Google commits to 1bn UK investment plan


Google commits to 1bn Google commits to 1bn – Media captionSundar Pichai discussed its UK investment plans and commented on the ‘fake news’ row in the US Google is to open a new headquarters building in London which could see 3,000 new jobs created by 2020. The news comes as a major boost to Britain’s…

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LinkedIn’s new feature tackles salary transparency


LinkedIn’s new feature LinkedIn’s new feature Image: LinkedIn For all of LinkedIn’s career-building tools, one area where the professional network has fallen short is in helping shed light on the black box that is salary information. That is now changing. The company introduced a new tool called LinkedIn Salary that aims to help users learn…

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How to solve Facebook’s fake news problem

How to solve Facebook’s fake news problem: experts pitch their ideas How to solve Facebook’s fake news – A cadre of technologists, academics and media experts are thinking up solutions, from hiring human editors, to crowdsourcing or creating algorithms The impact of How to solve Facebook’s fake news, propaganda and misinformation has been widely scrutinized since…

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Snapchat heads for IPO that could value

Snapchat heads for IPO that could value ‘mega unicorn’ at $25bn Snapchat – The flotation of the five-year-old app, now used by more than 40% of young Americans, will be the largest social media IPO since Twitter in 2013 Snapchat is preparing for a mega unicorn flotation on the stock market that could value the…

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How would Salesforce, Google and Disney benefit from buying Twitter?


Google and Disney   Google and Disney – Each rumored sale would have advantages except ABC News-owner Disney, which poses the risk of causing competitors to refrain from using the platform Twitter is being sold to Disney. No, Microsoft. No, Salesforce. No, Alphabet. The troubled, often controversial microblogging service is suddenly the prettiest tech company…

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If Twitter is up for sale, what will potential suitors get for $15bn?

Twitter is up for sale Twitter is up for sale – With Salesforce and Googles parent company Alphabet rumored to be possible buyers, an acquisition could bring fresh ideas on how to refine what it can offer You could say it in less than 140 characters: Twitter may be for sale, according to the latest…

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WhatsApp’s data sharing with Facebook

 WhatsApp’s data sharing with Facebook will be on the UK data privacy regulator to monitor WhatsApp’s  – Regulator will track how the messaging service shares data with its parent company after the announcement of a controversial new policy The UKs data privacy regulator said on Friday it would monitor how popular messaging service WhatsApp shares…

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Richie McCaw on a new All Blacks era of domination

‘The team just moves on’: Richie McCaw on a new All Blacks era of domination   Richie McCaw – The former captain talks about the Bledisloe Cup, Sam Cane and why a man never quite at ease in the public eye is now releasing a book and a movie They were never going to miss…

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How Facebook powers money machines for obscure political ‘news’ sites

Facebook powers money Facebook powers money – From Macedonia to the San Francisco Bay, clickbait political sites are cashing in on Trumpmania and theyre getting a big boost from Facebook Donald Trump may be struggling to capture a majority of voters in the heartland of America, but there is one eastern European precinct he would…

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Homophobic tweet calling for gay people to burn and die

  Andre Gray sorry for homophobic tweet calling for gay people to burn and die The Burnley striker Andre Gray has apologised after homophobic tweets from 2012 in which he appeared to condone killing gay people were shared on social media The Burnley striker Andre Gray has apologised after homophobic tweets in which he appeared…

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