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Killer robots will be 'third revolution of warfare'

Billionaire Elon Musk has added his voice to more than 100 tech leaders in a letter to the United Nations warning that “killer robots” could become weapons of terror. Urging the UN to take action, 116 artificial intelligence leaders and robotics companies from across 26 countries signed the open …

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UK firms must 'urgently' improve cybersecurity

The UK’s top firms and charities “urgently” need to improve their ability to respond to online attacks, the Government has warned. A Government survey of the FTSE 350 has revealed 68% of board members have not been trained to deal with cybersecurity incidents, potentially leaving their businesses in danger. …

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Twitter backer IVP in talks with TransferWise

One of Silicon Valley’s top investment firms is in talks to buy a stake in TransferWise, the digital payments app, cementing its status as one of Britain’s most promising technology start-ups. Sky News has learnt that IVP, whose roll-call of deals includes Snapchat parent Snap, Twitter and Netflix, is …

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Hard Brexit 'offers £135bn annual boost' to economy

Removing all trade tariffs and barriers would help generate an annual £135bn uplift to the UK economy, according to a group of pro-Brexit economists. A hard Brexit is “economically much superior to soft” argues Prof Patrick Minford, lead author of a report from Economists for Free Trade.He says eliminating …

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Pension cold-calling ban to include texts and emails

A forthcoming ban on cold-callers who try to scam people out of their pension savings will include emails and texts, the government has announced. Nearly 3,000 savers have been conned out of an average of £15,000 each since 2014, after fraudsters persuaded them to cash in their pensions.Certain types …

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US to review China intellectual property policies

The US has formally launched an investigation into China’s policies regarding intellectual property.The top US trade official, Robert Lighthizer, said his office had “determined that these critical issues merit a thorough investigation”.The move was expected after President Donald Trump asked Mr Lighthizer to review China’s practices.China has voiced “serious …

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McDonald's could face first UK strikes

Fast-food company McDonald’s could face its first staff strike in the UK, after workers at two stores backed a call for industrial action.Employees at McDonald’s restaurants in Cambridge and Crayford, near London, voted overwhelmingly for a strike.The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) said staff wanted secure working …

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