MPs More Than A Day Late, Pound Short, On 4G Spectrum Coverage

Well done to MPs here, well done indeed, for they're more than a day late. Which might actually be early for some significant portion...

Getting Around Town

  I'll go out on a limb and predict that passenger-carrying drones will be in commercial use before driverless cars. Now, driverless cars will almost...

Mark Zuckerberg Talks To MEPs, Not Insignificant MPs – And Quite Right Too

Members of the Westminster Parliament have been waxing indignant recently because Mark Zuckerberg - you know, the gazillionnaire who runs a global concern dealing...

Naked Self-Interest And The Idea Of Higher VAT For Online, Amazon, Sales

The latest suggestion for dealing with the decline of retail is one of such naked self-interest that those proposing it should be ashamed of...

The Correct Facebook Question – How Much Would You Pay For It?

There's much screaming, as we know, about how Facebook takes our oh so valuable information - that we just give it for free! -...

Evgeny Morozov Wants To Nationalise Our Data – Then Reinvent The Market. Why Bother?

I've long wondered what Evgeny Morozov is actually for. As a deep thinker he seems to be one of the cast offs from a...

Jon Snow’s Real Beef With Facebook

From our special correspondent, Wessex Man: Cambridge Analytica’s activities have exposed the threat to democracy that Facebook’s omissions have facilitated. Zuckerberg owes us more than...

The First Shoe Drops – Autonomy’s CFO Convicted On Fraud Charges

There was always something remarkably odd about the company Autonomy. I had some very light indeed dealings with them at one point and I...

Why Would The Russians Bother To Troll Tumblr For Trump?

It would appear that the Russian election trolls are very much more silly than we've been giving them credit for. They expended actual effort...

Vince Cable’s Confused About His Tech Titan Break Up Plans

But then, of course, Vince Cable's rather confused about a number of things, isn't he? What makes it worse here is that Vince was...