Scanning a QR code may one day be the way in which voters in the UK confirm their identity, following a pilot in Watford, UK.
An official document detailing the potential outcomes of a no-deal Brexit, leaked over the weekend, has shed light on the likely aftermath of leaving the EU without a deal.
Every economy, regardless of size or climate, is set to take a significant hit from climate change unless action is taken, according to research published today.
The head of the UK’s data regulator Elizabeth Denham has said she is “deeply concerned” by the increasing use of facial recognition in public spaces.
Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk has given his backing to Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and reaffirmed his support of universal basic income – a key policy of Yang’s.
The South Wales Police has announced that it is embarking on a trial of facial recognition technology to help officers identify crime suspects or vulnerable people.
As two of the world leaders in artificial intelligence (AI), it is perhaps no surprise that the US and China have seen the industry as a key battleground in their ongoing trade war.
For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, the US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates.
The city of Moscow, Russia, has rolled out online IDs that will allow citizens to use a host of online services, including banking, social media, payment of utility bills and access to medical data, through a single set of login details.
Boris Johnson has been confirmed as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, having beaten current foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative leadership vote.
The EU’s top court is deciding whether Facebook’s method of transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States sufficiently protects EU citizens’ right to privacy.
An independent report has concluded that facial recognition technology being used by London’s Metropolitan Police is incorrect 81% of the time.
The United States Congress has asked Facebook to halt the development of its Libra cryptocurrency until it has had time to investigate its potential impact on global financial stability.
The areas of the UK most at risk from automation are overwhelmingly pro-Leave, making tackling digital skills shortages a vital task for the next government, according to a report published today by the thinktank Onward.
In the past few years a slew of regulations have seen international data sharing increasingly restricted.
The UK government’s current approach to data management could lead to future scandals similar to Windrush if action is not taken soon, warns the National Audit Office.
Boris Johnson might be the runaway favourite in the Conservative leadership race, but there is one area in which Dominic Raab is currently leading the pack – Facebook ad spend.
Employees working for the United States’ leading technology companies are unable to agree on whether Huawei poses a threat to the security of the US.
Microsoft has taken down a huge facial recognition database containing more than 10 million images of around 100,000 people, raising questions as to whether the technology giant breached data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Donald Trump is grabbing the UK by its 5G infrastructure with no intention of letting go – no matter who is prime minister.
The threat by US President Donald Trump to block the UK’s access to the Five Eyes intelligence sharing community unless it bans Huawei technology from being used in its 5G network is very unlikely to be followed through, according to a former senior British intelligence officer.
US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK from today has attracted considerable hostility, with the Stop Trump Coalition leading a “carnival of resistance”, including a national demonstration set to be held in London tomorrow.
With the Tory leadership contest throwing the outcome of Brexit into further disarray, the new October deadline is fast approaching.However, the CEO of of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations, deVere Group, believes that the impact of Brexit is far from over, and the Brexit nightmare could go on long after the
The doomsday data cults were wrong.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – one of the most important changes to data privacy regulations in the last 20 years.
Video game company Epic Games has come under fire for accidentally sending the personal information of one of its users to a “random person”.
United States tech giant Microsoft has removed all references to Huawei’s flagship MateBook X Pro laptop from the Microsoft Store, suggesting that it will follow Google’s lead in cutting ties with the company.
With the European elections taking place on the 23 June, 512 million people are expected to go to the polls, including UK voters who were not previously expected to vote under the original Brexit deadline.