help the UK train up the desperately needed computer science teachers to address new conditions.
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.
As UK students get their A-Level results it has been revealed that just 9.8% of those completing computing courses were girls. Computing courses saw fewer people than expected during the last year.
Australia is trying to introduce a new surveillance law that could be passed before November. It will require tech firms to decrypt encrypted messages and is based on the UK's Snooper's Charter.
Over the weekend Microsoft has announced a number of new features coming to cloud customers in Britain. Two of them deal with transfer and processing of big data, and the third with containers.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has banged heads with the American Federal Aviation Authority and British authorities on concerns regarding the ban on personal electronic devices in the cabin.
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.
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
If you are among those who think that Brexit is a bad idea, you might want to see what the UK government has in mind when it comes to the adult content that Britons are consuming online.
The augmented reality game, Pokémon GO has officially launched in the UK. The anticipated game, which was already available in other countries, has stirred controversy and excitement since launch.
The UK Government's Chief Scientific Adviser has written a report which suggests that it should adopt blockchain technology to help manage public money as it would reduce fraud.
The results of a public consultation carried out by the UK Government show that the majority of people are against an increase in the sentence for online piracy from two to ten years.
Alton Towers - a theme park based in the UK - has announced it will open a virtual reality space-themed rollercoaster in April. Alton Towers claim that this is the first VR rollercoaster in the world.
GCHQ has released one of its projects on Github in a bid to improve community relations and entice developers into getting involved with the agency and possibly joining it.
The world stepped into the age of cyber warfare not too long ago, digital weapons have become much more destructive than physical ones. The British army intends to use this fact to their advantage.
Are self-driving cars a hazard to the public? Apparently a large sector of the British public believes so, a survey states. The results also reveal some interesting stats regarding the topic.
Google has enlisted the help of the world-famous business-mastermind, Sir Richard Branson, in their upcoming search for the most innovative social entrepreneurs in Britain - which boosts £2m prize-pool.
Almost twenty years after it had disappeared, the oldest functioning digital computer in the world has been restored and put on display. The hefty British bruiser was found in a municipal store room.
Everything Everywhere, the Orange / T-Mobile joint venture, has been approved to launch the UK's first 4G LTE services this year, months before its rivals get the chance to even bid for 4G licences.
A new study suggests that British people spend more than six billion pounds annually on phone contracts, with more than two-thirds of that being spent on overpriced contracts.
The UK High Court has ordered an ISP to provide personal details for over 9,000 customers to a porn production company, which claims those users' IP addresses unlawfully downloaded its content.
Apart from a few limited trials, the UK hasn't yet jumped on the 4G bandwagon - but Britain's biggest mobile operator has confirmed that it plans to launch its 4G product to customers later this year.
Pirate a movie? Insult someone online? Either of those could get you banned from using the internet under Britain's new Cyber Security Strategy. Probation is getting a makeover for the digital age.
Regretting that iPhone purchase? You're not alone! A study has found that one in five British iPhone owners regret their purchase, with smartphone envy being a high contributor.
Facebook Europe's vice-president, Joanna Shields, has stated that regardless of ongoing events in the United Kingdom, Prime Minister David Cameron will never temporarily suspend the network.
Proving that one must keep abreast of the latest and greatest in social networking, Queen Elizabeth II and the British Royal Family have joined Facebook. According to The Guardian, Her Majesty will take up virtual residence...
Swindon is to become the UK's first town to offer free public Wi-Fi, with Swindon Borough Council planning to have all 186,000 local citizens covered by April 2010. Council officials have stated that access will...
In a move that would forge the largest mobile phone operator in Britain, Vodafone's UK branch is looking at potentially buying the United Kingdom wing of T-Mobile, as the Times Online is reporting. This move...
A quarter of all databases created and used by the British government are illegal, and should be scrapped or redesigned, according to a report from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust. The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust,...
The net, mobile phones and MP3 players are revolutionising how Britons spend their time, says Ofcom's annual report. It reveals that older media such as TV, radio and even DVDs are being abandoned in favour...