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Topic: UK

Apple changes British & Australian Siri voices on HomePod

02/13/2019, 11:02 am

Apple has stealthily updated Siri's British and Australian voices on the HomePod, apparently seeking to make them clearer and more natural-sounding.

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Cambridge Analytica owners fined $27,000 for refusing US data request

01/09/2019, 01:01 pm

The firm best known for harvesting political data ignored a legal order to provide personal information when asked by a US academic. This contravenes UK data protection laws and saw them fined a total of $27,000.

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Austria looking at raising taxes on Apple amidst European disagreement

12/31/2018, 09:12 am

Having failed to get all 28 European Union countries to back a plan to tax the likes of Apple and Amazon, the Austrian Chancellor has announced plans to follow France in implementing new national taxes on tech giants starting in 2020.

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Four-year-old used Siri to get help for his unconscious mom

12/18/2018, 10:12 am

Apple's Siri appears to have saved a pregnant woman in Wales, allowing a four-year-old child to easily call for help after his mom lost consciousness.

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iPhone's Health app data crucial to murder conviction in British court

12/06/2018, 09:12 am

A British man has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for murdering his wife thanks in part to the Health app on the couple's iPhones.

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Data advocacy group wants Apple and others to give away mapping data in UK

11/20/2018, 07:11 pm

Data advocacy group Open Data Institute (ODI) has filed a report with the UK government suggesting large companies like Apple, Google and Uber should be compelled to share their collective mapping data to help smaller companies innovate.

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UK blames Apple for issues with iOS 'Brexit' app over lack of iPhone NFC access

11/01/2018, 08:11 am

The United Kingdom is planning to launch an app that allows European Union citizens to apply to stay in the country after Brexit next year, but while it will work with Android devices, officials are reportedly having issues running it on iPhones and iPads.

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AppleCare+ for Mac comes to Canada, Mexico, Europe and beyond

10/31/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple is bringing its AppleCare+ for Mac with accidental damage warranty coverage to several additional markets, giving customers in Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and large swath of Europe extra peace of mind for a price.

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UK government plans 'Digital Services Tax' applied against Apple and other tech giants

10/29/2018, 02:10 pm

The government of the United Kingdom has announced plans to claw more tax revenue from Apple and other tech giants, with a proposed "Digital Service Tax" on 2 percent of all revenues derived from UK-based users that could be implemented in April 2020.

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Apple Business Chat expands to Canada, UK, Japan, several other countries

10/02/2018, 10:10 am

Apple's iMessage-based Business Chat platform is now available in many more countries, having originally launched as a U.S. exclusive earlier this year.

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Apple recruits BBC producer Joe Oppenheimer for international video efforts

07/03/2018, 12:07 pm

The latest hire for Apple's original video efforts is BBC Films' executive producer Joe Oppenheimer, known for projects like "I, Daniel Blake," "Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," and "My Scientology Movie."

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Siri heckles UK defense secretary in parliamentary debate

07/03/2018, 10:07 am

A British Member of Parliament has demonstrated the issues of having the 'Hey Siri' function active during meetings, by suddenly being heckled by his iPhone while addressing his peers in the UK House of Commons on Tuesday.

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Apple closing Beijing & London stores for renovations, second Macau shop nears opening

06/11/2018, 09:06 am

Two of Apple's most prominent stores will temporarily shut down later in July for makeovers, to bring them up to date with the company's 2018 retail aesthetics.

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Apple Watch's heart rate sensors alert man to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation

05/28/2018, 08:05 am

An Apple Watch owner in England was recently rescued by a watchOS alert that his heart rate had suddenly spiked, even though he otherwise felt fine.

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UK iPhone privacy lawsuit seeks up to $4.29B from Google

05/21/2018, 08:05 am

A U.K. lawsuit against Google for bypassing iPhone Web tracking safeguards now includes 4.4 million people listed as plaintiffs, and is aiming for up to 3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion) in damages.

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Apple partners with British government on 'Year of Engineering' educational effort

04/24/2018, 09:04 am

The "Year of Engineering" Partnership that is currently underway will include AI coding workshops in all U.K. Apple Stores at the behest of the country's government.

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Facebook admits wrongdoing ahead of Zuckerberg testimonies, starts notifying Cambridge Analytica victims

04/09/2018, 03:04 pm

In written testimony released by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Monday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once again admitted to making mistakes in the way his company shares and tracks data. The social network also began notifying some users about whether their data was harvested by political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Apple says male UK staff earn average of 5 percent more than women

04/03/2018, 05:04 pm

On average, men at Apple's U.K. operations earn 5 percent more than women, the company revealed on Tuesday, a day ahead of a deadline for British companies over 250 people to disclose their gender gaps.

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Apple Pay collection plate being considered by the Church of England

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

Looking to modernize, over 16,000 churches belonging to the Church of England are beginning to accept Apple Pay and Google Pay from congregations.

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Apple grows carrier billing options in UK, France, Germany & other European nations

03/20/2018, 08:03 am

People wanting to take advantage of carrier billing for Apple Music, the App Store, and other Apple online services now have further options in several European countries.

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