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US leads AI race but China is hot on its heels

The US is winning the global race to develop AI and China is rapidly catching up, but the EU is lagging behind, a report by the Centre for Data Innovation has found

Amazon lets users disable human review of Alexa recordings

As Amazon faces increasing pressure from privacy regulators, the company has changed Alexa’s settings to allow users to opt-out of having their recordings reviewed by staff

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Start-up raises $3.5m to provide medical insurance to digital nomads

SafetyWing, a Norwegian start-up, has secured a round of seed funding that will enable it to offer a much-needed social safety net to digital freelancers

China’s Evergrande to bring electric car charging closer to home

One of the world’s biggest real estate companies, Evergrande, has unveiled plans to make charging electric cars easier and more convenient for consumers

Uber Freight launches in Germany

Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany to try and bring innovation to Europe’s $500bn trucking market

Equifax reaches landmark $700m settlement in data breach case

After suffering a data breach in 2017, credit-reporting company Equifax has agreed to pay a $700m settlement, but consumer advocates and lawmakers argue the penalty has not been severe enough

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Vertical farming start-up AeroFarms raises $100m in Series E funding round

AeroFarms, one of the major players in the burgeoning vertical farming sector, will look to expand its produce portfolio after receiving significant investment in a Series E funding round led by IKEA’s parent company

The social solution to automation

Automation is doing wonders for human efficiency, but we must be careful not to phase out social interaction in the process

The disruptive impact of fintech

The Financial Stability Board has published a report on how fintech is set to destabilise the banking sector, but just how insightful were its findings?

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The AI governance challenge

AI technology has been making strides in its pursuit of perfection, but the necessary frameworks for governance have been slow to emerge

Fatal dam collapse in Brazil casts doubt over the mining industry

The Brumadinho dam collapse – Brazil’s deadliest mining disaster – marks an upward trend in the frequency and severity of disasters relating to mine waste storage

The longevity industry comes of age

With people living longer than ever before, scientists, entrepreneurs and investors are coming together to build an industry that transforms the way we age

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