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UK government signs deal with Microsoft to avoid £15m post-Brexit price increases

UK government signs deal with Microsoft to avoid £15m post-Brexit price increases

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The UK government has reportedly signed a deal with Microsoft in order to save £15 million due to a post-Brexit price hike, says The Register.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 11th 2017 at 10:30AM
Encryption ban would be 'waste of government time and money', claim experts

Encryption ban would be 'waste of government time and money', claim experts

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The UK government would be ‘wasting its time and money’ if it attempted to ban end-to-end encryption from services such as WhatsApp, according to many industry experts. In fact, it ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:10AM
UK government to tech freelancers: increase 20% to fees, tax increase is coming

UK government to tech freelancers: increase 20% to fees, tax increase is coming

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UK government departments are advising IT contractors to increase their fees by a fifth in an attempt to stop self-employed tech freelancers from leaving the country due to a forthcoming ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jan 25th 2017 at 10:06AM
IP bill may not be enforced on small ISPs

IP bill may not be enforced on small ISPs

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The home office has said that it “probably won’t” force internet service providers (ISPs) with no history of working with the intelligence services into retaining user internet records. 

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Nov 25th 2016 at 12:05PM

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Reforms to 'decimate' Government services as IT contractors prepare to abandon public sector

Reforms to 'decimate' Government services as IT contractors prepare to abandon public sector

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Government services will be 'decimated' if proposed reforms to IR35 in the public sector go ahead, with 80 per cent of contractors planning on abandoning the sector rather than accepting ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:42AM
Amazon launches Kickstarter web store, enters talks with UK Government over drone deliveries

Amazon launches Kickstarter web store, enters talks with UK Government over drone deliveries

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It's been another busy week for Amazon, with the etailer announcing a Kickstarter web store and entering talks with the UK Government over its drone deliveries.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:48AM
Entanet sends open letter to Theresa May urging her to replace Ed Vaizey with Joanna Shields

Entanet sends open letter to Theresa May urging her to replace Ed Vaizey with Joanna Shields

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Entanet has called on incoming Prime Minister Theresa May to replace incumbent Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy Ed Vaizey with Baroness Joanna Shields.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 13th 2016 at 10:20AM
Digital Economy Bill introduced to Parliament

Digital Economy Bill introduced to Parliament

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The UK Government has introduced the Digital Economy Bill to Parliament.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 6th 2016 at 1:47PM
'Britain is falling behind France in terms of tech innovation' - CTA's Gary Shapiro

'Britain is falling behind France in terms of tech innovation' - CTA's Gary Shapiro

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France has leapfrogged Britain in the tech world in terms of investment and innovation, says Gary Shapiro from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 5th 2016 at 8:00AM
Government's new build superfast broadband plans slammed by consumer expert

Government's new build superfast broadband plans slammed by consumer expert

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The Government has outlined plans for new build homes to have superfast broadband connectivity, but the news has been met with criticism.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:20PM

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