Could ESG concerns threaten national security?

Their stranglehold on data has brought into question big tech’s role when it comes to national security and what the future holds for the development of nation-state artificial intelligence

Why the current patent system doesn’t work for tech

‘Does the idea of a 20-year patent term still match the pace of technological and commercial development?’

Are Google and Facebook killing advertising?

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Internet behemoths Facebook and Google collectively dominate the online ad market, so what chance do smaller businesses have in competing?

Is Silicon Valley using culture fit to disguise discrimination?

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For an industry that prides itself on creativity, its workforce is homogenous. A former techie-turned-writer shares his experience of working as a black employee in Silicon Valley and tells how the technology sector remains out of reach for many under-represented ethnicities

Google Glass lessons: look past XR hype

The significant potential of reality technologies should not be lost in past hype and disappointment

Does your company need a specialist technology lawyer?

In-house technology lawyers have a pivotal role to play in the development and marketing of innovative tech products

Tech sector lagging behind when it comes to diversity

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Technology companies have a long way to go in achieving a diverse workforce as women and ethnic minorities often remain under-represented, particularly in senior positions

The future of search is voice

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Voice search allows businesses to communicate with customers on a deeper level than ever before, changing consumer behaviour and challenging marketers