Schools in Scotland have deployed facial recognition systems in their canteens. Experts fear more surveillance technology could follow.
Education and employment
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.
Tech companies have joined forces on a new taskforce to lobby the government for immediate action to resolve the growing skills shortage.
The likes of Uber and Lyft could soon face greater regulation in the US, but they are unlikely to accept it without a fight.
The Baltic state is digital in all things – except authenticating applicants to its pioneering e-Residency programme, which so far must be done in person, government CIO Siim Sikkut tells Tech Monitor.
A new 'elite' visa is among the latest measures to ensure Brexit doesn't stem the influx of technology talent. Will it be enough to fuel the UK's technology ambitions?
Uber drivers have created a data trust to help them collate and compare working conditions. It is just one way that gig workers are using data as leverage against the platforms.