What are the responsibilities of a data controller?
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Business strategy

What are the responsibilities of a data controller?

If your organisation collect people's data, you need to know how GDPR applies to your practices
11 Jun 2021
Labour urges NHS Digital to halt patient data-sharing plans
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privacy

Labour urges NHS Digital to halt patient data-sharing plans

Pooling pseudonymised medical records risks undermining doctor-patient trust, warns shadow health minister
7 Jun 2021
Almost half of workers would share health data with their employer
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data protection

Almost half of workers would share health data with their employer

However, a fifth said they do not trust their organisation to use their personal health data responsibly
4 Jun 2021
Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1
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data centres

Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1

Increase partly attributed to its 2019 acquisition of Israeli-American datacentre specialists Mellanox
27 May 2021
What is cache memory?
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data processing

What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
26 May 2021
What are the pros and cons of AI?
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machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's changing business
26 May 2021
GDPR turns three: The biggest fines so far
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR turns three: The biggest fines so far

More than 600 fines have been issued under the EU's data protection regulation since it came into force in 2018
25 May 2021
UK and Thailand join forces to fuel smart city collaboration
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smart city

UK and Thailand join forces to fuel smart city collaboration

30 UK businesses are taking part in the virtual trade mission to Thailand
17 May 2021
Germany bans Facebook from using WhatsApp data over GDPR concerns
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Germany bans Facebook from using WhatsApp data over GDPR concerns

Hamburg's data protection commissioner issues three-month ban days before the app's new privacy policy rolls out
12 May 2021
Just 13% of iOS users opt into being tracked by third-party apps
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privacy

Just 13% of iOS users opt into being tracked by third-party apps

Most users are, as expected, choosing not to be tracked following the launch of Apple’s transparency tool
10 May 2021
UK devising EU-alternative mechanism for global data sharing
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data protection

UK devising EU-alternative mechanism for global data sharing

The mechanism will replace the soon-to-be invalid EU standard contractual clauses
5 May 2021
How to measure data quality
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business intelligence (BI)

How to measure data quality

Perfect data is unlikely, but there are some fundamentals you must still measure
29 Apr 2021
What is data processing?
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Business operations

What is data processing?

Finding the data you need - either to digest or delete - isn't always easy in an increasingly data-intensive world
22 Apr 2021
Leeds smart city plans described as 'akin to living under Stasi rule'
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smart city

Leeds smart city plans described as 'akin to living under Stasi rule'

City council says it's committed to handling data ethically and securely
9 Apr 2021
GDPR certification: What is it, and do you need it?
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Policy & legislation

GDPR certification: What is it, and do you need it?

How the ICO will measure GDPR compliance, and whether a certificate means anything
7 Apr 2021
Celonis, IBM and Red Hat team up to unlock business execution barriers
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data processing

Celonis, IBM and Red Hat team up to unlock business execution barriers

New partnership is also focused on making enterprise digital transformation more flexible
1 Apr 2021
Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing
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components

Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing

The advanced memory comprises eight layers of 16GB units built using the HKMG fabrication process
25 Mar 2021
What is natural language processing?
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machine learning

What is natural language processing?

Creating systems capable of meaningful conversation is one of the hardest tasks facing AI researchers
12 Mar 2021
Software developers vs software engineers
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Careers & training

Software developers vs software engineers

Learn about the differences between these two types of software professionals
11 Mar 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Vaccine passports, macOS malware & Palantir privacy concerns
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data processing

IT Pro News in Review: Vaccine passports, macOS malware & Palantir privacy concerns

Catch up on the top stories of the week in just two minutes
26 Feb 2021
It’s time to give edge computing some space
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data processing

It’s time to give edge computing some space

There’s no time for latency if we’re going to colonise the stars
12 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers
The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers
data protection

The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers

The transition period is over – what happens now?
5 Feb 2021
ICO restarts AdTech probe following threats of legal action
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Information Commissioner

ICO restarts AdTech probe following threats of legal action

The regulator says the "complex" investigation will resume with a series of audits focusing on digital market platforms
22 Jan 2021