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Jane Wakefield / BBC:
European Parliament committee recommends rules on robots, calling for mandatory kill switches, insurance, taxes, more; vote set for February   —  MEPs are to vote on the first comprehensive set of rules for how humans will interact with artificial intelligence and robots.
Jan 13, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
Florida court says a suspect can be made to reveal his iPhone passcode to investigators   —  A court in Florida has said a suspected voyeur can be made to reveal his iPhone passcode to investigators.  —  The defendant was arrested after a woman out shopping saw a man crouch down and aim …
Dec 18, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook says it will increase UK employees by 500, or 50%, when new London HQ opens in 2017   —  Facebook will expand its presence in the UK by 50% when it opens its new London headquarters in 2017, the US technology giant has announced.  —  It will hire 500 additional employees …
Nov 20, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context
BBC:
Tesco Bank, the lending arm of the UK's biggest grocer, halts online payments after money was stolen from 20K accounts   —  Tesco Bank has halted online payments for current account customers after money was taken from 20,000 accounts.  —  The bank's chief executive Benny Higgins told the BBC he was …
Nov 7, 2016, 7:25 AMIn context
BBC:
UK employment tribunal rules Uber drivers are workers and are entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks, and National Living Wage   —  Uber drivers in the UK have won an employment tribunal case which ruled they are workers rather than self-employed.  —  The decision means drivers …
Oct 28, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context
BBC:
Samsung Q3 operating profit plunges 30% YoY to $4.57B, the lowest level in two years, after the Note7 recall   —  The world's largest smartphone maker Samsung has seen its operating profit plunge by 30%, pulled down by the recall of its high-end Note 7 phone.
Oct 26, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Dave Lee / BBC:
ICANN gains full oversight of Domain Name System as its contract with US NTIA expires on October 1   —  A judge in Texas has put the kibosh on a last-minute legal attempt to block the controversial decision for the US to give up control of one of the key systems that powers the internet.
Oct 1, 2016, 8:20 PMIn context
BBC:
HERE to fit Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz cars with sensors to gather data on traffic conditions and driver actions for real-time digital map service coming 2017   —  Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz cars fitted with on-board sensors are to share information in real time about on-street parking spaces and roadworks via a digital map service.
Sep 27, 2016, 6:30 AMIn context
BBC:
GoPro to launch foldable Karma quadcopter for $799 on October 23, new Hero5 action cameras and GoPro Plus $5/month sharing service on October 2   —  Camera-maker GoPro has unveiled a foldable drone that fits in a backpack.  —  The Karma aircraft also features a detachable stabiliser that can be used to make handheld shots more steady.
Sep 19, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context
BBC:
FAA advises airline passengers to turn off and not charge Galaxy Note7 phones on planes as Virgin and Qantas ban them from being used in-flight in Australia   —  Airline passengers have been warned by US authorities not to switch on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones when travelling.
Sep 9, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
New Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform helps automakers transform cars  —  Set of services built on Microsoft Azure is designed to help create custom connected driving experiences.
Worldpay:
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