July 2021

Alliance for Data Science Professionals Launches
Source: MrWeb

Business groups respond to pingdemic, while IT body says the fault lies with policy-makers, not programmers
Source: Business Biscuit

Professional standards alliance formed for data science
Source: Research Live

Alliance formed for data science standards
Source: UKAuthority

Professional body for IT says Government policy has caused ‘pingdemic’
Source: The Business Exchange

New industry standards for data misuse and AI bias
Source: National Technology News

Pingdemic crisis is down to incoherent policy rather than the app, says professional body for IT
Source: Wired Gov

Alliance formed to create new professional standards for data science
Source: Wired Gov

Government reveals NHS COVID-19 app self-isolation changes
Source: Digitalhealth

Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2021: Entrants to the Hall of Fame
Source: Computer Weekly

BCS, Royal Statistical Society, Alan Turing Institute combine to cement data science professionalism
Source: Computer Weekly

Why we're teaching coding all wrong
Source: FE News

Winner of the CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award announced
Source: Wired Gov

BCS demands social media platforms to start verifying users to reduce online abuse
Source: Knowledia

Alliance formed to create new professional standards for data science
Source: FE News

UK 'pingdemic crisis down to incoherent policy', telehealth kiosks launch in the Middle East and more briefs
Source: Healthcare IT news

BCS demands social media platforms to start verifying users to reduce online abuse
Source: Computing

BCS calls for social media platforms to verify users to curb abuse
Source: ITPro

Tech professionals urge social media to verify user IDs after Euro 2020 racist abuse
Source: City AM

Euro 2020: What could social media companies actually do about racist abuse - and would it work?
Source: The Independent

Social media 'must start verifying user ID to end online abuse'
Source: Mail Online

Social media 'must start verifying user ID to end online abuse'
Source: Evening Standard

Call for social media to verify users’ ID to end online abuse stepped up following Euro 2020 defeat
Source: The Voice

Football and online hate
Source: BBC Tech Tent

Why is it so difficult to stop abuse on social media?
Source: Sky News

There are solutions to social media problems
Source: Sky Sports

Boots and the British Computer Society: why our new partnership matters
Source: Boots UK

Boots and the British Computer Society: why our new partnership matters
Source: Company News HQ

AAC Awards 2021 winners revealed
Source: FE Week

Lack of over 50s in tech is evidence that they need to reskill – says Swindon based professional body for IT
Source: Business & Innovation Magazine

Lack of over 50’s in tech is evidence that they need to reskill
Source: HR News

Lack of over-50s in tech sector ‘shows they need to reskill'
Source: The Irish News

Lack of over 50’s in tech is evidence that they need to reskill
Source: Recruitment News UK

Lack of over 50s in tech points to need for urgent reskilling
Source: ITPro

Tech Digest daily round up: Profit up 53% at Samsung Electronics
Source: Tech Digest

Shortage of over-50s in IT ‘shows they need to reskill’
Source: Engineering & Technology

IT is now dominated by the younger generations
Source: ITpro Portal

Lack of over-50s in tech sector 'shows they need to reskill'
Source: PM Today

Lack of over-50s in tech sector 'shows they need to reskill'
Source: Evening Standard

Lack of over-50s in tech sector 'shows they need to reskill'
Source: The Independent

Lack of over-50s in tech sector 'shows they need to reskill'
Source: Daily Mail

Jackie 'You have no authority here' Weaver: We need more 50-somethings in UK tech
Source: The Register

'There are solutions to social media problems'
Source: Sky Sports

Supply of computer science skills still isn't meeting demand for 'swelling tech sector'
Source: Business Leader

FE Heroes: 'The future is virtual 3D classrooms'
Source: Tes

The future is in AI, DevSecOps and zero trust, say Cybersecurity Festival speakers
Source: Computing

June 2021

Smoke gets in your eyes, even at the edge - how do we clean up our data center acts?
Source: Diginomica

Ferndown Upper School teacher honoured in Pearson National Teaching Silver Award
Source: Daily Echo

Why we need more women in engineering
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation News

Academy partners with BecomingX and Amazon to celebrate pioneering women in engineering on International Women in Engineering Day
Source: FENews

Kick out the ‘grow a pair’ culture in local politics, says Jackie Weaver
Source: WiredGov

Green list travel: How secret algorithms could set price of your flight & hotel as holiday announcement looms
Source: iNews

Computing at School Virtual Showcase 2021
Source: Education Business

Scotland’s tech companies ‘missing out’ on neurodivergent talent
Source: Futurescot

Diverse Talent Pool Being Bypassed by Scottish Tech Firms, SDS Says
Source: Digit

