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UK Culture Secretary Compares Ad Blocking to Music Piracy

Ad blocking plugins have become a topic which polarized opinions and causes some friction between content creators and their readership. Websites like eTeknix rely on ...

March 2, 2016 at 7:11 pm by
Amazon

Amazon Recalls Fire 7 Inch UK Power Adapters

When purchasing any electronic device, it’s imperative to use official AC adapters which meet the necessary safety standards and ensures your device is protected against ...

March 2, 2016 at 3:20 pm by
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UK Needs Faster Internet Says Business Leaders Group

Buffering, downloading, pausing, even trying to make out the shapes on a low-resolution video have become common place for so many people as their internet speed caps out, ...

February 29, 2016 at 10:20 am by

BBC Micro Bit Shipping Date Revealed

BBC’s Micro Bit pocket-sized and programmable computer is an amazing little piece of technology, but the best of all is that one million of them will be given free to ...

February 29, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Trial by Combat – As Outdated As You Think?

We’ve all seen the dramas, times when people are insulted by another person or they’ve had some disagreement over actions someone has done. In modern days, this ...

February 28, 2016 at 1:01 pm by

Contactless Payment Use Surged In 2015

Remember the days when you handed over coins and pieces of paper to buy everything from sweets to a new car. These days it’s all done via virtual currencies like ...

February 28, 2016 at 10:40 am by

UK University Wins Funding for Robotic Stem Cell Factory

We as the human race are in an almost neverending fight with nature, although there really isn’t any doubt who will in the end. That doesn’t mean that we ...

February 19, 2016 at 2:25 pm by

Overclockers UK Announce Availability on Vertagear PL-6000 Gaming Chairs

Overclockers UK announced that they will be stocking the new P-Line gaming chairs from the renowned chair manufacturer Vertagear. Vertagear is no stranger in the warehouse of ...

February 16, 2016 at 10:21 am by

GCHQ Hacking Deemed Legal by Tribunal

Today it has been announced that computer and smartphone hacks used by the intelligence agency GCHQ are legal according to the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal. The ...

February 12, 2016 at 9:57 pm by

Parliamentary Committee Tears UK Snooper’s Charter to Shreds

A new Parliamentary Joint Committee on the latest draft of the UK’s Investigatory Powers Bill proposal – colloquially known as the Snooper’s Charter, due to its ...

February 11, 2016 at 10:33 pm by
Julian Assange

UN Rules Julian Assange is Being ‘Arbitrarily Held’ And Deserves Compensation

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks caused a media frenzy by publishing classified documents about Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantánamo. By 2015, Wikileaks has published more ...

February 5, 2016 at 6:28 pm by

GCHQ-Developed Encryption System Has Built-In Backdoor

A security researcher has discovered that a telephone encryption system developed by UK intelligence agency GCHQ contains a backdoor that can be exploited by anyone who has ...

January 21, 2016 at 10:57 pm by

EU Proposal Could Ban Geoblocking Across Europe

Following the news that Netflix has begun restricting VPN use to bypass its region locks, the UK government has initiated a public consultation regarding European Union ...

January 21, 2016 at 7:33 pm by

Banking Malware ‘Dridex’ is Back!

We’ve all had that moment, those unwanted pop-ups and advertisements on your computer that make you suddenly realise “I’ve got a virus”. It’s one ...

January 20, 2016 at 3:17 pm by

Scottish MP Give Vulcan Salute in Support of Europe’s First Spaceport

Scottish National Party Member of Parliament gave a Vulcan salute to support the building of Europe’s first spaceport in Scotland, an idea which has gained the endorsement ...

January 19, 2016 at 4:30 pm by

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