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Wonder Women Tech London Delivers Inclusivity Message

Wonder Women Tech held April 27 to April 28 in London brought together hundreds of global professionals from a variety of sectors interested in a shift towards greater diversity and inclusion. With partners such as the Ministry of Justice, Contracts Recruiting, Expedia, Google and many other corporations, the two-day conference’s mission was to highlight, educate […]

German industry warns against underinvestment in fiber telecom links

Germany’s powerful engineering industry fears the country will miss out on becoming a global power in digital manufacturing due to complacency about investing in a high-speed, fiber-based telecoms network. Taking aim at the government, the industry’s VDMA lobby says Germany risks heading into an industrial dead-end with the strategy for data connections in remoter areas, […]

Digital Economy Bill receives Royal Assent

The Bill introduces measures to modernise the UK for enterprise. The measures have been designed to: empower consumers and ensure everyone has access to broadband wherever they live build a better infrastructure fit for the digital future enable better public services using digital technologies provide important protections for citizens from spam email and nuisance calls […]

New BBC Wales Cardiff HQ to get ‘next generation’ tech

BBC Cymru Wales is to adopt “next generation” web technology at its new Cardiff city centre headquarters. It will be the first BBC facility in the UK to use the Internet Protocol (IP) technology across both its production and broadcast operations. It moves away from more-conventional plug-in digital technology. IP will allow different devices dotted […]

Traditional models of representative politics feel increasingly out of touch – but there are pioneering innovations in digital democracy taking place across Europe and beyond

Democratic institutions today look much as they have done for decades, if not centuries. The Houses of Parliament, the US Congress, and some of the West’s oldest parliaments are largely untouched by successive waves of new technology. At the same time, almost every other sphere of life – finance, tourism, shopping, work and our social […]

Service quality of telecoms providers revealed

People can find out how well major telecoms providers serve their customers, using an interactive tool launched by Ofcom today. The online tool presents findings from Ofcom’s first ‘Comparing Service Quality’ report – published today – in a simple, visual format. The comprehensive report and accompanying checker allows phone and broadband customers to compare how […]

Bitcoin spikes to an all-time high

Bitcoin is trading at a record high. The cryptocurrency is up 2.9% at $1,330 a coin as of 10:17 a.m. ET. 2017 has been a volatile year for bitcoin. It rallied more than 20% in the opening week before crashing 35% on word that China was going to begin to crack down on trading. The cryptocurrency […]

TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit

A British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. Richard Browning’s short flight took place outside the Vancouver Convention Centre in front of a large crowd. Since he posted the video of his maiden flight in the UK, Mr Browning has […]

ICO: innovation plan

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. The Information Commissioner does this by providing guidance to individuals and organisations, solving problems where she can, and taking appropriate action where the law is […]

How To Identify Creativity During Interviews

It is every employer’s dream to have a team that is self-driven, sets new goals and comes up with new ways to explore their challenges. They are the creative type, who value self-expression and consider fulfilment of their passion as a reward on its own. If you are one, you know what I’m talking about. […]
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