Ford introduces Meople.Connector, voice activated social media app for in-car

Remember when car makers were just concerned with issues like Torque, Horse Power and MPG? Those days are long gone. Ford, one of the pioneers in the connected car market, is announcing a new voice activated app for in-car, specifically for social media users. Called somewhat oddly Meople.Connector, it will allow the driver or passengers…

Could Twitter cause a recession? The Bank of England turn to social media monitoring.

The Bank of England's chief economist has announced that the bank will be monitoring social networks, to better understand the state of the economy. According to Sky News, Andy Haldane has been tasked with using "unconventional sources" of data to make economic predications. The thinking is that by monitoring, say, how many people are searching…