The government’s rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than 1 million homes and businesses across the UK.

Britain's digital skills are in short supply, according to a new report, and if nothing is done our economy could suffer.

The government is ploughing £18 million into the nascent Tech Partnership, a digital skills and training organisation created by the IT industry. The funding is also being supplemented by a further £11.5 million in private investment.

The government has said that it will work to be more transparent when outsourcing IT services, and that information on the performance, costs and revenues of suppliers will be more easily accessible.

A new study says that the gender gap in the UK’s It industry is increasing, with women making up just 16 per cent of the IT workforce.

The government has said that the intelligence service GCHQ is allowed by law to intercept use of Google, Facebook and email by British citizens without the need for special warrants.

The chancellor, George Osborne, appeared in Westminster this morning alongside minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, and chief operating officer, Stephen Kelly, to announce £200m of savings made using technology over the past year.

The UK could save £24bn every year if the public sector adopted new technology to a similar extent as the private sector does, according to new research from an independent think tank.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) claims that people are using a range of digital channels to search for information about Universal Credit, to find out whether they are eligible for the benefit and discover information about the claimant journey and what they need to do to prepare.

Google is rolling out 100 self-driving cars in California, in a trial the tech giant hopes will pave the way for widespread global use.

A government-backed campaign to encourage more school-age girls to pursue careers in engineering and technology has been launched

The mobile phone company has started a fund to support the autonomous and connected car sector’s growth

Local government was responsible for 15 per cent of all self-reported data breaches in 2013-14, according to a Freedom of Information request.

NHS England has scrapped the deadline for the relaunch of its flagship patient record sharing scheme,, saying it will only be rolled out when they are sure ‘the process is right’.

Research by KPMG shows that UK tech companies are more upbeat regarding job hiring than firms across any other sector. Thirty-eight percent of tech firms expect to increase staff numbers over the next year, while seven percent anticipate a decline.

Microsoft has issued a warning about a newly discovered zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer, the first to be discovered after Windows XP reached end-of-life.