Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson Talks Tax With Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Downing Street confirms British Prime Minister discussed the issue of taxation during meeting with Jeff Bezos in New York

2 months ago

PM Orders Review Of Chinese Acquisition Of Newport Wafer Fab

Acquisition of UK’s largest largest chip producer by a Chinese owned firm has prompted Prime Minister Boris Johnson to order…

5 months ago

UK Must Remove Huawei 5G Equipment By 2027

Prime Minister Boris Johnson orders the removal of Huawei 5G equipment, following GCHQ recommendation and US sanction action

1 year ago

Vodafone Warns UK Will Lose 5G Lead If Huawei Kit Is Removed

Operator issues second warning about removal of Huawei kit from UK's mobile networks, and said effort should focus on expanding…

1 year ago

Boris Johnson Defeats MP Rebellion Over Hauwei Decision

Parliamentary rebellion from a number of Tory MPs over Government decision to allow Huawei limited role in 5G networks has…

2 years ago

UK To Ban Diesel, Petrol Car Sales From 2035

Environmental push. Boris Johnson announces Britain is to bring forward its ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles…

2 years ago

OECD Tells UK To ‘Hold Fire’ On Digital Tax

British plans to introduce a digital or tech tax in April should be delayed until a global consensus is reached,…

2 years ago

Facebook To Hire 1,000 UK Staff

London engineering centre will see significant increase in workforce, as Facebook seeks growth in post Brexit United Kingdom

2 years ago

Prime Minister Asks For Alternatives To Huawei For 5G

As US officials state UK allowing access would be “nothing short of madness”, as PM asks for alternatives to using…

2 years ago

US Urges UK To Reject Huawei For 5G

Final pitch to the UK, as America threatens to cut intelligence-sharing with allies if Huawei is used for 5G networks

2 years ago

Boris Johnson Victory: What It Means For Tech Sector

What does the general election victory of Boris Johnson and the Conservatives mean for the technology sector? Silicon UK takes…

2 years ago

Boris Johnson Warns Huawei Could Still Be Excluded From 5G

Not so fast. Prime Minister Boris Johnson hints Huawei role in 5G might harm UK security after President Trump warning…

2 years ago

Boris Johnson Backs Digital Tax, Despite US Opposition

Prime Minister defies US President Trump and insists British digital tax on US tech giants will proceed

2 years ago

Twitter Warns Tories Over Twitter Name Change

Twitter to take no further action, after it said Tories misled the public when press office changed name during TV…

2 years ago

Free Broadband For All, As Labour Pledges BT Nationalisation

Labour says it will nationalise BT's fixed-line network, but PM says the it is a 'crackpot' idea, and TechUK says…

2 years ago

Huawei Decision A ‘Matter Of Urgency’ For Next PM

Decision time. Committee of MPs urges next Prime Minister of the UK to make Huawei 5G decision “urgently”

2 years ago

Boris Johnson Calls For Digital Tax On Tech Giants

Candidate to be prime minister says current tax arrangements for tech giants is 'deeply unfair' to the high street

2 years ago

Network Providers Call For More Details On Boris Johnson’s Fibre Rollout Pledge

Johnson has called for a fibre rollout to 'every home in the land' in five years' time – a decade…

2 years ago

Foreign Secretary Warns Russia Over Cyber Attacks

Angry Russian reaction after Boris Johnson warns Moscow to cease cyber-attacks or face retaliation

4 years ago

UK Tech Firms Smash VC Investment Record

2015 marks a great year for UK tech firms as VC investment totals £2.4bn

6 years ago

All London Black Cabs Will Accept Cards From 2016

However minimum fares will rise by 20p in order to support new technology

6 years ago

Boris Johnson Launches £5m Digital Skills Programme For Young Londoners

Mayor of London hopes that investment will keep London at the forefront of the world’s technology

6 years ago

London Needs More Drones To Beat Its Traffic Problems, Says Boris Johnson

Drones could prove the answer to the hordes of delivery vehicles clogging the capital’s streets, Mayor believes

7 years ago

Barclaycard Hooks Up Contactless Tube For Charity Donations

Mayor of London launches Penny for London scheme which will let commuters donate every time they tap in

7 years ago

London’s Tech Firms Set $1bn Funding Record

Landmark figure for venture capital investment reached in just nine months

7 years ago

London Phoneboxes Go Green To Become Solar-Powered Charging Stations

Free of charge Solarbox facility unveiled on Tottenham Court Road by LSE graduates

7 years ago

Mayor Boris Johnson Launches London Technology Week

More than 200 technology-themed events to take place across the capital, promoting it as a place to do digital business

7 years ago

Mayor Of London Wants London To Be ‘Tech Capital Of The World’

Vorsprung Durch TechHub, says Boris, as he hails the technological innovation found in London

8 years ago

iCITY To Become ‘Here East’ As Final Plans Approved By LLDC

iCITY finalises its plans for a technology hub at the Olympic Park broadcast and press centres

8 years ago

Boris Johnson Wants Olympic Park To Test Tech For Smart London

Mayor of London reveals details of Smart London Plan, with the Olympic Park taking a central role

8 years ago