Tag Archives: UK

The Fastest AI Supercomputer in the UK is Now Operational (DCD)

Dawn supercomputer is housed at the University of Cambridge’s Open Zettascale Lab.... More

Tech Mahindra and TOTSCo Develop Messaging Platform to Revolutionise Broadband Switching in the UK

Tech Mahindra announced a strategic partnership with TOTSCo to design, build and operate a message-exchange platform for the UK telecom industry. The platform will be used by all U... More

What EU’s Horizon Scheme Means for UK Research and Innovation (Euronews)

Despite continuing competition in technological advancement, Horizon Europe can be seen as a golden opportunity for scientists and researchers with a huge funding programme and a b... More

Decrease in UK SVOD Homes (BTN)

The number of homes in the United Kingdom subscribing to one or more streaming services fell in the last quarter of 2023.... More

UK’s Proposed AI Copyright Code Delayed (Verdict)

The delay marks a major blow to artists, authors and musicians in the UK who fear their work will be used by AI models without compensation.... More

AI Interest is Fueling a Surge in Digital Apprenticeships Across the UK (IT Pro)

The government's aim to increase the number of digital apprenticeships appears to be paying off. Analysis of government figures shows the number of new digital apprentices has rise... More

UK Music Companies Agree to Streaming Guidelines That Would Make ‘Artist-Centric’ More Than a Buzzword (Billboard)

Record labels, publishers and streaming services in the United Kingdom have signed up to a voluntary code of good practice that requires them to provide clear and transparent infor... More

Apple TV+ Achieved the Highest Share of New Subscribers in the UK (Senal News)

In the UK, Apple TV+ achieved the highest share of new subscribers thanks to a winning strategy of free trials powered by the success of British shows “Slow Horses” and “Ted ... More

More Than 80% of UK Screen Workers Impacted by Production Downturn (TVBEurope)

The ongoing downturn in production in the UK’s film and TV industry is having a severe impact on the talent working in the sector, according to research by the Film and TV Charit... More

Sky Sports to Launch UK’s First Dedicated Tennis Channel (BTN)

Sky Sports will put its newly won coverage from the ATP & WTA Tours onto a dedicated tennis channel. Sky Sports Tennis, the first such UK channel, will go live on 11 February 2024 ... More

UK Tech Trends, Predictions for 2024 (TechRepublic)

Harnessing AI to boost productivity will top the UK’s tech agenda in 2024, as the country’s IT industry and start-ups try to regain lost momentum, while tech job hunters will h... More

UK Equipment Rental Company Secures Network Access, Consolidates IT Infrastructure with Fortinet

As the digitalisation of business unfolds, the cloud plays an increasingly key role in enterprise IT. As a result, organisations must implement innovative approaches to protect the... More

UK Government Publishes New Cybersecurity Guidelines for Businesses (Tech Monitor)

The draft cybersecurity guidelines for businesses recommend that firms place cyber threats on an equal risk footing to legal and financial perils.... More

IoT Cybersecurity: UK and Global Landscape (Resillion Blog)

The growth of Connected Devices and the Internet of Things has brought with it an increased awareness of the importance of cyber security. Businesses and organisations have become ... More

Gracenote, MetaBroadcast to Optimise TV Audience Measurement in UK for Barb

Metadata management specialist MetaBroadcast and Nielsen’s Gracenote have been awarded a three-year contract renewal by UK audience measurement service Barb, to operate the compa... More

UK and Allies Launch Cybersecurity Guidelines for AI Developers (Tech Monitor)

It is hoped the new guidance will help AI developers take a 'secure by design' approach to building systems.... More

Microsoft to Invest Billions in UK AI Infrastructure as Foreign Interest Surges (IT Pro)

Microsoft has pledged £2.5 billion to build critical AI infrastructure in the UK, as part of a series of new foreign investments announced by prime minister Rishi Sunak this week.... More

UK Screen Sector Collaborates on New Skills Task Force (TVBE)

The UK’s media and entertainment union, Bectu, has announced its support for a new Skills Task Force which has been set up by stakeholders from across the UK film and TV sector, ... More

£200m Digital Skills Training Scheme Launched by UK Government (IA)

In line with the government investment package, UK colleges and universities will be better set to increase training opportunities for prospective job seekers, allowing them to zon... More

‘Barbie’ Movie Production Used 6,000 Extras, Gave $100M Boost to UK Economy (Variety)

She’s been a doctor, US president and a movie star but in the UK Barbie may go down in history as the only doll to have contributed almost $100 million (£80 million) to the loca... More