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Greta Thunberg aims to change how food is produced

blog post image Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has set her sights on changing how the world produces and consumes food in order to counteract a trio of threats: carbon emissions, disease outbreaks and animal suffering.

Edtech VC survey, 5 founder mistakes, fintech liquidity, more – TechCrunch

blog post image Edtech is so widespread, we already need more consumer-friendly nomenclature to describe the products, services and tools it encompasses. I

UK businesses caught buying five-star Google reviews

blog post image Consumer group Which? staged a sting operation to investigate fake Google reviews in the UK.

Twitter a goldmine for tracking consumer mood on prices, Bank of Italy finds.

blog post image The Bank of Italy said on Monday a set of experimental indicators it created from the content of millions of tweets accurately tracked consumer mood on price, offering scope for a powerful new monetary policy tool.

What makes fake news feel true when it isn

blog post image What makes fake news feel true when it isn’t? For one thing, hearing it over and over again: "The more often participants had heard a statement, the more likely they were to attribute it to Consumer Reports rather than the National Enquirer." Key features of effective fake news - should you want to...

College students who go off Facebook for a week consume less news and report being less depressed: When users stop getting

blog post image College students who go off Facebook for a week consume less news and report being less depressed: When users stop getting news from Facebook, they don't necessarily start getting it somewhere else.

Putting a leash on Google and Facebook won’t do much to save the traditional news model: "Social media and search give

blog post image Putting a leash on Google and Facebook won’t do much to save the traditional news model: "Social media and search give advertisers better tools to target messages to more precise groups of potential consumers. It is a phenomenally better mousetrap."

Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant designed and optimized for educational conversation. "Virtual assistants and chat bots

blog post image Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant designed and optimized for educational conversation. "Virtual assistants and chat bots such as Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant are an increasingly familiar products, simulating human to human interaction with the use of Artificial Intelligence. But these are...

The European Union’s new data privacy rules will make companies worldwide clean up their online security, or else: "Sweeping

blog post image The European Union’s new data privacy rules will make companies worldwide clean up their online security, or else: "Sweeping reforms are set to take charge of European consumers' online privacy and data concerns next spring, but the impact could be global — and a huge win for consumer privacy advocates....

In record-breaking weekend, Germany got 85% of its electricity from renewables: On the last weekend of April, 85 percent

blog post image In record-breaking weekend, Germany got 85% of its electricity from renewables: On the last weekend of April, 85 percent of all electricity consumed in Germany was produced using renewable energy sources.

3 Reasons Why 2017 Is The Year Of The Chatbot – Chatbots Magazine: When the Internet was first marketed for consumer use

blog post image 3 Reasons Why 2017 Is The Year Of The Chatbot – Chatbots Magazine: When the Internet was first marketed for consumer use through companies like America Online, society was buzzing about how cool it was to…

What Happened When We Took the SCiO Food Analyzer Grocery Shopping: Who needs infrared spectrometers in their phones? People

blog post image What Happened When We Took the SCiO Food Analyzer Grocery Shopping: Who needs infrared spectrometers in their phones? People who hate buying tasteless produce or mystery cheese

Deep Learning Reinvents the Hearing Aid: Finally, wearers of hearing aids can pick out a voice in a crowded room

blog post image Deep Learning Reinvents the Hearing Aid: Finally, wearers of hearing aids can pick out a voice in a crowded room

This Smart Watch Will Charge Itself Using Heat From Your Skin: Matrix Industries comes out of stealth today to say that

blog post image This Smart Watch Will Charge Itself Using Heat From Your Skin: Matrix Industries comes out of stealth today to say that wearables can—and should—power themselves

What's 'Healthy'? What's 'Natural'?: Consumers, food companies, and lawyers are curious.

blog post image What's 'Healthy'? What's 'Natural'?: Consumers, food companies, and lawyers are curious.

"No, a rat study with marginal results does not prove that cell phones cause cancer, no matter what Mother Jones and Consumer

blog post image "No, a rat study with marginal results does not prove that cell phones cause cancer, no matter what Mother Jones and Consumer Reports say"

Ultrathin Stick-On Device Measures, Displays Blood Oxygen Concentration |: Fitness trackers are exceptionally popular nowadays

blog post image Ultrathin Stick-On Device Measures, Displays Blood Oxygen Concentration |: Fitness trackers are exceptionally popular nowadays with consumers, though they're still pretty basic in their abilities. Even the more capable heart rate

Fast food may expose consumers to phthalates: reported fast food intake, the type of fast food they ate and the fat content

blog post image Fast food may expose consumers to phthalates: reported fast food intake, the type of fast food they ate and the fat content of their food over the previous 24 hours. The surveys also included objective measurements of chemicals in urine samples.