The UK does not need a single dedicated regulator for artificial intelligence but all regulators - from financial services, marketing and data protection - must adapt to the technology and the challenges their sectors face.
Government, business and academia are talking a good game when it comes to tackling the digital skills shortage but now there is a new menace on the market, with a lack of deep learning skills threatening to put the kibosh on widescale adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Those planning on transferring more of their data to the cloud - and even using it to deploy insights at scale, quality and speed - have been warned to choose wisely, with a new study revealing that just over half (52%) of all companies are storing data in cloud services that have already suffered a data breach.
Three organisations have joined forces to set up a working group in an effort to tackle one of the biggest conundrums of the adtech world; how to ensure GDPR compliance when using real-time bidding systems.
Scottish schoolchildren are being urged to develop new creative ways of using the Internet of Things to tackle local issues in a project that has seen fibre network provider CityFibre join forces with Edinburgh City Council and the University of Edinburgh.
The Government is to introduce new legislation to protect millions of users of internet-connected household items from the threat of cyber hacks, forcing manufacturers to tighten up their privacy procedures.
The Government is being urged to ramp up the adoption of technology in schools, for both teachers and pupils alike, on the back of a new study which shows nearly half of all schools have low levels of digital proficiency and are not tapping into the benefits tech can bring to the learning process.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Age Appropriate Design Code – a set of 15 standards designed to protect children’s privacy online - that carry GDPR-style penalties for serious breaches.