Articles about United Kingdom
Hutchison, owner of UK mobile network Three, is in exclusive talks to acquire rival O2 from its Spanish parent Telefonica, in a deal which would make it the country's largest mobile operator.
It looks like ISPs and telcos may soon be facing the prospect of filtering their customers' data once again, thanks to proposed amendments to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill.
Windows Phone users can finally ditch third-party Dropbox apps for the real thing as of today.
Shazam's latest $30 million investment round has left the music identification company with a valuation of more than $1 billion, priming it for a potential public offering.
The PC says that reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated.
The UK government now recommends FireEye services as a base for UK businesses to mitigate the threat of cyberattack.
Surveillance agencies set up joint 'cyber cells' to share information and boost defences.
Great Britain just isn't that great anymore. An astounding erosion of my home country's fundamental civil liberties and freedoms has made it difficult to envision one day returning home.
MI5 chief warns "technology and market changes," including those in response to activities conducted by British intelligence, are making it harder for the agency to catch terrorists.
Verne Global, operator of datacentres in the frozen north, has landed more funding to grow its business.
After three days of terrorist attacks in the French capital, European leaders are pushing for stronger measures to crack down on online "extremist" content.
The computer giant wants to bring Windows to the masses again -- in the form of a tiny desktop box.
The UK government will attempt to patch up its mobile black spots via an agreement that will see mobile operators invest £5bn over the next three years.
Tackling state-sponsored attacks on critical infrastructure and the defence supply chain remain top priorities, according to newly published figures.
GCHQ's tablet app allows users to use encryption to create and crack messages
A wargame aimed at finding hidden cyber-security talent took place in Winston Churchill's wartime bunker.
Hands-on with Tesco's seven-inch Android tablet for the masses: can it compete with Amazon and Apple when it comes to hardware?
Digital Realty has opened up a new Tier 3 datacentre 17 miles south west of the capital.
A new workspace on the 39th floor of Canary Wharf is extending London's Tech City out to Docklands, and aims to bring together smart start-ups and potential customers.
A warehouse north of London is on the verge of completing its transformation into a datacentre
A look back at the hot topics, major discoveries, and technological breakthroughs of 2012: from privacy to surveillance, major product launches, successes and catastrophes.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
Microsoft's Windows 8 is here, but with no UK launch activities I was slightly dubious as to how many people would drag themselves to central London for Currys/PC World's launch event. So, just how many did?
T-Mobile and Orange's parent EE has now revealed tariffs for its 4G network in the UK. Here's a look at the operator's line-up of 4G phones, how they compare and what it will cost you to get one.
EE is poised to unleash 4G LTE services on the UK. ZDNet got hands-on with the network to find out just how fast the first UK-wide 4G network really is.
Writing isn't just sitting at a desk waiting for the news to happen. It often requires a prepared bag of kit for travel to report at the source. Here's what Zack Whittaker keeps in his on-the-go bag.
A pub in Southwark has installed iPads with custom-built software to cut ordering time for customers. The Robot Pub Group now hopes to expand its concept to other venues.
The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago
The summer Olympic Games will be taking place in London in just a few short days, filling the capital with crowds. Here's a list of free iPhone and iPad apps to help visitors get around, manage their data and have a good time
In addition to the coverage of the London bombings by the mainstream press, it was possible to view snapshots from ordinary citizens who uploaded their photos to sites such as Flickr and moblog.co.uk. Here are some samples.
When the 1906 quake hit Northern California, author Jack London covered the damage for a magazine. The quake killed untold numbers, but it also gave rise to modern seismology in America. Here's the story with London's photos courtesy of the California Historical Society.
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