Funding boost for small cloud tech businesses

Oliver Dowden has announced that a new version of the G-Cloud procurement framework will open for bids in April.

Cyber security boost for internet-connected devices

Companies who produce smart devices will be expected to build-in tough new security measures to boost cyber security.

GDPR funding call for parish councils

The National Association of Local Councils has urged the government to provide funding to help parish councils comply with the new GDPR.

Coventry-based engineering firm Aurrigo

Smart Cambridge has been awarded £3.2 million to develop autonomous shuttle service as part of its public transport network.

£1.2 million for London councils to implement GDPR

Preparations for the incoming EU GDPR is costing London councils over £1.2 million to implement.

Councils warn of ‘fake news’ dangers

The LGA has outlined guidance to help residents sort legitimate information from councils from ‘fake news’ which can be inaccurate and misleading.

Social media companies ‘failing young’ on cyber bullying

Social media companies’ failure to tackle cyber bullying is putting the mental health of children and young people at risk.

New 4G ESN achieves first successful demonstration

The new 4G Emergency Services Network (ESN) system has achieved its first successful demonstration over a live public mobile network.

New digital platform for Birmingham City Council

Birmingham City Council has chosen Jadu’s Continuum CXM platform to deliver a new digital platform for its residents and businesses.

Threats of AI highlighted in new report

A number of technology leaders have warned that those designing AI systems need to do more to mitigate possible misuses of their technology.

Recycling information available on app in Ealing

Residents in Ealing can now use a new app to quickly and easily access all manner of information about recycling in the borough.

Cyber Aware highlights Brits online naivety

The government's Cyber Aware campaign has highlighted how the majority of Britons are sending personal data via online messaging.

Councils left unprepared for cyber attacks

A new report has found that over 25 per cent of UK councils have had their computer systems breached in the past five years.

Church spires to boost rural digital connectivity

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport says that church spires will be used to boost digital connectivity in rural areas.

Bristol trust begin to record patient data on mobiles

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has begun using mobile electronic devices to record patient observations.

New deal to automate financial in Norwich

Norwich City Council has signed a five year deal with Advanced to kick-start the digital transformation of its financial and HR operations.

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