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How smart actually are smart speakers?

How smart actually are smart speakers?

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From Amazon’s various incarnations of the Echo to the upcoming Apple HomePod, smart speakers have captured the imagination of consumers across the globe in 2017. In the midst of the ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 31st 2017 at 10:30AM
Head of Facebook's hardware lab resigns for 'purposeful' next step

Head of Facebook's hardware lab resigns for 'purposeful' next step

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The head of Facebook’s hardware lab Building 8 has stepped down to focus on a ‘purposeful’ next step. Regina Dugan exits the company after joining from Google 18 months ago. ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 18th 2017 at 9:43AM
Is investment in tech giants about to dry up?

Is investment in tech giants about to dry up?

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The bubble that has lifted tech stocks to lofty new heights looks like it may be about to pop. Share prices in tech giants such as Facebook, Microsoft and Google’s ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 26th 2017 at 10:23AM
Trump's computer science programme highlights UK's education flaws

Trump's computer science programme highlights UK's education flaws

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A group of US tech companies, including Apple, Google and Amazon, have come out in support of a new US government initiative that aims to get more disadvantaged and minority ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Sep 26th 2017 at 10:20AM

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Will Google's $1.1 billion gamble on Pixel pay off?

Will Google's $1.1 billion gamble on Pixel pay off?

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Google is banking on Pixel smartphones proving a success. The tech giant has announced that it will pay $1.1 billion for the division at HTC that develops Google’s Pixel smartphones.

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 21st 2017 at 9:08AM
Google attempts to stave off EU fine by offering rivals equal advertising space

Google attempts to stave off EU fine by offering rivals equal advertising space

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After being slapped with a record 2.4 billion euro fine for breaching EU antitrust regulations, Google is doing everything within its power to stave off another hit. In a bid ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 19th 2017 at 10:25AM
European countries call for new EU tax on tech giants

European countries call for new EU tax on tech giants

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Europe’s battle to prevent multinationals from hiding their profits in tax havens has taken a new direction. A number of European countries are urging the EU to slap tech giants ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 11th 2017 at 10:38AM
Intel, Google and Qualcomm boosted by court's decision on antitrust ruling

Intel, Google and Qualcomm boosted by court's decision on antitrust ruling

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Intel was given a boost yesterday when Europe’s top court sent the EU’s antitrust regulators case against the US chipmaker back to court for an appeal. In a rare blow ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 7th 2017 at 9:41AM
Why the Intel antitrust ruling affects Qualcomm and Google

Why the Intel antitrust ruling affects Qualcomm and Google

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Tomorrow’s landmark EU ruling on allegations of antitrust violations at Intel will have a far-reaching impact beyond the chipmaker. Europe’s top court will rule on whether or not the US ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 5th 2017 at 10:27AM
PCR Five for Friday (01/09/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (01/09/2017)

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Five for Friday is a weekly feature to give a brief roundup of our top five stories from the week that you might have missedThink we left anything ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Sep 1st 2017 at 11:30AM

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