• Many Americans lack basic internet knowledge

    Many Americans lack basic internet knowledge

    The internet has become a vital part of people’s lives. It enables them to connect with their friends and buy goods and services. However, most Americans’ knowledge of internet basics is lacking, according a survey by Pew Research Center.

  • Twitter Introduces Offers, a Discount System for Brick-and-Mortar Stores

    Twitter Introduces Offers, a Discount System for Brick-and-Mortar Stores

    Twitter is dipping into brick-and-mortar retail with a new Twitter Offers program which allows businesses to create discount “coupons” that users can claim from an advertiser’s tweet. The system works in a way similar to Living Social, except the purchase is at the retail store directly using a credit or debit account synched with the
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  • Can you make a career out of investing in the financial sector?

    Can you make a career out of investing in the financial sector?

    Getting into investment is one of the most exciting career paths there is – and one of the most challenging. It takes an analytical mindset and an attention to detail but also real drive and ambition. Although in any career there are some people who get a leg-up, to achieve success in investment depends on
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  • More Americans turn to smartphones for election news updates

    More Americans turn to smartphones for election news updates

    The number of Americans who use their smartphones to keep tabs on political news or campaign coverage has increased twofold compared to the most recent midterm election, according to a new study conducted by The Pew Research Center.

  • Requests for Facebook data up 24 per cent

    Requests for Facebook data up 24 per cent

    Surveillance requests for Facebook user data rose by 24 per cent from the second half of 2013 to the first half of 2014, according to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report.

  • Facebook emerging as key player in politics

    Facebook emerging as key player in politics

    Social media giant Facebook is the second largest source of political news for Americans with internet access, according to the Pew Research Center.