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Most privacy notices displayed on websites and mobile apps do not explain to consumers the country in which collected personal data is stored, according to a study carried out by data protection authorities based around the world.
Tech companies operating in the UK need to be prepared for diverted profits tax demands, says expert
Over the next few months many technology companies operating in the UK are likely to receive diverted profits tax (DPT) notices requiring large up front tax payments, said Ian Hyde, a tax disputes expert at Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com.
New legislation proposed by the UK government would extend its existing powers to set rules on smart metering by five years.
The growth of digital access to the courts is the "most exciting" potential opportunity for changes to dispute resolution procedures in England and Wales, according to a new report.
The emergence of driverless cars onto UK roads could cut the cost of motor insurance premiums, a government minister has said.
New rules regarding the rights and obligations that arise in relation to the deployment and maintenance of mobile phone masts and other telecoms infrastructure are "expected to take effect in December", according to the UK government.
Many businesses are not ready to take advantage of the opportunities presented by 'industry 4.0', according to a new report.
New legislation designed to support the use of electric and driverless cars has been proposed by the UK government.
New frameworks for sharing data to be used by artificial intelligence (AI) tools should be developed to help grow AI in the UK, a government-commissioned review has recommended.
UK courts did not breach man's right to reputation when dismissing his defamation claims, rules human rights court
Courts in the UK did not breach their obligation to protect a budding politician's right to respect for his reputation when it dismissed his claim for allegedly defamatory comments published about him online, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has said.
Technology can help the UK to address congestion, capacity and carbon issues and ensure the country makes the most of its infrastructure, the chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) Lord Adonis has said.
EU law makers are set to begin final negotiations over a new European Electronic Communications Code.
The government must change the law to liberate pensions data and enable savers to access all their information in one place online, an industry group has said.
Wireless networks, sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) are the technologies that will impact most on how infrastructure services are delivered up until 2020, industry experts have said.
ANALYSIS: Infrastructure companies need to become adept at handling and using data and managing cyber risk to exploit opportunities in 'infratech' projects and comply with stringent new regulations.
Businesses in the infrastructure and technology sectors are worried about the impact heightened restrictions on the free movement of people across borders could have on their ability to put together a sufficiently skilled workforce, according to the results of a new survey.
ANALYSIS: Infrastructure providers must embrace technology if they are to truly put the client at the heart of what they do, rather than risk being seen as just being there to pour the concrete.
Infrastructure companies should embrace technology change internally to get ready for providing infratech services of their own, says expert
ANALYSIS: Infrastructure companies need to ensure that the culture within their organisations is keeping up with the need to become experts in delivering new technology-related services.
Most infrastructure developers expect to enter into joint venture agreements with technology companies in the next three years as a way to gain long-term access to technology, a new survey has found.
Businesses that include technology in their plans to develop new or existing infrastructure are more likely to attract investment for those projects, according to a new report.