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BBC:
China launches a court to handle Internet-related disputes; first civil case handled in 20 minutes, with parties communicating with judge online   —  China has launched a digital “cyber-court” to help deal with a rise in the number of internet-related claims, according to state media.
Aug 18, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
BBC:
Marcus Hutchins' attorney says he plans to plead not guilty to all charges; judge sets $30K bail   —  US prosecutors say a British computer expert has admitted to creating software that harvests bank details.  —  But Marcus Hutchins' own lawyer says he denies six charges of creating and distributing the Kronos malware.
Aug 5, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context
Zoe Kleinman / BBC:
UK government plans to require drones weighing 250g or more be registered; drone owners will need to take a drone safety awareness test   —  The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft.
Jul 22, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
BBC:
OnePlus says it has begun rolling out a fix for a bug that rebooted some OnePlus 5s trying to make emergency calls in US, UK, and Europe   —  Phonemaker OnePlus has admitted a glitch in some of its devices prevented people making calls to the emergency services.
Jul 20, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
UK-based luxury phone-maker Vertu to be liquidated after plan to save it failed; 200 will be laid off   —  A British-based company that made smartphones costing thousands of pounds will be liquidated after a plan to save it failed.  —  Vertu was known for its high-end, jewel-encrusted handsets …
Jul 13, 2017, 1:02 PMIn context
BBC:
Attack on UK parliament email system prompts security team to disable remote access; fewer than 1% of 9,000 accounts on the system compromised, says spokesman   —  Up to 90 email accounts were compromised during the cyber-attack on Parliament on Friday.  —  Fewer than 1% of the 9,000 users …
Jun 25, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Gordon Corera / BBC:
Sources: NSA and Britain's National Cyber Security Centre link WannaCry ransomware attack to North Korean hacking group Lazarus   —  British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.
Jun 18, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
BBC:
UK defense company BAE made large-scale sales of sophisticated cyber-surveillance tools to repressive governments across the Middle East   —  A year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and a Danish newspaper has uncovered evidence that the UK defence giant BAE Systems has made large-scale sales across …
Jun 16, 2017, 3:01 AMIn context
BBC:
Following London terror attack, tech giants reject UK Prime Minister Theresa May's claims that they provided a “safe space” for terrorist ideology   —  Technology companies have defended their handling of extremist content following the London terror attack.
Jun 5, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
BBC:
Uzbekistan bans the import and distribution of 34 computer games it deems are “distorting values”, including The Sims and GTA   —  Uzbekistan has banned a long list of computer games deemed to be “distorting values” and “threatening stability”.  —  The list includes several violent games …
May 30, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context

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