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Apple advertised its latest iPad "with WiFi + 4G" worldwide but seems to have forgotten to check.

First Wi-Fi Tube stations announced

The first London Underground stations linked to WiFi were announced today, with millions of Tube travellers able to get online in the coming weeks.

De Botton: Society is “awash with porn”

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Alain de Botton has addressed love, happiness and religion. Now he wants to investigate pornography in the belief it can be turned into a moral and noble industry.

Misleading BT broadband adverts banned

A BT campaign has been banned for misleading customers about the speed of its Infinity broadband service, a watchdog said.

Cyber culture: This cellular wireless standard goes up to 11. Well, it's one faster, isn't it?

There's a scene in the film Spinal Tap where lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel unveils his custom-made amplifier and points out that the volume settings all go up to 11. When asked why, he says authoritatively: "Well, it's one louder." That single-digit increase – totally meaningless and yet somehow so indicative of improvement – is something that also blights the world of technology.

Inmarsat issues default note to LightSquared

The British satellite company Inmarsat said yesterday its partner LightSquared had missed a $56.3m (£35.5m) payment.

Virgin Media to create 620 new jobs

Cable operator Virgin Media is to create 620 new jobs as it looks to meet demand for its broadband and television on-demand service.

Ofcom challenges BT over line fees

The prices consumers pay for broadband and landline telephone services are expected to fall after Ofcom announced plans to reduce the amount BT can charge rivals to rent lines.

BT promises 'ultra-fast' broadband

Telecoms firm BT stepped up the pace of its broadband expansion today by promising "ultra-fast" speeds of up to 300Mb by next spring.

BSkyB profits surge but rivals challenge

BSkyB yesterday underlined its financial strength with a 28 per cent surge in profits, but the pay-TV giant is facing growing pressure on subscriber numbers because of the economy and internet rivals.

BSkyB announces internet TV service

Broadcaster BSkyB started the fightback against competition Netflix and YouView today as it announced a new internet TV service.

Government review recommends film lessons plan to boost industry

Film lessons in schools and more screenings outside big towns and cities are among the proposals put forward in a new report to help the UK movie business take advantage of "a golden period" in its history.

Virgin says upgrade will double broadband speeds

Virgin Media shares jumped more than 5 per cent after it said it was doubling broadband speeds for most of its four million customers.

10 cities to vie for broadband cash

The Government today named 10 major UK cities eligible to fight it out for a share of £100 million to boost broadband speeds.

The names, addresses, emails, birth dates and phone numbers for PC games customers were stolen from servers

We have learned from PlayStation Network issues, says Sony's Michael Denny

Gamers have not been deterred from downloading games via Sony's PlayStation 3 despite the hacking issues suffered by users of the console earlier this year.

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