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  • December 22, 2023 22 Dec'23

    Top 10 financial services and fintech stories of 2023

    Generative AI is the buzzword on every financial services IT professional’s lips as the technology promises to accelerate the ongoing fintech revolution

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Immigration clampdown could worsen UK IT skills shortage

    The UK government’s recent clampdown on immigration could exacerbate the IT skills shortage in the country, especially in web design and development

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Elizabeth Line intros 4G connectivity

    UK operators announce delivery of 4G mobile coverage to four key stations on London Underground’s latest and state-of-the-art train line, stretching from the West End to the financial heart of the UK capital

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Global private wireless networks hit accelerator in 2023

    Study shows good times rolling for private networks industry, with major tech suppliers playing significant roles as integrated solution providers and total deployments set to grow by 33% to 2028

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    XR2 industry initiative targets European XR headset for Industry 5.0

    European tech suppliers reveal plan to take on global extended reality leaders and become the reference for mixed reality in region by targeting Industry 5.0 and addressing user needs

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Top 10 cyber crime stories of 2023

    Ransomware gangs dominated the cyber criminal underworld in 2023, a year that will prove notable for significant evolutionary trends in their tactics

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Top 10 networking stories of 2023

    This year has seen the continued adoption of software-defined wide area networks and secure access service edge as firms phase out multi-protocol label switching infrastructures, with artificial intelligence also stepping into the networking ...

  • December 21, 2023 21 Dec'23

    Top 10 storage stories of 2023

    In this 2023 review, we consider if flash will thrash disk, what the Toyota outage shows about capacity planning, how to achieve green storage, the backup and compliance risks of AI, the lowdown on DPUs, and more

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    AMRC North West showcases Industry 4.0 smart factory, smart building demonstrator

    UK university’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre announces internet of things deployment powered by telco’s IoT.nxt management platforming showcase of low carbon smart building demonstrator and smart factory

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Top 10 NHS IT stories of 2023

    In the year we said goodbye to NHS Digital, the NHS has made some serious strides in digitising the health service, but many challenges remain. We look back at the stories that made the headlines in 2023

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Top 10 Benelux stories of 2023

    The Benelux region is researching some of the latest digital technologies of the future with efforts to ensure the region keeps pace in quantum computing and artificial intelligence

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Inside Zoom’s generative AI strategy

    Zoom’s federated approach towards generative AI allows it to use a combination of models that are most suitable for the task on hand while lowering costs for itself and customers

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Top 10 IT leadership interviews of 2023

    The top technology executives – whether their job title is CIO, CDIO, CDO or something completely different – talk to Computer Weekly and share their plans and strategies for delivering digital success

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Top 10 cloud stories of 2023

    Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 cloud stories of 2023

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Digital Ethics Summit 2023: The year in AI

    At trade association TechUK’s seventh annual Digital Ethics Summit, public officials, industry figures and civil society groups met to discuss the state of AI regulation and the direction of travel set for 2024

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    5G continues momentum growth and drives spectrum demand

    Survey from mobile trade association finds 1.6 billion global 5G connections by the end of third quarter of 2023, growing 71% annually

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    More than 17 million UK homes gain full-fibre broadband access

    Ofcom report into state of UK fixed and wireless communications shows surge in full-fibre uptake over the past 12 months and 5G mobile coverage continuing to grow rapidly

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Government reveals its own slow progress in compensating Post Office scandal victims

    Few of the subpostmasters who unearthed the widest miscarriage of justice in UK history have been compensated so far, four years after their court victory

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Virgin Media O2 network traffic rises 13% over 2023

    Leading UK operator’s year in review reveals connectivity, digital and TV habits of 2023, with continuation of working from home, online gaming, and streaming live sport, films and TV shows seeing usage on broadband network increase

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Nokia and HellasQCI complete quantum-safe networks proof of concept

    Trial showcase by leading networking tech firm and communication infrastructure consortium shows hybrid approach with both classic and quantum physics key to reach goal of quantum-safe networks

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Top 10 software development stories of 2023

    There have been two main trends driving software development this year: artificial intelligence and low-code/no-code tooling

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Top 10 telecoms stories of 2023

    Over the past 12 months, the telecoms market has been defined by the three Fs – fibre, 5G and flying objects. Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 telecoms stories from 2023

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Top 10 cyber security stories of 2023

