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UK organisations join secure quantum communications pilot

A new pilot project that aims to build the most secure communications infrastructure in Europe has been unveiled, bringing together 38 partners from industry and academia including four UK organisations.

Toshiba Research Europe (TREL), BT, the National Physical Laboratory and the University of Cambridge said they will join the OPENQKD initiative that aims to boost the security of critical applications in telecoms, healthcare, electrical supply and government services.


European Commission releases 7 essential requirements for ‘trustworthy’ AI

AI industry sees new guidelines set by European Commission in attempt to enhance trust The European Commission has called for human oversight and transparency in artificial intelligence-based systems in order to ensure the technology is “trustworthy”. AI technology must also not discriminate, be fair and respect the data privacy of users if it is to… Read More


EU launches blockchain initiative to drive DLT adoption

Blockchain and DLT charter signed by over 100 corporations, start-ups and blockchain associations in Brussels In Brussels today, the European Commission gathered businesses, politicians, and major blockchain start-ups to sign a charter aiming to fast track adoption of distributed ledger technologies. The International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) is the product of the EU’s… Read More


EU approves much-criticised Copyright Directive into law

Concerns surrounding user freedom as new EU Copyright Directive passed into law by 348 to 278. The European Parliament has passed new legislation which aims to overhaul the EU copyright system. A compromise agreed last month that received the backing of key European governments led to a vote which saw 348 members of the house… Read More


Italy begins beta-testing government smartphone app

The Italian government has begun beta-testing IO, a smartphone app that consolidates a number of public services into a single user interface. IO gives users access to public services and administration, providing an easier way to make electronic payments and keep a record of receipts, request and file documents with government agencies, and set up… Read More



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