Feb 7, 2018

China's Huawei builds British ties

Huawei will spend a further $4.2 billion on procurement in Britain as it seeks alternatives to the US, where it faces an effective ban.

Oct 11, 2017

UK proposes Internet firm levy with Web safety plan

Digital minister Karen Bradley says the online safety strategy will assist with removing intimidating or humiliating content from social media.

Jul 5, 2017

Lunar robots tested on Sicily's Mount Etna

Mount Etna, in Sicily, is a test bed for a three-foot, four-wheeled machine ahead of a future mission to the moon.

May 30, 2017

UK to pressurise Internet firms over extremist material: minister

Britain says it is looking at options to put pressure on Internet companies to do more to take down extremist material.

Feb 20, 2017

Amazon to add over 5 000 jobs in Britain

The online retailer is set to create over 5 000 jobs in Britain this year, taking its permanent workforce in the country to 24 000.

Feb 9, 2017

UK revisits insurance rules for self-driving cars

Britain introduces new insurance rules to ensure victims of accidents involving self-driving cars are compensated quickly.

Jan 11, 2017

Snapchat picks London headquarters despite Brexit

The company plans to make London the home of its international operations.


Driverless vehicle to be tested on UK streets

An autonomous vehicle carrying passengers will take to Britain's public roads for the first time today.

May 18, 2016

Microsoft supports UK staying in EU

The UK remaining in the €EU supports important criteria for continued and future investment by Microsoft and others.

Nov 5, 2015

Britain outlines alarming surveillance plans

Ministers say the sweeping surveillance powers are vital to keep the country safe but critics denounce the move as an assault on freedoms.

Jul 15, 2015

Apple Pay kicks off in Britain

The mobile payments service launched in Britain yesterday as Barclays became the last major UK bank to sign up.

Dec 3, 2012

eBay may be investigated over tax

Britain and Germany may have missed out on a combined $1 billion in sales tax since eBay picked a Luxembourg office as its base for EU sales.

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