Energy bills are to come with compulsory Quick Response (QR) codes to help people switch supplier more easily, the government says.
The barcodes, which can be scanned by smartphones and tablets, will let customers upload tariff and consumption data directly from their bills.
Security vendor GFI Software is warning London commuters to be on their guard while using the public Wi-Fi services offered by Tube stations across the capital.
Driving along a sunlit road along Gibraltar's western slopes, a tourist stops by one of the city's top attractions - St Michael's Cave - and consults his travel guide...
The UK uses more mobile data than any other country and also has one of the highest percentages of smartphone owners globally, Ofcom has said.
There are now more than five million individual barcodes in use around the world, according to regulator GS1 UK.
London buses are to start accepting contactless payments from Thursday.
Passengers on the city's 8,500 vehicles will be able to buy tickets by swiping a credit, debit or charge card by an NFC (near field communication) reader.
In Roskilde, QR (Quick Response) codes on stones embedded at some graves can be scanned by smartphones for more information on the deceased, including text, audio and video.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of mobile commerce and QR code usage across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using data from the comScore MobiLens service. The study showed that European smartphone users scanning QR codes via their devices grew by 96 percent in the past year...