government

UK government to invest in mini drones
Business strategy

UK government to invest in mini drones

The government will invest in new high-tech gadgets to assess hazardous scenes
16 Oct 2017
Government's teen-oriented social media guidelines
public sector

Government's teen-oriented social media guidelines

Children’s Commissioner aims to make it easier for teens to understand the policies of social networking sites
29 Sep 2017
UK gov IT spending 'could pivot back to large IT firms'
Government
News

UK gov IT spending 'could pivot back to large IT firms'

UK gov tech market will hit £20 billion by 2025, predicts report
4 Jul 2017
BCS urges action over falling Computing GCSE numbers
Careers & training

BCS urges action over falling Computing GCSE numbers

Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton accuses government of being “asleep at the wheel”
19 Jun 2017
TechUK: A “disorderly” Brexit would harm tech sector
public sector

TechUK: A “disorderly” Brexit would harm tech sector

Trade body calls for access to skills and ‘bespoke’ free trade agreement
24 Jan 2017
Government promises more AI and robotics investment
Money
Business strategy

Government promises more AI and robotics investment

It will also offer up funding to further STEM education and make the UK more competitive
24 Jan 2017
UK consumers are unhappy with broadband
broadband

UK consumers are unhappy with broadband

Survey finds many unhappy with broadband in the UK
22 Nov 2016
Government's smart meter project could be a security risk
Business strategy

Government's smart meter project could be a security risk

MPs said the government needs to ensure the highest level of security is implemented to prevent an energy outage
26 Sep 2016
Government to test social media identity verification
Government
public sector

Government to test social media identity verification

Critics think method could actually increase cases of identity fraud
27 Jul 2016
Are we really better off as part of the EU?
broadband

Are we really better off as part of the EU?

Ed Vaizey certainly thinks you are if you’re a start up or innovator…
19 May 2016
Government urged to switch to blockchains
Security computer
public sector

Government urged to switch to blockchains

The technology could be used for tax collection, benefits and issuing passports
20 Jan 2016
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