The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has asked interested parties to comment on the potential impact of the planned $40 billion NVIDIA Corporation takeover of UK-based chip designer Arm Limited. A formal investigation is expected later this year.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic caused global smartphone production to drop 11% year-on-year in 2020, reaching 1.25 billion units, according to figures from market research company TrendForce.
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published its annual 'Connected Nations' report, analysing the availability of mobile communications and broadband services across the country.
No new equipment to be installed after September 2021
The UK government has published more details of its plans to force the removal of Huawei equipment from any 5G networks operating in the country. This decision was originally announced in January.
Top companies criticised for "dodging their environmental responsibilities"
The UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has published a report on Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy. It says the UK is "lagging behind other nations in embedding a circular economy of use, reuse and recycle for small electronics".