Big Data

The most recent Big Data news from TechWeekEurope. Analytics in real time without sampling, Big Data promises to revolutionise areas including customer services and smart cities. But what’s the reality? We check the latest developments in products and services

Google Sued For Use Of NHS Data Of 1.6 Million Brits

Lawsuit alleges Google and Deepmind Technologies used NHS data of 1.6 million Britons 'without their knowledge or consent'

1 day ago

UK Web Users’ Data ‘Shared 987 Times Per Day’

New study from Irish Council for Civil Liberties finds average European user's data shared 376 times per day, rising to…

2 days ago

SAP Mulling Total Russian Withdrawal – Report

Co-founder of German software giant cites actions of not just Vladimir Putin, but also supporters among Russian population, amid withdrawal…

1 month ago

IBM Sues LzLabs Over Mainframe Patents

Over a decade since the Neon lawsuit, Big Blue sues LzLabs, alleging the Swiss mainframe migration firm infringed its mainframe…

2 months ago

US Lawmakers Urge DoJ Investigation Of Amazon

Bipartisan group of US lawmakers urge DoJ investigation of Amazon, alleging potential criminal obstruction of Congress committee

2 months ago

Fujitsu Confirms It Will End Mainframe Sales in 2030

Bad news for banks? Mainframe sales will end in 2030, and support will cease by 2035, Fujitsu reveals in roadmap…

3 months ago

Citrix Merges With Tibco In $16.5bn Deal

After years of activist shareholder pressure, Citrix is being acquired by a private equity group and will then be merged…

4 months ago

Meta Building Fastest AI Supercomputer In The World

Facebook building the world’s fastest AI supercomputer to help detect and moderate offensive posts and content, from among its billions…

4 months ago

US Extradition Case Of Dr Mike Lynch Delayed By A Week

HP's revenge? Former boss of Autonomy Mike Lynch is to wait a week to find out if a decision about…

4 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: The Quality of Data

With businesses still reeling from the disruption to their operations and supply chains the pandemic caused, Dun & Bradstreet's new…

5 months ago

Oracle In Talks To Acquire Cerner – Report

Enterprise software giant Oracle is reportedly in talks for its largest ever purchase worth $30 billion, in order to acquire…

5 months ago

Google Warns Android App Developers Over Data Sharing

Google warns app developers working with UK data company Huq to be clearer about what they are sharing, amidst privacy…

5 months ago

EC Gathers Feedback On Microsoft’s Nuance Buy, Despite US Approval

European antitrust regulators are gathering competition data on Microsoft's purchase of Nuance ahead of 21 December decision deadline

5 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Schneider Electric

In this week’s podcast we focus on the recently published report: Digital Economy and Climate Impact from Scheider Electric. We…

8 months ago

Accelerating AI: Managing the Machines

As the Biden administration creates a national AI task force, how will AI develop over the next few years? And…

10 months ago

EU Fines Amazon Record £637m Over Alleged Data Violation

European Union imposes record fine on Amazon over alleged violations of GDPR privacy law relating to advertising data, as company…

10 months ago

President Biden Targets Tech Monolopies, Data Collection

Sweeping executive order signed by US President Joe Biden on Friday targets tech giant domination, broadband provision, data collection, right…

10 months ago

NHS Patient Database Plan To Proceed Despite Protests

Government to activate centralised NHS Digital database of patient records next month in spite of criticism over lack of public…

12 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: The Speed of Change: How Fast Are You?

In this week’s podcast we focus on the recently published report ‘The Speed of Change: How Fast Are you’ from…

1 year ago

NHS Challenged Over Data Contract With Palantir

Contract between NHS and data mining firm Palantir now at centre of lawsuit filed by UK political website

1 year ago

Will Privacy Kill the Open Web?

Privacy and how the personal data of individuals is collected, stored, manipulated and shared is governed by GDPR. However, some…

1 year ago

Latest Feature: Intelligent Spaces: Using Smart Cities

The demands from everyone that lives in a city has radically changed over the last decade. Silicon UK considers how…

2 years ago

Cambridge Analytica Not Involved In Brexit Vote, Watchdog Concludes

Investigation by the Information Commissioner's Office of Cambridge Analytica concludes it was not involved in 2016's EU referendum

2 years ago

The Tech Of Charity

How do charities use technology to manage their organizations and, raise their funds? In an environment dominated by COVID-19, how…

2 years ago

The Tech Of Crime Part 2: Policing And Data

Much of the work being done today to fight crime is analyzing the vast quantities of data every police force…

2 years ago

Google Offers Not To Use Fitbit Data To Avoid EC Probe

Attempt to avoid a formal European Commission antitrust investigation, see Google confirm offer to not use Fitbit health data for…

2 years ago

Immunity Passports: Identifying The Infected

As the UK wrestles with its ability to use technology to trace and track COVID-19 infections, will immunity passports become…

2 years ago

Silicon UK In Focus EXTRA: Does More Data Equal Better Health?

Rabia has a background in immuno-genetics with a passion for bridging the worlds of science, business and technology. She completed…

2 years ago