Boris Johnson pledges to bring world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK

Boris Johnson pledges to bring the world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK to transform public services in drive spearheaded by Dominic Cummings Downing Street is to launch a flagship ‘innovation fellowship programme’ Technology experts will be parachuted in to government department positions Idea is brainchild of Dominic Cummings, who called for ‘misfits … Read more Boris Johnson pledges to bring world’s ‘top digital and tech talent’ to the UK

Next poised to bring forward summer promotion

Fashion giant Next poised to bring forward highly anticipated summer promotion – in an effort to manage demand at its shops By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 27 June 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 27 June 2020 Fashion giant Next is poised to bring forward its highly anticipated summer promotion – … Read more Next poised to bring forward summer promotion

MPs urge Rishi Sunak to bring in four-day week in bid to tackle unemployment

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is being urged to consider a four-day working week as part of efforts to overhaul the economy after the coronavirus pandemic. A letter signed by MPs including former Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell, Green MP Caroline Lucas and Guardian columnist Owen Jones, argues for reducing working hours so that ‘work is shared … Read more MPs urge Rishi Sunak to bring in four-day week in bid to tackle unemployment

National Trust urges people not to bring barbecues on visits to the countryside

More people have started taking barbecues to the countryside since lockdown measures started to ease, increasing the risk of wildfires, the National Trust warned.  Park rangers have also seen a notable increase in the amount of litter being left behind by visitors, saying this poses a threat to wildlife who get caught up in it. … Read more National Trust urges people not to bring barbecues on visits to the countryside

Scientists bring wireless internet underwater for the first time using ‘Aqui-fi’

Scientists bring wireless internet underwater for the first time after testing a ‘gateway’ device that uses LASERS to transmit data to the surface Scientists built a system that acts like a WiFi booster for deep-sea divers Radio waves transmit data to a Raspberry Pi attached to the diver’s gear Lasers or LEDs send the data to … Read more Scientists bring wireless internet underwater for the first time using ‘Aqui-fi’

Boris Johnson will ‘bang the table’ to bring urgency to Brexit talks by warning of No Deal

Boris Johnson will ‘bang the table’ on Sunday to try to bring urgency to Brexit talks by warning that the two sides are heading for No Deal if the pace of negotiations is not accelerated immediately.  The Prime Minister is expected to use a video conference with the EU’s most senior figures to urge ‘renewed energy … Read more Boris Johnson will ‘bang the table’ to bring urgency to Brexit talks by warning of No Deal

Tech startup will bring the hometown crowd cheer back to fan-free football stadiums

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES   The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 – becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and … Read more Tech startup will bring the hometown crowd cheer back to fan-free football stadiums

Twitter to bring back its ‘blue checkmark’ verification for individual users after three-year hiatus

Twitter to bring back its ‘blue checkmark’ verification for individual users after a three-year hiatus Twitter will start verifying individual users again for the first since 2017 It’s unclear when exactly the verification request process will be launched The company will also clarify guidelines around who can be verified  By James Pero For Dailymail.com Published: … Read more Twitter to bring back its ‘blue checkmark’ verification for individual users after three-year hiatus

Researchers make chip with synthetic brain synapses that may bring supercomputing to mobile devices

MIT researchers say chip with thousands of artificial brain synapses that is smaller than a piece of confetti could bring supercomputing capabilities to mobile devices Researchers fit tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on one chip The confetti-sized chip may bring supercomputing to handheld devices It used ‘memory’ to reproduce images according to a … Read more Researchers make chip with synthetic brain synapses that may bring supercomputing to mobile devices

Ben Affleck reunites with Matt Damon along with their kids to bring flowers in honor Breonna Taylor

Ben Affleck reunites with Matt Damon along with their kids to bring flowers in honor Breonna Taylor on what would have been her 27th birthday By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com Published: 04:06 BST, 6 June 2020 | Updated: 04:08 BST, 6 June 2020 They won Oscars in the 90s for writing the script of a … Read more Ben Affleck reunites with Matt Damon along with their kids to bring flowers in honor Breonna Taylor