What you need to know about technology, this week.

From ad-tech to mobile, from Virtual Reality to Machine Learning and from Big Data to Cyber Security and what are the tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft up to.

From around the web with a UK bias, for technologists and the tech curious.

David Henderson spent too much of his teenage years writing simulation games for the Acorn BBC and Archimedes computers and now dabbles in technology, sport and media.

Robin Ingall has been influenced by Douglas Adams and Cussler, and hopes to one day hunt for treasure with a towel in exotic locations, but until that happens writes software and drinks too much tea,

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