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Firms should pay for people's data, says Vince Cable
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:47

Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable says data is the "new oil" yet people were giving it away free. BBC News - UK Politics

Michael Gove: Brexit's not made UK less welcoming to immigrants
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:55

But critics say the Windrush scandal has hit the UK's reputation with post-Brexit trading partners. BBC News - UK Politics

Amazon Prime is gobbling up Whole Foods' rewards program - CNET
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:54

Whole Foods Market rewards customers were informed that their digital coupons or account on the site won't be available after May 1. CNET News

The Force is crushing it: 2 Star Wars drones for $99.99 - CNET
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:53

Propel's excellent replica quadcopters originally sold for $ 180 apiece. Now $ 100 buys you two of them. CNET News

Questions over Conservative donor tax probe
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:53

HMRC denies refusing to assist with a probe into a French telecoms firm because it had been a Tory donor. BBC News - UK Politics

Senior MPs to force customs union vote
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:56

A powerful cross-party group of MPs is to force a vote on a customs union next week in the Commons. BBC News - UK Politics

Commonwealth meeting: Queen hosts summit at Buckingham Palace
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:57

The leaders of the 53 nations are discussing plastic waste, cyber security and trade. BBC News - UK Politics

Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach in contempt of court
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:52

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday found Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt of court for disobeying her order not to enforce the ...

Windrush: Investigation urged over landing cards
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:08

Theresa May says the decision was taken to destroy documents in 2009 - but Labour disputes this. BBC News - UK Politics

Trump hopes for successful North Korea summit, but warns he could walk away
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:06

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he hoped an unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would...

Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:14

Plan for ban in England announced as Commonwealth leaders urged to join fight against plastic waste. BBC News - UK Politics

Facebook reportedly looking to design its own chips - CNET
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:58

The social network may join other tech giants that're reducing dependence on chipmakers, Bloomberg reports. Its processors could help with AI and Ocul...

EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ouster
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:23

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House budget office said on Wednesday it was probing whether a $ 43,000 soundproof phone booth installed for Environ...

Dozens of senators sign resolution urging ouster of EPA's Pruitt
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dozens of Democratic U.S. Senators on Wednesday introduced a resolution calling for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott...

Brexit: Ministers suffer first defeat on EU Withdrawal Bill
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:54

Peers back a proposal requiring ministers to report on negotiating a continued customs union with EU. BBC News - UK Politics

Google's Nest eyes Nokia Health assets - CNET
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:15

Nokia is looking to sell its Withings home health business, and Google's Nest may be interested, according to reports. CNET News

Senator Menendez to vote against Pompeo as secretary of state
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he would oppose President ...

Four U.S. senators seek details on unusual cellular surveillance in D.C. area
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the U.S. Homeland Security Department (DHS) to disclose additional information about unus...

Westworld twists were hidden in Futureworld all along - CNET
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:43

The original Westworld's 1976 sequel Futureworld is a bit rubbish, but it did make CGI history -- and it held the key to the new TV show's secrets. C...

Brexit: 'Windrush warning' over right-to-remain process
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:51

EU nationals must not face a "bureaucratic nightmare" to stay in the UK, Guy Verhofstadt warns. BBC News - UK Politics

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