The country’s Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced that government will be doubling visas available for global talent in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit.
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Transformation Talk | Weekly news round-up 05.10.17
Transformation Talk gives you a weekly roundup of the biggest news in the technology industry.
Musk flaunts plan to fly passengers from Dubai to London in 29 minutes
While it’s not yet known exactly when we’ll be able to jet to London over our lunch hour on his super-rocket, nicknamed BFR, Musk said construction of the rocket should begin within the next year – with the first launch planned for 2022.
Electric car market posts record year: report
The number of electric cars on the roads across the globe rose has surpassed 2 million in 2016, according to the latest International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook.
Bloomberg: Apple helped UK investigate terror attacks
“We have been cooperating with the U.K. government not only in law enforcement kind of matters but on some of the attacks,” Cook said.
Careem announces alliance with China’s Yidao Yongche
Dubai-based service Careem has recently announced that it will partner with China’s car hailing service Yidao Yongche.
Enterprise anti-virus software test puts Kaspersky software out front, Microsoft at bottom
Dennis Technology Labs said the most accurate product was Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows.
CIOs in privileged position to become the CEO
BT Global Services CEO Luis Alvarez said that CIOs are in a privileged position to become chief executives because of the opportunity that comes from “understanding the technology and understanding the business processes”.
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Report: Microsoft and Nokia talked acquisition
Microsoft and cellphone maker Nokia were in advanced talks about an acquisition of the Finnish company’s device business, but the discussions have broken down, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.