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Vodafone said the agreement would help speed up the adoption of cloud technologies

IBM and Vodafone has announced a new joint venture which will see the former managing the telco’s cloud and hosting systems in an eight-year deal valu(...)

ETFs took in more than $310 billion in 2018, down  33 per cent from 2017 but still the second-best performance in the past 12 years, says Bloomberg Intelligence.

Wall Street’s going to have to adjust its business to account for a not-so-new but fast-growing asset class: exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Treating ET(...)

Empty lorry charade: Goods vehicles with no goods form an orderly queue in Kent to demonstrate how the road will cope in a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

In numbers: Sears’ slide 126 Age of the US department store chain Sears, once the largest retailer in the world, but now flirting with liquidation. (...)

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

If there’s any solace for downcast investors right now, it’s that even famed investor Warren Buffett is having a bad start to 2019. Sharp drops in App(...)

  Alphabet-owned AI company DeepMind’s  AlphaZero system  taught itself to outwit DeepMind’s own specialised system for playing Go.

Last year the Alphabet-owned AI company DeepMind revealed to the world a system called AlphaZero that taught itself to outwit DeepMind’s own specialis(...)

DeepMind, the London-based subsidiary of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has an AI that screens retinal scans for conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. Photograph: iStock
Ten developments to watch out for

There are so many interesting and exciting digital and technology developments happening in the life sciences sector right now. We take a closer look(...)

NewsWhip founders Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney.

Losses more than doubled at Dublin-headquartered social media monitoring company NewsWhip last year as the company invested heavily in its technology (...)

 At least 75 companies receive anonymous, precise location data from apps whose users enable location services to get local news and weather or other information, The New York Times found.

The millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails — each one following the path of an anonymous cellphone user. One path t(...)

Wearable devices like Fitbits are providing clinicians with data to help manage early-stage heart disease. Photograph: iStock

Healthcare Artificial intelligence is already being deployed in a variety of ways to improve healthcare and health systems around the world. Wearable(...)

Earlier in the year Emmanuel Macron announced a €1.5 billion investment in AI in France and last week Angela Merkel announced a €3 billion investment in AI in Germany. Photograph: Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke

Artificial intelligence has had a much more significant role in day-to-day life in recent years. The ability of a computer to observe and learn from p(...)

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