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London lags behind rest of Europe when it comes to 5G network quality, report finds

London ranks 10th for 5G quality of experience in Europe, according to a new report from fixed and mobile network benchmarking firm MedUX.

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Wish’s deep discount sale to Singapore’s Qoo10 ramps up competition for Temu and Shein

Wish’s new owner faces steep competition from Chinese discount retailers Temu and Shein, which have been on an ad-spending blitz to attract American shoppers.

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Arm shares jump 29% as post-earnings rally extends to second week

Arm’s strong growth forecast has led investors to declare it an artificial intelligence darling.

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Bitcoin extends its gains, breaking through the $50,000 level

Bitcoin extended its gains from last week, breaking through the key psychological level of $50,000.

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BBC iPlayer to end downloads for PCs and Macs

Mobile and tablet apps are unaffected, meaning users can still download BBC shows to watch later.

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TikTok’s AI-powered Creative Assistant is now available directly in Adobe Express

Adobe and TikTok announced today that TikTok’s AI-powered Creative Assistant is now available directly within Adobe Express. The two companies say the integration will help businesses and creators make and market content more effectively. Creative Assistant is available now globally … Continue reading

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Apple won’t be forced to open iMessage to rivals, EU decides, as it also lets three Microsoft services off DMA hook

Apple won’t be forced to make iMessage interoperate with WhatsApp and other messaging rivals after all, nor will Microsoft face tighter controls on how it can operate its search engine Bing in the European Union after the bloc’s lawmakers concluded … Continue reading

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Three apologises again as some still without service

The firm said most of its services had been restored after issues hit its network since Saturday.

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AI-powered Estonian QA startup Klaus acquired by Zendesk

Klaus – an Estonian-born startup which emerged in 2019 to aid customer services agents – has been acquired by global customer services platform Zendesk for an undisclosed amount. Last year Zendesk also acquired Tymeshift, a workforce management tool, to fold into … Continue reading

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EU AI Act secures committees’ backing ahead of full parliament vote

The European Parliament’s civil liberties (LIBE) and internal market (IMCO) committees have overwhelmingly endorsed draft legislation setting out a risk-based framework for regulating applications of artificial intelligence. In a vote this morning the committees voted 71-8 (with 7 abstentions) in … Continue reading

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