One in four trust news on social media

A new survey has shown that only 24 per cent of the UK population trust social media channels when looking for news and information.

CEO appointed to drive Police ICT

The board of directors of the Police ICT Company has appointed Ian Bell to the role of chief executive officer.

UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and AI

Britain and France’s leading tech sectors will be brought closer together with plans for a digital conference to promote deeper integration in the digital economy.

Cyber crime costs report published

The Home Office has published findings from the ‘Costs of Cyber Crime Working Group’ that ran from 2014-2016 in a new report.

Social care failing on council websites

Council social care teams responsible for meeting Care Act requirements are falling short of best practice in their online provision, says a new report.

Mobile providers to improve Norfolk’s mobile coverage

Representatives from the four main mobile network providers in Norfolk will attend a county council meeting to discuss how mobile coverage in the county could be improved.

NHS supports voice-recognition app for blood disease

The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare.

Tax tech companies over terrorist content

Ben Wallace has said that internet companies should face a tax punishment for failing to deal with the threat of terrorism in the UK.

Research concerns prompt data protection bill amendment

Concerns that the data protection bill could accidentally criminalise legitimate research has prompted the government to amend the bill.

Electronic records further improving care

Increasing the amount of information held in electronic Summary Care Records is improving care and helping to ease winter pressures.

Broadband incentive for Leicestershire residents

Thousands of homes and businesses in remote areas across Leicestershire could benefit from the extension of the Better Broadband scheme.

Open partnership has to digitise government services

A new report from the IoD has found that the government must embrace the best of private sector innovation if it is to deliver the high quality digital services that the public expects.

Government to approve broadband legal right

The government has revealed that homes and businesses will have a legal right to high-speed broadband by 2020.

Government updates its 5G strategy

The next steps of the government's ambitious 5G technology plans have been announced.

Free Wi-Fi launched at north Cumbria’s hospitals

Free public Wi-Fi has been made available to all patients and visitors at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Free public Wi-Fi for Chester city centre

Cheshire West and Chester Council are to assist in the funding of a new, free public Wi-Fi network for Chester city centre.


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