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Is Apple considering India manufacturing hub to boost sales?

Dec 20, 2016 11:53 am

Apple is in talks with India officials to potentially set up a manufacturing base in the third-largest smartphone market in the world, according to reports.

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7 jobs robots will steal from us in the future

Dec 20, 2016 11:50 am

Technology has opened up a whole world of jobs, careers and opportunities. The tech sector continues to grow and expand rapidly, but which jobs are suffering as a result?

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Learn how to switch off before you burn out, says medtech CEO

Dec 20, 2016 11:50 am

Do you have a yen to do business? Do you have entrepreneurship flowing through your veins? Do you know what it’s like to actually be an entrepreneur? The CEO of Ostoform does.

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Cuba to allow internet access at home for the first time

Dec 20, 2016 11:19 am

As part of a gradual effort to offer its citizens greater access to the internet, Cuba is now starting to trial a new scheme that will give Cubans access in their homes for the first time.

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Zuckerberg: AI is both closer than we think, and really far away

Dec 20, 2016 10:48 am

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed his latest side-project, the AI tool Jarvis, gradually changing how the family home is run.

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Lasers and sea bacteria: The latest wonder treatment for prostate cancer

Dec 20, 2016 10:12 am

A new treatment for prostate cancer that uses lasers and a drug made from sea bacteria is being heralded as having incredible results during the cancer’s earliest stage.

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Data analytics stuck at the digital disruption crossroads

Dec 20, 2016 09:36 am

While IT decision-makers claim to be highly data-driven, their organisations are not and data analytics is underutilised, a new PwC study reveals.

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Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer had very strong antlers

Dec 20, 2016 09:02 am

Materials scientists in the UK have taken a keen interest in Rudolph lately, finding that the toughness behind deers’ antlers is an ideal model to base future robotics on.

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Facebook Messenger reveals group video with Snapchat-like selfie filters

Dec 20, 2016 09:01 am

Facebook Messenger has debuted a new split-screen group video chat feature that supports up to six users at once, as well as 50 other voice participants.

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8 questions you need to ask yourself about relocating

Dec 20, 2016 08:40 am

Relocating for your job is a big decision to make. There are a lot of factors to consider. If you’re thinking about making the move, Isobel Hannan of Hays Recruitment advises asking yourself these eight questions first.

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