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We’re on G-Cloud Nine!

UKFast Public Sector

We’re very happy. You could say we’re over the moon. In fact, let’s say we’re on cloud nine because we can announce that UKFast are G-Cloud 9 Approved. If you’re not a public sector business we wouldn’t blame you for being a bit baffled. What is G-Cloud? Well, we’re here to explain. What is G-Cloud? […]

Do the Maths

Maths Hub App

With some big announcements on education in the Autumn statement last Wednesday, we thought it would be a fitting time to give you another snippet of what’s been going on in the education arm of UKFast. Bryn has the lowdown. On Wednesday a man, educated at Eton, who studied history at Oxford stood up and […]

Superpowering Security

US Presidential election

Security guru with a chequered past John McAfee has announced he’s planning on joining the US presidential race – and it could have some interesting implications for tech in the US! Yes, that’s right, the guy who started the security company that probably protects your computer is running for President of the US of A. […]

Peeping Parliament

Who's Got Your Back?

Today millions of Brits tuned in for the Queen’s speech, which was kinda like a sequel to the award-winning motion picture The King’s Speech, but with more controversy; one part in particular at least. It included information on a new bill that has the worthy aim of preventing terrorism and other crimes, but that also comes […]

The Flaw In The Government’s Security Plan

David Cameron has called for a new piece of comprehensive legislation to close terrorists’ ‘safe spaces’ on the internet so they can’t talk to each other anymore; but it could actually make things worse. What’s happened? Following the attacks in Paris, everyone’s understandably pretty strung out, and looking for ways to help prevent future attacks. […]

Racing Robotics

Anyone else think robots are kind of awesome and terrifying in equal measure? For instance, do I want a robot friend? Kinda. Do I think that same robot friend would eventually try and destroy me? Definitely. But in reality (and not in my crazy brain) the robotics race is really getting started, and the UK […]

Responsibility Falls to Industry as Broadband Costs Escalate

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the future of Britain’s online broadband network… then BT pipe up. After the coalition government abandoned plans to roll out nationwide broadband fibre in its emergency budget, BT has now revealed that the actual cost to realise the government’s vision would be around £2bn. With […]