• Reuters

    Stalled EU AI Act talks set to resume

    EU lawmakers will return to the negotiating table for a third day on Friday to try to resolve major differences over laws regulating artificial intelligence, the first of its kind as the world grapples with implications of the fast-growing technology. During a marathon almost 24-hour debate, weary lawmakers and governments agreed provisional terms for regulating AI systems like ChatGPT early on Thursday, taking a step closer to clinching rules governing the technology. EU lawmakers want to ban the use of AI in this area, but governments have pushed for an exception for national security, defence and military purposes.

  • BBC

    Deal to create £8.5m 'deep tech' building announced

    A new building where up to 275 new companies can be mentored will be created in Bristol.

  • Reuters

    In Olympics race, Adidas pursues edge in new sports

    As sportswear rivals jockey for position ahead of next year's Paris Olympics, Adidas is aiming to stamp its brand on smaller events such as breaking, climbing, skateboarding and BMX. After a high-profile fallout with Ye, the artist previously known as Kanye West, ended its highly profitable Yeezy shoe line, Adidas CEO Bjorn Gulden is seeking to reboot its image. And the Olympics are a key arena for the global sportswear giants that spend millions sponsoring athletes, sports federations and national teams, as well as on event marketing.