Entries in 'government' (25)
The UK’s two big video games trade bodies have reacted to Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU.
MCV asked on Twitter how the industry felt about Britain’s decision to leave the EU.
Britain has, by a very narrow margin, voted to leave the EU – and video games companies across the country are waking up to a potentially huge challenge.
The Crown Prosecution Service has published a new set of guidelines designed to broaden the scope with which online bullies can be prosecuted.
The government has said it would consider taking action against the providers of adblockers in an attempt to protect the press.
Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.
The first full year of tax relief for games makers has seen more than 200 approved titles, with almost half passing final certification.
Games trade body UKIE has laid out a list of Government recommendations that would boost the industry by £1bn by 2020.
The UK Government is spending £4m in a bid to find 'the next Tomb Raider'.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has updated the industry on figures surrounding the long-awaited tax breaks.
Developers can now apply for grants from the US government towards the development of any games created for educational purposes.
Online game subscriptions like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live will now be used to calculate the impact of inflation.
Last week’s MCV and UKIE figures valuing the market for games in the UK showed a growth once more in consumer hunger for games.
A group of Canterbury students have riled UKIP leader Nigel Farage by developing a game that spoofs both the politician and his party.
UKIE has outlined a four-point proposal for more Government funding for the UK games industry.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says he wants those found guilty of sending abusive online messages to spend up to two years in jail.
Apple’s latest handset has been approved for sale in China, after government concerns that the iPhone would allow US agencies to track user data were quashed.
The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.
Rovio has denied the report that its popular mobile franchise Angry Birds was utilized as a tool by government spy agencies, including the US National Security Agency and UK's Government ...
Angry Birds is the latest game to become embroiled in the international government spying scandal.
The UK game industry shrunk by nearly half in 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures released by the department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.
The right may be the path of the dark side, but it also appears to be adept at fast driving.
Microsoft has insisted it does not share customer data with governments, but the US government is preventing the platform holder from proving it.