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Google to focus DeepMind's AI on eye diseases

A partnership with a major London eye hospital will see the artificial intelligence tech put to work in a medical setting for the second time.

By July 5, 2016


Brexit campaign wipes its homepage amid accusations of false promises

Prominent Brexiters have been backtracking on key promises made during the referendum. Now the campaign's homepage has erased links to those claims.

By June 27, 2016


HIV patients' name leak results in fine for UK's National Health Service

Patients who had their HIV status made public in an email "bcc" error suffered "a great deal of upset," according to the UK's data protection watchdog.

By May 9, 2016


Google has access to medical data of 1.6M UK patients

The data, held by AI subsidiary DeepMind, includes patient HIV status, recorded overdoses and abortions.

By April 29, 2016


NHS loses records of 8 million patients on just one laptop

Someone has performed a laptopectomy on the NHS, as a batch of computers have vanished with records on more than 8 million patients.

By June 15, 2011


NHS laptop loss could put millions of records at risk

A laptop containing unnamed patient information has gone missing from a subsidiary of the National Health Service North Central London health authority, putting the privacy of patients at risk.

By June 15, 2011


Lulzsec hackers plead guilty to online attacks

Two members of Lulzsec accused of online attacks against the Sun, the Pentagon and the NHS have pleaded guilty to hacking charges.

By June 25, 2012


UK's NHS buys into open-source Business Intelligence

The UK is buying into open source, but the proprietary vendors aren't losing their hold on UK government IT spending.

By December 17, 2008


'Get well soon' costs 49p per minute to NHS hospitals

It's cheaper for me to travel almost 200 miles on a bus and visit my dad in person than to make a one-hour conversation over Patientline's telephone service

By June 17, 2008


Twitter vs the world: Ten scandals that set Twitter alight

From the BNP to the NHS and Moir to Mandelson, Twitter provides a perfect outlet for the masses to unite in protest. We pick ten scandals that saw users throw their tweets out of the pram

By November 20, 2009