LV= General Insurance has signed a data science partnership with the University of Bristol aimed at better understanding how the company - as well as the insurance market - can benefit from machine learning and artificial intelligence.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has awarded £100,000 in funding to a scheme which teaches coding to carefully vetted offenders to prepare them for work as part of plans to help marginalised groups become skilled in tech.
The Data Lab - the innovation centre designed to help Scottish industry to tap into the growing market opportunity in data science - is to expand its services into the Highlands and islands in an effort to develop the rural digital economy.
Google has joined forces with charity Inspiring Girls International to create a series of videos that aim to tackle gender stereotypes in the technology sector and inspire girls to raise their aspirations.
A worldwide sweep of over 350 organisations has exposed that many are found wanting when it comes to dealing with consumer complaints and are ill-equipped to handle data security incidents appropriately.
Scotland is ramping up its campaign to be the tech capital of Europe through a scheme targeting some of the country’s hardest-to-reach young people in an effort to improve their skills in areas such as coding, data science and computer-based problem-solving.