Google DeepMind's NHS deal under scrutiny

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A deal between Google’s artificial intelligence firm DeepMind and the UK’s NHS had serious “inadequacies”, an academic paper has suggested. More than a million patient records were shared with DeepMind... Read More

BT strikes deal to legally separate Openreach division

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BT has bowed to demands by the telecoms regulator Ofcom to legally separate Openreach, which runs the UK’s broadband infrastructure. Ofcom said that Openreach will become a distinct company with... Read More

Southern rail drivers to vote on strike deal

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A train driver’s union has reached a deal with the operators of the Southern network, ending crippling strike action by its members. Aslef and the RMT unions have been in... Read More

Trump executive order pulls out of TPP trade deal

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President Donald Trump has fulfilled a campaign pledge by signing an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The 12-nation trade deal was a linchpin of former President... Read More

Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books

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Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books. The deal was signed before 2008 when Amazon... Read More

UK in 'front seat' for US trade deal, top Republican says

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Britain will be in the “front seat” to negotiate a new trade deal with the incoming Trump administration, a top Republican in the US Senate has said. A US-UK trade... Read More

John Kerry warns Israel over peace deal with Palestinians

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US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the prospect of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal based on a two-state solution is in grave jeopardy. And he insisted UN condemnation of... Read More

Newegg is offering a heck of a deal on AMD’s Fury X

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Christmas is a great time for finding deals on various bits of equipment, and Newegg is offering an AMD Fury X at rock-bottom pricing. There’s an XFX version of the... Read More

Sky and 21st Century Fox agree £18.5bn takeover deal

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Broadcaster Sky and 21st Century Fox have reached agreement on the terms of a takeover deal. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox will pay £11.7bn for the 61% stake it does... Read More