Entries in 'government' (10)

Jail sentences for online abusers could be increased

Jail sentences for online abusers could be increased

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says he wants those found guilty of sending abusive online messages to spend up to two years in jail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
iPhone 6 to go on sale in China following security concerns

iPhone 6 to go on sale in China following security concerns

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.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:11AM in News

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Rovio denies sharing Angry Birds user data with NSA, GCHQ

Rovio denies sharing Angry Birds user data with NSA, GCHQ

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 ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2014 at 7:08AM in News
NSA and British government snooping on Angry Birds players

NSA and British government snooping on Angry Birds players

Angry Birds is the latest game to become embroiled in the international government spying scandal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

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.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News

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Tories triumph in parliamentary F1 2013 race-off

Tories triumph in parliamentary F1 2013 race-off

The right may be the path of the dark side, but it also appears to be adept at fast driving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:20AM in News
US government "stopping" Microsoft from disproving spying claims

US government "stopping" Microsoft from disproving spying claims

Microsoft has insisted it does not share customer data with governments, but the US government is preventing the platform holder from proving it.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 17th 2013 at 11:35AM in News