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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/7/2017
DeepMind's latest version of its artificial intelligence network, AlphaGo Zero, has mastered chess in just four hours, uncovering plays that humans took centuries to figure out. Expert grandmasters are now analyzing those moves to improve human knowledge of the game that has been played for millennia.
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The Staff, 12/5/2017
Where is Europe's tech talent? That's a question I asked myself after reading a very short report this week in the MIT Technology Review that suggested the region's tech companies are struggling to find the local staff they need.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 12/4/2017
Facebook has given the London tech scene, and Brexit supporters, some pre-Christmas cheer by opening a new facility in the heart of the capital and announcing that it will hire 800 new UK staff.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/30/2017
Amazon has invested a further $100 million in its Alexa Fund in order to fund international expansion of the programme. The venture is designed to help those companies seeking to integrate the Alexa voice-activated assistant application into their product, giving them access to developer APIs and other tools they may need.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/28/2017
Waymo, Alphabet's autonomous vehicle division, has driven more than 4 million miles, the company announced in a blog post on Tuesday.
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The Staff, 11/24/2017
Ride-hailing service specialist Lyft is raising another $500 million in a new round of funding that takes its valuation to about $11.5 billion.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/22/2017
In his Autumn Budget 2017, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, allocated millions of pounds to multiple technology sectors and industries, in an attempt to boost the UK's tech businesses before the Brexit divorce in March 2019. He also said that he wants a new tech business founded in the UK "every half hour," compared to every hour.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/17/2017
Tech startups, entrepreneurs and founders need to "just get on with it" in the face of issues such as Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency. That was the view of tech leaders stated at the Tech World Tour held at Here East in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, this week.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 11/10/2017
Email scammers are annoying, but replying to them and wasting their time is great fun. Maybe even more fun is letting the scammer talk to a bot, which has the potential to waste a scammer's time infinitely.
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