Lessons on how to code will be offered to primary school kids from the next school year.
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As one probe closes, another probe opens?
Tax rulings relating to three companies in Europe are to be examined by European authorities. If Apple's tax in Ireland is found to breach tax rules, "recovery" could be on the cards.
Europe is looking to sort out the online firms that avoid paying their fair share of tax on the continent.
The UK government claims it cut hundreds of millions from its annual spend last year. But do the figures really stand up?
Reports that the UK government was spending a five-figure sum on developing a special iPad app for the prime minister are, unsurprisingly, nonsense. But the dashboard that sparked the rumours is now up and running.
iPads are harder to find in Whitehall than hens' teeth. If the UK government really wants to deliver on its digital by default agenda, it's going to have to shake up its IT buying habits.
The Major Projects Authority, set up to put an end to the UK public sector's history of IT schemes running over budget and behind schedule, needs beefing up, according to parliament's spending watchdog.
After a string of high-profile projects went awry, the UK government said no public-sector IT deal should cost more than £100m, except in exceptional circumstances. Now, the first contract to break the nine-figure barrier is set to be awarded.
Wikipedia co-founder Wales has come out against the UK government's draft Communications Data Bill, while inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee has raised concerns about legislation that allows the government to gather data on its citizens.