Swansea receives UK govt. funding for its energy tech breakthrough

More than £36 million of UK government funding will be provided to Swansea to support cutting-edge building materials which generate electricity, the Chancellor has announced during a visit to Wales. The green technology uses light and heat to make energy and has the potential to power homes, workplaces, schools and hospitals. These materials could replace […]

Huawei set to transform German industrial heartland into Smart City

Sören Link, Mayor of Duisburg, Germany, has lead a 19-person government delegation to visit Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The visit, which took place from September 3 to 4, aims to deepen their cooperation in Smart City development. Their cooperation will focus on transforming Duisburg from a traditional industrial city into a service-oriented Smart City […]

Cleaner future brings major economic opportunities to automotive industry

The UK recently held the world’s first Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Summit, bringing together representatives from across the globe to support and collaborate on a zero-emission future for transport around the world. Ministers, officials and business leaders from over 40 countries descended on Birmingham and Bedford for the two-day event, which sought to accelerate investment […]

DXC Technology and Brexit Partners announce collaboration

DXC Technology, a leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, and Brexit Partners, a specialist Brexit strategy advisory firm, has announced a collaboration to help organisations understand and respond to the challenges and opportunities associated with various Brexit scenarios. The goal of the collaboration is to enable clients to mitigate any negative impacts and where possible, […]

Digital transformation in government – a £2.6 billion endeavour

Article by: Paul Parker, Chief Technologist, Federal and National Government, SolarWinds The Cloud First policy is an important statement of the government’s digitalisation initiative and a wider push to be ‘cloud native’. Indeed, the Government Digital Service (GDS) has suggested that IT teams should create ‘resilient, flexible and API-driven’ applications and is encouraging any staff in […]

New security research reveals password inadequacy a top threat

WatchGuard’s Q2 2018 Internet Security Report uncovers cybercriminals’ heightened use of credential-focused attacks, the continued prevalence of malicious Office documents, and more. WatchGuard Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, has announced the findings of its Internet Security Report for Q2 2018, which explores the latest security threats affecting small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and distributed […]

SteelEye selected for inaugural UK Government FinTech programme

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, has announced that it has been selected as one of 20 companies in Tech Nation’s first inaugural Fintech Programme, part of HM Treasury’s FinTech strategy to support the development of fast-growing tech companies. The five month programme supports the growth of the top 20 most promising early-stage […]

Innovators challenged to use AI to boost aircraft performance

Innovators in the UK and Canada have been challenged to help aircraft reach unprecedented levels of performance in extreme weather and make them more eco-friendly by using Artificial Intelligence (AI). Start-ups and researchers will need to showcase ideas as to how AI could make aircraft more aerodynamic and cut down on ice build-up on the […]

Innovating and investing in Scotland’s digital future with IoT

Businesses in Scotland are to benefit from the most advanced ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) network in the UK as part of a £6 million project. The new network, called IoT Scotland, will provide a wireless sensor network for applications and services to collect data from devices and send that data without the need for 3G/4G […]

How technology is helping to reshape the police force

Article by: Ken Hosac, VP of IoT Strategy at Cradlepoint Forty years ago, the only technology the police force needed was the radio and the location of the nearest pay phone. Today, officers get all of their information digitally. It’s no longer received by telephone like you see in the movies. Police radios scan dozens […]