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22 June 2017
The number of students who have registered to take the 2017 GCSE computing exam has increased by 9% year on year.Figures from the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL) show that the number of year 10 and 11 students taking the computing GCSE has risen from 63,650 in 2016 to 69,350 in 2017.
20 June 2017
There have been global reports that a North Korean hacking group was linked to the WannaCry attacks on NHS computers last month.The hackers were reported to have been sponsored by North Korea’s spy agency, and have strong links to Lazarus, the group responsible for the cyber
19 June 2017
In an effort to revolutionise computing education is schools, the ICT GCSE is being scrapped for a new Computer Science GCSE.A spokesman for the Department of Education said: “The new exam had been designed with industry experts to develop the computational skills needed for toda
16 June 2017
Two-fifths of people who didn’t plan on voting in the general election claim they would if online voting was available.
09 June 2017
A report from an IoT sector analyst says the agricultural industry will need to embrace smart farming methodologies to support the growing human population.
08 June 2017
HSBC Bank is helping its customers connect to potential partners through a digital hub.
06 June 2017
Nearly 40% of firms want to grow their cybersecurity teams by at least 15% in the next year.
01 June 2017
More than two thirds of consumers can keep on top of their finances due to the evolution of online banking.
31 May 2017
The majority of IoT devices are at risk of failure, with almost two thirds stalling at the proof-of-concept stage.
30 May 2017
The value of a bitcoin has hit a new high, with each individual coin now worth more than $2,100.
26 May 2017
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said there is no time for businesses to delay in preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
26 May 2017
An online-only bank built on cloud-based software is the latest challenger bank to receive regulatory approval in the UK.
22 May 2017
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has overturned rules that force ISPs to treat all traffic data as equal.
19 May 2017
Shoppers aged 20 and under are increasingly interested in buying goods directly through social media.
16 May 2017
The attack that hit about 200,000 computers in 150 countries may finally force businesses to take cybersecurity seriously.
12 May 2017
BT will axe 4,000 jobs as it hopes to save £300m through a restructuring programme across its Global Services.
11 May 2017
Barclays will lead a £10m campaign against digital fraud as research reveals the scam hotspots for adults.
10 May 2017
Modern computing capabilities combined with cognitive technology opens huge potential for tackling unknown attack patterns.
09 May 2017
The ‘live’ surveillance of British web users’ internet communications has been proposed in a draft technical paper.
08 May 2017
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) have opened a 10 week consultation on proposals to tighten rules on how broadband is advertised.
04 May 2017
The Metropolitan Police Service is set to spend tens of millions of pounds more than expected on its IT upgrade.