Study: Twitter isn’t doing enough to combat ‘fake news’

Almost two years since the 2016 presidential election, misinformation campaigns are still running rampant on social media. Now, a new study claims that things are looking especially grim on Twitter. A study by the Knight Foundation published Thursday found that “more than 80 percent” of Twitter accounts that were involved …

Google Titan Security Key review: An expensive, easy-to-use security key

Google Titan Security Key Bundle $50.00 View Product The Good Super-easy setup process for Google accounts • Durable plastic design • Works with the FIDO standard The Bad No USB-C model • NFC support not working at launch • Expensive price for two keys The Bottom Line Google’s extra layer …

Chefling partners with Bosch to bring smart appliances into meal planning and prep

The kitchen can be a forbidding place. Grocery planning isn’t most people’s idea of a good time. Neither is meal prepping. But Chefling, a Sunnyvale, California startup that raised $1 million in January for its artificially intelligent cooking app, promises to take care of the hard work for you. It today …

Meet America’s Richest Self-Made Woman, a 71-Year-Old Roofing Titan Worth Over $6 Billion Who Moonlights as a Film Producer

As America’s richest self-made woman, Diane Hendricks followed an unconventional path from growing up on a dairy farm to chairing a billion-dollar company. The Wisconsin-based entrepreneur founded ABC Supply with her late husband, Ken Hendricks, in 1982. Since its founding, the modest shingle supply company ballooned to become the largest …

Google Launched a New Tool to Help You Plan a Vacation. Here’s How to Use It

We know – you’ve good intentions. You catch a whiff of inspiration, fire up your favorite search engine, and start planning what will undoubtedly be the trip of a lifetime. Then, someone calls. Or, your kid discovers some strange residue that demands your immediate attention. In any case, your epic …

Grab’s ambitious plans to digitize Southeast Asia’s economies may get $500 million boost from SoftBank

As people grow increasingly cynical about the power of major tech companies, the founders of Singapore-based Grab remain unrelenting optimistic. Now they’re putting their beliefs to the test with an ambitious plan to use their ridesharing platform to launch an economic revolution across the eight Southeast Asian countries the company …

Learning to learn will be key skill in new world of work

A joint report by the Secretariat of the All Party Parliamentary Group on AI, Big Innovation Centre, and professional services firm KPMG has been published, identifying the key skills individuals and organisations will need if they are to survive and thrive in the unfolding future. The report finds that jobs …

The best UK deals for Thursday: Russell Hobbs kettles, Huawei tablets, Fitbits, and more

Don’t say we never get you anything. Like your tech-crazed fairy godmother, we deliver the very best deals from across the internet right to your doorstep, every single day. You’re welcome.  In today’s selection of deals, we are showcasing some great opportunities to save on technology for the home and …

Emerging Markets Are Down Big in 2018. Here’s Why — And What You Should Do About It

Despite all the recent cheering about the U.S. bull market, for many investors 2018 has been a decidedly mixed bag. The U.S. economy keeps humming, with the S&P 500 up over 9% for the year. But far from a strong U.S. economy providing a tailwind for the rest of the …

Majority of staff would quit if employer failed to meet their learning needs

The vast majority (98 percent) of UK employees think learning is essential in deciding to stay or leave their employer, yet new research claims that three quarters (75 percent) of companies don’t have a learning culture and 66 percent don’t have a digital learning strategy. The research from Bridge in …