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Tech companies rebuilding themselves around artificial intelligence

Major tech companies are restructuring their businesses and placing artificial intelligence at the centre of their activities going forward.  The trend is reminiscent of the time when the Internet was taking off...
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Governments worldwide looking into blockchain adoption

Governments around the world are looking into the adoption of blockchain, the online, distributed database which forms the basis of bitcoin, said to be the first decentralised digital currency.  Millions of people...
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European Commission to introduce new security rules for IoT

The European Commission is drafting new rules to govern the Internet of Things security. The new plan, put forward by digital policy chiefs Günther Oettinger and Andrus Ansip, aims to protect machines from...
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If a driverless car could save its occupant or a pedestrian in an accident,...

Though it might not be considered true “artificial intelligence”, Amazon’s website software, which tracks your navigation of its shopping site to dynamically generate suggestions of other related products to look at and...
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US moves to secure internet of things, starting with cars

The US government is attempting to make the internet of things more secure, as more and more experts claim it’s almost impossible to guarantee machine-to-machine networks can be totally safeguarded.  The US Department of Transportation...
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Twitter being asked to ban Donald Trump, as FBI gains access to user data

Twitter is facing calls to ban US President-elect Donald Trump as a user of the social network.  The calls are mainly coming from media analysts writing on prominent websites and journals, such...
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Virtual jobs: Serverless computing and the changing role of CIOs

The role of the chief information officer is changing, according to experts at consultancy companies Gartner and IDC.  In a speech at the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum earlier this year, Peter Sondergaard, senior...
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Wearables market grows as Fitbit reaches 23 per cent share

Smartwatches such as the Apple Watch may have been thought of as the devices which will usurp simpler wearable devices such as the Fitbit, but it doesn’t look like it’s turning...
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Ultra-high quality video set for massive growth online as YouTube launches live streaming for...

The phenomenal growth of online video has only slightly been hampered by the limitations of the current data centre infrastructure and telecommunications networks.  But with both the network and the data centre becoming faster...
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MWC: There’s absolutely no need to wear a satellite dish on your head, but...

Walking around with a satellite dish on your head just so you can receive Sky TV while on the move is probably not an idea that will catch on any time...
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Nokia answers call of the smartphone market

A long time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, Nokia was the world’s leading manufacturer of mobile phones. Its handsets were absolutely everywhere on Earth – some still are, long after...
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Fujitsu in talks with Lenovo about possible takeover of computer business

In today’s wired world, the phrase “tech giant” conjures up relatively new names like Apple, Google and Microsoft. But once upon a time, Fujitsu used to be a tech giant, and...
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