Technology

June 2019 Articles

AI software market posts huge growth amid digital transformation boom
AI software market posts huge growth amid digital transformation boom
Revenue from AI software soared more than 63 per cent to $846m (£664m) last year amid a surge in firms [...]
June 24, 2019
Nick Clegg: There is a ‘pressing need’ for tech regulation
Nick Clegg: There is a ‘pressing need’ for tech regulation
Facebook’s vice-president Sir Nick Clegg has insisted there was “absolutely no evidence” Russia used the social media platform to influence [...]
June 24, 2019
DEBATE: Is the focus on modern methods of construction to increase housebuilding misplaced?
DEBATE: Is the focus on modern methods of construction to increase housebuilding misplaced?
Is the focus on modern methods of construction to increase housebuilding misplaced? Chris Stanley, housing manager at Concrete Block Association, [...]
June 24, 2019
Nanoco loses £17m contract as Apple abandons iPhone project
Nanoco loses £17m contract as Apple abandons iPhone project
Apple’s about-face on an iPhone camera project caused UK tech firm Nanoco to lose three quarters of its value, as [...]
June 23, 2019
Bitcoin surges past $11,000 for first time since 2018
Bitcoin surges past $11,000 for first time since 2018
Bitcoin jumped past the $11,000 (£8,640) barrier over the weekend for the first time since January 2018. The cryptocurrency passed [...]
June 23, 2019
Apple recalls Macbook Pro laptops over battery fire risk
Apple recalls Macbook Pro laptops over battery fire risk
Apple has announced a recall of some of its 15-inch Macbook Pro laptops over a battery fire risk. Read more: [...]
June 21, 2019
Facebook and eBay urged to crack down on fake review market
Facebook and eBay urged to crack down on fake review market
The competition watchdog has called on Facebook and Ebay to step up their efforts to prevent the sale of fake [...]
June 21, 2019
Shares in chipmaker IQE plummet on Huawei ban profit warning
Shares in chipmaker IQE plummet on Huawei ban profit warning
Shares in chipmaker IQE plunged almost 40 per cent this morning after it revised down its full-year revenue and profit [...]
June 21, 2019
Trainline shares surge 23 per cent in £1.7bn IPO
Trainline shares surge 23 per cent in £1.7bn IPO
Trainline’s shares soared on their first day of trading today after the tech giant made its £1.7bn stock market debut. [...]
June 21, 2019
Scrap the porn laws, and keep the government out of our sex lives
Scrap the porn laws, and keep the government out of our sex lives
They say once is a coincidence, twice is an accident, three times is a pattern. Now that the introduction of [...]
June 21, 2019
How worried should you be about deepfakes?
How worried should you be about deepfakes?
Mark Zuckerberg recently became the latest high-profile subject of a “deepfake” hoax. A manipulated video circulating on Instagram appears to [...]
June 21, 2019
DEBATE: Slack has gone public with a direct listing, but is this type of ‘non-IPO’ just a fad?
DEBATE: Slack has gone public with a direct listing, but is this type of ‘non-IPO’ just a fad?
Slack has gone public with a direct listing, but is this type of ‘non-IPO’ just a fad? Neil Wilson, chief [...]
June 21, 2019
Slack surges on public debut at $25bn valuation
Slack surges on public debut at $25bn valuation
Shares of workplace messaging app Slack soared in its first session as a publicly-traded company today, rising nearly 60 per [...]
June 21, 2019
Internet regulation poses ‘serious threat’ to free speech and innovation
Internet regulation poses ‘serious threat’ to free speech and innovation
Government plans to tighten regulations against internet companies pose a serious threat to free speech and will damage the economy, [...]
June 20, 2019