Government sets out investment strategy to spark UK innovation
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public sector

Government sets out investment strategy to spark UK innovation

The plan will boost annual R&D investment to £22 billion to turn innovation into concrete products and services
22 Jul 2021
UK gov mulls tech industry deregulation drive
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson
IT regulation

UK gov mulls tech industry deregulation drive

DCMS outlines a new regulatory framework that prioritises 'innovation' and promises to 'cut red tape'
6 Jul 2021
GDPR 2.0: What do Europe’s new AI rules mean for businesses?
Margrethe Vestager and Thierry Breton speaking at a press conference on AI in 2021
IT regulation

GDPR 2.0: What do Europe’s new AI rules mean for businesses?

Although they target 'high-risk' use cases, swathes of organisations could be affected
28 Jun 2021
IT Pro 20/20: What the EU's new AI rules mean for business
IT Pro 20/20 Issue 17 - What the EU's new AI rules mean for business
IT regulation

IT Pro 20/20: What the EU's new AI rules mean for business

The 17th issue of IT Pro 20/20 considers the effect of new regulations on the IT industry
7 Jun 2021
Taming the machine: AI Governance
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Taming the machine: AI Governance

As machine learning expands, ensuring these tools are properly managed is a critical priority for all businesses
29 Apr 2021
Ten ways to protect your company from the next big data breach
Data breach
data breaches

Ten ways to protect your company from the next big data breach

Even big-name corporations can’t prevent all breaches, but there are ways to protect your business
5 Mar 2021
FCA bans cryptocurrency-linked financial products
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cryptocurrencies

FCA bans cryptocurrency-linked financial products

Volatility of markets and a lack of understanding among the public are among reasons for a full trading ban from 2021
7 Oct 2020
IT Pro 20/20: The future of augmentation
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augmented reality (AR)

IT Pro 20/20: The future of augmentation

The ninth issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at our changing relationship with augmentation technology
30 Sep 2020
Digital Services Act: Google asks European Commission to clarify responsibilities
Policy & legislation

Digital Services Act: Google asks European Commission to clarify responsibilities

The tech giant submitted a 135-page document calling for greater clarity around expectations
4 Sep 2020
Court orders Uber and Lyft to consider drivers as employees
IT regulation

Court orders Uber and Lyft to consider drivers as employees

California judge sides with state and city attorneys on preliminary injunction about how to classify gig workers
11 Aug 2020
The House of Lords will never bring tech giants to book
IT regulation

The House of Lords will never bring tech giants to book

The multiple ways politicians have tried to regulate social media are uniformly daft
8 Aug 2020
To encrypt, or not to encrypt: What is the regulation?
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Whitepaper

To encrypt, or not to encrypt: What is the regulation?

Secure compliance with the right mix of technology and information
17 Jul 2020
Top UK watchdogs join forces to regulate digital services
IT regulation

Top UK watchdogs join forces to regulate digital services

The ICO, CMA and Ofcom will work together to ensure services remain fair for businesses and consumers
2 Jul 2020
Is IT regulation in the DARQ?
IT regulation

Is IT regulation in the DARQ?

As distributed ledger technologies, AI, extended reality and quantum computing expand, how will we regulate these technologies?
29 Jun 2020
HP awarded $439m in long-running price-fixing case
IT regulation

HP awarded $439m in long-running price-fixing case

Quanta told to pay HP for optical drive price fixing
6 Jan 2020
Building a modern information governance strategy
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information governance

Building a modern information governance strategy

How to rethink your approach to develop a more modern information governance strategy
3 Jan 2020
Iran shuts down the internet to clamp down on fuel price protests
IT regulation

Iran shuts down the internet to clamp down on fuel price protests

Unprecedented network blackout approaches three days as citizens revolt against fuel hike
19 Nov 2019
Apple co-founder Wozniak echoes sexist Apple Card allegation
Apple Card
artificial intelligence (AI)

Apple co-founder Wozniak echoes sexist Apple Card allegation

Consumers claim Apple credit limits are ten times larger for men
11 Nov 2019
Plans to block UK businesses from .eu domains put on hold
.eu domain name
IT regulation

Plans to block UK businesses from .eu domains put on hold

Deadline of 1 January 2020 scrapped following Commons Brexit vote
25 Oct 2019
MPs demand social media chats of Downing Street advisors
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Policy & legislation

MPs demand social media chats of Downing Street advisors

Staff are thought to have discussed Brexit no-deal planning through personal channels like WhatsApp and Facebook messenger
10 Sep 2019
Google announces privacy initiative to combat fingerprinting
Google privacy
Network & Internet

Google announces privacy initiative to combat fingerprinting

Company claims a compromise must be struck to retain a free and open internet
23 Aug 2019
Huge fines headed for tech giants that host harmful content
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Policy & legislation

Huge fines headed for tech giants that host harmful content

New powers will allow Ofcom to fine companies up to 5% of their revenues
12 Aug 2019
Tech firms “deeply concerned” with Digital Services Tax
Policy & legislation

Tech firms “deeply concerned” with Digital Services Tax

The 2% levy is drafted into law as the tech community is spooked by US reaction to French measures
12 Jul 2019