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Displaying items by tag: British

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
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 01:03

Cohda technology drives Jaguar Land Rover off-road

Britain’s Jaguar Land Rover has used Cohda Wireless’ Australian-developed connected vehicle systems in a pioneering research project to enable future autonomous cars to drive over any surface or terrain.

Published in Development
Tuesday, 01 December 2009 04:57

British man arrested for virtual thefts

A man in Britain has been accused of logging into an online game as other people's characters and stealing their in-game possessions. Such virtual goods can be sold offline for "real" money.

Published in Home Tech
If the music industry thinks that file sharing teens are the biggest problem it faces, it had better think again according to a new report into the digital piracy threat.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 24 April 2009 16:22

How to get free mobile phone calls

Love your mobile phone? Hate your mobile phone bill? One network operator has decided enough is enough and is finally offering totally free and unlimited calls via Skype.
The UK has structurally flawed data protection and privacy laws which allowed secret Internet snooping trials to take place. Now the European Union is stepping in to try and force the UK Government to take action.
More Brits than ever are participating in online citizenship activity, but the digital divide is still a reality for many and could disenfranchise them in the near future.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 27 February 2009 17:30

More sex please, I'm British

Would you rather work hard for promotion or go for a quicker, if slightly sweatier, route to success? 

Published in Networking
Friday, 13 February 2009 03:08

Are British teens addicted to online porn?

British teenagers have been spilling the beans regarding just exactly what they get up to online, and the details might just surprise you.

Published in Market
Brits are used to having to wait for a train home: leaves on the line, the wrong type of snow and drivers being sick are the usual excuses. However, it is not often that thousands of disco dancing Facebookers are the cause of commuter chaos.

Published in Market
The whole National ID Card scheme in the UK has been surrounded by controversy since the get go. Now, as the Government announces the roll out schedule, it admits it is missing one vital component.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Saturday, 24 January 2009 19:05

Broadband Tax for Brits?

How would you tackle the problem of online movie and music piracy? The British Government is wondering if a broadband tax might be the answer.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 07 January 2009 19:55

Brits in panic over lightbulb shortage

File under strange but true: it seems that there is a veritable panic amongst Brits over fast dwindling stocks of traditional 100W incandescent lightbulbs.

Published in Energy
The friendly British Bobby has just been given the right to remotely hack into the computers of UK citizens without notifying the owners, or bothering with a search warrant, or even passing an act of parliament for that matter.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 08 December 2008 15:11

Brit kids send bears into space

Not to be outdone by recent Chinese and Indian adventures in space, the Brits have upped their game and launched four teddy bears wearing space suits to an altitude of just over 30 km.

Published in Space
Thursday, 25 September 2008 17:39

Most spammed town in UK revealed

Ever wondered why the spammers seem to target you? Does it make you think you might need some help in the bedroom after all, or perhaps a fake Rolex would look good on your wrist? Relax, you could just be living in the wrong town...

Published in Security
Monday, 08 September 2008 16:07

Apple admits skint Brit invented iPod in 1979

Jonathan Ive famously designed the iPod, but now it looks like another Brit might have actually invented it way back in 1979. According to none other than Apple it seems. So why is Kane Kramer so poor?

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 03 September 2008 18:53

Majority of British business planning to go virtual

A new survey reveals that 38 percent of British business has already adopted virtualised infrastructures, and of those who have not some 52 percent are planning to do so.

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 18:07

Brits suffer from discomgoogolation

New research suggests that the British are becoming increasingly addicted to the Internet. So much so that discomgoogolation has been identified as a major new cause of stress by one psychologist...

Published in Networking
New research reveals that a staggering 47 percent of British IT admin staff admit to accessing confidential or sensitive information. Information, that is, which they are not meant to be looking at in the first place.

Published in Home Tech




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