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Vodafone, a popular mobile phone network in the UK, has announced that it will be bringing 4G internet to its users this summer following a £900 million network investment. The network announced that it would increase spending on it’s network infrastructure by 50 percent in 2013, which equates to a … [Read More]

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eBay has announced that it will be lowering seller fees on its popular auction website, in order to better compete with rival Amazon. The company will be simplifying it’s final value fee system, which will now be determined by product categories rather than a percentage fee based on the item’s … [Read More]

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Sony has been fined £250,000 by ICO, a data protection watchdog, for a security breach that the company’s PlayStation arm suffered in April 2011. The breach saw Sony close down it’s PlayStaton and Sony Online Entertainment Network for weeks whilst the company scrambled to find out if data had been … [Read More]

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BT today said it will slash the wholesale rental price of its ultra-fast 330Mbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) service by 37 per cent. This service, which Openreach provides to Communications Providers, currently costs £60 a month but it will fall to £38 a month from June 2013. The company also announced the … [Read More]

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Ofcom will be auctioning off its remaining 4G mobile spectrum early next year and the watchdog has just published the final regulations for the sale, as well as a timetable. The telecommunications regulator has set out in detail, the process that will be involved in the auction, from the application … [Read More]

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According to LiveSide, fans of Internet Explorer on Windows 7 will finally be able to download a preview build of the next major release of the internet browser today. The site, which covers Windows Live mainly, claims to have got the information from a Chinese website who attended a … [Read More]

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Three, the UK mobile network which came to prominence due to the launch of the first 3G service in the UK (after which it was named), could be the next company to offer a 4G service. As part of a deal with Ofcom when T-Mobile and Orange merged, EE has … [Read More]

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The UK’s first 4G internet service has launched today as part of Everything Everywhere’s (owners of Orange and T-Mobile) early roll-out. The first cities to get the service are London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow and Southampton who will have access to the 4G network from … [Read More]

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The British Phonographic Industry has asked big UK ISPs to voluntarily block 3 torrent websites in addition to The Pirate Bay, which was blocked through court order earlier this year. The BPI, which represents major UK record companies, has asked internet service providers O2, Virgin Media, Sky, BT, TalkTalk and … [Read More]

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Sony will be removing the Life With PlayStation application with the next firmware update for the PlayStation 3. Life With PlayStation, which was previously known as Folding@Home on the PlayStation 3’s XMB (Cross Media Bar), was a distributed computing project aimed at understanding protein folding, misfolding and studying the causes … [Read More]

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News Corp. has begun taking bids for the IGN Entertainment online network of websites, which it paid $650 million for in 2005. The media conglomerate expects to get around $100 million for IGN, as it tries to divest itself from the video game network. This isn’t the first loss that … [Read More]

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UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, has blocked the extradition to the US of hacker Gary McKinnon after a 10 year court battle. McKinnon, now 46, claims to have hacked NASA computers in 2002 in search of evidence on UFOs, although the US claimed that it was a calculated and intentional … [Read More]

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Google Error

Ever wondered what a Google crash would look like? Well wonder no more, because Youtube suffered a brief crash yesterday causing the image above to appear to users trying to access the service. The 502 error occurred around the time Felix Baumgartner finally jumped out of a capsule to break … [Read More]

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In July this year, crowd-funding website, Kickstarter, announced that it would finally be launching in the United Kingdom in the Autumn. Well we now have an exact release date of October 31st, 2012, when Brits will be able to create as well as fund projects on the website. The … [Read More]

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Google is facing sanctions from European regulators over its privacy policy, which was changed in early March this year. The new privacy policy essentially allowed Google to collate all the information they have on a user into a single profile, which would then allow them to better target advertisements at … [Read More]

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