government

Government says everyone now has 2Mbps internet access
Broadband speed
broadband

Government says everyone now has 2Mbps internet access

Department for Culture, Media and Sport has introduced satellite grants for those in low-speed areas
29 Dec 2015
NHS users treated to free Wi-Fi
public sector

NHS users treated to free Wi-Fi

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced plans to provide free Wi-Fi across the NHS
21 Dec 2015
Government Digital Service gets £450m mega-budget
News

Government Digital Service gets £450m mega-budget

But will GDS remain a core part of Whitehall’s IT strategy?
25 Nov 2015
John McDonnell wants UK to be technology superpower
government
Business strategy

John McDonnell wants UK to be technology superpower

Jeremy Corbyn's government would foster a community akin to "socialism with an iPad"
23 Nov 2015
Tech City UK programme to help scale-ups grow
Business strategy

Tech City UK programme to help scale-ups grow

Upscale will support high-growth scale-ups with mentorship from successful entrepreneurs
16 Nov 2015
Bitcoin legally exempt from VAT, rules EU Court of Justice
public sector

Bitcoin legally exempt from VAT, rules EU Court of Justice

Decision means EU will treat digital currency the same as traditional cash
22 Oct 2015
83% of firms feel safe from cyber crime
Security

83% of firms feel safe from cyber crime

Insider threats are the most worrying vulnerability in big companies, research has found
22 Oct 2015
Two thirds of companies fail data best practice
Big data
Security

Two thirds of companies fail data best practice

Much of the big data in organisations is not tracked, let alone protected from prying eyes, according to research
20 Oct 2015
UK immigration restrictions 'already impacting start-ups'
Passport
Business strategy

UK immigration restrictions 'already impacting start-ups'

Government plans to review UK immigration policies could negatively effect perceptions of business in the UK
19 Aug 2015
Why Martha Lane Fox should lead hunt for new GDS boss
In-depth

Why Martha Lane Fox should lead hunt for new GDS boss

Chris Chant praises Mike Bracken and is adamant GDS will continue to push digital change in government
6 Aug 2015
Verify will only succeed with user discounts, says BCS
News

Verify will only succeed with user discounts, says BCS

GDS 'must launch a public awareness campaign to get more users for its identity assurance platform'
28 Jul 2015
Government launches driverless vehicle research project
Business strategy

Government launches driverless vehicle research project

The initiative will help develop the UK as a leader in the space and create a code for testing vehicles
20 Jul 2015
Government votes against banning encryption
Data encryption
Security

Government votes against banning encryption

David Cameron still wants to stop companies implementing encryption to help expose terrorists
16 Jul 2015
Half of Britons don't want drones
News

Half of Britons don't want drones

Research also shows age divide between drone supporters and those with concerns
15 Jul 2015
Government-run IoT competition to give away £10m
innovation
cloud computing

Government-run IoT competition to give away £10m

The prize will be awarded for the most innovative smart city application
14 Jul 2015
Cisco will spend $1 billion on UK tech sector
Internet of Things (IoT)

Cisco will spend $1 billion on UK tech sector

Networking giant aims to spur IoT innovation and boost STEM skills
9 Jul 2015
Gov denies Verify could be used to spy on you
Government
News

Gov denies Verify could be used to spy on you

GDS issues rebuttal to paper claiming identity assurance scheme degrades your privacy
22 Jun 2015
Watchdog says “intolerable” terror laws must be scrapped
surveillance
Server & storage

Watchdog says “intolerable” terror laws must be scrapped

Adds that stronger reasons required to introduce Snoopers' Charter
11 Jun 2015
McAfee: "fearful" government will make security weaker
Security

McAfee: "fearful" government will make security weaker

Backdoors will create weak links that allow hackers access to systems, John McAfee said
4 Jun 2015
EU membership is vital to UK business success
public sector

EU membership is vital to UK business success

The CTO of tech start-up Digital Shadows has spoken about the dangers of leaving the EU for UK businesses
28 May 2015
Legal scholars plead with MPs over Snooper’s Charter
government
data protection

Legal scholars plead with MPs over Snooper’s Charter

Academics sign open letter to stem government-sanctioned data collection
26 May 2015
2.4m homes connected to superfast broadband
Network & Internet

2.4m homes connected to superfast broadband

BDUK says the gains have been made via an investment of £146 per home
15 May 2015
IoT workloads will increase by nearly 750% by 2019
Mobile

IoT workloads will increase by nearly 750% by 2019

Businesses must invest in datacentre infrastructure to help support new devices, IDC warns
29 Apr 2015
Broadband & tech skills: key election issues for start-ups
Westminster
Analysis

Broadband & tech skills: key election issues for start-ups

Before the general election, we look at what the outcome could mean for UK start-ups
21 Apr 2015