In this week’s news roundup Google launches new site for Web Developers, Apple employs trafficking survivors to eradicate slave labour, Uber loses $1bn in 3 months and Blackberry buys AI frim Clyance.
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Google launches new site for Web Developers
Google is giving web developers a place to learn, create and solve problems on the web with launch of web.dev. The new website will provide actionable guidance and analysis for developers to test their sites and apps, or start to learn how they can improve them.
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(BBC Tech) 13/11/2018
Apple employs trafficking survivors to eradicate slave labour
After winning an international award for making details of its supply chains public in a bid to help end modern slavery, Facebook has announced it will be employing trafficking survivors to work in its retail stores.
Uber Loses $1bn in three months
Uber has reported a quarterly loss of $1.07bn as it pumped money into bikes, scooters and food deliveries. It faces pressure to show it can still grow enough to become profitable as it prepares for an initial public offering some time next year.
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Blackberry buys AI firm Cylance for $1.4bn
Blackberry confirms today its acquiring Clyance, a US artificial intelligence and cybersecurity firm for $1.4bn. The deal is expected to close before the end of Blackberry’s current financial year in February 2019, pending regulatory approval.
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