World's most powerful weather computer is Met Office's new $1.6 billion machine
The UK's meteorological office, known as Met Office, has decided on one of its largest purchases. It's not a satellite, or even a constellation ......
Tech firms face large fines over harmful videos
Video sharing apps and platforms may soon face very large fines if it is determined they fail to prevent vulnerable people from accessing harmful content.
UK's adult websites block to be delayed
The proposed age verification system for controlling access to adult entertainment websites (the UK's 'porn block') has reportedly been shelved indefinitely.
Social media firms face bans if they don't act, UK minister says
The Secretary of State for Health of the United Kingdom has warned that legislation will be forthcoming to take action against social media firms over suicide-related material.
Air pressure disrupts TV in the UK
Some TV viewers in the UK are having signal problems due to atmospheric conditions, according to Freeview.
Premier League to target football streaming servers that feed 'Kodi boxes'
The Premier League has secured a court order which will allow it to have access to servers streaming football matches blocked in the UK.
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
A case against a man who was accused of multiple offences for aiding users to bypass government / ISP blockades and censorship has been thrown out.
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' seller ordered to pay £250,000 in UK
A man who admitted selling set-top boxes to pubs and clubs in the UK complete with IPTV software to watch subscription TV has been ordered to pay £250,000.
Brits will soon get Piracy Alerts from ISPs
Starting next year, British Internet users may get Piracy Alert notices through their Internet Service Provider if illegal file sharing is detected.
The UK has banned making personal copies of your own music and videos, again
The UK has withdrawn a law that allowed residents to make personal copies of their own music.
UK High Court rules CD ripping illegal, again
The British government decided last year that CD and DVD ripping, amongst other format changes, are allowed as long as the copy is not redistributed ......
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
A court has ordered Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to websites associated with the Popcorn Time software.
ISPs shoulder responsibility for leaked Sony movies, says UK MP
A Member of the UK Parliament and former IP advisor to Prime Minister David Cameron believes that Internet Service Providers and web hosting companies have to shoulder some of the responsibility for leaked Sony movies, following a massive hack
Increasing 'revenge porn' incidents must be tackled, charities warn
Several charities are warning about increasing reports from victims of 'revenge porn', and feel the example set in some U.S. states must be followed to curb the growing problem.
Court orders 21 pirate sites blocked
Internet Service Providers must block 21 more websites linked to Internet piracy, according to a court order in the UK.
UK spectrum price hike talk stuns mobile operators
Mobile operators in Britain have been stunned by proposed increases in the license fees they must pay to use spectrum in the country.
In-game app fees face crackdown by regulators
UK regulators are investigating practices of app developers who charge in-game fees, seeking to enforce guidelines to protect consumers.
Violent games have 'corrosive effect', warns Nick Clegg
UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has warned about the corrosive effect of violent video games in the wake of the recent Navy Yard shooting in the United States.
Police plot crackdown on pirates
Police in the United Kingdom are to take on the issue of intellectual property violation in a renewed effort against criminals who profit from piracy.
Vodafone, O2 rolling out 4G service in the UK
Vodafone and O2 have begun rolling out 4G mobile services in the United Kingdom, a year after rival EE first launched its own 4G services.