Tech


8 April 2021

UK Secretary of State for Education backs mobile phones ban in schools

The UK Secretary of State for Education and MP for South Staffordshire Gavin Alexander Williamson has called for banning mobile phones in schools.


8 April 2021

New UK regulator DMU to control Google, Facebook and Amazon

A new regulator in the UK called the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) has begun operations with the intention of controlling the dominance of tech giants Google, Facebook and Amazon.


7 April 2021

Dstl to expand AI and data science through upcoming unit at NICD

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) will be expanding Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science repertoire through an upcoming unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD),...


7 April 2021

NHS contact tracing app to ask coronavirus positive users about venue check-ins

England and Wales’ National Health Service (NHS) coronavirus contact tracing app will soon be prompting users to share the details of their venue check-ins if they test positive for Covid-19.


6 April 2021

First UK-German virtual roundtable to counter online crime

The UK and Germany took to meeting at the first virtual roundtable to discuss the role of innovation and technology in the battle against online crime.


6 April 2021

Ireland DPC probes Facebook data leak

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) is probing a Facebook data leak involving the personal details, such as profile names, locations and phone numbers, of over 530 million users.


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