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Tech Trends and Predictions 2021

At this time of year, every business in the tech sector looks forward to trying and predict the trends that…

1 month ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Alan Gibson, VP, EMEA, Alteryx

Forrester highlighting the desperate need for data literacy as the adoption of analytics technologies accelerates amid the current downturn. Coupled…

1 month ago

Uber, Lyft Ordered To Classify California Drivers As Employees

Landmark ruling for gig economy? Californian Appeals Court orders ride hailing firms Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as…

3 months ago

Sir Jony Ive To Redesign Airbnb’s Products, Services

British designer of the Apple iPhone is to head up a redesign of Airbnb's core products and services, to improve…

3 months ago

Microsoft Probed By US For Racial Discrimination

Redmond diversity plans to double the number of black and African American senior staff faces scrutiny from US government

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Facebook Staff To Work From Home Until July 2021

Facebook follows Google lead by extending right of staffers to work from home until July 2021, amid ongoing Coronavirus pandemic

6 months ago

What’s Your Next Tech Job?

With the potential for mass redundancies across many businesses, what skills should you gain to land a new job? Silicon…

6 months ago

The State of LawTech

What is the current state of LawTech? LawtechUK, will this year, pilot a government-backed LawTech R&D programme - the Lawtech…

7 months ago

What’s Next After Digitization?

As businesses continue on their digitization roadmap, many have entered the last stage. Benefits are already becoming measurable and driving…

8 months ago

Twitter To Allow Staff To Work From Home ‘Forever’

With its offices remaining shut until at least September, Twitter tells its staff they can continue working from home forever…

8 months ago

Coronavirus: Tech Firms To Allow Staff To Work From Home For Most Of 2020

As some parts of the world emerge from Coronavirus lockdowns, a number of tech firms are telling staff they can…

8 months ago

Automation: In Focus

Marcos Kauffman is currently the Director at the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) - Coventry University Institute for…

9 months ago

Automation Part 3: A New Age Of Work

In this final part of Silicon UK’s look at automation, we consider what the future holds for all enterprises. What…

9 months ago

Cybersecurity In a Post-COVID-19 World

As businesses radically altered how they operate, security must be of paramount importance. With masses of remote workers and networks…

10 months ago

COVID-19 And Your Quarantined Workforce

Remote working has now become a fact of life for many enterprises as the COVID-19 crisis continues. Is it possible…

10 months ago

The Tech Sector After COVID-19

What will the tech sector look like after the COVID-19 crisis passes? Who will be the winners and losers? Silicon…

10 months ago

New Challenges, New Skills

Soft skills still top of the requirement list for tech employers, according to data from online career and hiring marketplace…

10 months ago

International Women’s Day: Women in Tech

On International Women’s Day, Silicon UK celebrates women across the tech sector. With key insights, unique skillsets and a drive…

11 months ago

Is Your Next Employee Digital?

With skilled workers becoming increasingly hard to find, could a digital employee be the answer to chronic skills shortages?

11 months ago

Automation Part 1: The Robots Are Coming

Is it hyperbole about the coming automation revolution? Are robots about to take our jobs? In this first feature, we…

12 months ago

Queen’s Speech Focuses On Gigabit Broadband, Skills, Internet Safety

Broadband pledge. The Queen's speech shows that for tech, the new government will accelerate gigabit broadband, focus on Internet safety,…

1 year ago

Where is Your Threat Perimeter?

As business transform into agile organizations, the traditional perimeters a company could defend against attack have expanded and become less…

1 year ago

What is low code?

We speak to low code firm Outsystems about the growing sector, which many predict is going to revolutionise how businesses…

1 year ago

Microsoft Japan Tests Four Day Week

Productivity jumps by 40 percent after Microsoft tests the benefits of working a four day week

1 year ago

Apple Poaches Top ARM Engineer

One of ARM's top chip engineers has been hired by Apple as it seeks to expand its inhouse expertise

2 years ago

Linus Torvalds To Take A Break After ‘Unprofessional’ Behaviour

Creator of Linux operating system kernel to take sabbatical, after admitting email attacks were 'unprofessional'

2 years ago

Government Tackles Digital Skills With £40m Institute of Coding

Theresa May unveils Coding consortium to equip the UK with needed digital skills in the years ahead

3 years ago

Workplace Robots To Hit Low Paid The Hardest

Bad robot? Increasing automation must not drive workplace wage inequality, think tank warns

3 years ago

UK Students Urged To Enrol In £20m Cyber Security Programme

UK government targets 14-18 year old's to tackle security skills gap

3 years ago

Government Apprenticeship Scheme Launches On Microsoft Azure

Microsoft touts Azure-based government service to help businesses find their 'perfect apprentice'

4 years ago