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UK Plan To Launch Satellite Rockets Within 3 Years

UK Plan To Launch Satellite Rockets Within 3 Years In terms of rocket launches, not much happens here in the UK. A bit depressing as I have actually seen a rocket launch at ...

July 16, 2018 at 10:02 am by
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Peppa Pig Is The Latest Target In China’s Social Media Blockade

Peppa Pig Might Be Facing the Ban on Chinese Social Media Peppa Pig is a children’s book and TV show. In it, a family of pigs with various other anthropomorphic animals ...

May 1, 2018 at 2:29 pm by
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UK Consider Child Protection Laws On Social Media

UK Government Consider Adding Child Protection Laws To Social Media Sites You may have noticed, but earlier this month Facebook came under the scrutiny of governments ...

April 22, 2018 at 12:30 pm by
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UK Government Commits Another £95m To Fibre Broadband

UK Government Announce More Spending For Fibre Roll-Out The current state of internet access within the UK is rather poor compared to other Western countries. While some of us ...

March 14, 2018 at 3:16 pm by
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Adult Website Age Checks Delayed In UK

Age check for adult websites delayed The UK government has made little secret of the fact that is it not satisfied in the way in which adult websites operate. With most ...

March 13, 2018 at 5:16 pm by
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Google Confirms Pentagon Is Using It’s Technology

Google Drones Drone technology has come on significantly in the last 10 years. Initially starting as an imperfect clunky tool, more updated models have seen the introduction ...

March 8, 2018 at 5:24 pm by
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Significant Changes to MOT’s Could Have A Major Impact On Diesel Cars

Diesel Cars It’s been a worrying year for diesel car owners in the UK. If anything, rather than worrying, frustrating is perhaps a better word. After nearly 20 years of ...

January 31, 2018 at 4:52 pm by
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UK Government Considers Introducing Bitcoin Regulation

UK Treasury considers possible introduction of regulations for Bitcoin In the last year, the growth of Bitcoin has been, to put it mildly, insane. As such the UK Treasury are ...

December 4, 2017 at 3:55 pm by
Secret Service Silk Road Investigator Sentenced for Bitcoin Theft

Secret Service Silk Road Investigator Sentenced for Bitcoin Theft

Shaun W. Bridges of Laurel, Maryland is a former US secret service special agent recently sentenced to 24 months in prison. This follows after a guilty plea to one count of ...

November 11, 2017 at 8:22 pm by

Government Drafts Law for Real-Time Internet Monitoring

In proposed changes to the investigatory powers law, the government want to directly spy on your internet usage in real-time; without you knowing! Online privacy is a ...

May 7, 2017 at 7:40 pm by

Robert Taylor – The Man Who Helped Shaped the Internet and Modern PC – Dies at 85

Robert Taylor, the man who helped shape the modern PC has sadly died at the age of 85 last Thursday. Whilst his work for over 30 years in the computing industry is far too ...

April 17, 2017 at 2:23 pm by
Twitter Refuses Government Order to Reveal Identity Behind Anti-Trump Account

Twitter Refuses Government Order to Reveal Identity Behind Anti-Trump Account

Twitter has filed a federal lawsuit in defense against an order by the United States government to reveal who is behind an anti-trump Twitter account. The account in question ...

April 8, 2017 at 2:12 am by
Bill Gates Wants Robots to Pay Taxes

Bill Gates Wants Robots to Pay Taxes

While the impending massive job loss due to significantly increased automation is worrying many people whose careers and livelihoods might be affected, Bill Gates has a ...

February 18, 2017 at 3:51 pm by
Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

King’s College London has posted a notice on their e-mail login page warning members that emails can be “monitored and recorded”, apparently under the UK ...

January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm by

Court Rules UK Snooper’s Charter Illegal

The highest court in Europe has ruled that the UK’s draconian new mass surveillance bill, passed into law last month, is illegal. The case against the Investigatory Powers ...

December 21, 2016 at 11:00 pm by


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