Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
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Friday 01 April 2011
Blue Peter could disappear from its BBC1 home after more than 50 years under proposals being discussed.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
CSR has agreed to buy the US-listed group Zoran in a $679m (£419m) all-share deal that adds imaging and video to the British chip maker's Wi-Fi, bluetooth and GPS location technologies.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
"Everyone knows a bloke called Dave," said the owners of UKTV G2 in 2007, explaining the digital television channel's quixotic rebranding exercise. But they probably ought to have checked if there were any companies out there called Dave too. For it turns out that there was a media consultancy just around the corner from the broadcaster already operating under that blokeish moniker.
Monday 24 January 2011
The next generation of mobile phones disrupt cable television according to an official report, but the communications watchdog is confident the issue will be resolved before they go on sale.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
ITV has won the rights to show highlights of England's upcoming Ashes series in Australia, it was announced today.
Friday 22 October 2010
Rupert Murdoch last night cast himself as a champion of Britain's "dispossessed" migrants, prisoners and economic underclass as he criticised standards of education in a speech in honour of Baroness Thatcher.
Sunday 17 October 2010
Monday 04 October 2010
The next generation of mobile phones are set to disrupt households' cable television – and possibly their neighbours' sets as well.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
There is much to applaud in the Government's desire to encourage local news programmes on television and even more to doubt in the practicality and the motivation. The Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has long been an advocate of using television to give a "proper voice to local people" and yesterday he laid out in greater detail his vision of a future in which, at the press of a red button on your TV, the viewer will be able to access local news provided by local sources. The expansion of superfast broadband would make it more feasible. And a lifting of the restrictions on multi-media ownership of local papers, TV and radio would encourage investment.
Sunday 12 September 2010
AIM-listed digital TV services company Mirada is expected to confirm this week it has formed a partnership with telecomms giant Ericsson to integrate two of their navigation applications.
Thursday 19 August 2010
Wall to wall coverage of the World Cup boosted the number of hours people spent watching television in the first six months of this year, according to research published today.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
ITV today confirmed plans for a pay-TV strategy to launch high-definition versions of its digital channels on Sky.
Friday 16 July 2010
The previous Labour government's ambition to bring broadband to every household in Britain by 2012 was dashed yesterday when the coalition pushed back the date by three years, blaming a lack of funds.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Channel Four said it had survived the worst advertising downturn since it was launched in 1982 by slashing costs and bringing in record profits at its digital media operation.
Thursday 27 May 2010
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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