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Over 900 reports of modern slavery in UK car washes

Drivers reported more than 900 potential cases of modern slavery at hand car washes over a five-month period, according to research by the University of Nottingham.
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Home Secretary: Social media “a platform to incite violence”

The UK Home Secretary announced £1.4 million for a specific social media focus by the police, consulting with social media companies at the latest Serious Violence Taskforce.
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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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Green Consumption: Big data holds the key to sustainability

Chris Harris, Head of Project Delivery, Softwire, discusses why there needs to be a drive around harnessing and using big data effectively to educate consumers about green consumption.
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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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Searching for clarity in the world of operational guidance

In this article, William Makower discusses operational guidance as a cornerstone of public sector philosophy: Read on to find out why these services are vital.
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Catching rogue landlords faster with new technology

Additional licenses provided by local councils under the new legislation for Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) will help stop rogue landlords Local councils across the country are in the process of consulting on, trialling, or implementing additional licensing schemes for houses in multiple occupation (HMO). In the future, the majority...
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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.
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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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UK Healthcare: Using technology for the adoption of effective medical bed tracking

Brendan Crossey, Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Analytics Limited places the adoption of effective medical bed tracking under the spotlight, including the innovative use of technology in this aspect of healthcare.
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A call to implement marine renewable energy across Europe

Peter Scheijgrond, M.Eng, M.Phil from the Dutch Marine Energy Centre calls for smart support schemes to implement marine renewable energy across Europe.
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AgileDS for government and students

University of Hull and Evoco use the Agile Business Consortium’s AgileDS™ approach to give graduates the opportunity to develop and grow their skills for government and private sector.
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Why are central banks leading blockchain experimentation?

Here, the World Economic forum discusses how central banks are among the most cautious institutions in the world, yet the first to implement blockchain experimentation.
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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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Point-of-care devices for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond

DiaChemo is a European project developing a platform technology for point-of-care devices for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond, reveals Dr Silke Krol, Head of the Translational Nanotechnology Lab and Coordinator of the DIACHEMO Project.
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The challenges of optical system design for modern optical technologies

Toralf Scharf, Senior Scientist/Faculty Member at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) enlightens us on the challenges present when it comes to optical system design for modern optical technologies.
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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.

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