    The past 12 months have seen the security agenda dominated by the usual round of vulnerabilities, concerns over supply chain security and more besides, but it was the chaotic state of global geopolitics that really made an impact

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Top 10 information management stories of 2023

    Generative AI was inescapable as the leading theme of the information management stories of 2023 gathered here. But also selected are pieces about data and healthcare, and the inexorable rise of the CDO

  • December 19, 2023 19 Dec'23

    Top 10 Nordic stories of 2023

    Known for its advances in digital technology, the Nordic region continues to pioneer the startup sector while making serious waves in Quantum computing and artificial intelligence

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    Cathay takes off with global SASE deployment

    Unified secure access service edge services provider replaces legacy MPLS network for improved performance and observability, and unified end user security, access and application performance across global sites

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    Qualcomm allies with Airties for 5G fixed wireless, home Wi-Fi

    Mobile tech giant teams with wireless connectivity technology provider to further enhance FWA offers, driving user experiences and managed network optimisations

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    Global mobile trade body hails agreement on future mobile spectrum ranges

    ITU’s World Radiocommunication Conference concludes with consensus on roadmap for mobile services using designated low-band and mid-band frequencies

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    UK gigabit broadband furthers reach

    DSIT releases figures showing 2023 state-funded investment of more than £500m in gigabit connectivity, boosting broadband for over 330,000 hard-to-reach homes and businesses across the country

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    Top 10 datacentre stories of 2023

    Here are Computer Weekly's top 10 datacentre stories of 2023

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    Top 10 end user computing stories of 2023

    While the humble personal computer remains core to business productivity, IT admins now need to support a flexible and hybrid workforce

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    Top 10 artificial intelligence stories of 2023

    It has been a busy year for the IT sector, building out AI-based software and hardware acceleration to meet customer requirements

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    How threat intelligence is applied in DNS security

    Infoblox’s director of security architecture explains how the company leverages its threat intelligence capabilities to help organisations stay ahead of DNS security threats

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Police defend facial recognition target selection to Lords

    Senior police officers confirm to Lords committee that facial recognition watchlist image selection is based on crime categories attached to people’s photos, rather than a context-specific assessment of the threat presented by a given individual

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Jaguar Land Rover taps Tata Communications to drive production

    Car maker's new technology and connectivity framework is designed to power next-generation vehicle production by improving line performance and vehicle quality using AI and real-time data insights

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Government advised to overturn all Post Office scandal convictions

    An independent board set up to advise the government on compensation for innocent subpostmasters has recommended that all the Post Office scandal convictions are ‘unsafe’ and should be overturned

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Warwickshire Search and Rescue takes flight with Virgin Media O2 5G connected drone

    Virgin Media O2 delivers search and rescue team ‘signal from the sky’ with mobile base station small enough to be flown on a drone, bringing reliable 5G signal to remote areas to assist with rescue missions

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Alibaba debuts LLMs for Southeast Asia

    Alibaba’s SeaLLMs are built to address the linguistic diversity and nuances in Southeast Asia, enabling businesses to deploy localised chatbots and translation applications

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    Government plans to regulate to tackle datacentre threats

    DSIT outlines a range of proposals designed to protect data storage facilities from cyber attacks, as well as physical threats and the effects of climate breakdown

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    CDO interview: Andy Moore, chief data officer, Bentley Motors

    Data sits at the heart of the luxury car maker’s plans for a future with electric vehicles and a ‘hyper-personalised’ customer experience

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    The Security Interviews: Talking identity with Microsoft’s Joy Chik

    Microsoft’s president of identity and network access, Joy Chik, joins Computer Weekly to discuss the evolving threat landscape in identity security, using innovations in artificial intelligence to stay ahead, and advocating for the coming ...

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    NCSC CEO Lindy Cameron to step down in 2024

    NCSC chief exec Lindy Cameron, who helped lead and elevate the national dialogue on cyber security through major events such as Covid-19, SolarWinds Sunburst and Colonial Pipeline, is to step down in the New Year

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    ICO complaint seeks answers from prosecutors over deleted Assange emails

    An Italian journalist has complained to the data protection watchdog after the Crown Prosecution Service gave conflicting explanations over its deletion of key emails on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    Current Post Office executive in denial of Horizon cover-up

    Executives at the Post Office today are still in denial of the part they played in destroying the lives of thousands of people

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