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EE has upgraded the 4G connectivity around London's stations and on rail routes in and out of the capital. The expansion will help meet demand from travellers beginning to come out of lockdown.
Uber has agreed to consider its drivers as employees. They will not be considered full-time workers but will earn minimum wage when driving passengers, get sick pay and holiday time, and a pension.
Sky Mobile has revealed that its customers have each saved up 43 GBs of data on average due to them staying at home over the past year and opting to get online with their broadband connection instead.
Uber has lost its appeal at the UK's Supreme Court. It means that a group of 25 Uber drivers will now be considered employees of the firm meaning they're entitled to paid holidays and rest breaks.
UK Uber drivers will learn next Friday whether or not they're considered to be self-employed or employees of the ride-hailing firm. As employees, drivers would get sick pay, paid holidays and more.
EE has released data about its customers' usage of its 5G network. Between October and December, it saw a 40% increase in traffic month-on-month. It suggests that more people are buying 5G phones.
Uber has announced that it's running a promotion where people can get free rides to vaccination centres between now and February 28. Each code does have a 4,000 limit so be sure to use it quickly.
Virgin Media has announced that its Gig1 gigabit broadband package is now available to customers in London and Northern Ireland. Speeds offered with Gig1 are 17 times above the national average.
Transport for London is reportedly preparing to strip Ola Cabs of its operating license, just like it did with Uber. The ride-hailing firm will have 21 days to appeal the decision.
A judge has awarded Uber a London operating license after a multi-year struggle against Transport for London. Drivers for the platform now have more job security until the license needs renewing.
Uber will find out in less than two weeks as to whether it will be able to continue operating in London. A judge will decide whether or not the firm should be granted an operating license on Sept. 28.
Amazon's fast delivery service is now free for Amazon Prime users, starting today in London. The retail giant plans to roll out Amazon Fresh across the U.K. by the end of this year.
The ride-hailing firm, Ola, has launched in London. Seeing Uber's experience, Ola is putting safety and driver support first and foremost. The firm is offering perks for those who sign up early.
The Metropolitan Police of London has decided to start using its Live Facial Recognition (LFR) technology in certain areas of the city, but the measure has raised concerns about privacy.
O2 has announced that it will be bringing 4G connectivity to a portion of the Jubilee Line on the London Underground. It's just part of a wider effort by TfL to bring connectivity to the underground.
Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be issued a license to operate in London. It said the firm still has several issues which put people's safety at risk. Uber has 21 days to appeal.
Transport for London has issued Uber with a 2-month private hire operator license with new conditions attached. In the last few hours, Uber's stock price has fallen, possibly as a result of the news.
Three has taken the first step in rolling out its 5G network. Customers in London can now sign a 12-month contract to get a SIM and router which delivers 5G Broadband to customers homes.
A new report compiled by researchers at the University of Essex has revealed that the Met Police's LFR CCTV system only gets a successful match 19% of the time, a damning result for the technology.
The mobile carrier, Three, has announced that its 5G network will go online in August in more than 20 towns and cities around the UK. In July, it'll unveil pricing for its 5G products.
Microsoft has said that its London Microsoft Store will be opening its doors to the public on July 11. It covers over 21,000 square feet and has more than three floors showing off Microsoft goods.
O2 has announced that it is going to begin rolling out its 5G network to cities around the UK this year. Initially it will launch in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and London, before expanding in 2020.
After the firm announced the new location nearly a year and a half ago, a new report says that Microsoft will finally be opening up its new flagship store in London, England this summer.
Uber Eats and Starbucks have announced that customers in several cities around the U.S., and London in the UK, will be able to begin placing Starbucks orders via the Uber Eats app.
Reports indicate that the retailer's first brick-and-mortar location outside the U.S. might be located in Oxford Circus, near London. There's no solid indication of when it might open, though.
O2 has announced that it is partnering with Nokia in order to begin trialling a key piece of hardware, Massive MIMO, that's required for the planned 5G roll out in the next few years.
The U.K. mobile operator, EE, has announced the first areas that will get 5G next year. The firm is also going to be bringing 5G broadband via the 5G Home router to showcase 5G's competence.
Microsoft is readying its London flagship store, having listed several roles on its careers page. The company has been silent on its first planned UK store since having announced it last year.
Facebook has announced plans to expand its operations in London's King's Cross. After the proposed buildings go up, the firm will be able to host 6,000 employees. They should be built by 2021.
Vodafone has announced that it plans to trial 5G at more than 40 sites in seven cities around the UK. The trial will last from October through to December, ready for a 2020 commercial launch.
Uber could go public sometime in 2019 according to its chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi. Others with knowledge on the topic suggest that the firm could go public in the second half of 2019.
Uber has finally found a permanent replacement for its Northern and Eastern Europe operations job. The role has been vacant since last October when the then incumbent, Jo Bertram, resigned.
The London Assembly Transport Committee has outlined ideas for the city's authorities to implement so that emerging transport tech is used in the best possible way and to avoid clashes with companies.
A UK ISP, Hyperoptic, has tested a 10 Gbps broadband connection over its existing network infrastructure. The company has heralded the achievement as a UK first. No launch date for 10 Gbps was stated.
The Glass Room pop-up store, a collaboration between Mozilla and Tactical Technology, will be in London showing people disturbing details about how data is sourced and used by large companies today.
The consortium will include Ford, be funded by the UK government, and be led by London taxi firm Addison Lee. It will be exploring automated ride-hailing and sharing vehicles for Londoners.
Uber has filed an appeal with the courts against TfL's decision not to issue a new license to the company. The move was done so the company can operate while talks continue between Uber and TfL.
Jo Bertram, the Uber executive who oversees operations in the UK, is set to leave the company. The news came via an email by Bertram where she explained that she was leaving the company in weeks.
Following an apology from Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, on behalf of the company, the mayor of London, and chairman of TfL, Sadiq Khan, has called for talks between the company and TfL.