BT, under pressure from rivals and regulator Ofcom, is to invest £6bn in improving its services, including extending superfast broadband and 4G coverage to more than 95% of the UK by 2020. The UK’s largest telecoms firm laid out its investment plans on Thursday as it reported a 15% rise in pre-tax profitsto £3bn for the year to 31 March, helped by stronger demand for its broadband and TV bundles.Read further
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Ford is in the technology business. Yes, it makes cars but that is now only part of its operations. The company's chief executive has revealed that it's working on the assumption that its major rivals in the future may not be General Motors or Chrysler. But Google and Apple.Read further
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Behind every invention there’s serious work, often a lifetime of time and money invested before a great idea can be realized but the moment it is realized the future and the every-day life of humanity is changed. After research and development new technical solutions improve industry and production – giving competitive advantages to some people over others. Or a technical innovation decides the outcome of battles and helps to end conflicts. The B-29 American bomber and deep-sea oilrigs under the Gulf of Mexico are seemingly unrelated. But they aren’t. They both changed history.Read further
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