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Chinese capital shows its preference for nurturing high tech and hardware groups over ecommerce outfits
CIC likens innovation and entrepreneurship in UK university city to Silicon Valley
In our third Tech Exchange interview, the man responsible for the Alexa virtual assistant and Astro robot explains how ‘ambient computing’ can enhance the real world — rather than creating a virtual one
Both Google and Microsoft have invested heavily in deep learning systems
New technology will revolutionise espionage, but the US and UK must work together to secure their intelligence advantage
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Father Paolo Benanti has become one of the Pope’s chief advisers on the potential harms of new tech
Is China’s rapid advancement in technology driven by theft of US trade secrets?
What brought the FBI to arrest a Chinese-American scientist in the middle of the night?
Private companies, not universities, are pioneering artificial intelligence research and reaping almost all the gains
The future of NLP is likely to be chained to big tech companies, not start-ups
The US and China are in a race for global technological supremacy. Who’s in the lead and what are the implications for the rest of the world?
Advances in quantum computing and chip design will bring big changes
VC investor suggests AI will lower pharmaceutical costs but some critics dismiss its use in drug discovery as ‘hype’
Advocates point to the pandemic as proof of its value in healthcare even as critics dismiss its use in drug discovery as ‘hype’
Scientists were horrified when an experiment produced thousands of new chemical killers in a few hours
Complexity, context and ambiguity do not play well on social media
The pandemic has spurred fresh competition for the executive education market
‘Algorithmic management’ is spreading beyond gig platforms and logistics warehouses to other sectors
The country’s booming autonomous-vehicle industry needs foreign tech
Computers may topple our champions but there is humanity in their victories too
Former Google chief wants latest philanthropic project to solve difficult tech issues such as bias, harm and geopolitical conflict