Build pupil confidence through collaborative learning by doing!
Source: teachwire

Green list holidays: How secret algorithms set price of your hotels and flights as travel announcement looms
Source: iNews

NHS’ lack of communication over data sharing plans ‘astonishing’, says BCS
Source: National Technology News

Firm linked to global internet outage says fix ‘being implemented’
Source: Yahoo

The centralised nature of our internet makes outages like Fastly’s inevitable
Source: iNews​

Fastly internet outage: what caused gov.uk, Amazon and many other websites to go offline?
Source: NewStatesman

The day the internet broke: Hundreds of websites worldwide including CNN, NYTimes, Amazon and Reddit go DOWN after outage at US server company Fastly
Source: The Daily Mail

Health data research innovation gateway
Source: PA Consulting

Build pupil confidence through collaborative learning by doing!
Source: Teach secondary

Right decision to delay central NHS digital database, says BCS
Source: Wired Gov

Stratia Cyber Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary
Source: Pressat

IT specialists criticise NHS plan to share data with researchers
Source: ResearchProfessional News

Senior Tech Talk with Home Office, Digital, Data and Technology
Source: Manchester Digital

NHS’ lack of communication with patients over plans to share their data is ‘astonishing’, warns Chartered Institute for IT
Source: IT reseller

Websites begin to work again after major breakage
Source: BBC

May 2021

How can digital transformation improve health & care?
Source: Open Access Government

IT Professionalism online conference
Source: Times Malta

BCS demands reform to rules on computer evidence following Post Office Horizon scandal revelations
Source: Skillz2learn

BCS demands reform to rules on computer Proof following Post Office Horizon scandal revelations
Source: Latest News

BCS Demands Reform To Rules On Computer Evidence Following Post Office Horizon Scandal Revelations
Source: News Update

BCS calls for reform of computer evidence rules following exposure of Post Office Horizon scandal
Source: FuntiTech

BCS Demands Reform To Rules On Computer Evidence Following Post Office Horizon Scandal Revelations
Source: TechiLive

BCS calls for reform of computer evidence rules following exposure of post office Horizon scandal
Source: Illinois News Live

Calls for laws on computer evidence to be changed
Source: Inside Justice

BCS calls for change in law on computer evidence
Source: UKAuthority

BCS demands reform to rules on computer evidence following Post Office Horizon scandal revelations
Source: Computer Weekly

BCS domaga się zmiany zasad dotyczących dowodów komputerowych po ujawnieniu skandalu w Post Office Horizon
Source: Cyber Feed

BCS požaduje reformu pravidel pro počítačové důkazy po odhalení skandálu Post Office Horizon
Source: PDF Manuals

BCS demande une reforme des regles sur les preuves informatiques a la suite des revelations du scandale post office horizon
Source: Les Actualities

BeachLab set to return to the seaside as Aberystwyth University celebrates UK Robotics Week
Source: Herald Wales

Office for AI issues Framework for Automated Decision-Making in the public sector
Source: SCL

Online Safety Bill ‘must have clear guidance’ for tech companies
Source: National Technology News

17.1 million Brits lack essential digital skills for work
Source: ITPro

17.1 million Brits lack essential digital skills for work
Source: CloudPro

17.1 million Brits lack essential digital skills for work
Source: Knowledia

How can digital transformation improve health & care?
Source: Open Access Government

BCS celebrates 50 years of distinguished fellows award with call for diversity in nominations
Source: Business & Innovation Magazine

Queen’s Speech: Adult skills boost a step in the right direction says BCS
Source: Wired Gov

UK gov pledges post-pandemic digital skills boost
Source: ITPro

UK gov pledges post-pandemic digital skills boost
Source: Cloud Pro

Government plans 'step in right direction' to close digital skills gap
Source: Business Biscuit

BCS celebrates 50 years of Distinguished Fellows award with call for diversity in nominations
Source: Wired Gov

Recruiting and retaining diverse cloud security talent
Source: Information Age

What does it mean to be a Computing Hub school?
Source: Education Business

Tight guidelines needed to make sure new Online Safety law is a success, says professional body for IT
Source: Wired Gov

Clarity needed for online harms bill
Source: Research Live

Online Safety Bill 'must have clear guidance' for tech companies
Source: National Technology News

NHS app is the right choice for UK travellers to prove their COVID status, say IT professionals
Source: Wired Gov

Football’s boycott of social media: Users should be required to verify their identities says UK’s Chartered Institute for IT
Source: The Voice

Link social media accounts to real-world ID to stamp out online abuse, IT experts claim
Source: iNews

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