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WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China and many others think big tech companies are far too influential and powerful, so by taking Golden Shares in…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some people want to know what their carbon footprint is, and we have the technology to track it, but the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Turning our cars into a giant network of air purifiers might help move the dial on urban pollution …  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Tech giants are increasingly powerful and interwoven with society, and the Chinese government is making contingency plans in case they…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Covid-19 has accelerated the trials of many different types of technologies, from drones to self-driving cars, and 3D printing, now…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI is, arguably, as transformational technology as the internet, and China wants to play its role in helping shape and…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The use of cash in society is falling and some of the world’s largest central banks are creating new cryptocurrencies…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many of the AI breakthroughs over recent years have only been possible because of the exponential increase in the amount…

The virtual world just got a new payments technology and it’s as easy as nodding your head Chinese web behemoth and Amazon stalking horse Alibaba…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Google wants to update the storage industry.   Organisations that operate hyperscale cloud data centers, such as Alibaba, AWS, Google, Facebook,…