Relaxing regulations could see the UK become an early adopter of critical technologies, the authors of new tech manifesto argue.
The UK has issued the most open-banking licences in Europe, a new study finds, although it lags behind the Nordics in digital commerce.
Crypto currencies are popular in the UAE, and plans for a government-issued digital coin could remove some of the associated risks.
At a time when businesses are under pressure to plan their digital futures, the UK government's new digital regulation strategy is light on specifics.
Initiatives spearheaded by the private and public sectors are tackling digital exclusion, but must equip children and their families with tech skills as well as devices.
As a strategic priority for the UK government, tech could be a beneficiary of the new regime, but much will depend on the individual grant-awarding bodies.
A digital trade deal with the Asian city state would place the UK in a club of countries seeking to write the rules for the global digital economy.
Concerns about money laundering could be behind the move, but hitting coin exchanges is also one of the only ways to regulate digital currencies.
Using the digital currency could help more Salvadorians access financial services, but concerns about environmental impact and transparency remain.
Microsoft for Startups’ virtual conference ‘Highway to 100 Unicorns’ will provide those engaged in the Middle East’s start-up ecosystem an invaluable opportunity to connect with some of the sector’s leading figures.
Tech companies have joined forces on a new taskforce to lobby the government for immediate action to resolve the growing skills shortage.
G7 countries have agreed to the principle of taxing multinationals where they operate, but the question of how Big Tech will be taxed is still far from settled.