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Quantum is the Latin word for amount and, in modern understanding, means the smallest possible discrete ...Read More

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s 2018 Budget dishes out £1.6bn for ‘advanced’ tech and innovation

By Lis Evenstad 29 Oct 2018

The 2018 Budget promises £1.6bn to fund “advanced technologies” such as artificial intelligence and quantum computing, £200m for rural broadband and £150m for tech fellowships, along with plans to impose a digital ... Read More

Fibre network breakthrough has implications for data security

By Alex Scroxton 03 May 2018

Researchers have devised a new protocol that they claim vastly extends the range of quantum key distribution over fibre networks Read More

Take responsibility for cyber security basics, urges NCSC CEO

By Alex Scroxton 23 Oct 2019

At the launch of its third annual review, NCSC head Ciaran Martin appealed for individuals and businesses to address the fundamentals of cyber security hygiene to help lighten the load Read More

IBM floats another cloud strategy

By Cliff Saran 15 Aug 2019

Gartner's latest magic quadrant report on cloud infrastructure puts IBM in the bottom left quadrant, as a niche player, alongside Oracle and Alibaba. IBM is hoping the £34bn it has spent on buying ... Read More

Rise in business-led IT spend increases risks and opportunities

By Angelica Mari 12 Jun 2019

Digitally leading businesses benefit from faster time to market, better employee experience and improved finances, but lack of partnership between CIOs and business units can jeopardise progress, says Harvey Nash /... Read More

AWS' blockchain approach takes divergent paths

By David Linthicum 15 Feb 2019

AWS was slow to embrace blockchain but now offers two approaches to the concept. Review the specs of Quantum Ledger Database and Amazon Managed Blockchain. Read More

D-Wave builds open quantum computing software development ecosystem

By Adrian Bridgwater 17 Jan 2017

D-Wave Systems has released an open source quantum computing chunk of software. Quantum computing, as we know, moves us on from the world of mere 1's and 0's in binary to the new level of ... Read More

Amadeus opens systems to kick-start innovation-driven ecosystem

By Sebastian Klovig Skelton 18 Sep 2019

By opening its systems, travel software company Amadeus is hoping to foster ecosystem-wide innovation in the travel industry Read More

Manchester’s evolution from rag trade to digital hub

11 Dec 2018

In this week’s Computer Weekly, we visit Manchester to examine the city’s expanding digital and e-commerce industry and find out the key to tech sector growth in the former home of the UK rag trade. We look at the ... Read More

Top 10 Australia IT stories of 2018

21 Dec 2018

Australia capped the year with a slew of game-changing technology developments, from a quantum computing breakthrough to using the internet of things to track vehicles at an iron-ore mine. In this review of the ... Read More