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December 20, 2014 By Actually Useful Software

Alcohol Proof Converter

Alcohol Proof Converter converts between units for measure of alcohol strength in alcoholic beverages, which units are in common use...

October 4, 2012 by

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.

November 27, 2014 By Preisvergleich Internet Services AG

Skinflint Price Comparison

Skinflint Price Comparison in the Press: Featured in the 'Sunday Times top 500 Apps' on the 27th January 2013 (+Top 10 Shopping Apps)....

October 28, 2012 By

T3 Cover Star

Put yourself on the cover of T3 magazine with Snapdragon, the processor at the heart of the worlds smartest devices, and you could...

March 26, 2012 by

Quarter of British 16-24-year-olds have written code

A quarter of 16 to 24 year-olds in the UK have written a computer program, according to figures released by EU statistics body Eurostat.In early 2011, a quarter of young adults said they had written a program using a specialised programming language, Eurostat researcher Anna Lööf told ZDNet UK on Monday.

March 5, 2012 by

Data roaming costs unjustifiable, Three tells Lords

The costs of data roaming are far too high, and 'cannot be justified', mobile operator Three has told a Lords investigation into data roaming costs and 'bill shock'.Different wholesale rates for data transfer across European operators push prices up for UK consumers, as UK operators charge based on the highest wholesale rate, Three UK head of public policy Julie Minns Three UK told the House of Lords EU sub-committee on the internal market on Monday.

January 11, 2012 by

Amazon Web Services brings Direct Connect to UK

Amazon Web Services has brought its Direct Connect technology to the UK, which allows customers to establish a dedicated network connection between their datacentre and the local Amazon Web Services facility.The announcement, made on Wednesday, means UK customers can connect to Amazon Web Services' EU West (Ireland) region via the Telecity Sovereign House datacentre in London at guaranteed port speeds of 1Gbps or 10Gbps.

August 11, 2011 by

Sony and LG end patent war, sign licensing deal

Sony and LG have decided to stop suing each other over alleged patent infringements and have reportedly signed a cross-licensing deal instead.In a statement sent to ZDNet UK on Thursday, Sony said that "Sony, LG Electronics and Zenith Electronics [an LG brand] have reached an agreement on the basic settlement terms regarding all the pending patent litigations which the parties have filed since October 2010 in the US and the EU, and have agreed to withdraw all of these litigations".

June 22, 2011

Book review: Surveillance or Security?

Over the last 20 years or so, there have been intermittent moves by the EU and the UK government to implement various levels of online surveillance — first by requiring ISPs to install equipment to facilitate wiretapping, and second by storing the masses of communications data created by all of us.

May 4, 2011 by

Rights group criticises EU web filter proposal

European digital rights group EDRi has criticised an EU proposal to block 'illicit contents' via web filtering.The idea to create a 'virtual Schengen border', which would require ISPs to filter content via a blacklist, would not address the root of the problem of serious criminal content such as child abuse, EDRi told ZDNet UK on Wednesday.

April 12, 2011 by

O2: Data-roaming prices to hit domestic levels by 2015

Telefonica, the parent company of O2 UK, believes data-roaming prices within Europe will fall as low as domestic mobile data prices by 2015.On Tuesday, Telefonica regulatory chief Robert Mourik said digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes's goal would be achieved without regulatory intervention in the EU data-roaming market.


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