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Broadcom’s plan to acquire VMware comes under scrutiny in the UK

Broadcom’s plan to acquire VMware comes under scrutiny in the UK

British authorities suspect the $61 billion deal could limit competition. The CMA explained their concerns in an announcement on Monday. "The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether the transaction may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within ... Read more

date6 days ago
UK snubs European lawmakers in privacy regulation meetings

UK snubs European lawmakers in privacy regulation meetings

MEPs are furious at UK's 'dismissive' manner and believe London is prioritizing business over privacy. Last week, a three-person delegation from the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee went to London to examine Britain’s plans to reform its data protection rulebook. The results o... Read more

date20 days ago
The UK is scanning all internet-exposed devices in the country

The UK is scanning all internet-exposed devices in the country

The goal is to harden national security against vulnerability exploitation and weaponized bugs. The United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is now scanning all internet-exposed devices hosted in the UK for vulnerabilities, the agency announced. The NCSC leads and oversees the coun... Read more

date21 days ago
UK takes steps to address datacenter power outage concerns

UK takes steps to address datacenter power outage concerns

The UK government has reportedly taken steps to solve blackout challenges faced by datacenter operators during potential winter season power shortages. There are growing concerns about the scarce gas supply causing major blackouts. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the emphasi... Read more

date1 month ago
UK to open a 5G Open RAN lab in the Midlands

UK to open a 5G Open RAN lab in the Midlands

The UK government plans to create a cutting-edge telecoms lab in the Midlands, according to a report in ITPro. The aim of the project is to bolster the UK network strategy and create high-skilled jobs in the region. The UK Telecommunications Lab is to be built in Solihull. Once it's operational,... Read more

date1 month ago
Vodafone UK in merger talks with Hutchinson

Vodafone UK in merger talks with Hutchinson

A merger of the two companies would give them the largest network in the UK. Vodafone is in talks with CK Hutchison about merging their businesses in Britain, according to a report in Reuters. The merger would create a market-leading mobile network that could accelerate the deployment of 5G serv... Read more

date2 months ago
UK to boost Gigabit broadband by improving infrastructure access

UK to boost Gigabit broadband by improving infrastructure access

As a part of the 'mini-budget', the UK government is all set to help telecom operators with the usage of utility poles on private property in an attempt to bring high-speed broadband internet connectivity up across the country. The mini-budget was partly established to tackle the increasing cost... Read more

date2 months ago
Foreign buyers are snatching up UK tech companies

Foreign buyers are snatching up UK tech companies

Fast growing British tech companies have become attractive targets for acquisition by foreign concerns. A wave of foreign buyers is coming after British technology companies, according to Bloomberg News. The trend threatens to deprive the UK market of the little exposure it still has to high-gro... Read more

date3 months ago
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