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Facebook to be get maximum fine over data breaches 10 Jul 8:18pm Facebook to be get maximum fine over data breaches
Facebook is to be hit with the maximum £500,000 ($663,000) fine over data protection breaches related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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How artificial intelligence is transforming tennis 10 Jul 8:09pm How artificial intelligence is transforming tennis
Click goes to Wimbledon to see how artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in tennis.
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Facebook Is Fined by British Agency Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak 10 Jul 7:13pm Updated Facebook Is Fined by British Agency Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak
The Information Commissioner’s Office said it was fining Facebook 500,000 pounds — the maximum allowed — for letting Cambridge Analytica harvest users’ information without their consent.
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Facebook fined for data breaches in Cambridge Analytica scandal 10 Jul 7:01pm Facebook fined for data breaches in Cambridge Analytica scandal
Firm fined £500k for lack of transparency and failing to protect users’ information Facebook is to be fined £500,000, the maximum amount possible, for its part in
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How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight 10 Jul 6:36pm Updated How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight
Samba TV, which has deals to put its software on sets made by about a dozen TV brands, uses viewing data to make personalized show recommendations. But that’s not the big draw for advertisers.
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Apple Hands Siri Responsibilities to Executive Poached From Google 10 Jul 6:29pm Apple Hands Siri Responsibilities to Executive Poached From Google
Apple is handing oversight of its Siri team to new artificial-intelligence chief John Giannandrea three months after hiring him from rival Google.
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Cisco Chief Executive’s New Mantra: Simplify Computer Networks 10 Jul 6:03pm Cisco Chief Executive’s New Mantra: Simplify Computer Networks
Chuck Robbins’s strategy is giving a Silicon Valley giant — one that used to benefit from technological complexity — momentum despite the growth of cloud computing.
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China Bans Ads on Video App 10 Jul 5:59pm China Bans Ads on Video App
Chinese authorities banned ads on the Douyin app—which serves up 15-second videos—over an ad they said made light of a venerated Chinese soldier.
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A Tech Guru Captivated Canada. Then He Fled to China. 10 Jul 5:29pm Updated A Tech Guru Captivated Canada. Then He Fled to China.
Sun Yian was seen as the country’s way into the huge Chinese tech boom. Instead, his disappearance has raised questions about Canada’s eagerness for deals.
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Tesla to Build China Plant With Goal of Producing 500,000 Cars a Year 10 Jul 5:10pm Updated Tesla to Build China Plant With Goal of Producing 500,000 Cars a Year
The wholly owned operation, based in Shanghai, would be the first overseas factory for the automaker’s electric vehicles.
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Road signs can detect when mobiles are used at the wheel 10 Jul 3:49pm Road signs can detect when mobiles are used at the wheel
Road signs that can detect when a mobile phone is being used in a moving vehicle are being installed in Norfolk. 
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Tesla to Build Shanghai Plant 10 Jul 3:48pm Updated Tesla to Build Shanghai Plant
Tesla announced plans to build a factory in Shanghai, a move expected to boost sales in the world’s largest auto market but comes amid a broader U.S.-China trade dispute.
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Martin Sorrell Beats WPP in Bidding War for Dutch Marketing Firm 10 Jul 2:55pm Martin Sorrell Beats WPP in Bidding War for Dutch Marketing Firm
Mr. Sorrell and his new firm, S4 Capital, beat out the advertising giant, his former company, for the purchase of MediaMonks
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Tesla to open Shanghai electric car factory, doubling its production 10 Jul 12:51pm Tesla to open Shanghai electric car factory, doubling its production
Elon Musk says first facility outside the US will build 500,000 cars a year Tesla is to open a new electric car production plant in Shanghai, its first outside the US, chief executive Elon Musk said from the city on Tuesday. The new auto plant is slated to produce 500,000 cars a year, taking Tesla’s total global manufacturing capacity to 1m vehicles a year. Most automotive factories are tooled to produce 200,000 to 300,000 vehicles a year.
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PayPal told customer her death breached its rules 10 Jul 12:11pm PayPal told customer her death breached its rules
Payments firm apologises after writing "insensitive" letter to cancer victim about her debt.
