skills

Autumn Budget 2021: What It Means For Tech Sector?

The Autumn Budget pledges to spend billions refreshing IT and tech in the NHS, but also a big increase in…

1 month ago

Barclays Touts State-Of-The-Art Campus In Glasgow

As it seeks to attract top tech talent and continue the growth of its workforce in the city, Barclays opens…

2 months ago

Chip Shortage Forces Opel To Close German Factory Until 2022

Real world impact of chip shortage sees 1,300 staff in Germany laid off, as Opel halts production at German factory…

2 months ago

Amazon Offers Free College Education To Frontline Staff

Amazon offers to pre-pay full college tuition and fees for more than 750,000 frontline staff as it seeks to lure…

3 months ago

Apple Car Chief Departs And Joins Ford

More trouble for Apple's Project Titan? Executive in charge of secret car project at Apple jumps ship, and is hired…

3 months ago

Microsoft Predicts 40 Percent May Quit Their Jobs

Hybrid working is here to stay says Microsoft, as it warns that 40 percent of people may quit their jobs…

4 months ago

Hiring In UK Tech Sector Hits Five Year High

Welcomed news. Tech hiring hits five year high, with 132,000 open jobs per week in May, new data for the…

5 months ago

Experts Call For Coordinated Response To Cyber-Attacks

International law-enforcement and cyber-security groups call lack of coordination a 'ticking time-bomb' affecting globalised supply chains

6 months ago

Queen’s Speech: Government Targets Skills, Advanced Research, Online Safety

Government unveils ambitious raft of changes including a lifetime skills guarantee, an advanced research agency, online safety, and many more

7 months ago

Apple Hires Google AI Scientist Samy Bengio

Apple hires another Google scientist, after Samy Bengio resigned from Google over its alleged 'firing' of Dr Timnit Gebru

7 months ago

EU Charges Apple Over App Store ‘Monopoly’

European Commission says Apple breaches EU competition law by levelling 'high' fees on music streaming services while promoting its own…

7 months ago

Microsoft Study Shows Human Brain Needs Break From Meetings

Staff timeout needed? Too many virtual meetings can be stressful for the human brain, research from Microsoft has revealed

7 months ago

GCHQ Boss: West Faces Tech ‘Moment Of Reckoning’

UK must invest in skills and ensure China does not take control of key technologies such as networking and quantum…

7 months ago

Brits Home Working Spend More Time Doing Job

Official report finds Britons working from home during Coronavirus pandemic spent more time doing unpaid work for their jobs, compared…

7 months ago

UK Faces ‘Catastrophic’ Fall In Youth Seeking IT Skills

UK faces potentially 'catastrophic' digital skills shortage amidst plummeting numbers of young people seeking IT-related studies

8 months ago

Boris Johnson Victory: What It Means For Tech Sector

What does the general election victory of Boris Johnson and the Conservatives mean for the technology sector? Silicon UK takes…

2 years ago

IT Security Professional Burnout ‘Adding To Skills Crisis’

Study finds two-thirds of security professionals have considered quitting their jobs or leaving the industry, as skills gap grows

2 years ago

Chancellor Names Local Fibre Schemes In Spring Statement

Local full-fibre projects move forward, while Hammond also indicates the government may increase taxes on tech giants such as Google…

4 years ago

Barclays Urges Manufacturing Investment In AI & IoT

Industry has to invest in ‘fourth industrial revolution’ technologies, despite skill worker shortage, says report

4 years ago

Government To Introduce Digital Skills Technical Qualification

Digital will be one of the first three T-Level technical qualifications set for introduction in 2020 to help stem the…

4 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

Intel Commits $100m To Buy From Women-Owned Businesses

The chip makers wants to use its supply chain to fuel diversity in the technology world

4 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

Budget 2017: Government Funds 5G, AI, And STEM Skills Investment

No big suprises: The government's technology funding builds on from last year's Budget

5 years ago

NCSC To Train Private-Sector Security Staff

The centre allow the government to draw on private-sector expertise and vice-versa.

5 years ago

Dropbox Execs Slam Trump For ‘Un-American’ Immigrant Orders

Dropbox CEO and CTO condemn Trump for immigration orders and call for support

5 years ago

Microsoft Appoints LinkedIn’s Kevin Scott As CTO

Scott will be responsible for driving professional cloud and network services at the Redmond company

5 years ago

White House Releases Report Preparing For AI Future

Job losses and changing skill requirements are two of the possible negative economic impacts

5 years ago

Oracle Pledges £1.1bn For EU Computer Science Education

Thanks Larry. Oracle pledges billions to bolster computer science and coding skills in European Union

5 years ago