Many illegal file sharers believe they are the ‘Robin Hoods of the digital age’ and are motivated by altruism and a desire for notoriety, according to new research which analyses why people illegally download digital media.
High speed broadband will be available to every community in Britain by 2015 under plans announced by the government on Monday.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this week announced a ‘brick-by-brick’ dismantling of the barriers holding back British growth, promising a so-called ‘patent box’, a new 10p rate of Corporation Tax to be levied on profits from new products developed and generated in Britain. GlaxoSmithKline followed the news by announcing a subsequent £500m investment in … [Read more…]
The popular NHS Choices health website has been exposed automatically ‘tracking’ all Facebook users that visit, according to new research.
Plans to make Britain’s broadband the best in Europe are in danger of stalling as the rural population of the UK falls further behind their city cousins.
Popular streaming sites such as the BBC, Youtube and LoveFilm could be forced to pay for the data traffic they generate under plans floated by the Government culture minister yesterday.
Entrepreneur Mark Mason, CEO of corporate smartphone app developer Mubaloo, called on Government to provide SME’s with tax breaks for IT development as a precursor to Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Following the spending review and the government’s current goal to close 75% of their websites, Tony Heywood, CEO at YoodooMedia looks at where the government have been going wrong in terms of their web offerings and how they can improve their online communication in the future.
More than a third of people intend to reduce their spend this Christmas, with 65% of people planning to start their shopping early in order to spread the cost in the wake of the Government’s spending cuts, according to a new forecast.
Delegates at yesterday’s Westminster e-Forum were warned by UK broadband specialists Point Topic that the £530m allocated to broadband infrastructure development across the UK is “not nearly enough”.