The IT Pro Podcast: Beating Trump on tech
With Bernie and Biden still slugging it out for the Democratic nomination, what impact will the US election have on tech?
All bets off as children’s data is leaked
Department of Education data leak to betting firms may be start of wider scandal
Smart motorways aren’t smart enough
Free sat-nav apps could limit the dangers of so-called smart motorways, says Barry Collins
Japan and France speak out on digital tax plans
Countries hoping to set global digital tax norms feel the USA is dragging its feet
Twitter bans 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts
The social media network accused supporter accounts of ‘platform manipulation’
Encryption under threat from EARN IT Act
The proposed legislation could be formally introduced in the coming weeks
Breaking the ICE: How future tech employees could influence government contracts
Organisations could face a recruitment crisis as students pledge not to work for those selling tech to US immigration control
Will Elizabeth Warren Break Up Big Tech?
The Democratic Party hopeful has taken aim at the giants of the tech industry, but what does this mean in practice?
UK gov launches £300,000 SEN EdTech initiative
The pilot scheme will run throughout this academic year in the hope of identifying how technology can 'level the playing field' for students with disa…
UK tech investment jumps 44%, despite Brexit uncertainty
The country has sprouted eight unicorns in the past year – more than any other European nation
The IT Pro Podcast: Does open source have a place in public sector IT?
We explore how open source and open standards can help organisations overcome budget squeezes and avoid vendor lock-in
NHS given £40m to address "ridiculous" staff login times
Clinical staff typically sign in to as many as 15 different systems while seeing a patient
NHS Trusts keen on AI but are limited by poor access to data
Speech recognition is the most popular form of AI adoption, and clinical care is getting the most benefit
The 2019 election campaign reveals rocky prospects for UK tech
We examine how the major and minor UK parties are pledging to boost skills, invest, and regulate tech giants
The IT Pro Podcast: What does Labour's broadband bonanza mean for business?
We take a look at Labour's ambitious new infrastructure policy
Another US state government hit with ransomware, following a brief reprieve
Louisiana becomes the latest in a very long line of US public sector bodies to fall victim to ransomware
Chef cuts ties with US border police on moral grounds
The company will end its relationship with ICE and CBP once their contracts expire, says CEO Barry Crist
Dr Alexa will see you now
Fears grow that NHS/Amazon link will compromise patient care and health data
Met police hit with ICO notice over data request backlog
ICO says it has evidence of a 'systemic failure' to handle SARs from the public
Gov launches global edtech hub to expand digital learning
The initiative to boost research and shift deployment away from being 100% vendor driven
Spark portal lets AI startups bid on public sector contracts
UK gov says public services need to keep pace with private sector innovation
Ministers criticised for failing to back ‘open government'
Organisations pen open letter claiming Brexit is no excuse for falling behind on digital programmes
Digital health services 'must be internet-facing by default'
NHS Digital's internet-first guidance aims to reduce network complexity