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BA flight disruption at Heathrow set for third day

British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow as the airline deals with the impact of a worldwide computer system crash. BA says it aims to operate a full long-haul schedule and a “high proportion” of ...

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Hay Festival 2017: Stephen Fry's warning for the web

Stephen Fry has issued a stark warning to prepare for the internet of the future, or face the worst of science fiction’s predictions. The actor and comedian was giving a lecture at the Hay Festival in Powys, when he made ...

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BA aims to resume most UK flights after IT failure

British Airways says it is aiming to run a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on Sunday after a “major” IT failure saw all flights cancelled. Serious problems with BA’s systems led to thousands ...

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British Airways: All flights cancelled amid IT crash

Media playback is unsupported on your device British Airways has cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick because of global computer problems. A “major IT system failure is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide”, the airline said. ...

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General election 2017: Workers' rights v robo jobs – a quandary for all campaigns

Clever computers that learn on the job could recast Britain’s job market – for better or worse. What are the parties vying for power in the general election saying on the subject? Twenty-nine-year-old Lee Hayhow is the third generation of ...

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Theresa May: Online extremism 'must be tackled'

Theresa May has urged world leaders to do more to combat online extremism, saying the fight against so-called Islamic State is “moving from the battlefield to the internet”. At the G7 summit in Sicily, the PM said tech companies had ...

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Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms

The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple’s chief designer has told the BBC. Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been appointed Chancellor of the Royal ...

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Google AI defeats human Go champion

Google’s DeepMind AlphaGo artificial intelligence has defeated the world’s number one Go player Ke Jie. AlphaGo secured the victory after winning the second game in a three-part match. DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis said Ke Jie had played “perfectly” and “pushed ...

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Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

Dubai Police have revealed their first robot officer, giving it the task of patrolling the city’s malls and tourist attractions. People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on ...

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Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale

Media playback is unsupported on your device The rebooted Nokia 3310 has gone on sale, nearly 17 years after the original made its debut. The phone, which has a two megapixel camera and relies on 2.5G connectivity to offer only ...

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