Ministers gain attention for British technology in Nordic countries and Asia

UK’s pioneering technology and cyber security industries are being promoted overseas, laying the foundations for Britain’s post-Brexit economy.

Aylesbury Vale District Council and DigitalGenius come together to boost customer service

Aylesbury Vale District Council has agreed to work with DigitalGenius in Salesforce Service Cloud to bring AI to its customer service operation.

New website makes discovering learning opportunities simple

Leeds City Council has launched a new ‘Leeds Adult Learning’ website which makes it easy for adults to enjoyable courses in their local area.

New innovation centre to put UK at forefront of big data

A new £30 million innovation centre aims to help the country capitalise on a potential £40 billion a year boost to the economy.

Microsoft’s Jacky Wright appointed as HMRC’s digital lead

HMRC has appointed Jacky Wright as their new Chief Digital and Information Officer to work towards its ambitious digital transformation agenda.

Innocent at risk from facial recognition database

Paul Wiles has warned that the growth of the police facial recognition database could leave innocent people being unfairly targeted.

Government outlines 'modern' data laws

The government's Data Protection Bill will include exemptions for journalists, financial firms and anti-doping bodies.

Local gov services to start using GOV.UK Pay

GDS is to start offering GOV.UK Pay to local government, helping local authorities to access the secure online payment service.

Hunt unveils digital-led NHS treatment plans for 2018

Hunt will pledge that every patient in England should have access to their medical records via an app by the end of 2018 at the NHS Expo 2017.

£56 million broadband boost for Wales

Up to £56 million is to be made available to help take superfast broadband to the most rural and hard to reach places in Wales.

Commuters to benefit from Wi-Fi river boats

British shipbuilding company Wight Shipyard has announced that it has received orders for boats kitted out with the latest Wi-Fi technology.

Consumers ‘in the dark’ over broadband exit costs

Comparethemarket has warned that customers are not informed by their provider when their broadband contract is ending.

Prime Minister appoints internet safety lead

Baroness Joanna Shields has been appointed as the Prime Minister's Special Representative on Internet Safety.

NHS could save £2.7m per year by replacing pagers

A new report into NHS communications has revealed that the NHS uses 10 per cent of the world's pagers at annual cost of £6.6 million.

£645 million in latest broadband boost

The success of the government’s superfast broadband rollout programme means that up to £645 million is to be made available in the next few years.

Wi-Fi data could improve Tube journeys

TfL has said that harnessing Wi-Fi data to make more information available to customers can improve London tube journeys.