Manchester police still using Windows XP

Greater Manchester Police has revealed that more than one in five of its computers were still running on the unsupported Windows XP system.

Internet firms should block extreme content automatically

Theresa May is expected to tell the UN General Assembly in New York of plans to develop new technology to stop terrorist material appearing on the web.

UK police forces double smart device numbers

More than double the number of police forces across the UK have equipped their officers with smart devices compared to five years ago.

UK ‘biggest audience’ in Europe for extremist web content

Britain is the fifth-biggest audience in the world for jihadist web content after Turkey, the US, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, a report has found.

One in three businesses in UK slow to adopt new technology

31 per cent of businesses admit being slow to adopt technological innovations, a new study reveals.

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.


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