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UK govt's 'wait & see' approach to AI regulation sparks row
UK government's wait and see approach to AI regulation sparks criticism among lawmakers over lack of urgency despite AI's existential threat warnings.
UK government invests £100m to refine AI regulation
The UK government earmarks £100m for more agile AI regulation to bolster the country's tech sphere, enhancing understanding and leveraging of AI's potential.
Fintech leaders urging stricter AI laws at recent summit
Fintech leaders urge UK regulators to impose stricter AI laws to foster confidence and responsible usage in financial services.
UK Government launches AI Opportunity Forum to boost private sector
The UK Government launches its first AI Opportunity Forum, a pioneering initiative to speed up AI adoption in the private sector, promising to fuel innovation and productivity.
Data Privacy Day: Zoho highlights the need for more education
Data Privacy Day: Zoho stresses the vital need for businesses to educate themselves, increase transparency and bolster data privacy practices as AI use intensifies.
AI predicted to boost global ransomware threat – NCSC
Artificial intelligence will heighten global ransomware threats, flowing from a surge in cyber attacks, according the UK's National Cyber Security Centre.
Companies fear unintentional greenwashing, study reveals
Over half of UK businesses fear unintended 'greenwashing' due to unclear carbon footprint reporting, as gov't considers stricter emissions disclosure rules.
UK govt invests £530m to boost rural broadband connectivity
UK Government announces over £530m investment to enhance rural broadband, targeting connectivity for 330,000+ businesses and homes.
UK govt risks 'catastrophic ransomware attack', warns committee
UK's critical infrastructure faces 'catastrophic ransomware attack' due to inadequate preparation, warns parliamentary committee.
Vast Data's substantial funding to disrupt AI data stack industry
Vast Data secures triple-digit million-dollar funding, boosting its valuation and potential to shake up the AI data stack industry.
Surge in e-commerce platforms sees rise of counterfeit goods
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) offers a solution to the growing problem of counterfeit goods on ecommerce platforms.
UK government to invest £17m in AI & data science scholarships
UK government commits £17m to foster diversity in AI with 2,000 data science scholarships aimed at underrepresented groups.
Responsible AI development in the UK: Yohan Lobo's perspective
Yohan Lobo, Industry Solutions Manager at M-Files, discusses how British businesses can shape responsible AI growth in the UK.
UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package
The UK Government unveils a £200m digital skills package aimed at enhancing local economies and fostering the rise of 'digital nomads'.
NHS staff urge for swift digital innovation to improve healthcare outcomes
NHS staff are urging swift digital innovations to curb increasing wait times, cut costs, and enhance patient outcomes, a BT study shows.
UK government triples investment in AI supercomputing capabilities
UK triples £300m investment in AI supercomputing, boosting research capabilities in safety, drug discovery, and clean energy.
UK governmental proposal aims to boost online product safety
UK's product safety regime may reform to reduce unsafe purchases from online retailers, boosting safety rates.
UK government allocates £118m to elevate AI skills and development
UK government unveils ambitious £118m funding boost to enhance national artificial intelligence skills and advance R&D.
UK government forms AI safety research team with tech industry leaders
UK government bolsters Frontier AI Taskforce with a safety research team in collaboration with Advai, Gryphon Scientific, and Faculty AI.
UK splashes £70m on new future telecoms technologies
The new investment will support ambitions to become a global leader in 6G technology, improving the capacity and speeds of data transfer.
UK councils admit security failings with 1500 data breaches declared in 2022
UK Councils disclose almost 1,500 data breaches and 600 lost or stolen devices in 2022, according to Freedom of Information requests.
The top things to consider when investing in a cyber range
As cyber threats continue to evolve, companies need to be able to adapt, prepare their IT-personnel and react to protect themselves and their assets.
Government-funded R&D dead ends 'bleeding taxpayers' money'
New Department for Science, Innovation and Technology must correct UK's flawed innovation funding, says Drone Major Group CEO.
Hundreds of devices declared missing by government departments
The findings of 14 Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to the UK's government departments has been released.