April 2021

BBC Five Live - broadcaster Stephen Nolan Social interviews Dr Bill Mitchell OBE, Director of Policy at BCS on why media must verify users’ ID to end online abuse (Bill starts speaking at 29:23)
Source: BBC

Football's difficult next step after the social media boycott as new solutions must be found
Source: Football London

The Importance of Digital Competency
Source: Business News Wales

EU AI regulations will force UK to scale up quickly, warns BCS
Source: National Technology News

Social networks should require users to verify ID, tech experts suggest
Source: Evening Telegraph

Social networks should require users to verify ID, tech experts suggest
Source: Irish News

Social media users should be forced to verify ID, experts say
Source: Wales Online

Social media users should be verified with real ID, IT professionals say
Source: Engineering and Technology

The new generation of technologists
Source: ITPro

Cities in emerging nations ‘stemming digital brain drain’
Source: Times Higher Education

Talking health tech with Andy Kinnear
Source: Building Better Healthcare

Zoom star Jackie Weaver calls for online council meetings to be made legal
Source: LocalGov

Jackie 'You have no authority here' Weaver calls on the UK to extend Coronavirus Act provisions for online meetings
Source: The Register

Jackie Weaver and IT professionals join calls for continuation of virtual council meetings in England
Source: LocalGovernmentLawyer

Working in the ‘Silicon Valley of energy’
Source: My Green Pod

UK to Unleash the Transformational Power of Artificial Intelligence
Source: Business News Wales

UK Cyber Security Council sets out next stage
Source: IT Europa

March 2021

BCS Lovelace lecture: Probabilistic model checking for the data-rich world
Source: Ada Lovelace Institute

UK Cyber Security Council Begins As Independent Body
Source: Digital Forensics Magazine

UK Cyber Security Council Begins As Independent Body
Source: ResponseSource

Computer students present to a national audience at live event
Source: University of Wolverhampton

What's wrong with the UK talent pipeline and how to improve it
Source: GamesIndustry.biz

Pub-goers could be kept out of their local if digital vaccine passports are poorly designed - warning
Source: Business Biscuit

Teachers bring transferable skills to computer science
Source: Tes

BCS responds to new research highlighting digital skills gap
Source: Wired Gov

More funding for vaccine centre as half of UK adults get jab
Source: Research Professional News

Digital vaccine passports must not put everyday rights at risk - warn IT experts
Source: Wired Gov

Digital vaccine passports could compromise “everyday rights”
Source: National Technology News

Government commits to national AI strategy
Source: UKAuthority

New strategy to unleash the transformational power of Artificial Intelligence
Source: Wired.gov.net

Entries are open for the UK IT Industry Awards 2021
Source: Computing

UK Cyber Security Council Profiles First Trustees
Source: Tech UK

First trustees announced for the UK Cyber Security Council
Source: IT Security Guru

Vaccine passports: Everyday rights could be at risk if data is misused, cyber experts warn
Source: I News

‘Are we completely wrong in the way we’re teaching coding? Yes, probably...’
Source: Ed Technology

Six alternative tech priorities for the UK
Source: Techmonitor

New strategy to unleash the transformational power of artificial intelligence
Source: Caithness Business Index

New strategy to unleash the transformational power of Artificial Intelligence
Source: GOV.UK

John Higgins CBE announced as new president of BCS, The UK Chartered Institute for IT
Source: Mondovisione

Chartered Institute for IT appoints new president
Source: Business Biscuit

A new age of collaboration tools
Source: Cloud Pro

Coding Black Females join the professional body for IT
Source: Wired Gov

Coding Black females join BCS
Source: Engineering Council

Tech Talent Charter launches 2020 diversity in tech report
Source: UK Tech News

The lasting legacy of remote education
Source: Education Business

Why computing will be key in our post-pandemic future
Source: Tes

February 2021

Tech talent charter launches 2020 diversity in tech report
Source: Business Leader

Warning to WhatsApp users as messaging may be disabled for some from May 15
Source: Cambridge News

WhatsApp to disable messaging for users who do not accept new terms after May 15
Source: The Northern Farmer

WhatsApp to disable messaging for users who do not accept new terms after May 15
Source: Warrington Guardian

WhatsApp to disable messaging for users who do not accept new terms after May 15
Source: Penarth Times

WhatsApp to disable messaging for users who do not accept new terms after May 15
Source: Surrey Comet

WhatsApp to disable messaging for users who do not accept new terms after May 15
Source: This is money

Computer science degrees are more popular than ever
Source: IT Pro Portal

WhatsApp launches new in-app banner where users can review privacy update information – but confirms you’ll have to agree to new terms or risk losing access to the app from May 15
Source: Daily Mail

UK Computer Science degrees more popular than ever this year
Source: Wired Gov

Record numbers apply for computer science degrees
Source: National Technology News

UK Computer Science degrees more popular than ever this year
Source: Scotland IS

Boosting diversity in Bristol's tech sector
Source: Bristol 24/7

Recent industry... Movers and shakers
Source: Technology Reseller

Facebook’s AI doctoral research programme makes inroads into UK
Source: Computer Weekly

WhatsApp will stop working for some users on May 15
Source: Somerset Live

WhatsApp will stop working for some users on May 15
Source: North Wales Live

WhatsApp vows to disable chats for all users who don’t accept new terms
Source: Edinburgh News

WhatsApp will stop working for some users on May 15
Source: Belfast Live

WhatsApp will stop working for some users on May 15
Source: Wales Online

WhatsApp will stop working for some users on May 15
Source: My London News

Tech Talent Charter launches 2020 Diversity in Tech report
Source: FE News

New milestone reached for digital apprenticeships by BCS
Source: Wired Gov

Why it's time to make the leap into computer science
Source: TES

UK students choosing more technology courses
Source: National Technology News

Demand for tech courses on the rise in British universities
Source: Computing

Students turn to technology with university choices
Source: Design Products & Applications

