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28 February 2019
Short form video sharing app Tik Tok has been fined $5.7m (£4.3m) for knowingly hosting content published by underage users, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTA).
25 February 2019
The Government Communications HQ Director, Jeremy Fleming, has emphasised the importance of understanding the potential “opportunities and threats” of the UK working with Chinese firm Huawei.
21 February 2019
On the 28th February, the UK culture secretary will meet Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook’s headquarters in California.
19 February 2019
According to this year’s Computer Weekly/Tech Target IT Priorities survey, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) initiatives continue to strengthen as crucial areas of focus for IT systems buyers in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa
19 February 2019
The secretary of state for health and social care, Matt Hancock, has criticised NHS staff who still insist upon letters as the default communication between doctors and patients.
03 January 2019
Apple has rattled investors with news that its sales have been slowing, blaming economic weakness in China.
27 December 2018
In the two months following the introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 44% of businesses in the trade sector did not wipe the data from redundant IT equipment before disposal.
21 December 2018
The Trade Union Congress has called on the government to create a million new high tech and manufacturing jobs over the next 12 years.
20 December 2018
The majority of UK retailers are planning to increase cybersecurity measures during the Christmas season.
19 December 2018
Despite government pledges to up cybersecurity spending across the NHS, there are still huge disparities in cybersecurity skills and spending on cybersecurity training, a survey has revealed.
13 November 2018
Google Pixel 3 smartphone faces serious overheating issues, wreaking havoc for thousands of users.
09 November 2018
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has proposed using technology to predict and prevent illness, with AI and genomics having ‘the potential to change everything’.
08 November 2018
A new report looking at how startups can infiltrate the policing market has been released and highlights several challenges facing SMEs set to work with the sector.
26 October 2018
The payment card details of a further 185,000 people may have been stolen in a cyber-attack on the British Airways website.
25 October 2018
A report by the National Audit Office (NOA) has found that 11 of 12 ‘critical systems’ needed at the UK border are at risk of not being completed before the UK leaves the European Union.
24 October 2018
Researchers at the University of Oxford have warned that data harvesting and sharing by mobile apps is out of control.
23 October 2018
Supermarket chain Morrisons has lost its appeal against a High Court ruling that found it liable for a data leak by a former employee.
21 September 2018
Credit rating agency Equifax is to be fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it failed to protect the personal data of 15 million Britons.
04 September 2018
Air Canada’s app has suffered a data breach resulting in the suspected loss of thousands of its customers’ personal details.
03 September 2018
Researchers say cybercriminals are moving away from mass, high-profile attacks to ones that are stealthy and more subtle – as well as attacks targeting systems typically used in critical infrastructure.
24 August 2018
A survey gas revealed that some 28% of organisations do not feel completely compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).