When Boris Johnson gave telecoms firms the green light to use Chinese technology giant Huawei’s 5G equipment back in January, it appeared to draw a line under the matter after more than a year of delay.
UK startups are less likely to accept government help than their French and German counterparts, according to a survey from Dealroom and LocalGlobe.
Aside from their parallel presence in public consciousness, it would be easy to think that there is little to connect contact tracing and the Black Lives Matter protests, but according to Brittany Kaiser, former Cambridge Analytica whistleblower and founder of the Own Your Data foundation, the two risk being more closely linked.
Interwoven within the narrative of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a growing reliance on technology by both businesses and consumers.
Cybersecurity is one of the most fertile and fast-moving areas of technology.
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Earlier this week, the California Consumer Privacy Act came into force.
In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, as industries, organisations and people around the world discussed the reality and impact of entrenched racism, the cybersecurity industry began to explore the issue for itself.
Terminus Technologies (TT), a China-based firm specialising in smart technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, has been named Expo 2020 Dubai’s ‘Official Robotics Partner’.
Last month it was announced that the UK would be making a sudden u-turn on its contact tracing strategy, adopting a Bluetooth-powered decentralised framework developed by Apple and Google instead of the centralised app that was being developed by NHSX.
One of the largest lifestyle changes to occur during the pandemic period has been the shift away from working at an office to work from home.
UK law enforcement, the UK National Crime Agency and other European forces have made “a massive breakthrough” in the battle against organised crime after infiltrating encrypted communication system Encrochat.
Online food delivery platform Slerp has launched a new table ordering service, enabling customers to order direct to their table via their phone while dining at a restaurant.
Dries Buytaert is the CTO and co-founder of Acquia, a software-as-a-service company that provides enterprise products, services, and technical support for the open-source web content management platform Drupal — which Buytaert also founded.
The Indian government has made the unprecedented decision to ban 59 Chinese apps, signifying a major turning point for the global tech landscape.
With the government recently announcing the phased reopening of non-essential shops, pubs, and restaurants, it seems that the country is slowly reverting to a more recognisable business landscape.
The legal requirement to hold a driving licence to rent an e-scooter will be reassessed when trials conclude in 12 months, sources have told Verdict.
US satellite pay-TV operator Dish Network moved a step forward in its plan to build a greenfield 5G network in the US On 30 June.
Google has launched a host of online tools intended to help people and businesses “digitise and grow” through digital skills.
Christopher Wylie shot to global prominence as the leading whistleblower in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but now he is turning his considerable data skills to fashion, through his current role as research director at H&M.
Most organisations are putting their faith in artificial intelligence to improve threat intelligence, prediction, and protection.
Google has announced that it has acquired smart glasses company North, in what appears to be a return to the space following the failed Google Glass project.
The UK’s defence secretary Ben Wallace reassured MPs today that Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has no direct role in the nation’s defence communication infrastructure.
The adoption of 5G is now viewed as less important by a significant proportion of business executives following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Micro-mobility firm Tier Mobility is braced to launch in the UK’s nascent electric scooter rental market as the government prepares to make an announcement on e-scooter trials later today.
The coronavirus has forever transformed many aspects of our lives, not least the way we shop, and if the experience of Swedish furniture giant Ikea is any measure, we are seeing a marked switch to ecommerce that is set to stay long after the pandemic has subsided.
The need for security, along with the idea that innovation is critical to counter the evolving threat landscape, will drive cybersecurity spending despite Covid-19’s economic impact.
A coalition of leading cybersecurity experts, organisations, lawyers and academics have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to reform the UK’s cybercrime legislation, warning that it makes it harder for professionals to defend against cyber threats.