iTunes store: value proposition for consumers was actually the greater convenience of the iTunes/iPod ecosystem over illegal downloading sites rather than the music itself

Abundance of the web has shaken up traditional ways of selling

Serial host Sarah Koenig told the story of the  1999 murder in Baltimore of student Hae Min Lee and  conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed

Sarah Koenig and her team produced a feat of experimental journalism about a murder

The abuse of the hooded men of Northern Ireland ultimately led to the abuse of the hooded man of Abu Ghraib. Photograph: AP

US grotesquely compromised its stated values

Clayton Christensen came under scathing criticism over  his views on Apple and Samsung. Phoitograph: Sascha Schuermann/AP Photo

Clayton Christensen’s ideas, a cornerstone of business thinking, are under challenge

Anna Haynes, a homeless encampment occupant, collects her belongings as authorities break down a massive homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” in San Jose, California,  this week.  Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

Question: How do other cities deal with homelessness?

Lee Rigby’s killers Michael Adebolajo  and Michael Adebowale. Five months before the murder, Adebowale discussed killing a soldier in a Facebook conversation with an Islamist militant. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

British state conveniently lays blame at door of tech giant as such firms move to protect users’ privacy

Marc Andreessen: coined  phrase “software is eating the world”

Computers in our pockets have just started their revolutionary impact

Even the star-wattage of Bono on the final discussion panel was not quite enough to deliver an exciting climax to proceedings.  Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

For the tech crowd, Bono’s star doesn’t burn as brightly as Mark Zuckerberg’s

Paddy Cosgrave: “Most tech conferences can be a bit stale, but we try to inject a bit of fun into the technology conference.”

“I think it can become much bigger, and as it becomes bigger the network effects get better"

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