Category: Business

Tapping or talking

Image copyright ANNA BONImage caption Illiterate farmer Yacouba Sawadogo tests out a mobile web-to-voice service in Burkina Faso We’re growing more used to chatting to our computers, phones and smart speakers through voice assistants...

Catching cyber-crooks

If you want a job that rides the wave of the future, get hired by a firm that combats cyber-threats. Criminal and malicious hackers are endlessly inventive and every day despatch novel viruses and...

Channel 4 has gender pay gap of 24.2%

Image copyright Adam LawrenceImage caption Alex Mahon became boss of Channel 4 last year Channel 4 has revealed it pays its female staff almost a quarter less than its male staff on average. Its...

Global shoppers

Image caption A daigou or remote shopper, buys things on the behalf of others Technology is changing the way we work and the jobs we do. Will artificial intelligence and robots relieve us of...

Facebook shares slide amid privacy backlash

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook shares have fallen sharply as the social network faces questions from US and British politicians about its privacy rules. Facebook is under fire after reports detailing how Cambridge Analytica,...

Facebook shares fall amid privacy backlash

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook shares have been hit as the social network faces questions from US and British politicians about its privacy rules. Facebook is under fire after reports detailing how Cambridge Analytica,...