UK city Birmingham wants further details from Uber before license decision

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s second city Birmingham is seeking clarity from Uber [UBER.UL] on its business model as it decides whether to renew the taxi app’s license after granting a temporary extension.

FILE PHOTO: An Uber taxi is driven away from New Street Railway Station in Birmingham, Britain February 5, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Uber, which is fighting to keep its cars on London’s streets after the regulator deemed it unfit to run a taxi ...

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AI tackles the Vatican’s secrets

The Vatican Secret Archives are the stuff of legend. Reportedly filling some 85 kilometers of shelving in Vatican City, they contain the private letters and other documents of past popes, some of them dating back to the eighth century. 

The archives are closely guarded. Since 1881, though, scholars have had limited access to some of the documents, and even this has revealed much.

For example, there’s a 60-meter scroll detailing the trials of the Knights Templar, which started in 1307 and lasted several years. ...

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