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More than a fifth of Britons would trust AI over politicians in Brexit negotiations, report suggests 

More than a fifth of Britons would trust artificial intelligence (AI) to better handle political negotiations – including Brexit – over human politicians, new research suggests. The survey of 2,000 people in the UK also found that nearly a third would follow financial advice given to them by AI.


UK user data not at risk from post-Brexit move to the US, Google claims

Google has insisted UK user data will remain safe despite plans to move millions of accounts to the US, where there is weaker oversight. The tech giant said it will shift control of UK data from Google Ireland – where it is under tough EU regulation – to its American parent Google LLC as a result of Brexit. EU-wide GDPR rules which require firms to protect people’s data and privacy are among the strictest in the world, but the US has no equivalent.


EU investment in British tech sector reaches record high despite Brexit

Investment into UK’s booming tech sector leapt to a record high of £1.89 billion in 2018, up from £1.66 billion in 2017 European investment in the British tech industry surged last year as the sector shrugged off Brexit uncertainty, according to a new report. Cash injected into the thriving tech sector from Europe jumped to… Read More


Half of UK CIOs fear IT talent scarcity post-Brexit

As UK firms wrangle with uncertainty caused by Brexit delays, CIOs fear that a dearth of tech talent is on the horizon Over half of UK business leaders are anxious about Brexit’s impact on their IT workforce, according to a report released today by Barclaycard. 51 per cent of UK CIOs are concerned that they… Read More


Is the UK data centre industry prepared for Br***t?
Data centres represent complex environments where multiple sectors coexist and a multitude of regulations converge. So how will the most complex challenge in recent UK political history impact the data centre sector? Emma Fryer, associate director of techUK, clarifies Brexit confusion, raises concerns, addresses the risks and hunts for a few silver linings... Is the... Read More