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.

the digital age

Human-centred approach to data leads the way to a smarter digital age

Markus Hautala and Antti Kettunen at Tieto reveal how Blockchain has rapidly emerged as one of the disrupting technologies of the digital age

Ambrosus: Digitalising the Global Trade with Blockchain

Angel Versetti, CEO of Ambrosus discusses the world’s first blockchain ecosystem for supply chains and global trade
virtual currency

Blockchain: what is in it for the European economy?

Benoît Abeloos, Policy Officer at the European Commission gives a compelling glimpse into how virtual currency could affect the economy
future of blockchain

The future of blockchain: Learning from things yet to happen

Disruption, pivot, 10X change – these words describe current strategic interest in everything new, but how do we decide the future of blockchain?
blockchain courses

Ivy League colleges offer blockchain courses in the US

Ivy League universities including Yale are offering blockchain courses allowing students to study cryptocurrency technology
open data

The keys to making open data more than just lip service

James Eiloart, SVP EMEA, Tableau, explains the key elements to making more use of open data to improve services in the public sector
bitcoin gold

Bitcoin gold launch halted by hack

The launch of Bitcoin Gold, a new rival to the dominant cryptocurrency, has been hit by hacks, causing a drop in the value of Bitcoin

The rise and future of Blockchain

In this article, the founder and co-founder of the Blockchain Federation provide insight into the future for a blockchain based purpose-economy
innovation and business

Backing innovation for commercial success

Dr David Wilkes of Innovate UK explores the importance of driving UK productivity and economic growth by supporting innovation and business Innovate UK is the...
Cyber Security

Cyber security concerns all of us

European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos underlines the responsibility of companies, governments and citizens when it comes to cyber security
personal data

Equifax personal data breach larger than previously thought

The personal data of over 145.5 million Americans have been breached, according to new figures released by tech firm Equifax
digital literacy

Why the public sector must improve data literacy

Simon Blunn from Qlik explains why the UK public sector must improve its data literacy and train staff to be digitally savvy
cryptocurrency jobs

Cryptocurrency jobs double over the last six months

The number of cryptocurrency jobs has doubled over the last six months as companies seek out employees who understand digital money

Shared solution enables library systems management savings

Black Country Libraries in Partnership sets innovative plans in motion to improve customers’ experience, by signing a joint deal with Capita Libraries to supply...
Government IT

How government IT professionals can locate problems and their causes

Joe Kim from SolarWinds highlights how government IT professionals can locate and solve complex issues using wide-ranging insight
The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay mined cryptocurrency through users CPUs without notice

File sharing site The Pirate Bay briefly placed code on its page that mined Monero digital coins from its users without their prior knowledge
new UK data protection act

New UK data protection act to provide exemptions for certain bodies

A new UK data protection act could provide exemptions for journalists, financial firms, and doping investigation bodies to 'protect freedom of the press'
the service desk

The Service Desk and its future in the public and private sector

Steve Robinson at Littlefish looks at the advance of the Service Desk, key developments, its future, and how public sector stands to benefit.
the public sector

How the public sector can achieve start-up style innovation

Innovation in the public sector can be slow-moving. Alistair Smith at Contino explains how government services can get the sleek style of a start-up Although...
malware researcher

Malware researcher finds Spambot has over 7.1m email addresses

A malware researcher has discovered a spamming operation with access to more than 7.1 million email addresses, said to be the 'biggest of its kind'

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