Technology News

Open Access Government’s technology category has plenty of very recent and updated information on all the key topics on this ever-expanding market. 

Within this section, you can find articles on topics such as cybercrime, data protection and online harms. And we also touch upon the relevant topics such as social media and its potential danger and its ongoing need for regulation. The protection of personal data in the modern age is a topic is something we touch upon often in the contexts of revenge porn and other forms. Topics such as Cybersecurity in relation to business and the domination of ‘The Cloud’ are very popular.

We all cover a wide range of information concerning the emerging potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and the many developments and ethical arguments within this topic. we have experts giving their opinion on the future of AI and how it will move forward. We also look at AI and its involvement in healthcare.

We also cover the Internet of Things (IoT) along with the use of data and GDPR related issues.

decentralised personal data

Security and responsibility around decentralised personal data

Simon Kavanagh from Tieto explores the importance of both security and responsibility when it comes to decentralised personal data Do you remember that café in...

Leading Portugal’s blockchain revolution

In a special interview with Open Access Government, Justin Wu from Etherify sheds light on the firm’s role as a leader in Portugal’s exciting...
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BTL announces next phase of European Energy trading project

BTL has revealed further information on the next phase of its European energy trading project, under which four oil and gas supermajors and five...
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deVere Group to launch cryptocurrency app due to soaring global demand

A cryptocurrency app is to be launched by one of the world’s largest independent financial services organisations due to “soaring global demand” deVere Crypto, the...

Cybersecurity predictions

VP and Chief Security Officer, EMEA of Palo Alto Networks, Greg Day shares his cybersecurity predictions for the future. Beyond his work there, Greg...
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We live in a digital world, but are our children ready for it?

Julia Adamson from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT explores today’s digital world and asks if our children ready for it The Autumn 2017 Budget...
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Learning from the past: technologies from GM to big data

Katherine Mathieson, Chief Executive of the British Science Association explores what we can learn from the GM story when introducing new technologies How do we...
Smart City Strategies

Smart city strategies from around the world

Rushi Rama from Future Cities Catapult gives a fascinating overview of smart city strategies from around the world The use of technology is changing everyday...
job search

Improving job search through better information: A low-cost approach

This article by Philipp Kircher at the European University Institute and University of Edinburgh, outlines how the internet can be used to provide information...
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Mont-Blanc project: preparing for next-generation supercomputing

Etienne Walter, Mont-Blanc 3 coordinator at Atos shares an expert perspective on how the Mont-Blanc project is preparing for next-generation supercomputing Arm low-power processors dominate...

How do we build safer digital environments?

Identify, Protect, Defend, Respond are the four key components to ensure safer digital environments. Here, Fujitsu provide insight

Relaunching the digital single market: Banning geo-blocking

Lambert van Nistelrooij, a Dutch Member of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) of the European Parliament explains his opinions on banning geo-blocking
VR and AR

AR Controllers for 6-Degree-of-Freedom Interaction

Zeyuan Chen and Christopher G. Healey from North Carolina State University reveal their institution’s expertise on virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) systems Virtual...
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How technology can be used to deliver public services

Bob Hallewell from Expert Messaging explains why there is a major gap in the UK government’s strategy concerning technology to deliver public services Unless you...

Govroam – the wi-fi network linking public services

Mark O’Leary from Jisc shares his expert perspective on govroam which provides the possibility of “zero-touch” access to wi-fi Anyone who has to travel to...

Why public sector organisations must ‘Break the Boundaries’ in 2018

Georgina O’Toole, Chief Analyst at TechMarketView, explains why, in a digital environment, public sector organisations cannot afford to be insular TechMarketView’s recently published analysis of...
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UK homes to get faster broadband speeds by 2020

Faster broadband speeds will be a legal right to all UK homes and businesses by 2020 The government has promised that the whole of the...
digital risk

Is cyber security your biggest digital risk?

Patrick Arben, partner at Gowling WLG reveals his thoughts on the ever-prevalent issue of cyber security Cyber security is certainly a digital risk that is...
public sector

Rise of the robots in the public sector

Paul Tomlinson, CEO of IEG4, argues that the public sector stands to benefit most from Artificial Intelligence A government report published last month: “Growing the...
Bitcoin hackers

Bitcoin hackers steal millions in ‘highly professional’ theft

Slovenian mining exchange NiceHash was targeted by 'professional' Bitcoin hackers who stole 4700 coins worth around $80 million

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