How can facial recognition be made safer?
AI brings a new dimension to the balance between security and privacy, with boundaries of acceptable behaviour yet to be set
Will hack-resistant chips really work?
They're touted as the future of cyber security, but how much they will increase safety is in dispute
What threat do nation state hackers pose to businesses?
Whether it's spying, disruption or economic sabotage, companies are increasingly at risk of state-sponsored cyber attacks
What is 5G and how far are we from rollout?
4G's successor promises 1ms latency and multi-Gbit/sec bandwidth, but can it deliver?
Why did the government’s 2025 full-fibre dream fail?
Just months after it was first pledged, the PM's plan to "unleash full-fibre” across the country has all but disappeared. What went wrong?
Can the UK tech sector still attract investment post-Brexit?
Some sectors may be upping sticks for the continent, but the tone in tech is far more upbeat
How technical debt can damage business competitiveness
A “deploy now, fix later” attitude can speed processes along, but at what cost?
Are smart cities a disaster waiting to happen?
Urban IoT promises to provide better healthcare, utilities, education and policing, but the cost to privacy could be high
Co-op embarks on major digital transformation project
The food retailer aims to streamline operations with SAP HANA and cloud-based systems
BA check-in vulnerability exposes passenger information
Wandera discovers unencrypted links within BA's e-ticketing process
NatWest trials voice banking in the UK
Customers will be able to use a Google Home to access their accounts
Samsung's European device market share surges to 40%
Apple's footprint shrinks as it struggles to fend off Chinese rivals
Careers & training
How will we staff the IT workforce of the future?
In the face of breakthrough technologies, STEM education isn't enough
The age of the smartphone is coming to an end
AI and folding displays are about to redefine our relationship with mobile technology
4G vs 5G - what's the difference?
From 3G to 4G, mobile connectivity has revolutionised our lives. Now 5G is set to do it again
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Apple's open data policy is a lesson in how to exploit GDPR
Being open about the data you process isn't just a box ticking exercise, it's a means to build customer trust
What does a Microsoft buyout mean for GitHub?
Those that use GitHub for a living share their predictions for the platform
Using Big Data to transform business processes
From cost management to gaining new insights, Big Data is becoming an invaluable business tool
Are we ready for cyber war?
Where do businesses' responsibilities lie when it comes to protecting the national interest?
The UK's AI sector is booming... at least for now
Unprecedented funding opportunities mean it's a great time to be an AI startup
A lack data sharing could lead to 'brain drain' post-Brexit
With the UK now the most targeted region for cyber attacks, cooperation with the EU post-Brexit is critical
UK ISPs exploit the 'acceptance of mediocre broadband'
Experts say dishonest advertising stymies innovation and artificially inflates the value of lower-grade connections
high-performance computing (HPC)
UK's HPC industry 'needs to collaborate to survive Brexit'
Tech firms say Britain's commitment to the tech needs to match the EU's
Careers & training
Tech Talent Charter will rely on collaboration to succeed
Signatories call for a fundamental overhaul of hiring and workplace policies
Android OEMs allegedly lied about missed security patches
Some major phone makers appear to have missed important security updates from Google
Hackers are increasingly exploiting cryptojacking malware
Crypto malware is quickly extending to non-browser applications, says Checkpoint
Securing a startup in the GDPR age
Without the vast budgets of corporations, startups need to be savvy with security spending
Internet of Things (IoT)
What the Internet of Things (IoT) means for data security
Businesses struggle to manage the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data generated daily, say experts
How the IoT can transform customer experiences
From preventative maintenance on white goods to smart mirrors in clothes stores, the IoT is ready to change customer relationships
Will drones take off in the business world?
While they're a familiar sight in the hands of hobbyists and soldiers, drones are only just making inroads in the enterprise
NATS teams up with aviation startup to improve drone safety
The companies will develop a system to monitor drones and safeguard planes
EU 'may create blockchain standards' to support fintech
European officials are drafting new laws to encourage fintech investment post-Brexit - report
How businesses can avoid dangerous AI
Artificial intelligence offers numerous benefits, but there are also pitfalls
Policy & legislation
EU to spend €1 billion on supercomputing strategy
But Brexit means the UK may be left out in the cold
Another partner leaves the European arm of GV
Avid Larizadeh Duggan heads for pastures new, leaving one partner remaining