Members of the public may soon be required to show a form of ID, such as a driving licence or passport before being able to vote in a UK general or local election.
With continued uncertainty over when the UK will leave the EU, many businesses have been left with more questions than answers when it comes to Brexit planning.
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.
A host of world leaders have been forced to make statements about the safety of 5G after public fears about the technology’s impact on health and the environment have increased, prompting protests in some countries.
In an era when some of the largest corporations in the world have failed to properly secure the personal data of billions of people, lawmakers have become keen to push legislation aimed at giving consumers greater control over their personal data.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has backed the introduction of GDPR-style regulation across the US.
The United Kingdom’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has published a checklist for businesses providing technology and digital services to best prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping doesn’t give interviews often, so when a small group of journalists from UK publications, including Verdict, were given the chance to ask him questions at a media roundtable in Shenzhen, China, it was a rare and valuable opportunity to hear the thoughts of one of the Chinese tech giant’s most
The EU’s top court has ruled in favour of tech giant Google in a landmark case about the ‘right to be forgotten’, but privacy and legal experts have warned the issue has not been fully resolved.
The UK could struggle to compete with other economies if it does not invest more in robotics and automation.
Human rights organisation Amnesty International is urging governments around the world to introduce tougher spyware regulations that ensure spyware companies respect human rights.
Parliament is prorogued, the House of Commons speaker is stepping down and prime minister Boris Johnson has lost six votes in as many days.
The UK’s lack of preparation could make the next recession “unnecessarily painful”, a think tank has warned.
The overwhelming majority of the cybersecurity industry does not trust politicians to effectively regulate digital security, despite believing that more legislation is sorely needed.
The High Court has ruled that the use of facial recognition by the South Wales Police was “consistent with the requirements of the Human Rights Act and the data protection legislation” in a landmark ruling.
China is up to ten years away from being self-sufficient in the mass production of semiconductors, according to the latest report, ‘China Tech – Thematic Research’ by GlobalData.
The news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend parliament has sent shockwaves around the UK political sphere, with the prospect of the longest suspension of parliament in 400 years looming.
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.