The World Economic Forum (WEF) has listed the climate crisis, digital threats, and geopolitical turbulence as notable risks in its 2020 Global Risks Report, with the group’s president Borge Brende comparing inaction on the climate crisis to “moving around the deckchairs on the Titanic”.
The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson today said that he would not risk Britain’s national security when deciding on whether to allow Huawei equipment on the 5G network, but pressured critics of the Chinese tech company to suggest what other equipment the UK could use.
Freedom of Information requests have revealed that while 95% of English Councils have disabled employees, only 38% have official digital inclusion and IT accessibility strategies in place.
A Russian farm has put virtual reality (VR) headsets on cows to see if they yield better milk.
Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has published its report on commercial drones, calling on the government to provide a clear “vision” for the safer use of drones through regulations and criminal penalties for their misuse.
At the United Nations in New York, prime minister Boris Johnson used his inaugural address to provide an eyebrow-raising glimpse of the future, one where technology reigns supreme.
Chatbots are everywhere.