Was the BBC hit by a DDoS attack?

It appears that the disruptions caused to the BBC's iPlayer and website last weekend were possibly due to a DDoS attack. The iPlayer service was out of action over most of the weekend because of problems with the database behind the catch-up service. The faults also meant that only a simplified version of the BBC's…

BBC to trial Ultra-HD

The BBC's Research and Development department has announced that it will trial Ultra-High Definition (UHD) broadcasts this summer. The broadcaster says that In a series of closed trials, BBC R&D will work with its strategic research partner, Arqiva – as…