We look into the new Prime Minister's policies on tech and his digital track record
Stories by By Tom Macaulay
Phillip Morris International has taken a cannibalistic approach to disruption. The world's largest publicly tobacco company says that it wants to stop selling cigarettes.
The growing importance of business intelligence and the rise of data breaches, that now cost a company $3.86 million on average, have created a growing job market for information security analysts.
PayPal has become one of the world's biggest online payments companies since it launched in 1998, exceeding US$578 billion in payments across 9.9 billion transactions for over 267 million customer accounts by its 20th birthday, a meteoric rise that analytics has helped drive.
In 2012, digital subscriptions at the Financial Times surpassed those of print for the first time.
As a research-intensive Russell Group university with around 22,000 students and 4,500 staff, the University of Exeter collects a lot of valuable information.
In the six years since Deliveroo was founded, the company has grown from a two-man team in a London flat delivering food from three restaurants into a $2 billion unicorn serving customers in 14 countries by offering a fast and reliable delivery that customers can track on their phone.
Data analytics has immense potential for Save the Children. It could help the charity get quicker insights into the populations it serves, maximise the allocation of its limited resources and discover new ways of improving the lives of children.
Data science became the highest-paid IT profession in 2018, and is set for further growth as the tools and techniques become more accessible.
The ocean covers more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface but 95 percent of it remains unexplored.
The computer systems of FIFA have been hacked once again and the football federation is braced for more damaging leaks of confidential information.
Open data has become a growing focus for governments around the world, and the UK is no exception. The country topped the World Wide Web Foundation's global rankings for public access to official data the last time the list was published in 2016, but the strategy is not without its critics.
Whether Microsoft's growing embrace of open source and promises will be enough to retain the remaining GitHub users remains to be seen.
Transport for London is using data science to improve the quality of its service by identifying the causes of disruption to trains and infrastructure on the London Underground and predicting when these failures will emerge.