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May, 2015


May 28, 2015  10:25 AM

Instagram yourself a dream job? No chance

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
app, consumer, photos and images, pictures

A Swedish start-up has set out to help recruiters streamline the way they source potential new recruits by replacing paper-based CVs and tiresome application forms with video pitches. To apply for work through SelfieJobs (give us strength) all you have to...

May 21, 2015  1:49 PM

Chinese look at the most online porn at work, yet economic growth outstrips rest of world

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Scientists are attempting to find a link between workers viewing porn and productivity increases.

This is after research from security firm Blue Coat Systems found workers in China, the world's fastest growing economy, are more likely to look at...


May 21, 2015  1:40 PM

Google Maps hit by another user edit gaffe

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Google, online

Google has revoked the right for users to edit and update the content of its Maps after some ne'er do wells decided to deface them with racial slurs and offensive images.

Readers, believe us when we say, we're just as surprised as you that giving people free rein to do whatever they...


May 8, 2015  10:40 AM

Election 2015 – the day dogs ruled the internet

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Ballot, Dog, twitter, United Kingdom, voting

Everyone knows the internet was invented for cats. You can't go anywhere online without the furry critters popping up in everything you do, from social media to professional emails.

But on the day of the...


May 8, 2015  10:28 AM

No Emoji for irony

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Emoji

With Apple's most recent iOS 8.3 release came hundreds of new emoticons for the emoji keyboard, including new multiracial characters and more diverse relationship couplings.

This is something many users...


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