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National and personal security are on a collision course

It’s convention/expo season, and this autumn’s keynote speeches promise to be threaded with talk of security for the end-user or corporate client. Far away from the ambit of counter-terrorism, business and consumer solutions are being developed and enthusiastically promoted, as if personal and corporate security was an unrelated issue to general or intergovernmental security. Cisco… Read More

Powerful UK consortium recommends ‘digital ministers’ for next government

A collective of major British technology firms have published a visionary manifesto which calls for ‘dedicated Digital Ministers’ in every government department, and a ‘smart migration policy’ to attract wealth creators and skilled workers to the UK. The techUK manifesto for growth and jobs 2015 – 2020 runs to 65 pages and urges Britain’s leaders to… Read More

Scottish Independence could lead to increased network costs for consumers

Scottish consumers could face higher internet and phone bills in the event of Thursday’s referendum leading to an independent Scotland, according to an open letter from the CEOs of six major UK telecommunications companies. The participants in the weekend’s cautionary missive are Gavin Patterson (BT), Dido Harding (TalkTalk), Ronan Dunne (O2), Olaf Swantee (EE), David Dyson… Read More

Politics vs. Technology – Isolationist Fears?

We have reached an end to a week that has seen a vast amount of change across Europe. The political landscape has changed with protectionist parties across Europe sweeping seats in the European Parliament. As TheStack.com is a new website, over the past few months we’ve spent a while trying to define ourselves and a… Read More