COVID-19

4G and 5G protected a fifth of UK business during lockdown
Mobile

4G and 5G protected a fifth of UK business during lockdown

Mobile connectivity managed to preserve £205 billion of business for the UK between March and September, O2 claims
15 Sep 2020
For the desperate, the cloud is there, but the hardware is not
cloud computing

For the desperate, the cloud is there, but the hardware is not

The government needs to reinstate schemes to get laptops to low-income households
15 Sep 2020
How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing
data protection

How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing

The lack of sufficient advice has opened the door for third-party tech firms to normalise massive-scale data harvesting
9 Sep 2020
How British business is weathering the coronavirus storm
Business strategy

How British business is weathering the coronavirus storm

The coronavirus has upended life and commerce as we know them. How are the different sectors of the economy adapting to this challenge?
8 Sep 2020
Is now the right time to launch your tech business?
startups

Is now the right time to launch your tech business?

Times are uncertain and risks abound, but being a first mover could bring serious rewards
3 Sep 2020
How to beat coronavirus with the Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IoT)

How to beat coronavirus with the Internet of Things

Could IoT technology be the key to making workplaces COVID secure?
1 Sep 2020
Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal
startup
startups

Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal

Why new businesses have the agility needed to adapt to a post-COVID world
31 Aug 2020
90% of Brits want to continue working remotely
flexible working

90% of Brits want to continue working remotely

Preventing people from choosing how they work in the future does not make economic sense, researchers suggest
28 Aug 2020
Remote working shift could lead to "ghost towns", experts warn
flexible working

Remote working shift could lead to "ghost towns", experts warn

Local businesses and city centres will struggle without the "passing trade" of office workers, says CBI
27 Aug 2020
Bridging the coronavirus skills gap
Careers & training

Bridging the coronavirus skills gap

As employers and employees adjust to the new post-COVID-19 business environment, which tech skills will be in demand?
20 Aug 2020
Fintech sector voices concern over future funding
startups

Fintech sector voices concern over future funding

Digital Finance Forum survey suggests startups are in for tough times when the government support schemes end in October
19 Aug 2020
O2's IoT toolkit will help businesses return to the office
Internet of Things (IoT)

O2's IoT toolkit will help businesses return to the office

The suite of tools will enable safe and secure access to the workplace in order to minimise the threat of spreading COVID-19
18 Aug 2020
England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app
application programming interface (API)

England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The Apple-Google tech replaces a now scrapped centralised app
13 Aug 2020
Coronavirus boosted the tech industry’s fortunes – will the recession undo it?
Business operations

Coronavirus boosted the tech industry’s fortunes – will the recession undo it?

The upheaval caused by COVID-19 has taken a new turn as GDP shrinks 20.4%
12 Aug 2020
The future tech helping battle the pandemic
Technology

The future tech helping battle the pandemic

We’ve struggled to find a use for chatbots, 3D printers and drones, but innovative tech is now being used to fight COVID-19
11 Aug 2020
Transforming training with virtual reality
Careers & training

Transforming training with virtual reality

VR can not only help meet the accessibility challenges presented by coronavirus, but also increase productivity, reduce learning times and lead to few…
4 Aug 2020
Scotland will launch its own contact-tracing app
Development

Scotland will launch its own contact-tracing app

The Scottish government says the app will arrive in the autumn and will not ask users to reveal personal information
3 Aug 2020
Why the coronavirus pandemic could prove fertile ground for startups
startups

Why the coronavirus pandemic could prove fertile ground for startups

From the dot-com bubble to the 2008 financial crisis, new tech companies often grow out of economic troubles
23 Jul 2020
LinkedIn axes 960 jobs as recruitment demand falls
Business strategy

LinkedIn axes 960 jobs as recruitment demand falls

Microsoft-owned company is laying off 6% of its global workforce as firms hire fewer staff during the coronavirus pandemic
21 Jul 2020
Linux Foundation open-sources coronavirus tracing apps
open source

Linux Foundation open-sources coronavirus tracing apps

The projects, based on the Google and Apple API, aim to support public health contact tracing efforts
21 Jul 2020
Robots are supposed to steal our jobs – so why haven’t they during the coronavirus crisis?
artificial intelligence (AI)

Robots are supposed to steal our jobs – so why haven’t they during the coronavirus crisis?

Robots are already making some progress in healthcare settings, but they need more support if they're to make a real difference
13 Jul 2020
New global alliance plans to fight coronavirus with AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

New global alliance plans to fight coronavirus with AI

CAIAC aims to establish an advisory group consisting of UN organisations
10 Jul 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: COVID-proofing your startup
startups

The IT Pro Podcast: COVID-proofing your startup

How can early-stage companies survive and thrive in the current climate?
10 Jul 2020