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U.K. Internet Of Things Startups & Projects To Get £46M More Government Cash By 2015

The U.K. Prime Minister is clearly a fan of the HAPIfork. At a speech at Europe's CeBIT tech conference yesterday David Cameron announced an additional £45 million in funding for research in areas li

Stripe Now Open For Business In UK, Other Countries And Currencies Coming Soon

Card payment processor Stripe is now available in its first European country, the U.K. British businesses can now add card processing to their websites and accept payments in GBP, EUR and USD. After e

England’s Adviser On The Commercialization And Sexualisation Of Childhood Finds Website Hacked, Blames Everyone

<a target="_blank" href="http://claireperry.org.uk">Claire Perry</a> [SFW] is England's Net Nanny who, over the past few months, has pushed that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/07/22/drool-b

U.K. Security Agency Also Tapped Into The NSA’s PRISM Surveillance Program

Prism already looked like a pretty far-reaching program, but a new report claims the NSA also gave at least one foreign security agency access to this system. According to a report in the Guardian, th

UK Online Payments Platform GoCardless Raises $3.3 Million Series A, Plans To Expand Across Europe

GoCardless, the Y Combinator-backed payments startup based in the U.K., has raised a $3.3 million Series A round of funding, led by existing investors Accel Partners and Passion Capital. The company h

EE, Three, BT, Vodafone, O2 All Win 4G Spectrum In The UK, But £2.3B In Bids Falls Short Of The £3.5B Expected

Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has just <a target="_blank" href="http://media.ofcom.org.uk/2013/02/20/ofcom-announces-winners-of-the-4g-mobile-auction/?utm_source=updates&utm_medium=email

Google’s Nexus 4 Coming To Three In The UK December 13 On Contract And Pre-Paid Plans

Google is bringing the Nexus 4 to another carrier in the UK, expanding availability to Three after debuting the device with O2 as its initial partner in that country. The Android 4.2-powered smartphon

Hack Job On A UK Government Site? Someone Inserts Ad For ‘Secret Intelligence’ Seeking ‘Elimination Specialist’

Government sites get shut down all the time by hackers either worming their way through firewalls or via DDoS jobs. Today, it looks like someone decided to mess around a little with a site instead: a

UK Conservative Party Minister Grant Shapps Is A Master Spammer

<a target="_blank" href="http://boingboing.net/2012/09/16/uk-tories-put-a-spam-kingpin-i.html">BoingBoing</a> just pointed out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/sep/02/g

Report: Google Could Face UK Tax Inquiry After Just Paying 1.5% Last Year

Google has about 1,200 employees in England and made <a target="_blank" href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/9459671/Google-to-pay-just-6m-UK-tax-on-395m-turnover.html">£395 million</a>

Late, Expensive And Probably Redundant: YouView Finally Launches UK Digital TV Service

Two years after it was meant to go live, and with a list of backers that includes the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Arqiva, BT and TalkTalk, YouView today <a target="_blank" href="http://www2.youvie

London Olympics To Visitors: Don’t Share What You See

Don't copy that pole vault! According to the London 2012 Olympic "conditions for ticket holders," you are not allowed to take pictures or video of the events nor are you allowed to "exploit" any video

Vodafone Buys Cable & Wireless For $1.7B, Gives Mobile Carrier Bigger Window On Enterprise, Broadband

Big news from the UK this morning: <a href="http://www.vodafone.com">Vodafone</a>, one of Europe's biggest mobile operators, has made a formal offer to buy up the assets of <a href="http://www.cw.com"

U.K. PM David Cameron Joins Foursquare and LinkedIn

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron recently joined social networking sites LinkedIn and Foursquare in an effort to expand his digital presence and better connect with both citizens and businesses ali

Despite Medical Concerns, Customers Having Hard Time Returning 3DS For Full Refund

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/3dsgame.jpg" />Oh boy. The Sun has the story of a man who bought the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/26/review-the-nintendo-3d

UK Plan Would Block Access To Sites That Assist Copyright Infringement

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/ukblocksites.jpg" />There's a plan in the UK that would, if enabled, lead to ISPs blocking access to specific Web sites in order to cut d

RT: Twitter En Route To Floor Of UK Parliament

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/hoctwitter.jpg" />Anti-<a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/twitter/">Twitter</a> people should probably click elsewhere for a few minu

Estimate: 3DS Costs Nintendo Less Than $100 To Build

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/3dscost.jpg" />You'll be paying $250 when you pick up your <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/3ds/">Nintendo 3DS</a> this weekend, bu

UK's Digital Economy Act Delayed Until 2012 As ISPs Vow Courtroom Battle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/ukdea.jpg" />The UK's Digital Economy Act, designed to, among other things, stomp out Internet piracy once and for all, has run up agains

Web Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Joins Net Neutrality Support Group

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/tbl.jpg" />t's one thing when one of us here stand up for <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/net-neutrality/">Net Neutrality</a>, but
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