Google’s Eric Schmidt has called on the technology industry to put its collective intelligence behind tackling terrorism on the internet, by building “spell-checkers, but for hate and harassment”.
Popular photo-sharing and messaging app Snapchat has been suffering a major outage for the last five hours that has seen users unable to access the service.
Just Cause 3 introduces its protagonist Rico Rodriguez as a “dictator removal specialist” who then punches the flying missile he’s standing on.
This is weird: Taylor Swift was briefly back on Spotify.
A Florida woman has been arrested for a hit-and-run accident in Port St Lucie, after her car called the police to report the collision.
IBM has discontinued a campaign encouraging women to get into technology by asking them to “hack a hairdryer” after widespread criticism from women in the industry.
There is universal consternation about the inability of most industrialised countries to return to strong economic growth, despite zero or negative interest rates and varying degrees of fiscal stimulus.
A spider’s silk has long been admired by scientists for being incredibly robust – five times stronger than steel – as well as flexible, elastic, soft and stable at high temperatures. They are properties that could be put to use in a wide range of consumer products.
In the 1990s, 27-year-old video game archaeologist Lara Croft became internationally recognisable, in part thanks to her unfeasibly tiny waist, panoramic bust and a slew of appearances on the covers of magazines such as Rolling Stone, Newsweek and Time.
Facebook is starting to bypass adblockers on its desktop website, in the company’s first major foray into the war between advertisers and those who would see an internet without any advertising at all.
A 20-year-old man has been shot dead while playing Pokémon Go at a tourist spot on San Francisco’s waterfront, authorities have said.
Do you spend too much time online? It’s a question that may unearth some uncomfortable truths, and if you are worried about how much you use Facebook/Google et al, you’re not alone.