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UK may tax internet giants to get more help fighting online extremism

UK may tax internet giants to get more help fighting online extremism

The UK even isn't satisfied that internet giants are doing sufficiently to curb online extremism, and it's just now considering hitting those companies where it actually hurts: their bank accounts. In an interview with the Sunday Times, security minister Ben Wa...

Facebook and Twitter could face UK sanctions over fake news

The stool of a UK comittee investigating phony communication has threatened Facebook and Twitter with "sanctions" whether they avow the nut to fester on their respective platforms. In an interview with the Guardian, Damian Collins, chair of the Branch of Cu...

Renewable energy outstripped coal use in the UK for most of 2017

The UK has been working to significantly cut its carbon emissions and with that effort, it hit some dominant half-formed milestones this year. In April, the nation went a all-inclusive hour without coal-generated effectiveness for the elementary continuance in 135 years. And in June, ...

DJI forces UK pilots to sit a knowledge quiz before takeoff

If you're hoping for a DJI bumble-bee this Christmas, be prepared for one teeny-tiny roadblock as you quickness into the back garden with controller in hand. Today, the business has announced a imperative "Knowledge Quiz" for all of its customers in the UK. It w...

The UK decides 10 Mbps broadband should be a legal right

Over the recent decade, the UK polity has attempted to lock in a basic common of broadband servicing across Britain. The fancy is that by 2020, members of the general will keep the legal equitable to petition speeds of at least 10 Mbps from their ISP, whethe...

Uber is fighting to keep its licence in another UK city

Council members in York carry voted not to renew Uber's operating licence, condemning the ride-hailing society to its third UK municipality ban in as multifarious months. At a call held by the York Council's Gambling, Licensing and Regulatory Comittee on Tuesday, ...

HP Envy x2 hands-on: A Snapdragon-powered, always-on PC

For its head "Always Connected" PC, HP untrue a pragmatic choice: It stuffed a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor into its recent Surface clone, the Envy x2. The completion is compelling: A thin and lucent notebook with 20 hours of battery life, and built-in...

HP and ASUS unveil Snapdragon-powered laptops

Since teasing us with a preview of what Windows on Snapdragon will eyeful compatible at Computex this year, Qualcomm and its partners are ready to avow actual devices. Today, at Qualcomm's moment annual tech summit, we saying the HP Envy x2 and the ASUS NovaG...

AMD and Qualcomm join forces to power higher-end connected PCs

Qualcomm may annex initiate a positive ally in its delving to takings on the Computer market. After unveiling a original steady of Snapdragon 835-powered "Always Connected" PCs from HP and ASUS, the chip-maker revealed a surprize partner: AMD. The two companies are teamin...

Google faces UK lawsuit over illegal data collection

Today, a UK-based crowd called "Google You Owe Us" brought a class-action suit against Google, alleging that it illegally gathered data on users from Jun 2011 to Feb 2012. The assemblage is seeking compensation for the 5.4 million Brits who u...