DON'T TRUST DAILY MAIL WEBSITE, MICROSOFT BROWSER WARNS USERS

Mail Online rated one out of five for credibility by new feature to fight fake news Microsoft's internet browser is warning users not...

CHARITY REPORTS RISE IN TAKEDOWNS OF CHILD ABUSE IMAGERY

Internet Watch Foundation removed more than 100,000 pages last year, up by a third A charity tasked with removing child abuse imagery...

 
 
 

KATIE PRICE IS RIGHT. DISABLED PEOPLE SHOULDN'T BE FORCED OFF THE INTERNET BY ABUSE | GABY HINSLIFF

If the social media giants can't cope with the sheer volume of spite, then it's down to parliament to protect minority groups What...

ZIMBABWE HIGH COURT ORDERS GOVERNMENT TO RESTORE FULL INTERNET

Blackout on social media apps continues after arrests, strikes and protests over fuel prices Zimbabwe's high court has ordered the...

 
 
 

WHATSAPP PUTS LIMIT ON MESSAGE FORWARDING TO FIGHT FAKE NEWS

Users will be blocked from forwarding messages to more than five individuals or groups WhatsApp users will be blocked from forwarding...

DUTCH SURGEON WINS LANDMARK 'RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN' CASE

Ruling will ensure doctors no longer judged by Google on fitness to practise, lawyer says A Dutch surgeon formally disciplined for...

 
 
 

'THE GOAL IS TO AUTOMATE US': WELCOME TO THE AGE OF SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM

Shoshana Zuboff's new book is a chilling exposé of the business model that underpins the digital world. Observer tech columnist John...

BUZZFEED UK EDITOR JANINE GIBSON DEPARTS

Former Guardian deputy editor leaves after three and a half years at news website The BuzzFeed UK editor, Janine Gibson, has left the...

 
 
 

THE STANDUP WHOSE HEART STOPPED LIVE ON STAGE - PODCASTS OF THE WEEK

First Day Back follows Jason Weems as he recovers from the mid-show asthma attack that nearly killed him. Plus: here comes the story...

LARGEST COLLECTION OF BREACHED DATA EVER SEEN IS FOUND

Store of 770m email addresses and passwords discovered after being put on hacking site The largest collection of breached data in history...

 
 
 

YOUTUBE BANS DANGEROUS PRANKS AFTER BIRD BOX CHALLENGE

YouTube acts after challenge leads to people doing tasks blindfolded, including driving YouTube has banned creators from depicting...

MEET BOUGIE LONDON LITERARY WOMAN: THE BOOKISH PARODY DELIGHTING TWITTER

The pretentious bibliomane's highfalutin tweets have won thousands of fans - now her creators share how they ‘channel an extremely...

 
 
 

AMAZON HITS BACK AT CLAIMS IT IS TO BLAME FOR FALLING AUTHOR EARNINGS

Retailer insists Authors Guild report that criticised the online giant for contributing to tumbling writers' incomes used flawed figures,...

FAKE NEWS REVIEW - TRUMPED-UP STORY FUELS PUNCHY MEDIA SATIRE

Theatre 503, London A catastrophic fact-checking error that nearly breaks the internet cues Osman Baig's expressive and energetic one-man...

 
 
 

CLASSICAL MUSIC STREAMING IS UP. GOOD NEWS, BUT THERE'S PLENTY MORE TO WIN

BPI statistics reveal a rise in streams of classical tracks that is outpacing the rest of the sector. The industry needs to continue...

BOOHOO RAISES SALES FORECAST AFTER A VERY NICE CHRISTMAS

Young shoppers flock to online fashion group's Nasty Gal and PrettyLittleThing websites The online fashion group Boohoo has emerged...

 
 
 

A BOOGIE WIT DA HOODIE TOPS US ALBUM CHART WITH RECORD LOW OF 823 SALES

New York rapper's online-only album Hoodie SZN reaches No 1 spot mainly from 83m streams as digital downloads continue to plummet New...

STEEP PRICE RISES AND EVEN STEEPER STREETS | BRIEF LETTERS

Data grabbing | Country diary | Cost of stamps | A question of perspective | Steepest street title The solution is surely to use the...

 
 
 

THE UK'S ANTISEMITIC GOOGLE SEARCHES SHOW TECH COMPANIES MUST ACT | SETH STEPHENS-DAVIDOWITZ

Prompts given to users affect the number of antisemitic searches. Companies cannot ignore their role in this Beyond a quick read of...

THE INTERNET, BUT NOT AS WE KNOW IT: LIFE ONLINE IN CHINA, RUSSIA, CUBA AND INDIA

More than half of the world's population is now online, but that does not mean we all see the same thing. From being filtered by the...

 
 
 



Microsoft Bing search engine blocked in China, report says

Microsoft Bing search engine blocked in China, report says

The Chinese government seems to be working to further strengthen its notorious Great Firewall of censorship. Or at least that's the growing suspicion behind the still... Read more ...

Hulu cutting price of streaming video plan to $6 per month

Hulu cutting price of streaming video plan to $6 per month

Hot on the heels of news that Netflix is raising the price of its streaming video plans , Hulu has revealed that it's doing the opposite. Hulu today confirmed that it's... Read more ...

Apple's iPhone SE is back in stock again for just $249

Apple's iPhone SE is back in stock again for just $249

Apple iPhone SE After initially discontinuing the iPhone SE in September, Apple's 4-inch smartphone made a brief return to its website, albeit in the clearance section, earlier... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 leak shows hole-punch display and cryptocurrency wallet

Galaxy S10 leak shows hole-punch display and cryptocurrency wallet

Following the first leak of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 a few weeks back, more images have surfaced of the flagship phone's hole-punch display. The new leak also offers a... Read more ...

LG 5G phone confirmed with big battery, vapor chamber inside

LG 5G phone confirmed with big battery, vapor chamber inside

LG has this rather amusing habit of pre-announcing products before actually announcing them. Or at least revealing their features before their due time. Not that we're... Read more ...

Nokia Android 9 Pie update schedule revealed by HMD Global

Nokia Android 9 Pie update schedule revealed by HMD Global

HMD Global has been quite committed in pushing out monthly Android updates for its phones but its mettle is being tested by the Android 9 Pie update. So far, only five phones... Read more ...

Despite the recent struggles, corporate executives still admire Apple

Despite the recent struggles, corporate executives still admire Apple

Apple might be having problems getting consumers to buy the 2018 iPhones, and AirPower is so late that it has set a company record for tardiness. The company is embroiled in... Read more ...

Resident Evil 2 Pre-Order, Release Date, And Buying Guide For US

Resident Evil 2 Pre-Order, Release Date, And Buying Guide For US

The remake of Capcom's survival-horror classic, Resident Evil 2, is nearing its release. After the original version launched for PS1 back in 1998, the Resident Evil 2 remake... Read more ...

Alexa begrudgingly says the Patriots will win Super Bowl LIII

Alexa begrudgingly says the Patriots will win Super Bowl LIII

Bets over who will win the Super Bowl are always heated, with each side arguing in favor of their preferred team and rolling out mounds of data to support it. Amazon's Alexa... Read more ...

How Does Onimusha: Warlords Hold Up After 18 Years?

How Does Onimusha: Warlords Hold Up After 18 Years?

Onimusha: Warlords has always been my game that got away. It missed the PlayStation 2's launch by about five months, but it served as my introduction to Sony's powerful new... Read more ...