Social media websites make us more lonely

Social media sites designed to help people to connect are causing them to feel more alone,…

How social media opens your mind

Discussing the 2016 election, Barack Obama summed up the dangerously polarising effects of social media.

What does an internet troll look like? Just like you

Everybody knows what an internet troll is: a maladjusted keyboard warrior turning his frustration about the…

Internet ‘fuels frustration of world’s poor’

The internet threatens to cause a new wave of migration and conflict across the world by…

Record revenue for Intel after expansion

Intel, the Silicon Valley chipmaker, posted better than expected third-quarter results as demand for its personal…

iOS 7 ‘kill switch’ may end smartphone thefts, say city leaders

A coalition of city leaders that includes the London Mayor Boris Johnson has expressed the hope…

Go for a coffee with an Android

Could I survive for 24 hours without cash or cards — and only the new Android…

Software helps BlackBerry to creep back up

Once the leading smartphone of choice, BlackBerry has fallen so far behind its rivals in the…

Uber ‘used software to spy on rival’s drivers’

Uber created a secret software system called “Hell” to track drivers from its rival cab-hailing service…

Crime-spotting software specialist set to expand

A supplier of police investigation and anti-fraud software is increasing staff numbers as it steps up…