Google is the number-one place college students want to work for the fifth year running —here’s what it’s doing right (GOOG, GOOGL)

Scott Beale/Laughing Squid For the fifth year running, Google is the number-one company that college students from leading universities want to work for. That’s according to new data from education software company Piazza, which surveyed 150,000 students from more than 600 schools in North America, including Stanford, Harvard, and MIT, about where they most wanted to […]

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition

Nearly a year after Mosul in Iraq was declared “liberated” from ISIS terrorists, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie said the stench of dead bodies buried under the rubble was still present, amid the “worst devastation” she has ever seen. “There are bodies in this rubble that stay here and you can smell the bodies and some […]

The 10 smartest lessons about life, money, and careers we heard in graduation speeches this year

Leon Bennett/Getty Over the past month, college and high school graduation ceremonies featured speeches from high-profile figures. Oprah told graduates at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism to strive to aim high in their skills. Actor Chadwick Boseman encouraged graduates at Howard University to find purpose rather than a job or a career.  […]

‘Not right, not humane’: MPs blast UK cannabis law as 12yo epileptic has first seizure in a year

MPs have blasted UK cannabis laws as “inconceivable” amid claims that a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy is facing a “crisis” after running out of his medical supply following his GP’s refusal to renew his prescription. A string of MPs and doctors are calling for urgent reform after Billy Caldwell suffered his first seizure in 300 […]

Queen: This is why Queen Elizabeth’s birthday changes each year – royal tradition

The Queen, 92, celebrates her birthday today, 9 June, but many will recall she already honoured the occasion earlier this year on 21 April. This is because the Queen has two birthdays: her actual birthday – the date she was born – on 21 April, and an official birthday later in the year, where the […]

Intel isn’t going to be launching a 28-core 5GHz processor this year after all

Enlarge / This is a 10-core Skylake-X processor. It uses the low core count (LCC) version of the Skylake-SP die. (credit: Fritzchens Fritz) Earlier this week, Intel showed off a product coming in the fourth quarter of this year: an enthusiast-oriented 28-core processor running all cores at 5GHz. This combination of clock speed and core […]

Florida issued 1000s of concealed carry permits without background checks for more than a year

A Florida agency in charge of vetting applicants for concealed gun carry permits didn’t run tens of thousands of them against an FBI database, as an employee could not log in. The state saw a spike of applications at the time. Read more The news, which has sent shockwaves across Twitter, is now being leveraged […]