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How can people-powered health drive cloud innovation?

Cleveland Henry, Director of Cloud at UKCloud discusses the topic of properly handling and storing patient data using cloud innovation, here.
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Overcoming challenges in smart city projects

Michelle Supper, Director of The Open Group Open Platform 3.0™ Forum explores why smart city projects should avoid making the city a mirror of big corporations, as value needs to be delivered differently.
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Could artificial intelligence bring the end to using paper receipts?

Throughout various organisations across the UK, many are still using paper for administrative tasks such as printing, posting and filing documents, but artificial intelligence could bring the end to this.
social care industry

Adopting AI and robotics in the social care industry

Technology can help improve the social care industry in many ways, but there is still hesitancy towards adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
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How can the use of data help police stop county lines crime?

The police in the UK are using technology to fight crime: Read on to find out how use of data is becoming a key strategy for how the police tackle cross-county crime.
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5G: The potential to transform public services in a smart city

Whilst 5G is discussed in the same breath as national security and Theresa May's decision-making, Iain Shearman discusses using 5G networks to support smart cities.
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AI and data analytics projects announced by UK

The UK government announced 40 artificial intelligence and data analytics projects announced to boost productivity and improve customer service.
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The UK “porn ban”: What do you need to know?

Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked, weighs in on UK porn ban discussions after the government announced the date: Read on to find out what an age verification expert thinks of the ban.
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UK wants to solve environmental problems from space

A new directory focuses UK expertise in satellite technology and how it can help solve environmental problems such as illegal deforestation, disaster response, and food production.
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UK porn ban will actually begin in July

The much-discussed UK ban on porn access will begin on the 15 July, 2019: What does this really mean for people trying to watch porn?
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How will space law work when we begin to colonise planets?

In this article, tech experts in the space sector discuss the oncoming colonisation of planets and the evolving status of space law.
Multi-utility networks

Multi-utility networks: The Scottish perspective

Lesley Campbell, Commercial Director at GTC Scotland explores multi-utility networks, including broadband, from the Scottish perspective.
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Why the UK government is in need of digital transformation

In this piece, Andy Butcher talks us through some of the general technology changes involved in the immense, ongoing machinations of government digital transformation.
dot-based technology

Nanotechnology: Colloidal Quantum Dots for next-generation displays and smart lighting

Luigi G. Occhipinti and Jong Min Kim from the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, explain an exciting aspect of nanotechnology that concerns the emergence of quantum dot-based technology for next-generation smart lighting and displays.
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Robotic-assisted rehabilitation devices: A wearable hand/finger rehabilitation robot

Jen-Yuan (James) Chang, Professor at the Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, explains the essentials for robotic-assisted rehabilitation devices, including a design example of a wearable hand/finger rehabilitation robot.
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European Commission works on ethics of AI use

The Commission presents the next steps for building trust in artificial intelligence by taking forward the work of the High-Level Expert Group aka the ethics of AI use.
online safety laws

UK introduces worlds first online safety laws

Social media companies and tech firms will be legally required to protect their users and face tough penalties if they do not comply with the new online safety laws.
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Taiwan: Driving forward scientific and technological innovation

In the age of the knowledge-based economy, science and technology has become a key driver of growth and national progress for Taiwan, as this article about the country’s Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST) delves into.
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Is the UK “porn ban” successful?

The largest mainstream test of an online age verification system since the announcement of the UK’s “porn ban” has taken place, and has been described as a huge success.
Safer batteries

Safer batteries by using calorimeters

Dr Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Centre, KIT, outlines how research and testing in calorimeters paves the way for safer batteries.

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