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Trump to tech titans: US govt needs to 'catch up with the technology revolution'



News June 20, 2017


At the first meeting of the American Technology Council - which the president established by executive order in May - Mr Trump stressed the need to "transform and modernise" the US public sector's use of technology."Government nee...

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'We are probably not alone' - NASA finds 10 planets which could sustain life



News June 19, 2017


The distant worlds were discovered by the planet-hunting Kepler telescope which, in four years of searching, has discovered 49 planets in the so-called Goldilocks zone.This is the area around a star which is considered neither too...

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Computing GCSEs slump prompts skills shortage fears



News June 19, 2017


The number of year 11 students taking one of the two computing GCSEs which are currently available, ICT and computer science, has slumped, according to figures released by Ofqual.Despite a 3% increase in overall GCSE entries in En...

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Battersea Power Station development: Will it help London?



News June 18, 2017


Clamber out and you see a wide and telling view. You're eye level with the three other famous chimneys; around you, the cavernous, hollow interior of the turbine hall and switch houses; below, three thousand builders on site, a hi...

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos asks how to give away money



News June 16, 2017


The Amazon founder is on track to be richer than Bill Gates, who is by far the most famous technology billionaire philanthropist.But the second richest man in the world seemingly wants to out-compete the Microsoft founder's charit...

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