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U.K. government tapped into PRISM surveillance program

According to a report, the U.K. government allegedly bypassed international intelligence-sharing treaties by piggybacking on the NSA's reported PRISM network.

By June 7, 2013

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As U.S. ponders automated autos, U.K. green-lights driverless car test

England to see the first tests of automated vehicles later in the year while White House pledges to "get this right" from policy standpoint.

By July 17, 2013

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Anonymous hits U.K. government sites over Assange situation

The loosely knit hacktivist group launches denial-of-service attacks against the U.K. Justice Department, as well as a handful of other government sites.

By August 20, 2012

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U.K. to ban wearing Google Glass while driving, report says

Britain's Department for Transport issues a preemptive strike by suggesting that wearing Google's glasses behind the wheel will be against the law.

By July 31, 2013

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Apple paid no U.K. tax last fiscal year, despite millions in profits

The company was able to sidestep the taxes by awarding stock awards to employees, according to a report.

By July 1, 2013

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Caught snooping: U.K. government staffers

What a surprise: the U.K. government was forced to reveal under Freedom of Information laws that more than 1,000 civil servants have "snooped" on British citizens' private data.

By May 18, 2012

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U.K. government funds elder-friendly navigation research

U.K. researchers are working on making motoring less stressful for older drivers with the aid of GPS navigation.

By May 3, 2012

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BlackBerry 10 erroneously reported as not secure enough by U.K.

On the eve of the Z10 U.S. launch, a British government security agency is incorrectly linked to a report that BlackBerry's new operating system isn't safe enough for government employees.

By March 19, 2013

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HP's Autonomy acquisition probed by U.K. regulators

Following investigations by the U.S. government, the U.K. is also looking into alleged fraudulent accounting by Autonomy in the lead up of its sale to HP.

By March 11, 2013

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LulzSec case in U.K. brings sentences for 4 men

Core members of LulzSec have been sentenced for their campaigns -- and according to the defense, some of the victims were "thoroughly deserving" of what happened to them.

By May 16, 2013