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Five must-read stories from the intersection of tech, business and politics

13 Jul 2020 (Last Updated July 15th, 2020 08:45)

From TMT execs' perceptions of Covid-19 to the telcos' reaction to the UK's proposed Huawei ban, here are the key developments from this week. By NS Tech

Five must-read stories from the intersection of tech, business and politics
Among the top stories: Vodafone and BT claim that removing Chinese firm Huawei’s equipment will take years and cost billions. Credit: Shutterstock

From TMT execs’ perceptions of Covid-19 to the telcos’ reaction to the UK’s proposed Huawei ban, here are the key developments from this week. By NS Tech

Vodafone and BT say it would take five years to cut out Huawei equipment

Vodafone and BT have chimed into the furore over Huawei’s involvement in the UK 5G network, cautioning it would take five years and cost billions to remove the firm’s equipment. Laurie Clarke reports.

We are tackling social media disinformation all wrong – here is how to fix it

Calls for action on disinformation are mounting, but experts fear new policies proposed by British politicians will fail to tackle the source of the problem, writes Laurie Clarke.

Putting the block on Chinese takeaways

Chinese investment offers a potential lifeline to western governments facing prolonged recession, but worries about security pose a threat to these projects. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

TMT execs less pessimistic than most about economic impact of Covid-19

Senior executives in the UK’s technology, media and telecoms (TMT) sector are more optimistic than most about the economic consequences of Covid-19, according to new data released by NS Tech.

Join British Army and Parliament CIOs at inaugural CIO Town Hall Live

British Army CIO Major General Jonathan Cole OBE and Parliamentary Digital Service CIO Tracey Jessup are the guest speakers at NS Media Group’s new CIO Town Hall Live, an interactive forum for CIOs, CTOs and technology leaders hosted by NS Tech and CBRSign up now.