government

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
Snapchat releases transparency report
Network & Internet

Snapchat releases transparency report

The company said it received 375 requests from the US government for information about users
8 Apr 2015
Diverted profits, diverted investment?
Stephen Pritchard
Business strategy

Diverted profits, diverted investment?

The Government's so-called Google Tax came into effect this month. Will it deter tech firms from investing in the UK?
2 Apr 2015
PayPal fined £5.1million by US government
Step 3: PayPal Merchant Tools
public sector

PayPal fined £5.1million by US government

The company gave green light to transactions made linked to Cuba, Iran and Sudan, despite sanctions
27 Mar 2015
Prime Minister 'should support GDS' digital shake-up'
David Cameron
public sector

Prime Minister 'should support GDS' digital shake-up'

How GaaP could transform public sector with high-level buy-in
26 Mar 2015
GOV.UK Verify partner scheme adds five new members
public sector

GOV.UK Verify partner scheme adds five new members

Barclays, GB Group, Morpho, PayPal and Royal Mail join four other companies verified to perform citizen identification checks
26 Mar 2015
GDS chief Mike Bracken becomes Gov’s chief data officer
data controller

GDS chief Mike Bracken becomes Gov’s chief data officer

The digital transformer now takes the reins of Whitehall’s open data initiatives
25 Mar 2015
Government commits to leadership in robotics industry
Business strategy

Government commits to leadership in robotics industry

Local and national investment is needed to make the UK a leader in emerging tech
23 Mar 2015
Insure your firm against cost of cyber breaches, Gov warns
Series of locks on binary code with one unlocked
hacking

Insure your firm against cost of cyber breaches, Gov warns

Francis Maude meets with insurers and SMBs to warn about high cost of cyber attacks
23 Mar 2015
Britain's digital fast lane: Osborne's broadband promise
Stephen Pritchard
Opinion

Britain's digital fast lane: Osborne's broadband promise

In his last Budget before the election, Chancellor George Osborne promised 100mbps broadband for all. But is the goal achievable?
19 Mar 2015