Welcome to the Surveillance State

The current approach sends the wrong message to our citizens

December 6, 2016
Welcome to the Surveillance State

IT consultancy hires from CodeClan pool

Sopra Steria becomes first specialist in consultancy systems to recruit

December 5, 2016
IT consultancy hires from CodeClan pool

£1 million for new routes into teaching

The plans will bring more than 200 new teachers into

November 30, 2016
£1 million for new routes into teaching

‘Snoopers charter’ bill becomes law

ISPs will be forced to keep records of the websites

November 30, 2016
‘Snoopers charter’ bill becomes law

CodeClan celebrates anniversary with Glasgow course

Course will be in the city's new high-tech acceleration space

November 29, 2016
CodeClan celebrates anniversary with Glasgow course

BT ordered to make Openreach independent

'Disappointment' at failure to meet competition concerns

November 29, 2016
BT ordered to make Openreach independent

Edinburgh named Entrepreneurial City of the Year

The capital was recognised as a key centre for entrepreneurship

November 25, 2016
Edinburgh named Entrepreneurial City of the Year

Why Charles Rennie Mackintosh was ahead of Google

The architect pioneered collaborative spaces

November 24, 2016
Why Charles Rennie Mackintosh was ahead of Google

Chinese firm buys Skyscanner for £1.4bn

Will continue to be run independently with same management team

November 24, 2016
Chinese firm buys Skyscanner for £1.4bn

Autumn statement; some good news for the technologies sector

But Scottish Government urged to commit on skills

November 23, 2016
Autumn statement; some good news for the technologies sector

Teachers encouraged to open their minds to games-based learning at Minecraft Education Edition launch

'Imagination' the only limiting factor for technology aided learning

November 22, 2016
Teachers encouraged to open their minds to games-based learning at Minecraft Education Edition launch

Funding to tackle cyber security challenge

Cyber attacks are considered a ‘tier one’ threat to UK

November 21, 2016
Funding to tackle cyber security challenge

FanDuel and rival DraftKings agree to merge

Aim is to 'limit costs and inch closer to profitability'

November 18, 2016
FanDuel and rival DraftKings agree to merge

Why start-ups need to be tech-savvy

Entrepreneurial Spark’s support to young businesses is proving to be

November 18, 2016
Why start-ups need to be tech-savvy

Edinburgh residents get gigabit broadband

The move is part of Hyperoptic's expansion plan

November 17, 2016
Edinburgh residents get gigabit broadband

Sleepwalking into a cyber-security nightmare

Hackers know vulnerable law firms hold valuable data

November 17, 2016
Sleepwalking into a cyber-security nightmare

MSP blasts Scottish Government’s record on digital skills

Scottish Conservatives' Jamie Greene hits out at 'gradual decline' of

November 16, 2016
MSP blasts Scottish Government’s record on digital skills

Scots law could benefit from eBay’s technology

Divorcing couples might resolve disputes online

November 16, 2016
Scots law could benefit from eBay’s technology

Microsoft studio adopts Edinburgh firm’s software

Speech Graphics generates facial animation from audio

November 16, 2016
Microsoft studio adopts Edinburgh firm’s software

Google to provide free digital training

Google CEO discusses free digital lessons and VR in education

November 15, 2016
Google to provide free digital training

Designing a digital justice system

Court officials have been tasked with ‘clear sky thinking’

November 15, 2016
Designing a digital justice system

The small print that could bring down big prey

Europe’s new data protection regulation has the potential to do

November 14, 2016
The small print that could bring down big prey

‘Alexa, guilty or not guilty?’

With an Amazon Echo expert able to predict legal outcomes,

November 13, 2016
‘Alexa, guilty or not guilty?’

