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Neil Tyler

Big tech set to face greater scrutiny?

Over the past six years Apple has acquired around 100 companies. At a time when the company is generating a mountain of cash – almost £80bn alone in its first-quarter of 2021 – the signs are that this rate of acquisition is likely to continue.

Among its high profile acquisitions have been its $3bn purchase of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker, and the music recognition software company Shazam, for $400m.Apple's list of acquisition is extremely varied from ...

Green and pleasant land

A team of engineers have developed a hydropower system that uses gentle slopes rather than steep dams or mountains to store electricity.

More companies turn to AI

New research, conducted by Fountech Solutions, has shown that a growing number of UK businesses are turning to AI to build back from Covid-19.

Digital transformation

With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reaching into almost every aspect of our lives, it’s not surprising that recent figures show that investment in robotics has surged over the past twelve months.

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