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Scottish community broadband network gets funding to expand

The Locheilnet community wireless broadband scheme has been awarded funding to upgrade its core infrastructure and target new customers more ...

Bank to help youngsters manage money through video blogs

Halifax is working with young vloggers to educate children on money management more ...

Government confirms tech experts advising on digital economy

Experts from across UK technology sector will help government implement digital economy policies more ...

Digital takes aim at the professions – disrupting doctors, lawyers, academics and accountants

Traditional professions will be the next to see significant change – and competition – as digital technology introduces new ways of working more ...

Upset in Athenry: Examining the impact of Apple's delayed Irish datacentre build

Apple is set to hear at the end of this month whether its much-delayed Irish datacentre build can go ahead. Computer Weekly examines the ins and outs of this complex case more ...

Bristol Council opens its fibre network to commercial operators

Small business owners in Bristol will now be able to take advantage of ultrafast broadband connectivity using the local council’s fibre backhaul network more ...

Dubai Health Authority unveils smart medical check initiative

Dubai’s health authority takes aim at government bodies with a mobile consultation booth initiative more ...

Interview: How consumer tech retail is transforming to meet demands of Generation Y

Technology retailers are transforming their operations in line with the preferences of young tech-savvy consumers and business users more ...

First businesses connect to South Yorkshire gigabit broadband network

The first customers have gone live on CityFibre’s South Yorkshire network, covering businesses in Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield more ...

How to ride Wave 2 for faster network speeds

The 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless standard is entering enterprise wireless networks. Computer Weekly looks at how it works and how best to deploy it more ...

How Formula 1 plans to digitise fan experience

For a sport built on advanced technology, Formula 1 has lacked a truly digitally enabled fan experience – but that could be about to change more ...

Google opens UK datacentre region to deliver low-latency cloud connections to enterprise

Internet search giant declares its UK datacentre region open for business, and promises users improved application performance more ...

Ofcom sets up Openreach Monitoring Unit

Telecoms regulator Ofcom is setting up a dedicated unit to keep a watchful eye on Openreach more ...

Cognizant opens London lab to help customers with digitisation

Cognizant has opened its latest digital development centre in London, where it will work with customers and partners on digital business challenges more ...

Westminster Council to run broadband connection voucher scheme

Westminster City Council has secured £2.8m to fund a local broadband connection voucher scheme to deliver gigabit speeds to businesses in the London borough more ...

Criminal law: Are Twitter threats taken seriously?

As threats of violence become increasingly common online, law enforcement is taking stronger action against the perpetrators more ...

UK ranked as top 10 digital economy

The UK has been ranked among the top 10 nations in terms of digital capabilities more ...

Cisco to build O2’s public Wi-Fi network for City of London

O2 enlists Cisco to help build out the multi-million pound public Wi-Fi network currently taking shape in London’s Square Mile more ...

Tech firms join forces in support of net neutrality

Global technology firms have joined forces to support an internet-wide campaign in favour of preserving net neutrality more ...

Contactless technology pushes card payments ahead of cash in retail sector

Retail payments made by debit cards exceeded the number made by cash for the first time last year more ...

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