Unilever saves on recruiters by using AI to assess job interviews

System analyses body language and word choice, but polling suggests public are opposed to such use of automation Unilever has claimed it is saving hundreds of thousands of pounds a year by replacing human recruiters with an artificial intelligence system, Read More

Teen girls on TikTok are dancing to abusive voicemails. The new meme is as old as women’s rage itself

Filming themselves brushing off threatening voicemails from their exes, these young women are telling each other that they aren’t alone This week, the social video platform TikTok unleashed a new meme: young women filming themselves dancing – interpretively – to Read More

Amazon profits drop sharply amid big spending to speed package delivery

Quarterly profits down to $2.1bn from $2.9bn a year earlier US politicians keen to scrutinize Amazon’s business practices Amazon’s profits slid 26% in the last quarter as the company poured money into free shipping and its cloud storage business. Related: Read More

Government spent £2m on porn block before policy was dropped

Minister reveals sum paid to BBFC to implement age verification More than £2m of taxpayers’ money was spent preparing for the pornography block before the policy was quietly dropped in early October, the government has revealed. The bulk of the Read More

Twitter shares slump as revenues dip and costs rise

Social media platform reports ‘headwinds’ as near-20% hike in costs dents profits Twitter shares slumped in pre-market trading after the social network reported lower than expected revenues and higher costs and said it expected revenue “headwinds” to continue to drag Read More