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Is your job threatened by automation?

Insurance underwriter? You might want to retrain as a choreographer. Think tank spells out what technological change will mean for your job
31 Jul 2014

UK has most globalised ICT market in the world, says new report

Theresa May - Photo UK Home Office
Economist Intelligence findings skewed by openness of UK to foreign direct investment. And what are the security implications?
12 Jun 2014

Government 'unlikely' to achieve national super-fast broadband objective by 2015

A view of UK countryside
Rural areas at risk of being left off super-fast broadband network, says CLA
24 Sep 2012

Central banks turn to Google for clues on the economy

Who'd trust an economist? Central banks worldwide are studying search data to better understand what's really going on in the economy
03 Aug 2012