HOW TO LISTEN TO PODCASTS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Thousands of audio programmes are free to listen to and most are available via smartphone apps Listening to audio programmes, or podcasts,...

AMAZON 'CONSIDERS' SETTING UP INSURANCE COMPARISON SITE IN UK

Online retail giant said to be in talks with British insurers over possible new site Amazon is sounding out some of Europe's top insurance...

 
 
 

MONICA LEWINSKY ON SLOW BURN: THE THRILLING HIT PODCAST RIPS INTO THE SCANDAL

First it told the story of Watergate through the eyes of a woman who was drugged and locked up in a hotel room. Now Slow Burn is revisiting...

TWITTER SUSPENDS INFOWARS' ALEX JONES FOR ABUSE

Far-right conspiracy theorist will not be able to tweet, retweet or favourite tweets for seven days Controversial Infowars conspiracy...

 
 
 

GUARDIAN PODCASTS - THE VERY BEST OF OUR AUDIO JOURNALISM

Everything you need to know about award-winning podcasts and radio from the Guardian audio team. The latest in current affairs, politics,...

TAXING SOLUTIONS TO REVIVE THE HIGH STREET IN THE AGE OF AMAZON | LETTERS

Judith Daniels wants the internet giants reined in; Paul Frankenberg suggests a VAT increase; and Andrew Aitchison recommends a revaluation...

 
 
 

WHY DOES TWITTER LET ALEX JONES BREAK ITS RULES WITH HIS RANTS? WELL, MONEY RULES | HANNAH JANE PARKINSON

The tech giant is scared of losing power, yet as a media platform it must be responsible for its content Alex Jones isn't your typical...

WHY YOUTUBERS ARE FEELING THE BURN

From fashionistas to popular scientists, YouTube's top video stars are crumbling under the relentless pressure of producing new content...

 
 
 

ALEX JONES CLAIMS HE'S BEING SILENCED AS BANS PUSH HIM TO ALTERNATE PLATFORMS

Removals from Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Apple haven't slowed his posting, but the Infowars founder is appealing to the president...

TWITTER SUSPENDS PROUD BOYS ON EVE OF DEADLY UNITE THE RIGHT RALLY ANNIVERSARY

Platform bars rightwing ‘western chauvinist' group for violating its policy against violent extremists Twitter suspended numerous accounts...

 
 
 

AMAZON TO BE TOLD TO DITCH 'GUARANTEED NEXT-DAY DELIVERY' CLAIM

Advertising Standards Authority set to rule on claims about retailer's Prime service Amazon is to be told to stop claiming its Prime...

PEAK SOCIAL MEDIA? FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND SNAPCHAT FAIL TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS

As the market matures and young people share elsewhere, growing pains hit Silicon Valley Snapchat - falling into line behind Facebook...

 
 
 

THE PUBLIC EXECUTION OF INFOWARS IS DANGEROUS AND COUNTERPRODUCTIVE | SILKIE CARLO

In cutting off the rightwing media outlet without explanation, the social media companies have simply fed the conspiracists Always...

NO ONE'S CIVIL LIBERTIES ARE VIOLATED BY A BAN ON THE FAR-RIGHT INFOWARS | MICHAEL SEGALOV

Platforms such as Apple and Facebook are not engaging in censorship: they are deciding not to profit from hate It's nearly a decade...

 
 
 

DOES THE BANNING OF ALEX JONES SIGNAL A NEW ERA OF BIG TECH RESPONSIBILITY?

With the removal of the conspiracy theorist's material from key platforms, firms have changed their tune on ‘free speech' - but some...

WHY HAS TRUMP STAYED UNUSUALLY QUIET ON US SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA?

Perhaps Trump is experiencing Putin derangement syndrome, in which a victim believes Russia's president is a great guy Donald Trump...

 
 
 

'ELITIST': ANGRY BOOK PIRATES HIT BACK AFTER AUTHOR CAMPAIGN SINKS WEBSITE

OceanofPDF was shut down last week after publishers issued hundreds of takedown notices - but authors have been left dealing with angry...

TWITTER CEO JACK DORSEY DEFENDS FAILURE TO BAN ALEX JONES

Jack Dorsey refuses to follow Apple, Facebook and YouTube in banning Jones, saying he will be guided by principles rather than pressure...

 
 
 

INTERNET USE AT RECORD LEVEL BUT BRITONS ARE LAX ABOUT WEB SECURITY

ONS says 89% of UK adults go online at least weekly but have lack of awareness over safety Internet use inBritain has risen to record...

HOW JOURNALISTS SHOULD NOT COVER AN ONLINE CONSPIRACY THEORY

The QAnon narrative shows the need for better practices in reporting on baseless claims and hoaxes. Here's how the media can take action...

 
 
 



Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

The follow-up to Rockstar Games' classic western game Red Dead Redemption is fast approaching. Set 12 years before the events of the original game, Red Dead Redemption 2 will... Read more ...

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile has been downloaded over 100 million times on both iOS and Android devices since first launching about five months ago. ... Read more ...

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

For some people, the best thing about summer isn't the sunny weather or beach vacations-it's the PC game sales. Hardly a week has gone by this season without a new summer sale... Read more ...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the New York... Read more ...

Diablo III On Switch Has Exclusive Content From The Legend Of Zelda Series

Diablo III On Switch Has Exclusive Content From The Legend Of Zelda Series

With Diablo III on Switch having been revealed, the question of whether there's any Nintendo-specific content to get Switch fans on board with the action RPG is an obvious one... Read more ...

Free Weekend - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege

Free Weekend - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege

Play Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time. You can also pickup Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege at up to 60% off the regular... Read more ...

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

We have earlier seen how Google is slowly implementing Material Design 2 to all of its application. We have earlier reported on Google Maps getting the latest iteration of the... Read more ...

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Accessibility is a critical consideration for manufacturers when they're building devices. Around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health... Read more ...

Pokemon Go adds parental controls with Niantic Kids login portal

Pokemon Go adds parental controls with Niantic Kids login portal

Pokemon Go is adopting the digital well-being and parental controls trend with a new login platform for kids. Niantic, the developer behind the popular AR mobile game, has... Read more ...

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

Google's latest plan to tackle the retail market involves a two-floor store in Chicago's Fulton Market. If it pans out, this would be the tech company's first permanent retail... Read more ...