An appeal for more digital leadership

Scotland is unprepared for disruptive technologies

November 11, 2016
An appeal for more digital leadership

New legal software identifies Brexit risks

The software can identify clauses that could pose a risk

November 10, 2016
New legal software identifies Brexit risks

American company appointed to provide ‘digital conferencing’ for Scottish public sector

PGi appointed on two-year Scottish Government framework

November 10, 2016
American company appointed to provide ‘digital conferencing’ for Scottish public sector

STEM strategy boost for digital sector

Digital skills will be a focus of Scottish Government vision

November 8, 2016
STEM strategy boost for digital sector

Big data search specialist boosts its talent pool

Nalanda Technology appoints two Stirling University data science graduates

November 8, 2016
Big data search specialist boosts its talent pool

New £260m tech investment fund ‘over-subscribed’

Eager investors back SEP V fund launched by Scottish Equity

November 8, 2016
New £260m tech investment fund ‘over-subscribed’

Scheme launched to help stop cyber crime

The cost of cyber crime to the UK economy is

November 7, 2016
Scheme launched to help stop cyber crime

Scottish start-up wins social impact award from Facebook

Hyperion Development is bringing free coding classes to Africa

November 7, 2016
Scottish start-up wins social impact award from Facebook

Scottish Government launch digital consultation

Call for responses in six areas to feed into 'refreshed'

November 7, 2016
Scottish Government launch digital consultation

First UK data science festival to be held in Scotland

Formula One analytics guru will appear at DataFest17

November 4, 2016
First UK data science festival to be held in Scotland

Plans in place to attract more women into tech

The gender imbalance starts in school.

November 4, 2016
Plans in place to attract more women into tech

The march of fibre broadband

660, 000 new premises can now go superfast

November 3, 2016
The march of fibre broadband

Rocketspace to touch down in Edinburgh

One of world's top accelerators to appear at start-up summit

November 3, 2016
Rocketspace to touch down in Edinburgh

Full version of Minecraft: Education Edition out now

The educational version of the game was first announced in

November 2, 2016
Full version of Minecraft: Education Edition out now

Former police officer to lead cyber forum

Event takes place at Google Garage in Glasgow

November 2, 2016
Former police officer to lead cyber forum

An army of public sector automatons?

No, that's not a disparaging remark. Just a vision of

November 1, 2016
An army of public sector automatons?

The cube that’s teaching kids to code

Most funded edutech project in Kickstarter history

November 1, 2016
The cube that’s teaching kids to code

Edinburgh-based accounting platform set for IPO

FreeAgent, an accounting app for small businesses, gets ready to

October 31, 2016
Edinburgh-based accounting platform set for IPO

ScottishPower to install over 5m smart meters

Expects to be installing 2, 000 meters per day

October 27, 2016
ScottishPower to install over 5m smart meters

Internet of Things network roll-out for Scotland

Aberdeen, Dundee, Paisley, and Orkney will all benefit

October 27, 2016
Internet of Things network roll-out for Scotland

Cyber security ‘top’ concern for Scottish solicitors

Hacking is the main cause of anxiety for lawyers

October 26, 2016
Cyber security ‘top’ concern for Scottish solicitors

Software firm developing flood risk app

RiverTrack among firms working on public sector challenges

October 25, 2016
Software firm developing flood risk app

LendingCrowd targets alternative lending market

One of the fastest-growing areas of alternative finance

October 25, 2016
LendingCrowd targets alternative lending market

techaus – New digital festival to launch in Glasgow

'Ideas for a connected world'

October 24, 2016
techaus – New digital festival to launch in Glasgow

From a Land Rover and wellies to a laptop

How big data is turning the tide on hydro power

October 22, 2016
From a Land Rover and wellies to a laptop

Matchmaking service launched for vloggers and brands

Beattie Communications is launching the service

October 22, 2016
Matchmaking service launched for vloggers and brands

Unipart brings Scottish designer’s personal alarm to market

Investors back Glasgow entrepreneur with £800, 000

October 21, 2016
Unipart brings Scottish designer’s personal alarm to market

Scottish tech recruiter helping to fill digital skills gap in Thailand

Cathcart Associates has doubled its team in Bangkok

October 20, 2016
Scottish tech recruiter helping to fill digital skills gap in Thailand

