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Bringing online safety education programs to UK schools

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Last year, we surveyed more than 200 teachers in the UK to learn about their experience with online safety in the classroom. We found that teachers believe children should start learning about online safety at age seven, and 99% of the teachers we spoke to felt that online safety should be part of the curriculum. More than one in three teachers also reported that they’d witnessed an online safety incident (sharing personal information or cyberbullying, for example) in their classroom. However, the majority of the teachers we spoke to said th... Read More »

Nokia launches ReefShark chipsets that deliver massive performance gain in 5G networks

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Incorporating Nokia Bell Labs artificial intelligence (AI) innovations as well as Nokia's extensive capabilities in antenna development for mobile devices and base stations, ReefShark chipsets leverage silicon developed by Nokia in Oulu, Espoo and Tampere, Finland as well as Sunnyvale, California. ReefShark chipsets for radio frequency (RF) units such as the radio used in antennas significantly improve their performance. This results in halving the size of massive MIMO antennas. ReefShark chipsets also reduce power consumption in baseband un... Read More »

Business Is Embracing Internet Of Things As Most Important Technology, Says New Study

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To better understand the current state of the IoT, Forbes Insights partnered with Hitachi Vantara to survey more than 500 senior executives around the world who are leading IoT initiatives within their companies. A new report, “The Internet of Things: From Theory to Reality—How Companies Are Leveraging the IoT to Move Their Businesses Forward,” sponsored by Hitachi Vantara, highlights the key findings from this research, and addresses the following issues: Is the IoT still an aspiration or is it becoming an operational reality? How is the... Read More »

How Amazon Could Steal The Mid-Tier Luxury Market

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Amazon could launch vertically integrated, mass-customized brands of its own that use technology to smooth the customer shopping process, similar to Indochino. While Amazon isn’t likely to get catalog coverage from many of the ultra-luxury brands, it does have the ability to make a number of mid-level luxury brands less relevant to large segments of Amazon customers, replacing those brands through the merchandising of its own private-label luxury brands at prices that encourage even the slightly price-sensitive luxury products customer to consi... Read More »

#MeToo, #TakeAKnee and #Covfefe: Hashtags that dominated in 2017

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In 2017, Twitter also increased its character length for tweets from 140 to 280, giving the platform's 300,000 active users an opportunity to express their opinions in even more detail. From #MeToo to #TakeAKnee vie #Covfefe here are some of the hashtags that have emerged in 2017. #MeToo One of the most prominent hashtags of 2017 inspired a global movement of men and women to share their stories of sexual abuse and harassment. In 2007, the US activist Tarana Burke started the Me Too movement that would be rekindled in 2017 by the hashtag ... Read More »

Google Science Fair 2016: a look back, and a giant leap ahead

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Today 20 of the world’s brightest young scientists have that same chance ahead of them, and I am so excited and grateful to be here with them in Mountain View to re-live that experience.   Meeting President Obama(!) Official White House photo by Pete Souza   For me, the Google Science Fair took my passion for science and gave me a global platform to share it with the world. I went on to do my undergraduate studies at Harvard University, majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Global Health... Read More »

Experience British political history with Google Arts and Culture

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Walk through historic rooms and hallways and get up-close looks at more than 50 photographs and works of art. Take a peek into the cabinet room, where the Prime Minister has held weekly cabinet meetings since 1735, or look around Margaret Thatcher’s office. Stroll down the grand main staircase, stopping to study the carefully ordered portraits of the house’s previous residents. Once you’re ready for some fresh air, you can wander through the gardens, where Winston Churchill liked to nap. There are also two brand new online exhibits. The fi... Read More »

Amazon Introduces New Original Children’s Album from GRAMMY Award-Winning Evanescence Vocalist, Amy Lee—Exclusively Streaming on Prime Music

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Amazon today announced a new Amazon Original children’s album, Dream Too Much, from Amy Lee—the GRAMMY award-winning co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. The album, which features 12 newly recorded songs, including seven originals and five popular covers, will be available for Prime members in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Austria and Japan starting on September 30 to exclusively stream and enjoy on Prime Music, at no additional cost to their membership. In addition, the album will be available for all customers to purchase and... Read More »

News Feed FYI: Further Reducing Clickbait in Feed

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One of our News Feed values is to have authentic communication on our platform. People have told us they like seeing authentic stories the most. That’s why we work hard to understand what type of stories and posts people consider genuine, so we can show more of them in News Feed. We also work to understand what kinds of stories people find misleading and spammy to help make sure people see those less. We’ve heard from people that they specifically want to see fewer stories with clickbait headlines or link titles. These are headlines that int... Read More »

Localplicity.com launches NEW daily deals INNOVATION for local businesses

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Localplicity has launched a NEW concept in daily deals management and marketing! With lower transaction fees merchants can offer more discounts for their products and services and still make more net profits. Localplicity offers the ability for merchant to use their own merchant account and can collect their money in 24-48 hours! Tampa, Florida - Localplicity.com announces the launch of its NEW daily deals marketplace for small business merchants. Localplicity has created a NEW concept is deals marketing for the web with notable differences ... Read More »

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