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‘Lack of AI knowledge a major challenge for companies’

‘Lack of AI knowledge a major challenge for companies’

The lack of sufficient knowledge about AI among employees is a major future challenge for businesses. These are the findings from a recent Red Hat survey in the United Kingdom. Red Hat's survey found that nearly three-quarters of UK IT managers surveyed see a lack of good AI skills among employe... Read more

date4 months ago
Salesforce study shows UK workers adopting AI remain wary of risks

Salesforce study shows UK workers adopting AI remain wary of risks

Research shows uptake of generative AI in the workplace, but a majority of workers say they lack the resources to use the technology safely. Salesforce revealed this week that 38% of UK workers already use or plan to use generative AI in their jobs. However, 62% of these workers say they lack th... Read more

date10 months ago
British PM kicks off London Tech Week with AI safety project

British PM kicks off London Tech Week with AI safety project

This week UK PM Rishi Sunak kicked off London Tech Week 2023. He announced that the British government has invested record sums in AI regulations and the development of responsible AI. Major AI companies will give a UK task force early access to their tech in order to develop safety policies. T... Read more

date10 months ago
‘EU approves Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware’

‘EU approves Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware’

This week Reuters reported that US chipmaker Broadcom stands to obtain "conditional" EU antitrust approval for its proposed $61 billion (€57 billion) acquisition of cloud computing firm VMware. The decision, pending since March, increased Broadcom shares by almost 5%, according to the report. ... Read more

date10 months ago
Atlantic Declaration spurs US-UK cooperation on emerging technology

Atlantic Declaration spurs US-UK cooperation on emerging technology

The new agreement offers UK companies more comprehensive data transfer facilities and streamlined AI regulation. Britain and the United States have signed an "Atlantic Declaration" to address economic challenges together. This was communicated by the White House last week. These challenges exist... Read more

date10 months ago
Capita admits hackers stole customer data

Capita admits hackers stole customer data

Major UK government outsourcer Capita has revealed that it lost more than just access to MS Office. This week Capita admitted that the cyber attack it had suffered on March 22 may have resulted in a significant data breach. On April 3 the company, which provides outsourced IT services to a w... Read more

date12 months ago
Ofcom calls for competition probe into UK cloud market

Ofcom calls for competition probe into UK cloud market

The regulator says its recent market study uncovered practices and features that could limit competition The UK's communications services regulator, Ofcom, is proposing to ask the country's competition regulator to investigate the cloud services market, the agency announced this week. Ofcom s... Read more

date1 year ago
BT accused of pushing competition out of the UK broadband market

BT accused of pushing competition out of the UK broadband market

A former national incumbent telco may be moving one step closer to a forced breakup. BT Group has been accused by its competitors of threatening competition in the United Kingdom's broadband market, according to a report in Bloomberg News. Moreover, at least one of the company's smaller rivals i... Read more

date1 year ago
London might lose its position as tech hub, start-ups warn

London might lose its position as tech hub, start-ups warn

Founders fear the UK government's failure to continue fostering new tech ventures. London might lose its position as tech hub. According to the Financial Times, leaders of UK tech start-ups are worried that "warm words" over the importance of tech from British chancellor Jeremy Hunt are not bac... Read more

date1 year ago
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