May to pledge millions to AI research assisting early cancer diagnosis

Industrial strategy plans to develop artificial intelligence using algorithms built from NHS patient data

Theresa May will pledge millions of pounds of government funding to develop artificial intelligence able to transform outcomes through early diagnosis of cancer and chronic disease.

In a speech in Mansfield on Monday that is being billed as the first of a series on industrial strategy, May will say: “Late diagnosis of otherwise treatable illnesses is one of the biggest causes of avoidable deaths.

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Download and conquer: the best strategy games for Android

Do you have what it takes to conquer the world? Now, you can command and conquer with a tap of a finger, thanks to the wide variety of strategy games available on mobile. If you’re looking for a new challenge for your tactical mind, we’ve picked the best strategy games for Android for your next mission, commander.

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Tories will struggle to turn desire to regulate internet into policy | Jim Waterson

Matt Hancock wants to rein in internet excess – just don’t ask him how it will work in reality

Towards the end of the Conservatives’ 2017 general election manifesto was a largely overlooked chapter setting out the party’s stance on the future of the internet.

“Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet,” it said. “We disagree.”

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Autonomous car innovations: from jam busters to cures for queasiness

Last week it was revealed that Apple operates 55 driverless cars. What else is coming down the self-driving road?

An Oxford University startup, Oxbotica, proposes to solve the problem of liability in a collision involving autonomous vehicles by allowing insurers access to the vast amounts of data the car generates, even allowing them to control a car in real time if it detects a dangerous situation.

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5 cool apps you need to check out this week

It’s the weekend, and that means we’re bringing you another 5 awesome apps to try out this week. This time we have more apps for customizing icons, learning a language, learning to draw, monitoring your sleep cycle and even helping to prevent food from going to waste.

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