Tag Archives: UK

UK broadcasters face advertising tipping point, new study finds

The Netflix logo on a television screen. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters Broadcasters are facing a tipping point in the next five years where a faster decline in traditional viewing will make TV campaigns too expensive to be cost-effective for advertisers. A report has forecast an “inflection point” for UK TV where the decline in viewing that is already well established among ... Read More »

Facebook Slapped With UK Fine for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

  Facebook is staring down its first fine for allowing Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data about millions of people, potentially opening the door for governments around the world to slap the social media giant with other tougher penalties and stricter regulation. On Tuesday, UK watchdogs announced a $664,000 (roughly Rs. 4.5 crores) preliminary fine – the maximum amount allowed – after finding Facebook ... Read More »

Facebook, Amazon reveal gender pay gap of their UK workforces

Among Facebook’s top quartile, or highest paid staff, about 30% are women. This decreases to just 19% in the second quartile, according to data published by the company. Photo: AFP London: Facebook Inc. pays female staff in Britain just 0.8% less on average than male employees, but womens’ bonuses are almost 40% lower. The mean average disparity in pay at Facebook ... Read More »

Inside Amazon’s UK media and advertising growth ambitions

Amazon’s U.K. ad revenue is small compared to Google’s and Facebook’s. Industry experts estimated Amazon’s U.K. ad business to be in the low hundreds of millions of pounds versus Google’s £4.4 billion ($6.2 billion) U.K. ad revenue in 2017. But Amazon has big plans to grow its ad business in the U.K. this year. Here’s a breakdown of its setup, based on ... Read More »

Russian ‘troll army’ tweets cited more than 80 times in UK media

Members of a Russian “troll army” were quoted more than 80 times across British-read media outlets before Twitter revealed their identity and banned them, a Guardian investigation has shown. Some posts from the accounts were embedded in articles to provide apparently local reportage and pictures from the sites of disasters and crime scenes around the world. In fact, Twitter claims, all the ... Read More »

Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations

US and UK police have launched investigations into sexual assault allegations against the film producer Harvey Weinstein. The New York Police Department is looking into an allegation dating from 2004 and is reviewing whether there are any additional complaints. London’s Met Police has received an allegation of sexual assault in the London area in the 1980s. Weinstein has “unequivocally denied” ... Read More »

Pound boosted by UK manufacturing growth – as it happened

The pound rose above $1.32 on Friday after stronger-than-expected manufacturing data. Output in the sector grew by 0.5% in July, boosted by car production Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Closing summary Before we close up for the day, let’s take a look at how European markets are performing. It’s a fairly mixed bag: FTSE 100: -0.4% at 7,369 Germany’s DAX: ... Read More »

Three Mobile network DOWN Customers calls and texts not working across the UK

Three Mobile customers are experiencing an afternoon of misery as the popular network appears to be down. Users across the UK are complaining that they can’t make calls or send texts via the service. It seems Three hit troubles at around 12pm today with the issues continuing to affect customers. Service monitoring website, Down Detector, is showing thousands of reports ... Read More »

US, UK Spies Targeted Airline Passengers’ Mobiles: Report

American and British spy agencies have tried to intercept data from passengers’ mobile phones on commercial airlines including Air France, French media has reported, citing documents from US whistleblower Edward Snowden. The French flag-carrier was an early target of the US National Security Agency and its British counterpart GCHQ as it was seen as a terrorist target and it carried ... Read More »

Microsoft Says uk Staying in ecu important for funding

Microsoft stated on Tuesday that Britain must stay in the european Union if it desired to receive more funding, the equal day the Confederation of British industry urged corporations to talk about the vote with workforce. america software program large employs five,000 body of workers in Britain and plans to offer Europeans remote get right of entry to to information ... Read More »