Quantcast
Home » United Kingdom You are browsing entries tagged with “United Kingdom”

UK says cyber-spies monitor Facebook, Google use

Google interns, from left, Rita DeRaedt, Alfredo Salinas, Alex Rodrigues, Steve Weddler, and Lizzy Burl stop for a photo on the Google campus Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif. With summer’s arrival comes an influx of thousands of Silicon Valley interns, and these kids aren’t just fetching coffee. Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world who successfully navigate the competitive application process are assigned big time responsibility at firms like Google, Facebook, Drop Box and Twitter, where executives hope that a fun and stimulating summer will motivate them to come back after graduation to launch careers. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

The U.K.’s electronic spy agency is legally allowed to track the online activities of millions of Britons who use U.S.-based platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google, Britain’s top counterterrorism official has said.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Rights groups say UK conducts mass cyber-snooping

Google interns, from left, Rita DeRaedt, Alfredo Salinas, Alex Rodrigues, Steve Weddler, and Lizzy Burl stop for a photo on the Google campus Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif. With summer’s arrival comes an influx of thousands of Silicon Valley interns, and these kids aren’t just fetching coffee.  Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world who successfully navigate the competitive application process are assigned big time responsibility at firms like Google, Facebook, Drop Box and Twitter, where executives hope that a fun and stimulating summer will motivate them to come back after graduation to launch careers.  AP

Privacy groups say Britain’s electronic spy agency is using loosely defined rules to intercept online communications between Britons who use U.S.-based platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Sony fined in UK over PlayStation cyberattack

FILE PHOTO

Britain’s Data Regulator has fined Sony 250,000 pounds ($396,100) for having insufficient security measures to prevent a cyberattack on its PlayStation Network.

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

Social media used to spread Britain’s riots

A woman walks past a damaged supermarket in Ealing, west London, after a night of rioting on Wednesday (AP Photo).

Some of the text messages read like real-time rallying calls for rioters.

Posted: August 10th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Bill filed reviving ROTC for college students
  • Mother drowns in Cebu; 40 houses destroyed in Negros as Queenie sweeps Visayas
  • November 2014 Marine Engineer Officers Licensure Examination
  • QC cops identify sports car driver who assaulted MMDA traffic enforcer
  • It’s holiday in Manila from Jan. 15-19, 2015 for papal visit
  • Sports

  • New brand of tennis hits PH as IPTL comes to shore
  • Pacquiao to spend P295M to build worship house in General Santos
  • Heavy hitters to compete in Bataan International Triathlon
  • Pacquiao responds to Mayweather’s taunt: Fight me
  • Australian cricket player dies after head knock
  • Lifestyle

  • Book your next vacation with Discovery’s Black Friday Sale
  • The voices behind your favorite anime characters
  • When is the best time to purchase a home?
  • For the man on top who’s right on time
  • A preview of Solaire’s Sky Tower
  • Entertainment

  • Extra tickets announced for Ed Sheeran concert in Manila
  • Norte’ described as ‘a tour de force of slow cinema’
  • Senior prom
  • Alden in Hanoi fest
  • It’s time for cruel cuts
  • Business

  • Palace optimistic despite drop in GDP growth
  • SM Prime raises P18B from share sale
  • Toyota recalls more cars for air bag problems
  • Economy slows to 5.3% in 3rd quarter
  • Dollar drops on lackluster US data
  • Technology

  • Ride-sharing app Tripda arrives in PH
  • Twitter to track users’ phones/gadgets for app use
  • Reading Harry Potter gives clues to healthy brain activity
  • Sweep to offer alternative payment for SLEX, other tollways
  • Space station’s 3-D printer pops out 1st creation
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, November 27, 2014
  • Stick to boxing
  • Uncovering Asia through investigative journalism
  • Pork in the 2015 budget
  • Murder with impunity
  • Global Nation

  • 1,200 youths led by 2 orphans to welcome Pope Francis
  • Beijing defies PH court ruling on Chinese poachers
  • PH to Chinese poachers: Pay fines
  • DOJ files smuggling raps vs importer of Canada waste
  • PH protest won’t affect ties with China–DFA
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement