UK

Harry and Meg

Harry and Meghan decry ‘crisis of hate’ in social media

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have spoken about their ongoing campaign against social media negativity, with Harry warning of a “global crisis of hate” that was af...

Olympics

UK says Russia on cyber offensive to sabotage Tokyo Olympics

The UK and US have condemned what they said were a litany of malicious cyberattacks orchestrated by Russian military intelligence, including efforts to disrupt next year’s Ol...

T-Mobile

Deutsche Telekom tests mobile antenna in the stratosphere

Deutsche Telekom has tested a aerial base channel in the earth’s stratosphere, it said on Monday, hoping to deliver mobile coverage to remote regions that ground-based networ...

Toshiba Corp

Toshiba targets $3 billion revenue in quantum cryptography by 2030

Toshiba has stated that it intends to generate $3 billion in revenue from its innovative cryptographic technology for information protection from 2030, as the Japanese sprawling co...

Instagram

UK watchdog: Instagram agrees curbs on paid influencers

Facebook-owned Instagram has consented measures to crack down on hidden advertising by so-called influencers on its own photo and video platform, the UK’s Competition and Mar...

Libra

G7 vows to fight ransomware attacks; say stablecoin needs regulation

Fiscal leaders of this world’s seven biggest economies on Tuesday pledged to fight rising ransomware strikes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, also said no stablecoin surgery shoul...

Libra

G7 draft: Facebook’s Libra must not start until properly regulated

Financial leaders of this world’s seven largest economies will state on Tuesday that they oppose the launch of Facebook’s Libra stablecoin before it’s properly re...

UK Parliament

London Stock Exchange in talks with Indian tech firms to list overseas

The London Stock Exchange is in discussions with several Indian technology companies for their overseas stock listings, a senior executive for the British exchange told journalists...

UK Huawei Technologies 5G

UK committee says Huawei colludes with the Chinese government

The UK parliament’s defence committee has said that it had found clear evidence that telecoms giant Huawei had colluded with the Chinese country and said the UK may need to e...

Bitcoin

British watchdog bans Bitcoin-based products for retail investors

The UK’s financial watchdog has said it will ban the sale to retail investors of products that monitor the purchase price of crypto-assets like Bitcoin, stating most men and ...

OLA Indian ride-hailing

London transport regulator strips Ola’s operating licence over public safety failings

London’s public transport authority stripped Indian ride-hailing firm Ola of its London operating license, stating that the cab app wasn’t “fit and proper” ...

Nokia

Nokia wins 5G radio equipment contract from BT

Finland’s Nokia has clinched a deal with the UK’s biggest mobile operator BT Group to supply 5G radio equipment, the company has said, in one of the first major wins un...

Huawei Technologies

Huawei Technologies ramps up investment in its home country

Huawei Technologies has built up stakes in various Chinese semiconductor companies and other tech businesses as the world’s biggest telecoms equipment manufacturer bolsters i...

Uber Technologies

Judge to rule whether Uber deserves new London licence

A British judge is set to inform Uber today if it has won back its London operating licence after it was eliminated over security concerns, the most recent period of a long-running...