Ex-SpaceX engineers in race to build first commercial electric speedboat

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Big tech’s big week raises fears of ‘Blade Runner future’ of mega-company rule

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Out of control and rising: why bitcoin has Nigeria’s government in a panic

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How Games Workshop grew to become more profitable than Google

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Amazon sales top $100bn for third quarter running as profits hit $7.8bn

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Why is a big oil company investing huge amounts of money in Wyoming wind?

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The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong

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Tesla second-quarter profits top $1bn even as it struggles to handle demand

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Cryptocurrencies could lead to ‘limitless’ losses for UK government

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Sucks to be him! How Henry the vacuum cleaner became an accidental design icon

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Online banking and gaming services hit by internet outage

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Why the Bank of England has it head in the cloud over data security

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Bitcoin price slides amid EU call to make transfers traceable, and rise of ‘stablecoins’

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Isolate if ‘pinged’ by NHS Covid app, says No 10, despite minister’s claims

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Government sets up £375m fund for ‘gamechanging’ UK tech firms

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China’s Tencent agrees to buy UK video games firm Sumo for more than £900m

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Social Warming by Charles Arthur review – a coolly prosecutorial look at social media

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Why are companies always experiencing higher-than-normal call volumes?

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Phil Spencer on the future of Xbox: we still want to take risks with games

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Met police seize nearly £180m of bitcoin in money laundering investigation

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To obscurity and beyond: did Richard Branson really make it into space?

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Richard Branson’s quest: to boldly go where no billionaire has gone before

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Didi the latest casualty as China tackles tech’s ‘barbaric growth’

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Currency and control: why China wants to undermine bitcoin

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Cryptocurrency firm Circle to float in US in $4.5bn merger deal

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Ransomware hackers demand $70m after attack on US software firm Kaseya

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hacking Ransomware hackers demand $70m after attack on US software firm Kaseya Between 800 and 1,500 businesses around the world, including supermarkets and dentists’ offices, affected by attack Reuters Läs mer…

Chinese-owned firm acquires UK’s largest semiconductor manufacturer

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