Displaying items by tag: Britain

A hearing on an US appeal to strike down a court decision and allow the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be held on 27 and 28 October at the High Court in London, according to a message from the Don't Extradite Assange campaign.

Published in Strategy

Britain will launch cyber attacks in response to similar actions by so-called "hostile states" like Russia, the country's Defence Secretary says.

Published in Security

More than three years after it was first filed, a multi-million-pound British class action against Google has begun, with a lawyer for the company claiming the action was not viable and should not proceed.

Published in Technology Regulation

British technology and engineering consultancy BJSS has chosen Melbourne as the city where it will set up its first office in Australia as it expands to this region.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

The security firm Emsisoft claims that cyber attackers earned more than £200 million in ransoms from British companies in 2019, with the criminals who demanded, and received the money, being in many cases from Russia and Eastern Europe.

Published in Security

The Australian arm of Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies claims its warnings about the ban on use of its 5G equipment leading to higher mobile prices in Australia has been aptly ilustrated by the fact that Telstra has jacked up its prices.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The management of Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies have requested a meeting with an aide to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as news emerges that the company's gear will be removed from the UK's 5G networks by the end of 2025.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The chances that Australia will be able to impose its will on digital giants Google and Facebook, as far as getting them to pay for using news from local outlets goes, appear rather slim, with indications that the US Government may pressure the Coalition to back off.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 26 March 2020 12:32

Britain’s Swansea University selects Redflow

Britain’s Swansea University has selected Australian-listed energy storage technology company Redflow’s ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow battery technology as the energy storage backbone for its renewable energy Active Building demonstrator classroom.

Published in Deals

New Zealand telco Spark says the British decision to give Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies a limited role in its 5G networks has not led to "any significant change" in its own rollout.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 17 October 2019 09:45

Britain drops age-verification plan for online porn

Three months after it was supposed to come into effect, the British Government has dropped its plans for an age-verification system to ensure that anyone accessing pornography online is aged 18 or over.

Published in Entertainment

British mobile operator EE, part of the BT Group, will be the first to launch 5G services in the country, announcing on Wednesday that it would kick off services to six cities on 30 May, beating Vodafone to the punch, with the latter having already said it would launch its 5G offerings on 3 July.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Britain will become the first country to introduce age-verification for accessing online pornography when it institutes such measures on 15 July.

Published in Entertainment

Market research and data analytics firm YouGov claims 75% of Britons do not know that their government will put curbs on accessing online pornography from April onwards – and those who are aware of it, think the government's attempts will fail.

Published in Entertainment

Malcolm Turnbull is talking about technology again. Yes, that same Turnbull who gave us the multi-technology mix — or Malcolm-technology mix, take your pick — and also fibre-to-the-node.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:14

UK cyber chief says any Huawei risk is manageable

The UK is able to manage any potential security risks posed by using equipment from Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei, the chief of the country's National Cyber Security Centre has told a conference in Brussels, adding that there has been no indication of any suspicious activity by the company.

Published in Government Tech Policy

A survey of technology companies in the UK has found that 70% believe that a no-deal Brexit would have either a very or fairly negative effect on their businesses, while 84% are of the opinion that the UK is, overall, unprepared to deal with no deal.

Published in Strategy

Western hysteria over Huawei Technologies — and any one of a number of either Chinese or Russian companies — is not uncommon these days. But it is somewhat painful to see a news agency which claims to have credibility as Reuters does, just refusing to ask a few questions before running what is essentially a stupid story about Huawei.

Published in Open Sauce

A British Government report claims equipment made by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has technical and supply-chain issues that expose the UK's telco networks to new security issues.

Published in Technology Regulation

British energy and connected home company Centrica's new study shows that Britons are "baffled by the number of buttons, symbols and switches", with "millions" too busy to read instructions, thus wasting thousands in poorly used technology in homes.

Published in Home Tech
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