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Boris Johnson: UK will 'come up' with a solution on Huawei
The prime minister says the government will find a balance between top technology and security.

Huawei and the 'special relationship'

US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

If the UK does decide to give Huawei a role in building the country's 5G network, will it irreparably damage Britain's "special relationship" with the US?

Professor Malcolm Chalmers, deputy director of the Royal United Services Institute, doesn't think so.

"When the dust settles, I find it very hard to believe that the US would want to cut off its access to UK-generated intelligence as a response to a decision of this nature. I don't take that threat very seriously."

He said it was in both countries' best interest to reach an agreement on the issue.

"The US could declare victory in this and make it clear that maybe the UK hasn't gone all the way in meeting American concerns but it has gone a long way to doing so," he said.

"We know that the Trump administration's bargaining style is to ask for the earth and then declare victory when they get only part of the cake."

Is the streaming revolution changing Bollywood?

Remember when you planned your day so you could catch your favourite show on TV?
Remember the times when you planned your day such that you could catch your favourite show on television? If you missed an episode, you would call others to fill you in. Streaming services and video-on-demand have changed all that. We now consume content on web series, television shows and films anytime and anywhere we like.

How does content differ across different platforms? And how is the rise of streaming impacting Bollywood and the traditional platforms like movie theatres?

#WorklifeIndia asks how the streaming revolution is changing viewing habits in India, home to one of the world’s most dynamic entertainment markets.

Presenter: Devina Gupta

Contributors: Kamal Gianchandani, CEO, PVR Pictures; Gourav Rakshit, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures; Richa Chadda, Bollywood actor

Robots that care

Could robots help meet the rising demand for social care?
The global population is rapidly rising, and people are living for longer. Social care workers around the world are struggling with the increasing demands on their services. 

Dr Maja Matari? from the University of Southern California thinks socially assistive robots could be one solution. 

Video Journalist: John Johnson

(Image: A robot smiling at the camera. Credit: USC Viterbi School of Engineering)