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UK’s Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps To Share Data

Data sharing agreement for the UK's three different Covid-19 contact tracing apps, will see them share infection data between them

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Scotland Launches Covid-19 Contact Tracing App

Scottish government makes its Coronavirus contact tracing app (Protect Scotland) live as it tries to slow Covid-19 infections

2 years ago

Scotland To Launch Own Coronavirus Tracing App

Scotland to develop Covid-19 contact tracing app based on software already used in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, amidst…

2 years ago

Scottish Police Buy Cellebrite Phone Unlocking Kits

Cellebrite kiosks are to be deployed around Scotland for unlocking phones and other seized devices

4 years ago

TV White Space Tech Brings Wireless Superfast Broadband To Loch Ness

TV White Spaces will deliver superfast broadband to areas not covered by fibre to the cabinet using Nominet's spectrum database

5 years ago

O2 Connects 800 Towns & Villages In Scotland To 4G

O2 Scotland coverage makes progress in 2017

5 years ago

Cisco & ScotRail To Trial 300Mbps Train Wi-Fi Between Glasgow & Edinburgh

It is claimed Project SWIFT will make commuters and train operators more efficient as one third of all Wi-Fi requests…

5 years ago

Scottish Cities Ranked Best For Mobile Coverage

Rootmetrics data finds Scottish cities have some of the best mobile coverage in the UK

5 years ago

Scottish Parliament Confirms Brute Force Cybersecurity Incident

IT systems at Scottish Parliament suffers similar cyber-attack to recent Westminster assault

5 years ago

Scottish Regions Rank Worst In Broadband Speed Study

Orkney, Shetland and Highland have come in at the bottom of Which? rankings for average broadband speeds in local council…

5 years ago

Scottish Tech Sector Grows Twice As Fast As Its Economy

New figures suggest Scotland's tech industry is growing and employing more people

5 years ago

Scottish Government Warned Over Farming IT System

Scottish government risks £60m fine for 'serious issues' with IT system for farmers north of the border

5 years ago

Huawei Partners With University Of Edinburgh On Data Science

Huawei will work on data processing and management technology with University of Edinburgh in new research deal

5 years ago

Election 2017: SNP Make Superfast Broadband & 4G Pledges

SNP focuses mainly on Brexit but there are some strong connectivity promises for Scotland's tech community

5 years ago

Edinburgh University System Error Sends Out ‘Failed Degree’ Emails

The panic causing glitch indicates that human oversight of tech is still needed

5 years ago

Scotland Launches Its Largest-Ever Data Centre To Support The Nation’s Cloud Ambitions

The data centre hopes to attract the attention of Google, Microsoft, and AWS

5 years ago

University Of Edinburgh Is Scotland’s First Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence

University of Edinburgh joins government-accredited national cybersecurity research scheme

5 years ago

Scotland Eyes ‘Digital World’ With 150,000 Jobs Boost

Scottish government launches new digital strategy and reveals plans to boost number of digital jobs

5 years ago

Virgin Media Plans 38,000 New Edinburgh Broadband Connections

Ten percent of the new Scottish connections in Virgin Media's Project Lightning will be in Edinburgh

5 years ago

Free Inverness Wi-Fi Goes Live As Hebrides Project Gets 30Mbps Broadband Boost

Free Wi-Fi hopes to aid businesses in Inverness while island of Tiree community broadband project gets £91,000 upgrade to 30Mbps…

5 years ago

Scottish Football Association Suffers Third-Party Data Breach

"I'd rather be associated with being hacked by some porn site," says one unhappy football fan

5 years ago

Chinese Firm Ctrip Snaps-Up Scotland’s Skyscanner For £1.4bn

UK startup gets acquired by Chinese travel giant

6 years ago

Isle of Arran Gets White Space Radio Powered Broadband

Nominet and Broadway Partners plan to extend white space broadband to other parts of Scotland and Wales using unused TV…

6 years ago

Virgin Media To Connect 360,000 Properties in Scotland To Its Cable Network

Virgin Media continues network expansion and will connect one third of Scottish premises targeted by end of 2017

6 years ago

University Of Edinburgh To Sell Supercomputing Power

The university is to sell access to its new 2,016-core Cirrus system along with support from the Edinburgh Parallel Computing…

6 years ago

Scottish Schoolboy Arrested After FBI Hack

Who has been a naughty boy then? Scottish teenager arrested over alleged hack into FBI computer system

6 years ago

7 Of The Most Successful Tech Companies In Scotland

From Aberdonian bedrooms to billion dollar companies, here's a selection of Scottish tech firms that are keeping Scotland top of…

6 years ago

Superfast Broadband Reaches 1.9m Scottish Homes And Businesses

BDUK reaches 500,000 milestone in Scotland as total figure nears 2m - including Gretna Green

6 years ago

CityFibre To Build Glasgow FTTP Network

CityFibre says it will become the second largest wholesaler of fibre in Scotland

7 years ago

BDUK Scotland To Connect Another 20,000 To Superfast Broadband

Digital Scotland reveals the next 40 areas to get superfast broadband

7 years ago