UK takeaway start-up Deliveroo nets $70m

Deliveroo

Early-stage delivery business latest to fulfil investor appetite

a still from the science fiction film ‘I, Robot’

Experts warn of killer robot arms race

Musk, Hawking and others call for autonomous weapons ban

Cyber insecurity: Hacking back

Companies are seeking to use more aggressive tactics to neutralise hackers. But the law limits how far active defence can go

Philips buoyed by US healthcare recovery

Chief warns over the impact of macroeconomic slowdown

Concerns grow over EU digital rules targets

US secretary of commerce questions Brussels’ motives

TV maker Vizio files for IPO

Move caps unusual success in mass-market electronics business

Universities assess remote tracking

An algorithm is able to predict a student’s final grade

WTO deal to cut tariffs on IT products

Consumers expected to benefit from lower prices

Property cyber crime is escalating

Scammers are targeting conveyance lawyers

Apple removes Nest from US stores

Refocus on devices that support iPhone’s Homekit and Healthkit

Web providers face broadband levy

Ministers consider shifting cost on to private sector

FBI blames China for 53% spy case surge

Beijing the ‘most dominant threat’ to US companies, says bureau

Huge deals fuel Asian VC boom

Big investments to help build new digital champions

Retiring Chambers stays connected to Cisco

After 20 years at Cisco helm, outgoing chief will act as wingman

Devialet’s acoustic workshop of Burgundy

Audio company prefers to make speakers in France over China

Invisible ads on apps ‘mislead marketers’

Infection of mobile devices costs users and advertisers

Carmakers turn to digital prototypes

Costly vehicle mock-ups are set to become rarer

China tech expansion in a new phase

Tsinghua’s interest in Micron evokes memories of Japanese chip onslaught

Notion raises $120m Europe start-up fund

London venture capital firm says effort made easier by enthusiasm for tech sector

Cisco sells set-top box unit for €550m

Deal unwinds one of John Chambers’ biggest acquisitions

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