Votes in 18 nations 'hacked' in last year Elections in 18 separate nations were influenced by online disinformation campaigns last year, suggests research. Independent watchdog Freedom House looked at how online discourse was influenced by governments, bots and paid opinion formers. - Telegraph
Nearby planet is prime target in search for life
Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.
The properties of this newly discovered planet - called Ross 128 b - make it a prime target in the search for life elsewhere in the cosmos. - BBC
At home in Toronto with music's reigning (and restless) hitmaker as he shifts his focus to new projects with Netflix and Apple and unveils plans to "take six months or a year to myself and do some great films."