First national cyber awards shortlist unveiled

24 nominees in eight categories for inaugural ceremony

October 20, 2016
First national cyber awards shortlist unveiled

MBN partners with the Data Lab to find jobs for graduates

Addressing the need for workplace-ready data skills

October 19, 2016
MBN partners with the Data Lab to find jobs for graduates

East Kilbride-based Traveltek lands £5.3m investment

The funds will be used to further the company's international

October 19, 2016
East Kilbride-based Traveltek lands £5.3m investment

Virgin Media provides ultrafast broadband for Glasgow businesses

1, 850 businesses are set to benefit.

October 18, 2016
Virgin Media provides ultrafast broadband for Glasgow businesses

‘They’d simply assumed they wouldn’t be able to use new technology’

Awareness of device accessibility features needs raising, says RNIB Scotland

October 17, 2016
‘They’d simply assumed they wouldn’t be able to use new technology’

Eight places up for grabs for data science trip to New York

Scottish 'delegation' will visit the Big Apple in December

October 14, 2016
Eight places up for grabs for data science trip to New York

East Kilbride firm extends digital reach to Australia

SOLUS UK takes its 'immersive' content Down Under

October 14, 2016
East Kilbride firm extends digital reach to Australia

PhD student blends the world of theatre and video games

'Pioneering' project takes place on uninhabited island

October 13, 2016
PhD student blends the world of theatre and video games

Coding, 3D printing: a new look for Scotland’s libraries

Hackathon for business and tech sectors aims to re-imagine role

October 13, 2016
Coding, 3D printing: a new look for Scotland’s libraries

Scotland must develop a ‘fintech hub’ to compete internationally

SFE in talks over new financial technology centre

October 12, 2016
Scotland must develop a ‘fintech hub’ to compete internationally

Hacking life: Data science students urged to solve common problems

Data science MSc launches in seven Scottish universities

October 11, 2016
Hacking life: Data science students urged to solve common problems

Stop using Galaxy Note7, says Samsung

The smartphone has been plagued by safety issues

October 11, 2016
Stop using Galaxy Note7, says Samsung

Take a selfie: open a bank account

Once a craze, now a banking technology

October 11, 2016
Take a selfie: open a bank account

Scottish Universities to demonstrate ‘the best in tech research’

All 14 Scottish Computer Science HE Departments will come together

October 10, 2016
Scottish Universities to demonstrate ‘the best in tech research’

Waiter, you can fill his glass now!

New chip literally senses when a glass is empty

October 10, 2016
Waiter, you can fill his glass now!

‘Here be Dragons’: the risks of outsourcing data to third parties

Businesses have been stung by not having appropriate supplier checks

October 10, 2016
‘Here be Dragons’: the risks of outsourcing data to third parties

From the Scottish Highlands to Africa’s ‘forgotten island’

Mesh networking tested near Inverness adopted by Congo

October 7, 2016
From the Scottish Highlands to Africa’s ‘forgotten island’

‘We are on the crest of another wave of technology’

ScotlandIS chief executive Polly Purvis hails new 'breakthroughs' at industry

October 6, 2016
‘We are on the crest of another wave of technology’

University of Stirling computer scientist awarded for promoting women in tech

Carron Shankland will receive a Suffrage Science award

October 6, 2016
University of Stirling computer scientist awarded for promoting women in tech

Co-design will be at the heart of Scottish Government digital strategy

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay makes space for more collaboration with

October 6, 2016
Co-design will be at the heart of Scottish Government digital strategy

For rent: £1.45m supercomputer, £185 an hour (excl VAT)

Edinburgh University initiative could transform business

October 6, 2016
For rent: £1.45m supercomputer, £185 an hour (excl VAT)

Glasgow University partners with ‘next gen’ internet firm

Students will use decentralised network created by MaidSafe

October 5, 2016
Glasgow University partners with ‘next gen’ internet firm

Customer loyalty app raises $2.5m

Schools are using the system to encourage healthy eating

October 5, 2016
Customer loyalty app raises $2.5m

Irish IoT pioneer locates in Glasgow

Farm management software firm launches R&D centre

October 5, 2016
Irish IoT pioneer locates in Glasgow

Hacking a digital future for libraries

Carnegie UK Trust and SLIC host three day event

October 5, 2016
Hacking a digital future for libraries

The real deal in virtual expertise

Scotland is nurturing global players in VR, AR and AI

October 5, 2016
The real deal in virtual expertise

Need to know when the kids are almost home from school?

