Campaigners object to Meta’s plans to use social media posts for AI training 

Plans by Meta to use public posts and images from Facebook and Instagram to train its artificial intelligence (AI) tools have faced backlash from digital rights groups.  The social media company has... Read more »

10 Ways to Reduce Your Screen Time 

Screens are everywhere – from phones and computers to TVs and tablets. And while technology brings many benefits, excessive screen time can have negative impacts on your physical and mental health. If... Read more »

Has China’s new approach to reducing sedentary behaviour in children worked?

China recently introduced new measures to reduce daily sedentary behaviour in children, which included restrictions on screen time. But has it been successful? According to a UK study, the approach has been... Read more »

Visa announces plans to introduce new technology to reduce fraud 

With more consumers concerned about the risks of online fraud, companies have been focused on how they can boost their protections – and Visa is the latest to introduce new measures to... Read more »

Scammers targeting previous victims in “recovery scams” 

With so many online scams to look out for, it can be hard to keep up. But, the experts have now warned about a new problem: “recovery scams”, sometimes known as “reloading”.... Read more »

Spotify announces record profits for the year 

The music streaming giant Spotify has announced record profits of more than €1 billion following a year of cost-cutting measures and staff layoffs.  Despite missing its forecast for monthly active users, the... Read more »

How has the Netflix password crackdown affected profits? 

Netflix has reported a surge in profits during the first quarter of this year, which it has partly put down to measures taken to address password sharing. The latest password crackdown, which... Read more »

Researchers warn consumers about the data they’re giving to airlines with apps 

According to research by Cybernews, airlines are now collecting a wide array of data from apps on some user’s phones, and they could be using this data to gain an advantage.  When... Read more »

Diet advert posted by Katie Price banned from Instagram 

Katie Price’s Instagram advertisement promoting a low-calorie diet for The Skinny Food Co. has been banned by the advertising watchdog.  The video, shared last August, featured the former glamour model detailing her... Read more »

10 tips for successfully transitioning to remote work

Transitioning from a traditional office setting to remote work can be a big adjustment. Whether you’re new to remote work or adapting to a fully remote setup, here are ten tips to... Read more »