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What is Bitcoin?

Our guide to the world's most funded cryptocurrency
28 Feb 2019
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What firms can learn from the NHS’ digital transformation

Winning cultural battles, not just talking about tech, could be key to digitising our health and social care system
27 Feb 2019
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Careers & training

IoC injects £5 million to fund UK digital skills projects

The fund will support courses targeting underrepresented women in the North, and the UK's cultural backbone
18 Feb 2019
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NHS should swap pen and paper for email, says Matt Hancock

Hancock sees "no reason" the NHS shouldn't run on email like the rest of the world
13 Feb 2019
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Security

Government launches £70m task to ‘design out’ cyber threats

Additional investment which aims to bolster IoT security is announced to coincide with Data Privacy Day
28 Jan 2019
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IT infrastructure

Officers say glitches in IT system 'letting criminals off'

Frequent crashes and a frustrating user experience underpin a system that’s “made an impossible job unbearable”
24 Jan 2019
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Data & insights

“Significant” data failings are harming mental healthcare

MPs criticise huge gaps in data gathering, with public bodies lacking the information needed to monitor progress
14 Jan 2019
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Every GP to offer Skype appointments by 2024

The new digital transformation framework will open up the NHS to investment and will seek to abandon outdated infrastructure
2 Jan 2019
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NAO blasts MoD and Capita over online recruitment failings

Public auditor opens fire over IT failings that led to missed recruitment targets
14 Dec 2018
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Business strategy

New York and Virginia win Amazon headquarters locations

$5 billion to be invested in the new sites, creating more than 50,000 jobs
14 Nov 2018
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Firms earmark £110m injection to create hundreds of jobs

Overseas investment will create hundreds of posts across the UK in FinTech, AI and engineering sectors
12 Nov 2018
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Report savages NHS Wales for fixating on legacy IT

AMs claim “it’s time for a reboot” as they blast an IT setup that saw an outage every nine days
8 Nov 2018
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NHS Digital to axe 500 jobs in major restructure

All staff will be required to reapply for their posts in a revamped organisational structure
2 Nov 2018
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IT infrastructure

Errors with NHS IT system led to “significant” patient risk

More than 20,000 records were left “out-of-date” while a second issue led to patients potentially given the wrong medication
19 Oct 2018
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Geospatial Commission aims to unlock value in location data

The data will be used to fuel business and public sector decision making
8 Oct 2018
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Careers & training

Google and IBM join Institute of Coding’s advisory board

Execs from 18 organisations will inform the £20m government-backed group’s mission to boost digital skills
28 Sep 2018
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UK government visits US to deepen medical technology ties

The science minister is also planning a fact-finding in November mission to encourage UK investment
25 Sep 2018
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Failed NHS IT system will cost £7m to stabilise

Lorenzo failure saw NHS Trust declare a ‘serious incident’ after 14,600 patient discharge summaries were not sent to GPs
19 Sep 2018
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Security

Has demand for cyber security skills hit crisis point?

With the UK's security agencies now struggling to recruit, we look at what action is being taken
19 Sep 2018
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British armed forces lack IT professionals, report MPs

Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee says armed forced need to plug skills gap
12 Sep 2018
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New wave of projects launched for £20m GovTe

Announcement came at a TechUK event exploring key digital transformation challenges facing the public sector
7 Sep 2018
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Careers & training

IoC launches £2.3m initiative to boost digital skills

Up to ten groups will benefit if they can present clear ideas to boost education and plug industry shortages
30 Aug 2018
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Policy & legislation

GPs allowed to ditch paper prescriptions for digital

The health secretary is hoping the regulatory change can save the NHS £300 million by 2021
28 Aug 2018
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How blockchain could help prevent another Windrush scandal

Experts say UK gov should follow Estonia's example on how to modernise public services
24 Aug 2018
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