There’ll be an app for that soon

October 4, 2016
Need to know when the kids are almost home from school?

Time to apply for digital skills funding

Applications have opened for 'Xtra' cash

October 4, 2016
Time to apply for digital skills funding

Exporting sunshine to Africa

Alan Turing’s legacy brings a computer classroom to Malawi

October 4, 2016
Exporting sunshine to Africa

A fast moving world

Chris Yiu believes Uber will make a radical difference to

October 4, 2016
A fast moving world

‘We will raise, no matter what’

Part three of a Scottish startup's journey to New York

October 3, 2016
‘We will raise, no matter what’

After 400 years, the sprint

One of Scotland’s oldest organisations is racing into the future

October 3, 2016
After 400 years, the sprint

Quadrature amplitude modulation means we can carry on uploading cat videos for the next 25 years

University of Glasgow working with Chinese counterparts to speed up

October 3, 2016
Quadrature amplitude modulation means we can carry on uploading cat videos for the next 25 years

A superfast country

Programme is part of Government’s plan to make Scotland is

October 3, 2016
A superfast country

Innovation report reveals Scottish cities “could improve significantly”

Seven cities as a cluster are ahead of Europe but

September 30, 2016
Innovation report reveals Scottish cities “could improve significantly”

‘Precision medicine’ is about to get extremely close up. And personal.

Software developed by Edinburgh-based Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems can help

September 30, 2016
‘Precision medicine’ is about to get extremely close up. And personal.

Virgin Media’s network footprint is about to get bigger

And faster, as Scotland benefits from Project Lightning

September 30, 2016
Virgin Media’s network footprint is about to get bigger

Smart Cities Scotland blueprint announced

Latest stage of €15m government-backed programme

September 29, 2016
Smart Cities Scotland blueprint announced

The future of Photoshop might come from Edinburgh

Uses a "contextual paintbrush" to predict changes.

September 29, 2016
The future of Photoshop might come from Edinburgh

Scottish Government launches accelerator

More than 80 applications were received for the first six

September 28, 2016
Scottish Government launches accelerator

A Bing cartoon for Google’s birthday.

Google's old enough to buy alcohol in the UK

September 27, 2016
A Bing cartoon for Google’s birthday.

Digital exclusion leads to inequality says think tank

"Significant overlap between digital exclusion and social and economic inequality"

September 27, 2016
Digital exclusion leads to inequality says think tank

Iron age jewellery recreated with the help of 3D printing

Clay moulds were scanned and used to make a 3D

September 27, 2016
Iron age jewellery recreated with the help of 3D printing

First day of Inverness Drone Week

The event will take a closer look at the safe,

September 26, 2016
First day of Inverness Drone Week

Digital Xtra fund providing £150k of funding

Increasing number of young people learning digital skills.

September 26, 2016
Digital Xtra fund providing £150k of funding

Converge Challenge 2016 winners announced

MindMate and Robotical Ltd among last night's winners

September 23, 2016
Converge Challenge 2016 winners announced

Openreach’s major Scottish recruitment drive

Openreach recruits another 220 engineers and apprentices across Scotland

September 23, 2016
Openreach’s major Scottish recruitment drive

‘No update’ on Google understanding Scottish accent

"Regional accents are difficult."

September 22, 2016
‘No update’ on Google understanding Scottish accent

Scottish Elevator accelerator signs new partners

The programme is for early-stage businesses seeking to improve their

September 22, 2016
Scottish Elevator accelerator signs new partners