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Could hackers ‘brainjack’ your memories in future?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Could technologies of the future allow hackers into precious corners of our minds? Imagine being able to scroll through your memories like an Instagram feed, reliving with vivid details your favourite life moments and backing up the dearest ones.Now imagine a dystopian version of the same future in which hackers hijack these memories and threaten to erase them if you don't pay a
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Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter as politically motivated.

[ad_1] The founder of Huawei has said there is "no way the US can crush" the company, in an exclusive interview with the BBC.Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated.The US is pursuing criminal charges against Huawei and Ms Meng, including money laundering, bank fraud and stealing trade secrets.Huawei denies any wrongdoing. [ad_2] Source link
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When Your Hotel Is Overbooked, You Might Be ‘Walked’ to Another

[ad_1] Some hotels try to assuage guests they have “walked” by giving them gifts.Katie Perkins, who is a front officer manager at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village near Los Angeles, said that when she had to walk a business traveler, she tried to offer something meaningful. “Sometimes, it’s a massage, or, if they want to come back on a personal trip, I offer them an upgrade to a suite,”
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Honda Plans to Leave Britain as Brexit Draws Close

[ad_1] LONDON — The Japanese automaker Honda has become the latest business to make plans to leave Britain as global forces reshape the car industry and the country prepares to exit the European Union.Honda will close its plant in Swindon, England, which employs 3,500 workers, by 2021, according to a statement from two members of Parliament, Justin Tomlinson and Robert Buckland, who have been in contact with the carmaker.Honda declined
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A Real Tube Carrying Dreams of 600-M.P.H. Transit

[ad_1] MOAPA, Nev. — California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail artery meant to transform travel up and down the state. But in the desert outside Las Vegas, the transportation ambitions still seem limitless.Here, engineers working for Virgin Hyperloop One are testing a radically different type of mass transit: one that aims to move people and cargo in small wheel-less pods in a vacuum
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Ren Zhengfei: Huawei’s reclusive founder

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Huawei Image caption Ren Zhengfei is one of China's richest businessmen When Huawei's founder and president Ren Zhengfei started his firm back in 1987 with just 21,000 yuan - the equivalent of about $6,600 today - little did he know his creation would grow to become a telecoms giant and make him one of the richest people in the world.With his personal fortune estimated at about $1.7bn,
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Crowdfunding powers conservation pioneer FISHTEK as it delivers net gains for fisheries an | City & Business | Finance

[ad_1] The investment will speed up product development by the UK designer and manufacturer whose deterrent technology for the global fishing industry tackles the unintended slaughter of the oceans’ wildlife, known as bycatch. This, the accidental death or capture and eventual discard of species by fleets, now involves some 300,000 dolphins, porpoises and whales, 300,000 seabirds and 250,000 turtles every year which become fatally entangled in gear.Rob and Pete Kibel with
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Honda set to close Swindon car plant

[ad_1] Japanese carmaker Honda set to announce closure of Swindon plant in 2022, putting 3,500 jobs at risk, sources sayThis breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. [ad_2] Source link
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Flybmi won’t be the last airline failure, say analysts

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Flybmi's demise won't be the last airline to collapse, analysts say In two short sentences, Flybmi's announcement that it had collapsed summed up the airline industry's woes: fuel costs, green taxes, Brexit uncertainty, falling passenger numbers. It might have added fierce competition, but that is probably a statement of the obvious.Several European airlines have folded or hit financial trouble during the past two
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Facebook Targeted in Scathing Report by British Parliament

[ad_1] LONDON — After 18 months investigating Facebook and online misinformation, a British parliamentary committee issued a scathing report on Monday, accusing the company of breaking data privacy and competition laws and calling for new regulations to rein in the technology industry.Repeated scandals involving Facebook and other tech companies demand more government oversight, the committee concluded, including laws making internet companies legally liable for content shared on their websites.“The era