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  • November 27, 2020 27 Nov'20

    UK government ramps up efforts to regulate tech giants

    The Digital Markets Unit of the Competitions and Markets Authority aims to protect consumer privacy and lower barriers to entry for businesses

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  • November 27, 2020 27 Nov'20

    Algorithmic transparency obligations needed in public sector

    Public sector’s use of algorithms with social impacts needs to be more transparent to foster trust and hold organisations responsible for the negative outcomes their systems may produce, says report

  • November 27, 2020 27 Nov'20

    NI police unable to delete data seized unlawfully from journalists for 10 years

    The Police Service of Northern Ireland is unable to delete terabytes of unlawfully seized data taken from journalists who exposed police failings in the investigation of the Loughinisland sectarian murders

  • November 27, 2020 27 Nov'20

    Ericsson taps into industry momentum for network orchestration and automation

    Swedish comms tech provider rides the wave of orchestration and automation systems supporting cloud-native functions and orchestrating services across domains, from the edge to private and public cloud

  • November 27, 2020 27 Nov'20

    Government pumps £20m into AI research projects

    Alan Turing Institute’s artificial intelligence (AI) research fellows will receive funding for 15 projects including using AI to detect cancer and improve the performance of virtual personal assistants

  • November 27, 2020 27 Nov'20

    Spending Review commits £32m to Accounts

    Government Digital Service’s Accounts project will allow people to sign into government services online and get a personalised experience tailored to their needs