NHS England has scrapped the deadline for the relaunch of its flagship patient record sharing scheme, care.data, saying it will only be rolled out when they are sure ‘the process is right’.

Research by KPMG shows that UK tech companies are more upbeat regarding job hiring than firms across any other sector. Thirty-eight percent of tech firms expect to increase staff numbers over the next year, while seven percent anticipate a decline.

Microsoft has issued a warning about a newly discovered zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer, the first to be discovered after Windows XP reached end-of-life.

Tech City UK chairman and UK ambassador for digital industries Joanna Shields has said Britain must stop comparing digital industries throughout the UK to London and widen its focus in order to grow international presence.

Land Rover is to reveal new virtual imaging technology that will allow the driver to effectively see through the bonnet while driving off-road.

A new report estimates that without increased investment 6.2 million people will remain without basic online skills in 2020.

A survey has shown major progression in the past four years in terms of output and employment in the UK tech industry.

Ministers are looking at saving tens of millions of pounds a year by abandoning expensive software produced by firms such as Microsoft.

A British technology company has been bought by Google as the search giant looks to self-driving cars and robots for new sources of business.

A University of Surrey team has signed a contract with the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) in Australia to develop the ‘back end’ software for a supervised e-voting system for use at the Victorian State election in 2014.

Councils should abandon their existing websites in favour of a shared platform similar to the .gov.uk website serving central government departments, according Richard Copley, Head of ICT at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

Only 10 per cent of digital leaders feel that their organisation has enough resources to address the management issues and IT trends that their company has prioritised, according to the annual digital leaders survey from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

The trend to ‘bring your own device’ is set to continue in local public services despite the fact that central government regulations, in particular in connection to the Public Sector Network (PSN) are wary of this development, according to local government IT group Socitm.

The government will conduct a review next year to ensure that the legislative and regulatory framework is in place for driverless vehicles to be incorporated on Britain's roads

A study of more than 1000 UK 13-17 year olds by Logicalis UK reveals that young people believe maths, English, science and ICT are the 4 most essential subjects to study, and IT and science are the top career choices.

Prime minister David Cameron and culture secretary Maria Muller have announced a grant of £3,000 for SMEs in 10 cities across the UK to help them connect up to superfast broadband.

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