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10 Jul 10:54am Updated Ad-Tech Company MediaMath Raises $225 Million
The New York-based firm will use the capital to buy out an investor, spend on technology and fund acquisitions
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Tesla to Build Factory in Shanghai 10 Jul 10:37am Tesla to Build Factory in Shanghai
The electric-car maker will build a factory in Shanghai capable of producing 500,000 vehicles a year in a move expected to boost sales in the world’s largest auto market but one that could also draw fire in the U.S.
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Why was Elon Musk at the Thai cave rescue? 10 Jul 10:31am Updated Why was Elon Musk at the Thai cave rescue?
A mini-sub delivered by the entrepreneur was said to be "not practical" by the rescue effort's chief.
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China Bans Ads on Booming Video App 10 Jul 9:10am Updated China Bans Ads on Booming Video App
Chinese authorities banned ads on the very popular Douyin app—which serves up an eclectic array of 15-second videos—over an ad they said made light of a venerated Chinese soldier in the Korean War.
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10 Jul 9:00am Tech Tip: Sharing the Best Part of the Video
Here’s how to cut to the chase and send your friends links to clips that start playback at a specific time.
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UK slips further down global broadband league table 10 Jul 8:27am UK slips further down global broadband league table
Singapore has average speeds of 60Mbps and speeds are rising around the world but UK still lags behind.
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Walmart to Enter New York With an Ecommerce Center 10 Jul 8:20am Walmart to Enter New York With an Ecommerce Center
The retail behemoth’s foray into the Big Apple will be an ecommerce fulfillment center in the Bronx leased by Jet.com, the online startup Walmart bought two years ago.
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Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Falls in Hong Kong Trading Debut 10 Jul 7:25am Updated Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Falls in Hong Kong Trading Debut
Xiaomi wants the world to believe it is the next big internet stock. But investors took a cautious view of that sales pitch.
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Thomas Cook admits customer data breach 10 Jul 7:10am Thomas Cook admits customer data breach
Travel firm Thomas Cook has admitted a data breach which exposed the names, email addresses, and flight details of customers.
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Ready for liftoff? Two flying taxi startups got Pentagon funding 10 Jul 7:00am Ready for liftoff? Two flying taxi startups got Pentagon funding
Exclusive: Self-flying vehicle firms got $2m last year, as military envisions taxis as more Blade Runner than Back to the Future Two start-ups leading the race to build the first self-flying taxis are using money from the US military. Last year, Kitty Hawk and Joby Aviation received a total of nearly $2m from the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), a Pentagon organization founded to help America’s military make faster use of emerging technologies. Neither company, nor the DIUx, disclosed the funding at the time.
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Custom-Parts Marketplace Xometry Raises $25 Million in New Funding 10 Jul 6:00am Custom-Parts Marketplace Xometry Raises $25 Million in New Funding
Company will also buy rival MakeTime as it builds business matching manufacturers to small-batch suppliers.
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Microsoft launches smaller, cheaper Surface Go to rival the iPad 10 Jul 5:50am Microsoft launches smaller, cheaper Surface Go to rival the iPad
New 10in Windows 10 tablet is half the cost of Surface Pro, aimed at Apple’s iPad and Google’s Chromebooks but running Office Microsoft has unveiled its direct challenge to Apple’s iPad, the cheaper, smaller and lighter Surface Go 2-in-1 Windows 10 tablet.
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Compensation sought for Australians caught up in Facebook privacy breach 10 Jul 4:34am Compensation sought for Australians caught up in Facebook privacy breach
Mass complaint seeks compensation for ‘unauthorised access’ in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Constance Adams Helped Design Habitations for Mars-Bound Astronauts 10 Jul 3:22am Constance Adams Helped Design Habitations for Mars-Bound Astronauts
As an architect working with NASA engineers, Constance Adams insisted that long-term space habitations needed to be not just safe and efficient, but also comfortable enough so astronauts wouldn’t go crazy.
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Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras 10 Jul 2:52am Updated Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras
Beijing is putting billions of dollars behind facial recognition and other technologies to track and control its citizens.
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E-scooter start-up raises £232m from Uber and Alphabet 10 Jul 1:03am E-scooter start-up raises £232m from Uber and Alphabet
Uber and Alphabet are investing in start-up Lime as competition in the bike and scooter hiring industry hots up. 
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