transport
Slower Motorway Trips and Congestion Charge Rises Bring More Boundless Joy to Commuters

Thought travelling around the UK couldn't get any more miserable or expensive? You're wrong. New restrictions are planned that could lower the speed limits on some stretches of motorway, plus London's congestion charge might be about to leap up by 15 per cent. Read More >>

cars
EU Says Non/Nein to Reports of Compulsory 70mph Speed Restriction

The Jeremy Clarksons of the internet were recently enraged by claims that the EU may be planning to enforce a camera and GPS combo that would limit cars to a top speed of 70mph. However, the EU's taken to its blog to say that the reports are "quite simply not true." Read More >>

networks
Virgin Mobile Admits to New 2Mb Mobile Data Speed Cap

Virgin Mobile has started restricting mobile data connections to around 2Mb, reducing the maximum download speeds on offer to 3G phone users to help give everyone a workable level of service. Read More >>

ISPs
BT Says There Is No Broadband Bandwidth Problem and Dumps Its Data Caps

Here's an interesting move from BT. While most others are complaining there's an issue with the amount of data we're all rapidly consuming, enforcing traffic shaping and data caps on us, BT says there is no problem, and its put its money where its mouth is. Now you can get "Totally Unlimited" broadband even on the cheaper end -- no data caps to be seen. Read More >>

internet
Europe About to RUN OUT of IP Addresses as Switch to IPv6 Fails to Materialise

RIPE NCC, which handles the complicated business of internet registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Asia, is down to its last packet of IP4 internet addresses. It's time to start panic-buying strings of numbers. Read More >>

android
Google Maxes Android App Size From 50MB to 4GB

Google has multiplied its Android Market app size limit by a huge factor, taking maximum game and app sizes up from their current 50MB limit to a whopping great 4GB potential total size. Read More >>

internet
Mobile Networks Asked to do More to Stop Mobile Data "Bill Shocks"

The rise of data-hungry smartphones is seeing more and more people hit with surprise bills for breaching their download allowances, leading the Communications Ombudsman to ask networks to do more to warn users of the dangers. Read More >>

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