5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 22nd November 2017
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 22nd November 2017
5. Camelot, the operator of the National Lottery, is planning to introduce a new game, which offers winners a monthly income for the rest of their lives.
Instead of winning a lump sum, those taking part could win as much as £10,000 a month, providing them with a lifetime annuity.
4. Research by Apple’s computer scientists on how self-driving cars can better spot cyclists and pedestrians while using fewer sensors has been posted online, in what appears to be the company’s first publicly disclosed paper on autonomous vehicles.
3. Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed.
The 2016 breach was hidden by the ride-sharing firm which paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data.
2. A group of MPs has said that the £18bn cost of the UK’s new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will hit the country’s poorest the hardest.
The Public Accounts Committee said that households had been “locked into an expensive deal lasting 35 years”.
1. Philip Hammond has been urged to deliver a “cautious” Budget at 12:30 today or risk alienating investors.
But with a major downgrade expected to productivity, which reduces the ability of the economy to create wealth, his room for spending giveaways will be limited.
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