NHS Sharing Data With Google Data Sharing Not Compliant Says ICO
A deal which led to the sharing of healthcare records of 1.6 million patients in the UK with Google’s AI company ‘DeepMind’ has been judged by the UK data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to have not complied with the Data Protection Act.
Charity Challenges (Snooper's) Charter
The human rights charity has been given the go-ahead by the UK High Court to make a legal challenge against the so-called ‘Snooper’s Charter, and will be enabled to do so with the help of £50,000 of crowdfunding raised earlier this year via CrowdJustice.
Cyber Attack on Parliament - Emails Compromised
Parliament’ s IT system was hacked last Friday, compromising the email accounts of almost 1% of the 9,000 users of the system according to the latest reports.
Rogue Drone Over Gatwick
It has been reported that a drone being flown dangerously close to Gatwick airport was the reason why four Easyjet and one British Airways flights had to be diverted.
Virgin Media Advises Customers To Change Default Passwords
Virgin Media has advised its 800,000 customers to change their passwords to reduce the risk of hacking after finding that many customers were still using risky default network and router passwords.
Government’s Fibre Broadband Scheme Launched With £400m
The long-expected launch of the UK government’s plans to improve broadband speeds for homes and businesses by replacing copper phone wires with fibre-optic cable has been launched with a £400 million investment from the Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund.
Gmail Ads Will Not Be Scanned Anymore
Google Cloud Computing Chief Diane Greene said in a blog post on Friday that Google will stop scanning Gmail content for creating personalized ads. This move, due to happen later this year, is in line with Google’s enterprise offering, G Suite.
Tech Tip : Create Your Own Customised Theme
We all like to customise parts of our work environment, particularly when it comes to the computer. Customising your computer's theme on Windows 10 is straightforward. Here's how:
Amazon To Revolutionise Grocery Delivery?
Amazon is entering the grocery delivery business with its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion but industry insiders say that it’s going to be a long and costly process for Amazon to revolutionize grocery delivery the way they revolutionized online retailing.