Ali Omar Ermes is an international artist whose artwork is principally based on the Arabic letter forms.He is considered by many curators...
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U.K. police and government agencies' demands for data snooping rose by 16 percent to more than a half-million requests for citizen data in 2012 as a result of the Olympics in London.
The U.S. government has collected millions of Verizon customers' details, including phone call and location-based data, under a top secret order that was leaked to a London newspaper.
In protest of the U.K. government's threats against Ecuador's London embassy, Anonymous launched an attack against one prominent U.K. government ministry.
Two months after Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London, he said today the U.S. government must end its "witch hunt" against Wikileaks.
The UK's fast broadband rollout needs an extra billion pounds in private investment if government targets are to be met, academics from the London School of Economics have calculated.The government wants 90 percent of the country to have access to super-fast broadband by 2015, with everyone getting at least some broadband access by that date.
Businesses are being urged to allow some staff to work from home during this summer’s London Olympic Games, but an increased number of homeworkers – coupled with a surge in people going online to watch the Games – will undoubtedly have a massive impact on the internet.The Government has been quick to put out warnings of possible internet outages.
The East London series of entrepreneurial projects will continue to have government support, according to prime minister David Cameron
The UK government was 'not hypocritical' in considering restricting the use of social media during the London riots, yet praising the Arab Spring movements, according to foreign secretary William Hague.The UK government will not restrict or shut down social media such as Twitter during UK civil unrest, Hague told ZDNet UK on Wednesday.
London's government-backed 'Tech City' is being shunned by major technology companies, as Facebook is set to move to larger office space in West London.
Vodafone was forced to send text messages composed by the Egyptian government during the protests in the country, the company announced on Thursday.The London-based operator, along with Mobinil and Etisalat, says that it was compelled to send the text messages — which identified the sender only as 'Vodafone' — under emergency powers of the Egyptian Telecoms Act.
London authorities have not done enough to make good on a central government commitment to use more open source, according to the Green Party.London Assembly Green Party member Darren Johnson told ZDNet UK on Friday that various local London services had not done enough to follow the government's action plan on open source, first published in 2004.
Confusion has broken out within government circles over the 2Mbps universal broadband coverage that was called for by Stephen Carter's Digital Britain report.At a Parliament and Internet conference held in London on Thursday, the head of broadband policy for Lord Mandelson's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) said the government had "never said there will be 2Mbps [provided to UK citizens] at any given time".
Gary McKinnon, the hacker accused of accessing nearly 100 US government computers from his home in North London, has had his latest judicial appeal against extradition denied in the High Court this morning.In what is almost certainly his final chance to fend off the American attempts to put him on trial in the US, two judges have heard arguments that McKinnon's Asperger's Syndrome make it too dangerous to allow him to be tried in the US, and that proper consideration hasn't been taken of this.
Experts from London School of Economics say U.K. government plan to record traffic details of all Web communications is "an impossibility".
Experts from the London School of Economics say a government plan to record traffic details of all UK web communications is 'an impossibility'
Next week the government will announce the winning bidder for the build of the National Broadband Network. The announcement is expected when Kevin Rudd returns from the G20 in London.
The London Financial Times is reporting that the government of India has put 51% of the shares in Satyam up for sale but there's a catch:Bidders for India's fourth- largest computer group are being warned that there are no reliable financial accounts available for the company and that they must come up with their own assessment of the potential liability from shareholder suits.
I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the film 'Us Now', a documentary film project about the power of mass collaboration, government and the internet last week at the Barbican Arts Centre in London, and to interview director Ivo Gormley for 'Open Enterprise 2009'.'Us Now' is a film that is likely to attract accusations of naivety: at its heart is the premise that trust can be enhanced by the human interconnectivity allowed by the net.
Workers at London City Airport will be forced to participate in a trial of the government's biometrics ID cards, despite government assurances that the scheme would not be compulsory
Australian vendors, recruiters and government agencies arrived in London over the weekend armed with a growing list of IT specialists from the old country needed Down Under, as part of the federal government-hosted Australia Needs Skills expo.
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