Prime Minister David Cameron has announced he will give £100m in funding for nurses and midwives to spend on new mobile technology, such as digital pens.

Top graduates are to be offered up to £20,000 to train as computer science teachers on courses designed with help from Facebook and Microsoft, it has been announced.

The UK will invest £2 million to set up a “centre of excellence” that will advise other countries needing to beef up their cyber security research and practices, Foreign Secretary William Hague said at the Budapest Conference on Cyberspace.

The UK's largest mobile operators have agreed to put aside their differences and speed up the planned auction process for the broader launch of 4G superfast mobile internet services in Britain.

Enterprise Ireland has ramped up its drive to attract foreign technology start-up companies to these shores and has London-based firms firmly within its sights.

American companies should avoid doing business with China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee is warning in a report to be issued on Monday.

Open source systems are ‘essential to business’, according to a report from policy advisor and former BCS president professor Jim Norton.

According to Gartner, sales of cloud services will exceed $100bn globally this year after a 19 per cent increase over the past 12 months.

A new era for mobile device use began as UK’s largest network operator unveiled plans to launch the country’s first superfast 4G products and services in time for Christmas.

From October 17 the new website will replace Directgov and Businesslink as the best place to find government services and information, according to a sign on the Directgov homepage.

Nearly half of wireless networks in London are open to attack, according to new research.

The security services have decided to widen the net for suppliers of state-of-the-art spyware for "covert surveillance".

The Local Government Association has raised concerns over the government's plans to fast-track the rollout of superfast broadband across the country by cutting red tape and bureaucracy.

Suppliers of IT equipment and services to local authorities and other public sector organisations will now to be allowed to update records on Socitm's Applications Register, which contains details of over 650 suppliers.

The Commons Justice Select Committee has called for the Ministry of Justice to implement ICT as part of a strategy to help make improvements and cut costs

Over two thirds of British technology firms expect to expand despite the economic downturn, according to trade body Intellect