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What a no-deal Brexit could look like for the UK
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What a no-deal Brexit could look like for the UK

What do the extended Brexit talks mean?
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In Brief

What do the extended Brexit talks mean?

Why everyone’s talking about the EU’s no-deal Brexit plans
EU leaders meet for the final European Summit of the year in Brussels.
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Why everyone’s talking about the EU’s no-deal Brexit plans

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The e-scooter invasion: can we cope? 
An e-scooter pilot program launched in London on 7 June
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The e-scooter invasion: can we cope? 

London has become the latest UK city to launch a trial of e-scooters on public roads
18 Jun 2021
Are ransomware attacks the top new threat to national security?
US President Joe Biden
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Are ransomware attacks the top new threat to national security?

Experts say hijackings of computer systems are closing schools and delaying life-saving medical treatments in countries worldwide
8 Jun 2021
G7’s ‘seismic’ tax deal: what will it mean for companies?
G7 finance ministers met at Lancaster House in London
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G7’s ‘seismic’ tax deal: what will it mean for companies?

Proposed minimum global level of corporate tax will target multinationals and tech giants
8 Jun 2021
Are Facebook privacy settings handing a ‘free pass’ to terrorists?
Mark Zuckerberg
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Are Facebook privacy settings handing a ‘free pass’ to terrorists?

MI5 chief attacks plans to provide end-to-end encryption on social media platform
21 May 2021
Tesla and bitcoin: a reckoning for Elon Musk?
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In Depth

Tesla and bitcoin: a reckoning for Elon Musk?

The mercurial entrepreneur has abandoned the cryptocurrency. What are the likely consequences?
21 May 2021
How cybercriminals are hacking into the heart of the US economy
Fears the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline because of a cyberattack would cause a gasoline shortage led to some panic buying
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How cybercriminals are hacking into the heart of the US economy

Ransomware attacks have become a global epidemic, with more than $18.6bn paid in ransoms in 2020
20 May 2021
The rise of the social media influencer
US model Bella Hadid poses for a selfie while getting ready backstage for the Victoria's Secret fashion show
In Depth

The rise of the social media influencer

Who exactly are they? And why are they always going to Dubai?
20 May 2021

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What happens when a country comes under ransomware attack?
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What happens when a country comes under ransomware attack?

Irish healthcare system shuts down IT services after huge cybersecurity breach
14 May 2021
France in revolt, junior networks and digital emotions
Emmanuel Macron
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France in revolt, junior networks and digital emotions

Why are French soldiers up in arms? Is Instagram the right place for children? And can computers recognise emotions?
14 May 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
Business Briefing

‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
Bitcoin explained: what is it and how can you buy one?
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Bitcoin explained: what is it and how can you buy one?

The price of the volatile cryptocurrency has hit a record high of $64,000
14 Apr 2021
UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound
The UK’s construction sector grew by 1.6% in February 2021
Business Briefing

UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound

London home buyers pay ‘park premium’, details leaked of Google Pixel Watch, and other breaking business news
13 Apr 2021
Who are the richest people in the world?
Jeff Bezos
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Who are the richest people in the world?

Jeff Bezos tops the Forbes Billionaires List for the fourth year running
7 Apr 2021
What are non-fungible tokens?
Jack Dorsey
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What are non-fungible tokens?

The latest digital craze sees Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sell for $2.9m
23 Mar 2021
£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns
An empty Regent Street in London in March 2020
Business Briefing

£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns

Cycling market goes ‘berserk’, pubs face ‘bleak future’, and other breaking business news
22 Mar 2021
UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’
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Business Briefing

UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’

Trump’s net worth drops by $700m, no shouting at Disney parks, and other breaking business news
18 Mar 2021
Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event
Apple CEO Tim Cook
Business Briefing

Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event

ITV shares fall after Morgan’s exit, PM plans transport revolution, and other breaking business news
10 Mar 2021
Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom
The 2018 TwitchCon esports event in California
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Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom

Lidl also looking to get a cut of the action amid record spending by world’s 2.5 billion gamers
4 Mar 2021
Apple’s acquisitions: legacy built on healthy business strategy
The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City
Behind the scenes

Apple’s acquisitions: legacy built on healthy business strategy

CEO Tim Cook looks to ‘small, innovative’ firms to push Apple products forward
24 Feb 2021
China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’
Moon
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China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Feb 2021
Flying cars: the race for the skies
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Flying cars: the race for the skies

Volkswagen are the latest company to explore potential technology
10 Feb 2021
Five of the best gadgets for pets
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The wish list

Five of the best gadgets for pets

Even your furry friends need the latest tech
10 Feb 2021
Sex robots ‘could kill’ if hacked, experts warn
an engineer holding a silicon face against the head of a robot at a lab of a doll factory.
Tall Tales

Sex robots ‘could kill’ if hacked, experts warn

And other stories from the stranger side of life
9 Feb 2021
Scientists teach spinach to send emails
Spinach
Tall Tales

Scientists teach spinach to send emails

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Feb 2021
Amazon’s new boss: who is Andy Jassy?
Amazon Web Services chief executive Andy Jassy will take over from Jeff Bezos
Behind the scenes

Amazon’s new boss: who is Andy Jassy?

The online retail company’s founder will hand over the reins in Q3
3 Feb 2021
Is social media bad for your mental health?
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In Depth

Is social media bad for your mental health?

Girls’ dramatic decrease in mental wellbeing ‘linked to heavy social media use’
27 Jan 2021
Google threatens to pull out of Australia over media payment law
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison
In Focus

Google threatens to pull out of Australia over media payment law

Social media giant poised to shut down search engines if forced to pay for news content
22 Jan 2021
China's tech landscape
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China's tech landscape

China is well on its way to achieving its goal of becoming a leading global technological superpower by 2050
22 Jan 2021
Bringing UK tech to China
Shanghai city skyline
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Bringing UK tech to China

techUK CEO, Julian David, explains the ins and outs of UK tech collaboration with China
18 Jan 2021
How Massive Analytic brought innovative AI to China
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How Massive Analytic brought innovative AI to China

Founder and CEO, George Frangou, explains the great potential, and potential pitfalls, of taking artificial precognition to the Chinese market
18 Jan 2021
Taking British smart city technology to China
Smart technology in China
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Taking British smart city technology to China

UtterBerry founder Heba Bevan discusses the challenges and opportunities with exporting her company’s smart sensors to the Asian market
18 Jan 2021
Should Twitter have the power to ban Trump?
Donald Trump pockets his phone
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Should Twitter have the power to ban Trump?

Critics describe the move as ‘censorship’ based on ‘political preferences’
12 Jan 2021
Language-learning apps speak the right lingo for UK subscribers 
Duolingo
In Brief

Language-learning apps speak the right lingo for UK subscribers 

Locked-down Brits turn to online lessons as a new hobby and way to upskill
12 Jan 2021
CES 2021: the top tech trends and new products
CES
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CES 2021: the top tech trends and new products

The trade show is awash with health and cleanliness-focused gadgets
11 Jan 2021