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General election 2024: Labour promises to boost digital infrastructure

The Labour Party manifesto for the 2024 general election has promised to support the tech and digital sectors through a new industrial strategy and a plan to reform planning rules to boost digital infrastructure such as datacentres. An Industrial Strategy Council will be set up on a statutory basis to provide advice from businesses, with…

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General election 2024: Conservative manifesto promises to continue tech policies

The Conservative Party has launched its 2024 general election manifesto, and its plans for technology should the party be returned to power focus largely on a continuation of existing government policies, rather than any major new commitments. The Tory manifesto document highlights many of the programmes and investments put in place by the government in…

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General election 2024: Liberal Democrats thread digital commitments throughout manifesto

The Liberal Democrat Party has published its manifesto for the 2024 general election, threading a wide range of digital policies throughout its promise to deliver “a fair deal” for the UK. At the heart of the business-oriented aspects of the manifesto is an industrial strategy “focused on the skills the future UK economy will need”,…

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Salesforce boosts London AI scene

Salesforce has unveiled its UK artificial intelligence (AI) centre, located in London’s Blue Fin building, which officially opens on June 18. Last year, the company pledged to invest $4bn in AI innovation and growth in the UK over five years.  Salesforce is the second major US tech provider to establish a London AI centre this…

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DDoS gang threatens to disrupt European elections

Amid the ongoing elections for the European Parliament, the Russia-aligned NoName057(16) cyber criminal operation says it is launching extensive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against internet infrastructure across Europe. The four-day election – the first to take place since Brexit – kicked off on Thursday 6 June in the Netherlands, although Estonia has been…

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Russia used fake AI Tom Cruise in Olympic disinformation campaign

With their athletes excluded from the international sporting community after a succession of doping scandals and the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, Russia-backed and -aligned threat actors are ramping up malicious disinformation campaigns against the upcoming Summer Olympics, blending decades-old tactics with a new focus on artificial intelligence (AI). This is according to the Microsoft Threat…

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NHS services at major London hospitals disrupted by cyber attack

NHS services at London’s Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College hospitals and other sites in the capital have been disrupted, and a major incident declared, after a cyber attack hit partner Synnovis – which provides laboratory and diagnostic services to NHS sites across several London boroughs. The incident appears to have been first detected…

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Invasive tracking ‘endemic’ on sensitive support websites

Dozens of university, charity and policing websites designed to help people get support for serious issues like sexual abuse, addiction or mental health are inadvertently collecting and sharing site visitors’ sensitive data with advertisers.   A variety of tracking tools embedded on these sites – including Meta Pixel and Google Analytics – mean that when a…

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Cougar shows off new gaming PC cases at Computex 2024 – and one has a turntable inside

Cougar has revealed three new gaming PC cases at Computex 2024, including one model with a miniature RGB turntable inside at an extra $25 expense.The cases are the Cougar FV270, MX600 Mini RGB, and Airfare Eco. This manufacturer has been leading the charge with unconventional gaming PC cases for some time, but things get stranger…

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Unskippable ads may soon make Instagram a nightmare just like YouTube

Instagram has been testing one of its most controversial features yet: unskippable ads. The new feature, called Ad Breaks, will interrupt the user’s browsing experience for 3-5 seconds before they can continue scrolling the feed.This function was spotted by Android Authority after several users started complaining about it on social media. Meta’s new take on…

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