The government is expected to make the digital image of a cheque legal tender, paving the way to end paper cheque processing by the beginning of 2015.

The Mayor of London has launched a fund to finance budding tech start-ups across the capital

The Autumn Statement revealed that Milton Keynes, Coventry, Bristol, and London’s Greenwich would all be part of the driverless car trials in 2015.

The results of a speed test survey by netEvidence has revealed that the majority of Council websites are still not meeting the government’s Digital by Default Service Standard for good performance.

In a speech to the Payments Council Cyber Security Conference, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has called for more collaboration in order to make the Internet more secure.

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has launched the TechNorth initiative to support technology businesses and stimulate further investment in northern England.

The government has committed the first £11 million of funding available to accelerate research and development of the carbon-cutting technologies which will power the vehicles of tomorrow.

Britain’s tech industry has launched a three point plan to transform the delivery of public services, responding to public and political concerns about the use of digital technology in government.

The UK government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assurance (CESG) has updated its BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) guidance.

The Digital Catapult Centre, a government-backed national centre with the goal to “rapidly advance” the UK’s best digital ideas, is to open its doors on November 5.

A Newcastle-based scheme to connect businesses to superfast broadband has had its first multi-tenanted commercial property sign up, it has been announced.

Campaign group Coadec calls for next government to strengthen and expand GDS, G-Cloud and the UK’s data regulator to help facilitate digital innovation

The UK government has appointed Magnus Falk as deputy CTO to support CTO Liam Maxwell.

The Technology Strategy Board, has announced a further £1.6 million investment in the HyperCat standard, which enables everyday objects to communicate with one another

The US government has put together a team of IT experts, which it hopes could bring an end to tech disasters like last year's HeathCare.gov launch.

The UK tech sector is growing faster than any other point since the financial crisis began in 2007.

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