Government pledges more than £100m of AI funding

But the topline figures obscure a fragmented regulatory approach

Penny Horwood
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Government pledges more than £100m of AI funding

The government wants the UK to provide an agile, adaptive environment for AI developers. Is the existing regulatory framework up to it?

Following on from yesterday's coverage  in Computing of Labour Party proposals to manage and regulate AI technology development, the government yesterday set out it's approach in response to the co...

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