Digital album downloads now make up over a quarter of all albums sold in the UK. But the music industry still has a way to go before it is in the clear from pirates and file-sharers.
Zack Whittaker reports on the latest technology news from the United Kingdom and Europe, served with buttered crumpets and a side of sarcasm.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
A sales injunction against Apple could hamper replenishing stocks of its iPhone and iPad products, as the online stores open up 'as normal' this morning.
After a three-year joint partnership between the U.S. electrical chain and the UK's leading mobile phone retailer, Best Buy is to shut its stores on the British mainland.
Dutch certificate authority KPN has suspended issuing of SSL-encrypted certificates, after its servers were 'breached', the company said in a statement.
Amid continuing patent clashes between Apple and Samsung, European regulators are investigating whether antitrust law has been broken.
A music industry coalition has asked the UK's largest ISP to block access to the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, or face court.
A parliamentary committee has criticised the UK's mobile networks for fighting over the soon-to-be-held 4G spectrum auction.
The EU and U.S. will today stage a joint cyber security stress-test, to strengthen international critical infrastructure.
Facebook is coming under increased pressure from European privacy regulators, after Germany's privacy watchdog says users' can still be tracked after they cancel their accounts.
Research suggests that most UK Twitter users, which operate under strict libel and defamation laws, are 'unaware' of the legal risks associated with posting online content.