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Government denies reviving site-blocking law plans

The government has denied a claim by a minister that the upcoming Communications Bill green paper will include website-blocking requirements for copyright enforcement.Mark Prisk, the minister of state for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), said on Tuesday that the government was "closely considering whether to block access to websites that infringe copyright".

February 10, 2012 by

'Catapult' centre to give digital boost to businesses

The government plans to fund a Digital Economy 'Catapult' centre to help spur innovation and adoption of new technologies by retail and media business.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced the investment on Thursday, but did not say how much funding or where the centre will be located.

January 26, 2012 by

RIM's BlackBerry services hit by fresh problems

RIM's BlackBerry Internet Services are back down again for many users around the world, just hours after the end of an outage that lasted the best part of a day.The first recent spell of downtime for RIM's consumer-focused BIS network struck Europe, the Middle East and Africa on Monday morning, lasting until early on Tuesday morning when services were resumed.

October 11, 2011 by

RIM details revamped BlackBerry Internet Service 4.1

Research In Motion has revealed details of the next iteration of its BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), which includes extended email support.The BlackBerry smartphone maker introduced the new features on Monday on the BlackBerry Knowledge Base pages.

September 13, 2011 by

Tech body hunts for head

A quango charged with allocating funding for innovative technologies has advertised for a new chief.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) advertised for a chair for the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) on Tuesday.

March 9, 2011 by

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