Legal wheels may now be in motion as Uber is granted an extended license to work in the capital.
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Drones owners may be affected by new legislation being introduced in the House of Commons.
MP3.com, in its new incarnation as a subsidiary of Vivendi Universal, has opened a set of European music sites designed to raise its presence overseas.
LONDON--Kay Hammond, the 24-year-old Internet entrepreneur who tried to auction herself off as a wife on eBay, has had her ad removed. An eBay representative told ZDNet UK that the "Buy an Entrepreneur Wife" item was taken down as soon as the company became aware of it, as it violated its "Safe Harbor" rules that dictate what can be auctioned on eBay.
LONDON--NeuLevel, the .biz domain operator, has improved its protection for .
LONDON--The Council of Europe Ministers' Deputies has approved the first international convention on cybercrime, which will set a common criminal policy on the misuse of computer networks and electronic information for terrorist or illegal activity. The draft will be presented to a meeting of foreign affairs ministers in Strasbourg on Nov.
No need to worry any longer about the surgeon's hand shaking during delicate brain surgery--intelligent robots are set to take over. The nerve-tingling prospect was put forward on Wednesday by UK-based Armstrong Healthcare Ltd which claims to have developed the world's first intelligent robot for image-guided surgery.
LONDON--Around 70,000 Telewest subscribers lost their phone lines on Tuesday after an engineer dropped a spanner while fixing some equipment at the cable company's offices in Scotland. The spanner landed on some batteries, starting a fire that took down the 70,000 phone lines.
LONDON--Protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in London this afternoon to call for the immediate release of Dmitry Sklyarov, the Russian programmer who was arrested by the FBI for creating software that circumvented the copyright protection mechanism in Adobe's eBook reader. Thirty-three activists arrived an hour late in Grosvenor Square, at 2pm, laden with banners such as "Visit the USA, go to jail".