• More people turn to social media for news

    More people turn to social media for news

    More people are turning to social media to get news about issues and events beyond those involving family and friends, according to a new survey that was carried out by the Pew Research Center in conjunction with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

  • 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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  • Whoops! 8 Million Health Records Disappeared On Laptop

    Whoops! 8 Million Health Records Disappeared On Laptop

    One of the many London health authorities have recently admitted to the ‘loss’ of a laptop containing a massive 8.63 million health records. The laptop is completely unsecured and while it doesn’t contain any names on the information, it does contain information on age, gender, postcode, medical history, hospital visits, HIV status and mental illnesses.
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  • Are Your Friends Making News?

    Are Your Friends Making News?

    So far there’s no easy way to follow the news our friends, colleagues or other people of interest make; short of regularly googling names or setting up a news alert. Now Newsle has been created to make this job a little bit easier. Newsle works by importing your Facebook and LinkedIn friends list and then
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  • Reddit Admirers Claim The Site Receives High Traffic

    Reddit Admirers Claim The Site Receives High Traffic

    Fans of Reddit, the social news website, say that traffic volumes of the site have been unfairly reported at low numbers. The likes of Compete, Nielsen and Quantcast have been reporting that Reddit on average receive less than 1 million unique visitors a month. Reddit says otherwise. According to a Google Analytics screenshot the site
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  • News Exchange – The new AP?

    News Exchange – The new AP?

    Newly born news distribution platform, News Exchange, made its debut on Monday and has been making waves since. The company behind News Exchange, Publish2 is hoping to challenge Associated Press (AP) with their new platform. Even though AP is a not-for-profit organisation, it is reported to generate revenue of almost $700m, and News Exchange wants
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