The UK's National Health Service is working with Google and Apple to develop an app to assist with the tracking of COVID-19, a system that may be the contact tracing software the two tech giants recently announced was in development.
Carphone Warehouse, the UK's largest independent chain of mobile phone stores, is closing all of its standalone outlets, cutting down the number of options consumers will have for buying an iPhone on the high street.
The increased use of encryption has made the Internet a "wild west, unregulated, inaccessible to authorities, according to chief of British security agency MI5 Sir Andrew Parker, with the use of end-to-end encryption by Apple and other tech companies continuing to make it nearly impossible for law enforcement officials to monitor online conversations.
A hacker involved in an attempt to blackmail Apple with a threat to delete 319 million iCloud accounts and factory reset millions of iPhones and iPads in 2017 has avoided going to prison after a London court handed down a two-year suspended sentence.
BMW has backed off from its decision to charge a monthly subscription for access to Apple CarPlay in some car infotainment systems in the United Kingdom, though while some will be able to access it for free, others may still have to pay for the option.
An attempted billion-pound class-action lawsuit against Google, alleging the search giant has been tracking iPhone users, has been revived by the United Kingdom Court of Appeal, which has allowed the case to proceed through the UK courts.
A project between Glasgow City Council and CGI will provide nearly 50,000 school children in the city with an iPad, as part of a 300 million pound ($369 million) project to help modernize and improve the educational prospects for Scottish schoolchildren.
European Union nationals wanting to remain in the United Kingdom after the Brexit process has concluded are still unable to apply for residency via an iPhone, with the government still not saying when the app will be available to use on roughly half of the country's smartphones.
Apple is holding a series of summer workshops in London in association with City Hall, teaching about coding, film-making, music production, and other subjects to young people at risk of becoming involved with the UK capital's gangs.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about Jony Ive leaving Apple, the possible removal of the Lightning port from iPhone, and Apple taking on a new hire to work on ARM processors... maybe for Macs?
O2 has become the latest carrier in the United Kingdom to offer the LTE-equipped version of the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 4 to its customers, making it the third to offer contracts for Apple's wearable device.