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  • February 26, 2021 26 Feb'21

    Palantir once more in sights of civil libertarians over NHS Covid data store

    The award of a new government contract to data analytics supplier Palantir on the back of its participation in the NHS Covid-19 data store has provoked Open Democracy into legal action, backed up by an exposure of lobbying activity that pre-dates ...

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  • February 26, 2021 26 Feb'21

    Huawei opens developer lab in Singapore

    Huawei’s Digix lab will provide software development resources to those who are building mobile apps for Huawei’s mobile platform

  • February 25, 2021 25 Feb'21

    NCSC Cyber Action Plan emphasises SME security

    NCSC self-assessment tool launched to help sole traders and micro-businesses tackle their cyber security challenges

  • February 25, 2021 25 Feb'21

    UKtech50 2021: The most influential people in UK technology

    Computer Weekly has announced the 11th annual UKtech50 – our definitive list of the movers and shakers in the UK tech sector

  • February 25, 2021 25 Feb'21

    UKtech50 interview: Sarah Wilkinson, CEO, NHS Digital

    The UKtech50’s most influential person in UK IT in 2021, NHS Digital CEO Sarah Wilkinson, talks about how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the speed of projects, staff pressures and key leadership lessons

  • February 25, 2021 25 Feb'21

    IR35 private sector reforms: Contractors call for further delays to April 2021 start date

    Research by the online tax consultancy arm of Ernst & Young reveals lack of preparedness among contractors for the onset of the IR35 tax avoidance reforms in the private sector