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Digital Poverty Alliance warns of rising UK digital divide
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DPA warns incoming UK government of escalating digital poverty, with an estimated 19 million, including one in seven adults and one in five children, suffering from the issue.
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EU pioneers global regulation of artificial intelligence sector
Last month
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The EU inaugurates the global first AI Act aiming to mitigate potential risks of AI technologies and establish a human-centric regulatory framework, prompting other regions to catch up.
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Tech leaders urge UK government to invest in AI skills training
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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At a Parliamentary Skills Summit, tech industry leaders urged the UK government for significant investment in digital AI training, aiming to upskill future generations and close the digital skill gap.
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UK landline digital switchover summons connectivity fears
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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UK landline switchover to digital could jeopardise safety of 95% of those over 65, according to disability and elderly advocacy groups urging for delay until 2030.
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DPA spotlights need for digital support in teaching
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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The Digital Poverty Alliance's latest white paper sheds light on the urgent need for digital skill training among teachers.
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UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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The UK Government unveils a £200m digital skills package aimed at enhancing local economies and fostering the rise of 'digital nomads'.
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Digital Poverty Alliance hosts UK discussions on inclusive technology future
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Digital Poverty Alliance leads industry talks on eradicating digital poverty for a more inclusive UK tech future.
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Digital Poverty Alliance tackles digital poverty in the UK
Tue, 23rd May 2023
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Digital Poverty Alliance (DPA) has unveiled its National Delivery Plan, comprised of six core missions to end digital poverty in the United Kingdom by 2030.