UK college courses show decade-long surging interest in computer science – just as new intake was locked down
Source: The Register

Develop Me & Babbasa are upskilling future black tech talent in Bristol
Source: Tech Spark

Apprenticeships: New milestone reached for digital apprenticeships by BCS
Source: Business Biscuit

UK Cyber Security Council to set professional cyber standards
Source: Engineering and Technology

AXA launches data analytics academy for apprentices
Source: Personnel Today

Gov launches UK cybersecurity skills body
Source: National Technology News

​How black codher bootcamp is using tech to rewrite the economic futures of black women
Source: Business & Innovation Magazine

How cyber-security will impact the future workplace
Source: Business Reporter

22 pioneering women in science history you really should know about
Source: Science Focus

UCAS figures show 400% increase in students enrolled on AI courses
Source: FE News

Three approaches to remote collaboration for home workers
Source: Computer Weekly

Students turn to Technology with University choices, new UCAS data shows
Source: Business & Innovation Magazine

Figures show students choosing computer science and AI
Source: UK Authority

Students turn to technology with university choices, new UCAS data shows
Source: Engineering Council

Students turn to technology with university choices, new UCAS data shows
Source: ScotlandIs

Students opt for technology and business over arts subjects
Source: Personnel today

Students turn to technology with university choices, new UCAS data shows
Source: Wired Gov

UK students choosing more technology courses
Source: National Technology News

Major shift towards tech-based degrees, according to UCAS data
Source: EdTechnology

UCAS data shows shift toward engineering degrees
Source: The Engineer

AXA UK is upskilling and futureproofing its workforce to enhance customer outcomes
Source: FE News

PS5 scalpers in Lancashire with multiple consoles for sale set to make hundreds
Source: Lancs Live

January 2021

BCS President calls for action on gender parity in tech
Source: Sync NI

Lloyds lifts us to £1.3m! Bank donates £500,000s worth of laptops
Source: MSN

Lloyds lifts us to £1.3m! Bank donates £500,000s worth of laptops to get pupils online during lockdown in major boost to Mail Force campaign
Source: Daily Mail

PS5 stock updates as gamers still struggling to get hold of Playstation console
Source: Head Topics

PS5 stock updates as gamers still struggling to get hold of new PlayStation console
Source: The Mirror

BCS help win a bid for nursing informatics global conference
Source: Digital Health

​Deepfakes: is perception more dangerous than reality?
Source: National Technology New

PS5 bulk buyer goads frustrated gamers after using scalping bots to scoop 7 consoles
Source: The Mirror

What to expect from AIOps in 2021
Source: ITPro

Lloyds lifts us to £1.3m! Bank donates £500,000s worth of laptops to get pupils online
Source: The Girl Sun

What is the 'personalisation of IT'?
Source: ITPro

The UK’s struggle with digital schooling
Source: Computer Weekly

Major Nursing Informatics conference bid won by a team led by BCS
Source: Wired Gov

IT expert becomes Ceremonial Mayor of Salford
Source: About Manchester

Computer nerds go nuts for an Acorn
Source: The Times

Massive irretrievable data loss due to procedural failure, IT body says
Source: Business Biscuit

Wiped police database down to human error
Source: National Technology News

150,000 lost UK police records looking more like 400,000 as Home Office continues to blame 'human error'
Source: The Register

Don't shoot the algorithms over exam results failure, says Professional body for IT
Source: Business Biscuit

Exams cancelled, but don’t blame the algorithms - says professional body for IT
Source: Wired Gov

‘Don't blame algorithms' for exam issues, says Professional IT body
Source: Research Live

Algorithms not to blame for exam results crisis, says IT body
Source: National Technology News

Security Think Tank: Don’t bet on a new normal just yet
Source: Computer Weekly

To make AI a success, every child needs to understand the risk and potential of algorithms
Source: ZDNet

Pupils without laptops can still go to school in England lockdown
Source: Yahoo! Finance

Record numbers choosing Computer Science degrees – new data reveals
Source: ITR portal

Enabling learning from a distance
Source: Education Business

BCS calls for lifting of mobile data caps for education websites
Source: UK Authority

How the pandemic has affected women in the tech sector
Source: Computer Weekly

Waive education data charges in lockdown, says IT body
Source: National Technology News

Pupils without laptops can still go to school in England lockdown
Source: The Guardian

Waive data charges on education websites during lockdown, says IT body
Source: Wired Gov

BCS leads successful calls for free access to educational websites
Source: Business Biscuit

Pupils without laptops can still go to school in England lockdown
Source: Head Topics

10 cybersecurity trends for 2021
Source: Business & Innovation Magazine

Waive data charges on education websites during lockdown, says IT body
Source: Business & Innovation Magazine

Operators join UK government’s kids’ mobile access scheme
Source: Computer Weekly

‘Don’t shoot the algorithms’, says professional body for IT
Source: Wired Gov

Scrap Mobile Data Caps for Education Websites, BCS Says
Source: Digit

Poorer Pupils Are Still Without Laptops And Internet Needed For Home Learning, Warn Campaigners
Source: Yahoo! Finance

Algorithms not to blame for exam results crisis, says IT body
Source: National Technology News

Poorer Pupils Are Still Without Laptops And Internet Needed For Home Learning, Warn Campaigners
Source: Huffington Post

Five things for public sector digital in 2021
Source: UK Authority

UK recovery needs Computer Science graduates who are competent and ethical
Source: Higher Education Policy Institute