News highlights – 1 November 2017

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News highlights for 1 November 2017

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Celebrities may be breaking law promoting ICOs: Wall Street regulator

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main regulator warned on Wednesday that celebrities or other individuals may be breaking U.S. securities law when promoting investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs), a means for companies to raise funds online. Read more…

SK Telecom demonstrates 5G in-building coverage and VR video call

SK Telecom announced successful 5G-related demonstrations in two areas – in-building coverage and a VR video call – that it says will help accelerate its 5G R&D effort. Read more…

AI powered robot performs basic litigation services in Beijing

Officials at Beijing First Intermediate People’s Court have begun using an AI-powered robot – Sanbot King Kong, designed by Chinese robotics company Qihan – to perform basic litigation services. Read more…

Big tech companies are big, but not Government

It’s something that everyone in public policy learns sooner or later: governments may be slow and cumbersome, they may be rife with hypocrisy and lacking in understanding, but they are still the government. And your money-making business is not. Read more…

No sign of Russian impact in Facebook results: profits soar

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc faced harsh criticism in Washington on Wednesday over its failure to prevent Russian operatives from using its platform for election meddling, but the earnings report it issued hours later showed just how insulated its business remains from political risk. Read more…

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