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Data could be what Ford sells next as it looks for new revenue

As Ford Motor Co continues a global reorganisation that is certain to include significant job reductions, one way forward could lie in Ford Credit and the consumer data it collects.


VR is set to transform our lives in the real world – all from the comfort of our sofa

New apps let you ‘walk’ on Mars, relieve pain without medication and explore dreams while you’re awake – wearing hi-tech headgear at home.


Demi Lovato, Cardi B are the most Googled musicians of 2018

Google has shared its lists of the top-searched people of the past year, with Demi Lovato, Cardi B and Avicii all among those having sparked the curiosity of Googlers around the world.


Why it’s so hard to #DeleteFacebook: Constant psychological boosts keep you hooked

Here we go again: another Facebook controversy, yet again violating our sense of privacy by letting others harvest our personal information. This flareup is a big one to be sure, leading some people to consider leaving Facebook altogether, but the company and most of its over two billion users will reconcile.


Idaho lab protects US infrastructure from cyberattacks

It’s called the “Dark Side” because the 50 workers there prefer to keep the lights low so they can dim the brightness on their computer screens.


AI firm aims to free up parents and teachers from checking children’s maths homework

Beijing-based online education start-up has developed an AI-powered app to check children’s arithmetic problems.


Twitter revises data on Russian trolls and their 2017 activity

Twitter Inc this month made a significant revision to its public database of more than 3,000 accounts that it has linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency, fundamentally altering the record about the group’s trolling efforts in the US in the year following the contentious 2016 presidential election.


Chinese hacks show that cybersecurity isn’t just academic: opinion

For decades, back before the Cold War, universities were fertile hunting grounds for espionage.


Police in Gujarat detain 10 teens for playing ‘violent’ PUBG

Police in Gujarat detained 10 teenagers for breaking a newly announced ban on playing videogame "PUBG", the forerunner of global smash "Fortnite," officials said on March 14.


Billionaire has a new goal for his 17,000 workers: learn to code

Less than a decade after stunning workers at his Japanese tech giant with an edict to learn English, billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani wants to do the same with computer programming.