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12 February 2018

UK Government Orders Review of Online Laws

The Law Commission (LC) in the UK, is to review current legislation of offensive online communications to ensure they are up-to-date with technology.

Internet

09 February 2018

Government must recruit skills needed for post-Brexit

According to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), there is a government skills shortage, which includes the lack of digital skills, must be addressed to support the UK’s exit from the EU.

Internet

06 February 2018

European Commission Eyes Blockchain Currency

The European Commission (EC) is committing resources to support the development and use of blockchain technology in the European Union (EU), through a new organisation.

Internet

31 January 2018

Superfast Broadband Available for 95% of the Country

The UK government has announced it has reached its target for making superfast broadband available.

Internet

26 January 2018

IoT Security Risks Need Immediate Action

Insufficient security measures in today’s internet-connected appliances will only become more pervasive unless action is taken immediately.

Internet

24 January 2018

Two-thirds of startups ill-prepared for GDPR

A survey has revealed that many startups are not very well prepared for compliance with the EU’s forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Internet

23 January 2018

Facebook Offers Funding to Secure the Internet

Facebook is offering grants of up to $100,000 for research into ways of improving internet security.

Internet

19 January 2018

Enterprise Attitudes to Digital Transformation are Evolving

Enterprises are fast approaching a tipping point in their digital transformation journeys, where their technology investments offer them a competitive edge, rather than just supporting their day-to-day operations.

Internet

18 January 2018

Lack of tech skills and abilities needed from firms

Many tech graduates face unemployment because their skills do not meet employers’ requirements, according to experts at Change Catalyst’s London Tech Inclusion event.

Internet

16 January 2018

Computer Science now Fast Growing subject for Undergraduates

Computer Science as an undergraduate degree subject has seen a gentle spike in demand between the 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years, that’s according to the most recent Higher Education Student Statistics survey.

Internet

15 January 2018

Changes for Digital Government in Theresa May's Reshuffle

The Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle has led to several changes in digital government responsibilities.

Internet

11 January 2018

Citizens Want More from Public Sector Digital Transformation

A survey shows digital skills and lack of integration are among barriers to good online government services.

Internet

10 January 2018

Tougher Security with WPA3

New Wi-Fi technology vows to keep your traffic private even on a public network.

Internet

04 January 2018

Government yet to fully embrace digital

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has called on the government to focus on creating an environment for innovation rather than delivering specific technologies to take full advantage of digital transformation.

Internet

03 January 2018

Top UK Firms Still Overestimating GDPR Readiness

Less than five months before the compliance deadline for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), most top UK and US firms are still overestimating their state of readiness.

Internet

29 December 2017

Twitter Rolls out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content such as hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles.

Internet

28 December 2017

Enterprises Urged to Embrace Public Cloud after Tech Innovat

Enterprises must embrace public cloud and tap into supplier’s latest innovations to maintain their competitive edge, according to IDC.

Internet

27 December 2017

Departmental Plans Focus on Skills and Innovation

Government departments have published its single departmental plans, setting out the priorities for each government department.

Internet

26 December 2017

Government Publishes 5G Strategy

The government has published an update to its 5G strategy, which was originally launched in this year’s Spring Budget.

Internet

22 December 2017

Uber is Officially Named a Transport Service, Says European

Uber is officially a transport company and not a digital service, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.

Internet

21 December 2017

Hack Attack Shuts Youbit Exchange

A crypto currency exchange in South Korea is shutting down after it was hacked for a second time in less than eight months.


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