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UK Industrial strategy: A bold vision scuppered by incompetence

OPINION While the British government wrestles with Brexit, it has announced more details of its plans to raise R&D investment to 2.4 percent of GDP, in line with its revamped industrial...

Why the UK’s backward stance is a disaster for tech

Chris Middleton expresses a personal view on the PR problem created by the UK’s double-headed approach to technology For the past three years, the UK has had the bare bones of a...
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Underwater robotics: a UK opportunity

Seaborne and underwater robotics for the offshore energy sector could be major opportunity for Britain, according to a new report from Innovate UK. Marine robotics includes Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs), which are...
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Google Fires Memo Author to Control Damage

Marshall Mathers, the rap superstar, is known by a variety of names--Marshall, his birth name, Eminem, his stage name, or Slim Shady, the name of his violent alter ego. In 2002,...
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Cyber security: How Alexa is permitted to spy on your private life

Chris Middleton explains the implications of Amazon’s latest research – and its efforts to water down consumer privacy protections. Scare stories about Amazon’s Alexa eavesdropping on customers are nothing new, and are...
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Unique Reach by Google will Prevent Advertisers from Spamming

During Google’s Marketing Next conference in San Francisco, the search giant unveiled a new measurement tool called Unique Reach which will allow marketers to know the exact number of times a...
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Some Catching Up To Do

In 2010 President Obama had exhorted American students to toil harder in schools, as their hard work and success would determine America’s leadership and hegemony in an increasingly multipolar world. He...
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Quantifying Ads Across Social Media

There are some smooth advertisements that put across the importance of purchasing certain products. Perhaps it is the jingle or a snarky comment or even a one-liner that renders it etched...
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Google RankBrain, AI, & Your Business: A Match Made in Heaven

Things at Google are getting more and more interesting in the AI/machine learning world. These days, Google is using AI/machine learning models in its search algorithms to make search results for...
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Tensor Processing Unit: A Chip Off the Old Block

These days everyone knows that NVIDIA is the leader in global production of graphics processing units (GPUs). The company is making the news this week after announcing remarkably higher earnings over...

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Google RankBrain, AI, & Your Business: A Match Made in Heaven

Things at Google are getting more and more interesting in the AI/machine learning world. These days, Google is using AI/machine learning models in its...

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