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‘Big Brother' fears over call centre's webcam plan to spy on Scots staff at home

‘Big Brother' fears over call centre's webcam plan to spy on Scots staff at home

2 hours ago   |   Daily Record

Staff say the installation of cameras for remote workers is a “Big Brother” tactic and fear the technology could be open to abuse.
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SK Innovation Shares Soar After Reaching Truce with LG Chem Over EV Technology

4 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Gina Lee Investing.com - Share in SK Innovation Co. Ltd. roared back into the double digits after it settled a KRW2 trillion electric-vehicle battery technology spat with...
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United States' plan to beat China includes dominating tech standards groups, especially for 5G

4 hours ago   |   The Register

'Strategic Competition Act' calls for appointment of a new ambassador-at-large for tech America's plan to compete with China includes a call for the land of the free to...
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China launches hotline to report ‘illegal' comments about Communist party

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Public encouraged to report internet users who cast doubt on party's version of history ahead of its 100th anniversary China's cyber regulator has launched a hotline to report...
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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS: Welcoming big luxury to the EV world

6 hours ago   |   CNET

Mercedes is finally letting us behind the wheel of its electric S-Class, and wow was it worth the wait.
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New Mercedes EQS prototype review

New Mercedes EQS prototype review

6 hours ago   |   Auto Express

Verdict The Mercedes EQS is the kind of car where you don't miss a combustion engine. It's all about refinement, which it seriously delivers. It's surprisingly agile given its...
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Under the skin: The featherweight battery that could revolutionise EVs

Under the skin: The featherweight battery that could revolutionise EVs

7 hours ago   |   Autocar

Scientists believe that massless energy storage, whereby the car's body acts as a battery, could reduce the weight of an EV by 50% The weight of lithium ion battery packs is...
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Could COVID vaccine help us cure HIV and cancer?

Could COVID vaccine help us cure HIV and cancer?

10 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Scientists believe that the groundbreaking mRNA technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines could unlock treatments for deadly diseases, including cancer and HIV.
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Watch this Transformers robot actually transform on its own

10 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

Optimus Prime comes alive in this robot that transforms on its own from vehicle to bipedal robot, sound effects, voice and all. Robosen Robotics partnered with Hasbro to bring...
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Microsoft reportedly in talks to purchase AI and speech technology firm Nuance Communications

Microsoft reportedly in talks to purchase AI and speech technology firm Nuance Communications

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Microsoft is negotiating a deal to buy Nuance Communications, an artificial intelligence and speech technology company, according to a report from...
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Former PM John Major hopes Duke's death will bring brothers Harry and...

Former PM John Major hopes Duke's death will bring brothers Harry and William together

Prince Harry jetted back into Britain yesterday ahead of his grandfather's funeral. Read more ...

‘Jonah Lomu rule applies to Jordan Petaia' - Brad Thorn

‘Jonah Lomu rule applies to Jordan Petaia' - Brad Thorn

Not one to be bogged down in debate over what position suits Jordan Petaia best, Brad Thorn is keeping it simple at the Queensland Reds. Full-back, centre or wing? It doesn't... Read more ...

Amazfit Bip U Pro price in India, features, and availability

Amazfit Bip U Pro price in India, features, and availability

Amazfit Bip U Pro is the new budget smartwatch in town. It is loaded with features such as built-in GPS, Alexa - which are rare in the sub Rs 5,000 segment. Read more ...

Glentoran to hold a minute's silence for late royal Prince Philip after...

Glentoran to hold a minute's silence for late royal Prince Philip after fans' angry backlash

Glentoran Football Club has reversed a decision not to hold a minute's silence for the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh, following a widespread fan backlash. Read more ...

Sinn Fein challenges funding of events cancelled by Covid

Sinn Fein challenges funding of events cancelled by Covid

Sinn Fein has signed a legal challenge to the decision taken by the Causeway Coast and Glens Council to approve £400,000 for events hit by the pandemic. Read more ...

Northern Ireland traffic alerts: Castledawson road closed after crash

Northern Ireland traffic alerts: Castledawson road closed after crash

Follow our blog below for all you traffic and travel information. Read more ...

Harsh lessons: So what will our education system look like in 30 years' time?

Harsh lessons: So what will our education system look like in 30 years' time?

From today, all of Northern Ireland's school pupils are back in the classroom after spending most of the year learning a new way of learning. Read more ...

'Milestone day' as all pupils go back to school. but traders are still in...

'Milestone day' as all pupils go back to school. but traders are still in the dark

The last of Northern Ireland's pupils return to school today in what has been described as a "milestone" day in the region's exit from lockdown. Read more ...

Violence may have scuppered my deal, says businessman

Violence may have scuppered my deal, says businessman

Funders in London have taken a dim view of the violence on the streets of Northern Ireland in recent days, according to a developer working to secure investment for a project. Read more ...

Michael Long: 'I haven't won an argument with Naomi in 25 years'

Michael Long: 'I haven't won an argument with Naomi in 25 years'

Northern Ireland is chock-a-block with women standing behind their men, but it still struggles with a role for political husbands. "When Naomi became Lord Mayor of Belfast, we... Read more ...