New proposals to fine websites over harmful content

Government plans have revealed that internet sites could be fined or blocked if they fail to tackle ‘online harms’, including terrorist propaganda.

£1m for innovative digital social care projects

Projects that support innovative uses of digital technology in the design and delivery of adult social care are set to share in new funding.

£70 million to increase security of digital devices

Businesses and consumers will benefit from increased security and protections built into digital devices and online services.

£200,000 facial recognition spend resulted in no arrests

Britain’s largest police force has spent more than £200,000 on controversial facial recognition trials that resulted in no arrests.

Tech to improve Oxford’s roads and promote cycling

Oxfordshire County Council’s Smart City initiative is developing plans for new technology to identify crumbling road surfaces more quickly.

Streamlined social care for Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council has streamlined social care with the implementation of prepaid cards to supply funds for adult and children’s social care

Automation and the rebirth of local government services

Oliver Cook looks at the way government is adopting robotics and automation, as well as the opportunities the technology will provide

Why smart cities require WAN data acceleration

David Trossell explores why smart cities require WAN data acceleration and how it can prevent smart cities from being held back by latency

London’s tech - the rise of the smart borough

London is one of the most digitally advanced cities in the world. But whilst the private sector booms, what about London’s public services?

User-driven processes for digital integration

Building the perfect healthcare data-sharing platform means helping clinicians to build the perfect system for patients. Saduf Ali-Drakesmith explains why