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  • January 18, 2021 18 Jan'21

    UKtech50: The 2021 longlist

    Each year, Computer Weekly launches its annual search for the most influential people in UK IT, where the tech industry nominates who it thinks should be in the top 50 – here is the longlist for 2021

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  • January 18, 2021 18 Jan'21

    Community Fibre to supply free 50Mbps broadband for vulnerable London households

    Fibre altnet looks to address growing problem of the digital divide and ensure continuity of education in UK capital

  • January 18, 2021 18 Jan'21

    AI specialists and software engineers among most popular UK roles, says LinkedIn

    Demand for specialist software engineers and people with skills in AI have risen, according to professional network LinkedIn

  • January 18, 2021 18 Jan'21

    Airband to supply full-fibre broadband across rural Cheshire

    One of the UK’s largest UK rural connectivity providers wins £4.5m project to provide ultrafast full-fibre broadband to rural and hard-to-reach areas of Cheshire

  • January 18, 2021 18 Jan'21

    Biased language deters half of female candidates, finds Openreach

    When looking into the language of its job adverts, telecoms firm Openreach found that half of female candidates were put off if the language of a job posting was too unconsciously male

  • January 18, 2021 18 Jan'21

    Australians lost A$176m to scams in 2020

    Investment scams topped the list of scams, which grew by 23.1% in 2020 as criminals exploited human psychology using social engineering