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Firms buy insurance ‘in mad panic’ as cyber-attacks soar

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many firms are panicking as cyber-attacks and regulatory fines threaten profits With cyber-attacks increasing in frequency and severity, many companies are turning to insurance to cover their mounting losses. But can insurers quantify the risk accurately and could insurance lead to corporate complacency? Many ...

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Apple’s MacBook Air turns 10

Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs triumphantly held up a manilla interoffice mail envelope to a round of applause at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. It was a silly gimmick, but it got the point across. A year after introducing the Macworld crowd to the iPhone, the company ...

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Bordesley Independent School boss banned from teaching

Image caption Bordesley Independent School was inspected three times The owner of an unregistered school that had “no running water” and leaflets titled “Islam and terrorism?” has been banned from teaching. Naveed Hussain, 39, the owner of Bordesley Independent School, was handed a prohibition order preventing him from working as ...

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Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ford used the show to unveil its new Ranger 2019 pick-up truck Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the car maker would ...

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Schools urged to help tackle Islamophobia

Image caption Azeem and Shutha from Cathays High School have contributed to the videos Young Muslims in Wales say they have been frequently stared at in public, called “terrorists” at school and been told by strangers to take off headscarves. It comes as schools have been urged to raise awareness ...

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