AT&T is nearing a deal to combine its content unit WarnerMedia with rival Discovery to create a media giant to compete in streaming, the insurance group Axa said one of its Asian business units was the victim of a “targeted ransomware attack”, and the EU plans to throw its weight behind a push to expand vaccine manufacturing in Africa. Plus, the FT’s European technology correspondent, Madhumita Murgia, explains why companies see potential in emotional recognition technology. 

AT&T nears deal to create $150bn streaming giant with Discovery

Axa’s Asian operations hit in ransomware attack

EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in Africa

Emotion recognition: can AI detect human feelings from a face?

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