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Apple quietly pulls apology-hiding code from U.K. site

Visitors to Apple's U.K. Web site are no longer forced to scroll down to view a court-ordered apology to Samsung, after Apple tried to bury it using hidden code.

By November 8, 2012


Apple accused of hiding U.K. Samsung 'apology' with code

Users of news-sharing site Reddit have accused Apple of deliberately hiding the court-ordered Samsung "apology" statement on the U.K. Apple Web site.

By November 3, 2012


Crack a code to get hired by U.K. spy agency

Looking for a job? Britain's Government Communications Headquarters launches an online code-cracking challenge to recruit candidates for posts dealing with cyberthreats.

By December 1, 2011


Facebook brings on bug-catching techies to improve its mobile platform

The social network snatches up the tech talent and IP behind U.K. startup Monoidics, which develops software for catching glitches -- i.e., code that checks other code for bugs.

By July 18, 2013


Hashtag hits the red carpet with dress that tweets

Is that a hashtag on Nicole Scherzinger's hips? CuteCircuit's haute couture gown for the social-networking celeb makes its debut at a launch party for U.K. 4G mobile network EE.

By November 7, 2012


U.K.'s 'Daisy': Wi-Fi Net radio for your pocket

You'll be able to use the new radio--code-named "Daisy"--with about 6,000 Internet radio stations, or with Real or Windows Media audio streams. But you'll have to connect to a hot spot first.

By January 14, 2008


U.K.-funded initiative to push open source

Project will promote use of open-source tools within the public sector by creating a code repository, among other efforts.

By April 7, 2005


Microsoft opens Windows for U.K.

The United Kingdom joins a Microsoft program that lets international governments see the otherwise secret source code underlying Windows.

By January 31, 2003


Free office suite reaches milestone release

OpenOffice.org developers have put the finishing touches on their productivity software suite, which provides people and businesses with an alternative to Microsoft's Office suite. The free OpenOffice uses the same code base as the StarOffice software for which Sun Microsystems charges a fee. OpenOffice.org 1.0, available now, includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation graphics and other applications. It is the result of 18 months of collaboration between Sun developers and more than 10,000 volunteer developers, a venture that began when Sun donated the StarOffice code to the open-source, or "free software," community. The latest release of StarOffice, version 6.0, is expected to arrive in a few weeks. ZDNet U.K.'s Matthew Broersma reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K.

By May 2, 2002