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UK to spend £2m a year on shoring up cybersecurity worldwide

A UK-based cybersecurity 'centre of excellence' will help other countries defend themselves against cyber-attacks, according to foreign secretary William Hague, who also hinted at the establishment of 'hotlines' between rival countries to stop potential cyber-war situation getting out of hand.

October 4, 2012 by

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia is a fun game where you put your finding skills to a test. Who will get more points on the map? Challenge...

August 22, 2013 By Free Games and Top Apps

4G services go live in London

UK Broadband has switched on 4G services in Southwark, aiming to become the first company to sell the super-fast connectivity to homes and businesses when it opens its doors in May

March 1, 2012 by

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia is a fun game where you put your finding skills to a test. Who will get more points on the map? Challenge...

August 13, 2013 By Free Games and Top Apps

Communications minister gets behind cloud computing

The government's communications minister Ed Vaizey has come out in support of the economic benefits of cloud computing.In a speech given on Monday at the UK-China Internet Forum, Vaizey said cloud computing would open the door to more business opportunities for companies.

November 24, 2010 by

Symbian Foundation job losses to hit UK hardest

Dozens of London-based Symbian Foundation employees are set to lose their jobs as a result of the foundation's transition to being a licensing organisation.Symbian Foundation chief Tim Holbrow told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that around 75 of the 100 foundation employees are based in Southwark, with the rest being spread across the US, Japan, China, Korea and Australia.

November 10, 2010 by

Tech pushing limits of entertainment

As I child, I was left pretty much on my own most of the day because both my parents worked.So I would entertain myself with pretend-play mostly as a teacher giving lessons, yelling at phantom students and throwing the duster--yes, I had a blackboard and all--at "students" who refused to pay attention during class.

April 15, 2010 by

HP darknet 'not for dissidents'

Technology developed by HP to enable secure communications networks to be set up via a web-browser should not be used by dissidents, HP has said.One of the co-developers of HP's browser-based darknet told ZDNet UK on Thursday that the encrypted file-sharing technology should not be used by protesters to mask communications in places such as Iran or China.

July 28, 2009 by

Surrey, London and Peking get a yuan for spintronics

Researchers from the University of Surrey, the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Peking University's Institute of MIcroelectronics have been awarded a £430,000 grant to get busy devloping silicon structures for use in spintronic devices. It's a three year project funded jointly by UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the National Science Foundation of China.

July 2, 2009 by

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