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UK govt report calls for further research into human and financial impact of driverless cars
posted on March 15, 2017

The UK government must look into the potential human and financial implications of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).

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Top tech stats: Shortfall in future female tech talent, self-driving cars and more
posted on March 11, 2017

This week, we have statistics relating to autonomous vehicles, photo backs, the lack of women in tech and the state of the UK’s IT sector.

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The future of driverless cars in the UK: A roadmap
posted on March 9, 2017

As Philip Hammond announces a £270m investment fund for ‘disruptive technologies’ including driverless cars, we take a look at the roadmap for the progression of autonomous vehicles in the UK.


The robotic revolution: How can we govern AI?
posted on January 31, 2017

In this co-authored article Peter Dickinson, partner and co-head at Mayer Brown’s Technology Transactions Practice, and Christian Higham, an associate and member, explore the challenges facing the governance of AI technology.

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Top tech stats: Driverless cars, Brexit’s impact on digital exports & more
posted on January 28, 2017

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.


Amazon Alexa and driverless cars: The highlights from CES 2017
posted on January 10, 2017

Graeme Maguire, partner and global head of Tech and Comms at Bird & Bird UK, brings you the latest from this year’s CES tradeshow held in Vegas.

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Under the microscope: Driverless cars
posted on December 19, 2016

Kulraj Smagh, head of Open Innovation Group at EY, shares a human perspective on the technological, legal and moral developments of autonomous vehicles.

The Week in Tech

Just Eat invests in Flypay, driverless cars take to UK roads & more in the Week in Tech
posted on October 14, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week we filmed from the new IT Technology Education Campus on the Isle of Man.


Over £14m in VC funding, Twitter’s legal battle & more in your Week in Tech
posted on September 23, 2016

Here’s your Week in Tech, presented by Emily Spaven and featuring the latest news from the global tech scene.


Queen’s Speech 2016: Government pledges to keep UK at forefront of technology
posted on May 18, 2016

The UK government has pledged to keep the country at the forefront of technology for new forms of transport as part of this year’s Queen’s Speech. Unveiled today, the Queen said new legislation would be introduced to “improve Britain’s competitiveness and make the United Kingdom a world leader in the digital economy”. “My ministers will…

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Could open innovation make your ambitions take flight?
posted on April 6, 2016

Cecilia Thirlway writes about innovation and creativity for open innovation platform Solverboard. In this article, she discusses why she thinks tech companies need to become more agile to keep up with competitors. The driverless car is one of the key ambitions of our age: the first team to achieve a commercially viable version will have…

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Why connected vehicle manufacturers should focus on security
posted on April 3, 2016

John Smith, principal solutions architect at Veracode, discusses why the connected car poses a significant challenge to the global car industry. Today is one of the most exciting times in the automotive industry’s history. Cars are communicating with each other, they’re telling us where available parking spaces are and in some cases they’re even doing…

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Tech and banking

How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted 11 hours ago

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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
posted 16 hours ago


Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted 19 hours ago


At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted on March 23, 2017


Deloitte: Blockchain can transform emerging ‘trust economy’
posted on March 22, 2017

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Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017