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Britain, Germany to collaborate on developing 5G—Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , right, and British Prime Minister David Cameron , left, look for their marks during the official opening event for the computer fair CeBIT at the Congress Centrum in Hanover, Germany on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Cameron told the opening of the world's biggest high-tech fair.  AP

Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the world’s biggest high-tech fair Sunday.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

British PM laughs off ‘selfie’ at Mandela memorial

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, in this still image taken from video on Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013. Cameron said he was only being polite when he posed for a “selfie” photo at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service deflecting complaints that he was being disrespectful during the occasion. Cameron joined President Barack Obama and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt in a camera phone snap at the service in South Africa on Tuesday. When asked about it in Parliament, Cameron said amid laughter from lawmakers that Mandela brought people together, so he thought it “only polite to say yes” to a request for a photo from Thorning-Schmidt, the daughter-in-law of former Labor leader Neil Kinnock.  AP

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday laughed off criticism that he had acted inappropriately by posing for a mobile phone “selfie” with US President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Britain recruiting cyber-warriors

British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond (R) walks with Britain's Chief of the Defense Staff, General Nick Houghton, as they arrive in Downing Street ahead of a meeting of the National Security Council in central London on August 28, 2013. British Prime Minister David Cameron was set to chair a meeting with top ministers and defense chiefs of the National Security Council on August 28 to discuss a response to the Syria crisis in the wake of a chemical weapons attack that Washington, London and Paris believe was carried out by the Syrian regime. AFP

Britain is to set up a dedicated military unit to counter cyber attacks, the defense secretary announced Sunday as he issued a call for tech-savvy new recruits.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Historic shipping newspaper Lloyd’s List ditches print

An issue of Lloyd’s List  TAKEN FROM LLOYDSLIST.COM

Lloyd’s List, the specialist publication that has served the shipping industry for 280 years, is to become fully digital, it announced Wednesday.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Tesco joins tablet computer market

British supermarket giant Tesco on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, unveiled its first tablet computer, as the supermarket chain seeks to boost flagging sales in its domestic market.  AFP

Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco on Monday unveiled its first tablet computer, as the supermarket chain seeks to boost flagging sales in its domestic market.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

First ‘ethical’ smartphone unveiled

A picture shows a prototype of a Fairphone smartphone during its unveiling in London on September 18, 2013. A Dutch company introduced the Fairphone that promises similar performance to other widely popular smartphones, while respecting certain "values" related to the environment, fair trade and transparency in the production chain and components.  AFP PHOTO/JUSTIN TALLIS

A device billed as the world’s first ethically sourced smartphone was unveiled in London this week, but despite thousands of pre-orders its designer says the project remains a huge gamble.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

British police hold man over Twitter abuse of women

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British police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with threats made on Twitter against a woman lawmaker and a feminist campaigner.

Posted: August 7th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Silliness reigns online as Britain waits for royal baby

Royal supporters, right, look on as a couple impersonate Britain's Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge as they pose for photographers, during a publicity stunt for a daily newspaper, outside St. Mary's Hospital in London, Friday, July 19, 2013. The media are preparing for royal-mania as Britain's Duchess of Cambridge plans to give birth to the new third-in-line to the throne in mid-July, at the Lindo Wing. Cameras from all over the world are set to be jostling outside for an exclusive first glimpse of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge's first child. AP

From royal baby name generators to interminably dull live-feeds of a hospital door – the longer Britain waits for Prince William’s wife Catherine to give birth, the more nonsense the Internet provides.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Children in poor countries ‘sexually abused live on web’

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The sexual abuse of children in developing countries is increasingly being live-streamed on Internet services such as Skype, Britain’s online child protection agency warned on Tuesday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Web pioneers win inaugural $1.5M engineering prize

Lord Browne, left, chair of QEPrize Foundation, announces the winners of the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, French Software Engineer Louis Pouzin, right, and US Internet Pioneer Robert Kahn, center, at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London on Monday, March 18, 2013. Five pioneering engineers, US Robert Kahn, US Vinton Cerf, French Louis Pouzin, British Tim Berners-Lee and US Marc Andreessen, share this first prize.  SANG TAN/AP IMAGES FOR QEPRIZE)

Five engineers who helped create the Internet were on Monday awarded a $1.5 million prize which British organizers hope will come to be seen as equivalent to a Nobel prize for engineering.

Posted: March 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Online museum project unearths Van Dyck masterpiece

A woman looks at the painting entitled "Jupiter and Antiope" by Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck during the exhibition "El joven Van Dyck" (The young Van Dyck) at El Prado museum in Madrid on November 16, 2012. AFP/DOMINIQUE FAGET

A filthy oil painting locked away in a museum in the northeast of England was on Saturday revealed to be an original masterpiece by Van Dyck.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Young UK feminists armed with tweets and jokes

In a picture taken on November 17, 2012, feminist campaigners protest outside the UK offices of News International in east London against the continued use of topless photographs of women on page 3 of "The Sun" newspaper. A new wave of feminism has taken hold in Britain this year: young, irreverent, and fuelled by social media. Three online projects founded in 2012 -- a website for submitting experiences of sexism, a campaign against topless women in newspapers and a blog satirising women's portrayal in the media -- have won tens of thousands of supporters. AFP  / LEON NEAL

A new wave of feminism has taken hold in Britain this year: young, irreverent, and fuelled by social media.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Cambridge to study technology’s risk to humans

A technician works on the robot AILA at the stand of German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) during the preparations of the Hannover Messe trade fair for business and industry on the fair grounds in Hanover, northern Germany on April 18, 2010. AFP FILE PHOTO

Could computers become cleverer than humans and take over the world? Or is that just the stuff of science fiction?

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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