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Osborne uses Budget to announce Alan Turing Institute for big data research

Alan Turing was born in 1912 and hearlded as the father of modern computing
"The Alan Turning Institute to ensure Britain leads the way again in the use of big data and algorithm research," announced Osborne
20 Mar 2014

Google backs Code Club scheme to teach teachers coding

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George Osborne welcomes move to teach teachers coding before it is introduced into the curriculum later this year
07 Feb 2014

Digital economy relies on making content, not just consuming it

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Chancellor George Osborne and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales urge businesses to develop producers of digital content
05 Sep 2013

Osborne promises cyber security spending boost despite cuts

Chancellor makes cyber defence a priority despite £11.5bn in cuts at Whitehall
24 Jun 2013

Government defends Huawei after MPs warn on security

MPs 'shocked' by complacency over security in Huawei/BT deal
06 Jun 2013

Google's Schmidt to meet Cameron following tax reform debate

'International tax law could almost certainly benefit from reform,' says Schmidt
20 May 2013

HMRC analyses data to catch offshore tax evaders

US and Australian tax administrations working with HMRC to fight tax evasion
14 May 2013

Chancellor delivers boost for broadband and science in Autumn Statement

Twelve cities to share £50m pot for broadband while science gets additional £600m
05 Dec 2012

Google set to finalise £550m HQ move to King’s Cross

Tech giant plans to sign 999-year lease in North London
08 Oct 2012

UK branch of Silicon Valley Bank welcomed by George Osborne

Chancellor lauds opening of iconic technology bank
11 Jun 2012

O2 offers financial backing for local authority IT projects

70 per cent of council IT departments believe budget cuts are a significant obstacle to adopting new technologies
27 Apr 2012

Budget 2012: Reaction from the IT industry

Will the UK be 'Europe's technology centre'?
21 Mar 2012

Budget 2012: 10 cities to get ultra-fast broadband

Birmingham, Bradford, London and Leeds among cities to become 'super-connected'
21 Mar 2012

Government ready to fork out for mobile coverage extension

Paves the way to extend mobile coverage to whole of the UK
13 Dec 2011

UK Treasury key target for cyber attacks says Osborne

UK Treasury is seeing a cyber attack a day said Osborne
18 May 2011

North East developers slam StartUp Britain for failing to promote UK software

Head of Sunderland Software City says campaign is promoting too many foreign products
26 Apr 2011

Google and Microsoft throw weight behind StartUp Britain

Tech firms including RIM, Microsoft and Fujitsu are offering free support through the government scheme
28 Mar 2011

Budget 2011: What does it mean for the IT industry?

Tax breaks for entrepreneurs, startups and innovators, and new tech colleges to boost skills
23 Mar 2011