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Anti-Uber Protest Brings Central London to a Standstill

2:35 PM, Jun. 11th, 2014 · Charlotte Henry · News

A protest against Uber brought parts of central London to a standstill on Wednesday with taxi drivers picketing to pressure the UK government to enact regulations controlling the alternative taxi service.

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Uber has a way of disrupting traditional taxi services, so it isn't any surprise that London's taxi drivers aren't happy with company's expansion. It's no surprise they're pushing for regulations that help them better compete with Uber.

Swiftkey - Officially Coming to an iPhone Near You

12:58 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2014 · Charlotte Henry · Product News

Swiftkey on iOS 8

LONDON - Swiftkey announced on Tuesday that it would bring its namesake keyboard replacement to iOS 8 when it's released later this year. A key feature in iOS 8 is the ability to support third party keyboard replacements like Swiftkey through Extensions, and not surprisingly, Swiftkey said it was rather pleased by the announcement.

UK to Drive Up iTunes Store Purchases through Tax Hike

9:08 AM, Mar. 24th, 2014 · Charlotte Henry · News

The days of £0.99 music downloads at Apple's U.K. iTunes Store may be coming to an end, and it isn't the iPhone and iPad maker that'll be driving the cost up. Britain's Government is looking to close a tax loophole that lets companies charge VAT rates from other countries -- something Apple and other companies currently do.

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Closing the VAT loophole for Apple, Google, and other companies selling online may help increase money coming into the government, but it won't make consumers happy.

iPad Airs and Minis Look Set to Top UK Shopping Lists

8:38 PM, Oct. 22nd, 2013 · Charlotte Henry · Editorial

Apple in the UK

LONDON - The Apple keynote was a mixture of the free and the very expensive, and that wasn't lost on the UK fan base who were looking closely at the goings on in California.  Of all the products Apple announced, it was the iPads that generated the most excitement at the London Mac User Group.

Apple’s iTunes Festival Took over Camden Town in London

1:33 PM, Oct. 1st, 2013 · Charlotte Henry · News

iTunes Festival

Apple's iTunes festival concluded Monday night with a performance by Katy Perry. The event took over The Roundhouse theater, an historic music venue in Camden Town, in North West London, where the entire month of September was dedicated to iTunes, the Festival, and Apple itself.