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PM teams up with Germany

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: March 09, 2014

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Funding for research into using the internet to improve everyday devices is to be more than doubled as part of efforts to make the UK a world leader in digital technology, David Cameron has said.

The Prime Minister announced an extra £45 million to develop the so-called "internet of things" as he arrived in Germany for the CeBIT 2014 trade fair. He is attending the event in Hanover – where he is to hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel – as Britain is the event's official "partner country". Combining British ingenuity with German engineering would put the two countries at the forefront of a new technology-based "industrial revolution", he suggested.

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