The absence of the UK services sector from UK-EU Brexit trade negotiations could have a “profound impact” on businesses, according to one thinktank.
Google Cloud has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UK government in order to increase adoption of its products and technologies by the UK public sector.
Managing the end of lockdown and returning to some semblance of normality is a priority for everyone at the moment. The lifting of restrictions on the use of public spaces, the tricky issue of getting back onto public transport, socialising, and even planning holidays presents challenges and huge implications for containing Covid-19.
Personally identifiable information collected by NHS Test and Trace for people with Covid-19 symptoms will be kept by Public Health England for 20 years.
The digital transformation efforts by the NHS prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus have been heavily criticised in a report published today by the National Audit Office (NAO), the independent Parliamentary body responsible for auditing government departments.
A group of 173 privacy and security academics have called on the NHS to be more transparent about its coronavirus contact-tracing application, warning that not enough people will use it to make it successful if data protection concerns are not addressed.
For the first time in 700 years, the Houses of Parliament is taking an “unprecedented step” by allowing MPs to take part in some parliamentary proceedings via Zoom.
Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a malware campaign targeting Syrian citizens that uses Covid-19 to lure users into installing apps onto their phones that are then used to spy on them.
For the first time ever, the US Supreme Court will use teleconferencing technology to remotely hear arguments “in keeping with public health guidance” due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it announced yesterday.
Today, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced further measures to support businesses during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, but this does not fully address the needs of early-stage tech companies, according to Tech Nation.
The use of surveillance via technologies such as apps and smartphones to combat the spread of the coronavirus can be useful, but risks empowering authoritarian governments, historian and author Yuval Noah Harari has said.
The new Digital Services Tax came into force in the UK today.
A global platform designed to help governments maintain the resilience and availability of telecom networks during the coronavirus crisis has been launched by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialised agency of the United Nations.
Apple’s share price fell 13% as markets reacted to a record €1.1bn ($1.2bn) antitrust fine and continued coronavirus disruption.
Today Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the 2020 Spring Budget, the first for the new UK government.
British MPs have voted against an amendment that sought to prohibit the use of Huawei in the UK’s 5G mobile network.
The UK government has announced the launch of a new inquiry to investigate the security of its 5G infrastructure, focusing particularly on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.
A new domestic abuse bill unveilled by the UK government will make tech abuse illegal.
The UK Home Office breached General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 100 times in its handling of EU citizens’ data, an investigation has found.
Every time I visit Latin America someone always cracks a joke about not letting myself be kidnapped by drug cartels.
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has debuted a prototype of its new Polys blockchain-based voting machine, opening up the possibility of a secure alternative to existing election technology.
The city of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is poised to take over from London as Europe’s leading tech hub, and the main reason is Brexit, a key recruiter for the industry has warned.
New European Commission proposals could require Big Tech companies to share data with smaller rivals.
The UK government lost an average of 39 devices a week in the 12 months between 1 June 2018 and 1 June 2019, highlighting the need for greater security practices.
Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg has proposed a regulatory framework for cryptocurrency that has drawn praise from a leading financial expert.
US Attorney General William Barr raised eyebrows by suggesting in a February 6 speech that the US and its allies should consider buying a controlling stake in Nokia or Ericsson.
In Iowa, rather than casting votes in polling stations, registered Democrats meet in precincts to elect delegates that then support a particular Democrat candidate.
At this stage, no one really knows what went horribly wrong with the mobile app created to speed-up the process of counting state-wide votes during the Democratic caucus in Iowa earlier this week, but developers across the globe can only imagine.
The UK technology sector is booming.