Articles about Government : UK
White House revamps tech management, Hillary's not a cloud expert, and more bank hacks [Government IT Week]
It's time once again to go around the world and see what's happening in government IT. Here's a Labor Day shoutout to all our American readers.
It might not be a big news week, but it's an interesting one. Should you be able to erase your past and what happens if you erase someone else's as well? A US security contractor wasn't that secure (oops), and exoskeletons. It's ZDNet Government IT week and we got exoskeletons!
HyperCat wants to be part of the IoT revolution and level the playing field with large US tech companies.
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.
Some commentators have questioned if anything has changed, diplomatically and legally, in WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange's case. Here's what could happen next.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in London for the past two years, has confirmed he will leave the sanctuary of the Ecuadorian Embassy "soon."
Back in the USSR: Snowden leaves West behind, anonymous wifi makes Russians sing and shout [Government IT Week]
Today's a triple crown of Russian news. Snowden leaves the West behind for another three years, Russia bans anonymous wifi (and is bound to find a way to blame that on the NSA), and Java won't keep you warm in the great Bear nation.
The British government is trumpeting a milestone for its £1.7bn ($2.9bn) Superfast Broadband project, which is taking broadband to rural areas from the Isle of Wight to the Outer Hebrides
Zack Whittaker hits hard with our top government stories of the week, the judgement of how far reaching US data ownership is across the world. Plus, we have the usual selection of fascinating worldwide government stories, including a dangerous new point-of-sale virus. Double-check your credit card bills, folks.
The UK surveillance agency GCHQ tackles a shortage of graduates with the necessary information security skills by accrediting degree courses.
The House of Lords has approved a long overdue copyright 'exception', making it legal to copy content for personal use.
The City of London police will start pasting banners on copyright-infringing sites warning users to go elsewhere.
SEC to Facebook: yeah, we're good, Homeland Security does software, and go ahead and unlock your cellphone [Government IT Week]
It's been a slow summer in Gov news, but at least the Library of Congress seems willing to let you unlock your cell phone. The SEC just "liked" (or at least ignored) Facebook's IPO mess, and DHS is now the Department of Homemade Software. Read on...
We could not live without our mobile phones and texting, according to Ofcom's latest survey of consumer habits.
Rotten or patchy broadband signal at home or at work could be a thing of the past if Vodafone's Open Sure Signal project can prove its worth.
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- 1 Sex Tech: UK ISPs reject filters, Google innovates CP elimination
- 2 Sex Tech: Erotic financial fiction, UK porn filter protest #CensoredUK rages on
- 3 Sorry, folks: EU net neutrality plans won't kill website blocking
- 4 Google picks holes in EU's 'right to be forgotten'
- 5 WikiLeaks' Julian Assange leaving Ecuador Embassy 'soon'