- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 05 Apr 2018
Personal data in all its forms is becoming a valuable commodity for businesses, but people will be more cautious as legal and illegal abuse of data continues to hit the headlines
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 26 Mar 2018
Fintech professional predicts that tech forms carrying news will need government approval over next few years to fight against fake news
The story of how Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data collected by an Academic intermediary to supposedly help Remain "steal" the UK referendum campaign and Trump "steal" the US Presidential ...
If age checking works well it will challenge some powerful vested interests - not all of them legitimate or reputable.
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 17 Jan 2018
When people get their smartphone out and order transport, evening meal and even a place to stay at a few touches they don't think about the huge social and environmental changes that they are ...
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 10 Jan 2018
As the UK embarks oon a journey to open retail banking up to more competition it is time to stop talking about Google Bank?
Did anyone else notice how many people ruined the festive season’s pub visits by mistaking bitcoin for something resembling an entertaining topic of conversation? Suddenly all these bozos you grew ...
- Winsafe Ltd 30 Dec 2017
AI as an excuse for obfuscating responsibility for commercial decisions Much of the current hype over Big Data and Artificial intelligence results from the large scale use of use of old techniques ...
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 27 Nov 2017
Brexit could lead to the UK economy missing out on a good share of the money being spent on digital transformations
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 22 Nov 2017
There are different ways to search for the Holy Grail of Google Bank and HSBC has chosen a path
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 27 Oct 2017
The Volvo Ocean race is not only an amazing feat of human endurance but a herculean IT project
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 10 Oct 2017
Hardcore technologists will be found in all departments in businesses because most will become tech companies at core.
- Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 06 Oct 2017
The term "Uber moment" now be taken to mean the point at which a digital disrupter finds its business model needs to change to tow the line
- Winsafe Ltd 25 Jun 2017
The 2001 prediction of a collapse of confidence in the veracity of anything on-line is now happening and will continue until trustworthy technologies are routinely deployed.
- Winsafe Ltd 08 Jun 2017
The pressures on major players to "clean up the Internet" before advertising funded business models collapse are now likely to produce results before parliament can agree workable legislation.
Regular readers will know the deep commitment to quality journalism that Downtime embodies. As the cutting-edge blog of the Computer Weekly stable, within the office tales are legion of the lengths ...
- Winsafe Ltd 19 Feb 2017
Google and Facebook need to lead the way towards auditable algorithms before loss of trust destroys their advertising funded business models
- Datacentre Editor 24 Nov 2016
The Tinder Foundation has changed its name after years of explaining to lovelorn singletons that it exists to help people use the internet to get a leg-up in life, rather than a leg-over. The ...
Google has teamed up with typography firm Monotype to wipe out tofu across the internet. #FitFam, #lifestyle and #veganlife instagrammers need not be worried, the type of tofu Google aims to ...
- Networking Editor 21 Jun 2016
Do you ever lie awake during an England football match, fretting about what brand sponsors you might enjoy to search for on your laptop, smartphone or tablet device? Well fortunately for all of us, ...
- Winsafe Ltd 21 May 2016
The measures planned for inclusion in the Digital Economy Bill are unlikely to address the growing divide between the advertising-funded business models of global internet service providers and ...
- Editor in chief 29 Apr 2016
One of the questions most commonly asked of technology journalists is, “What’s the next big thing in tech?” It’s easy enough to answer – at the moment, you would point to emerging trends such as ...