Everything Everywhere gets 4G go-ahead from Ofcom

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has allowed Everything Everywhere, the owner of the Orange and T-Mobile networks, to use its existing bandwidth to launch fourth-generation (4G) mobile services.

The move means 4G, which allows much faster downloads, could launch in the UK earlier than previously planned.

Ofcom said the move would deliver “significant benefits” to consumers that outweigh any competition concerns.

But Vodafone and O2 expressed surprise and disappointment at the decision.

Firefighters have warned of the dangers of driving into a petrol forecourt when your car is on fire.

Australian MP wants journalists fined for mistakes

Federal Labor backbencher Steve Gibbons has called for fines for journalists who publish misleading or incorrect stories.

Apple becomes the most valuable company of all time

Apple - the world’s most valuable firm - is now the most valuable company of all time, with a market value of approximately $623bn (£397bn).

The consumer gadget and computer maker has now surpassed Microsoft’s record of $620.58bn set in 1999. However that figure is not adjusted for inflation.

6-8 Weeks Until Bitcoin Debit/Credit Card, says BitInstant

"[BitInstant are] 6 to 8 weeks away from launching the biggest Bitcoin breakthrough in recent history: A bitcoin-funded international debit/credit card."

After 75 years, The Dandy is to stop printing; will be online-only from December - Press Gazette

DC Thomson has said the Dandy ‘brand’ will survive following reports this week that the weekly comic was to close after 75 years in print.