Gautam Thakar, LivingSocial’s chief, who says the company will rely less on daily deals. A former darling of the start-up world, the company offers a glimpse of what some of today’s biggest start-ups might look like several years down the road. Photograph: Lexey Swall/The New York Times

The first thing you see when walking into the headquarters of LivingSocial is row upon row of mostly empty desks, broken up by small street s(...)

An employee prepares a cardboard box ready for distribution at the Inc. fulfillment center in Hemel Hempstead, UK . Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on the prototype of technology it ann(...)

The Nazi-themed imagery in a New York City subway car.  Photograph: AP

It must have seemed like a good idea to somebody. Amazon has come under fire after plastering Nazi-type imagery over a subway train in New(...)

Jeremy Clarkson: To inflate his bully-boy rant to the level of “racial discrimination” undermines genuine instances of racially motivated hatred. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

I’m no lawyer, but getting punched in the mouth so hard that you need hospital treatment seems like fairly clear grounds for a court claim. Does alleg(...)

 A New York City subway car  covered in Nazi-themed imagery to promote the new Amazon TV series The Man in the High Castle on November 24th, 2015. The advertising is to be removed. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Amazon. com Inc on Monday agreed to pull advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery from New York City’s subway system, (...)

The latest poll from the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) might give retailers pause for thought. It suggests consumers will spend an average of €563 this Christmas, compared with €600 last year. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish consumers seem set to temper their Christmas spending this year as the number who believe too much is spent over the festive season hits almost (...)

Domino’s Limited Edition Easy Order button: pizza lovers can order their favourite pizza at the touch of a button.

If ordering pizza online is a little too taxing, Domino’s is set to make things even easier. Perhaps taking inspiration from Amazon’s one-touch orderi(...)

Square chief executive Jack Dorsey

Shares of Square, the mobile payments company co-founded and still run by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, soared as much as 64 per cent in their (...)

“As the internet continues to evolve we must be careful not to allow hard-won consumer protections to be undermined through inaction”

The internet has transformed many aspects of our society. Often, regulation and the law in general do not keep up with these developments, an(...)

US rock group Eagles of Death Metal performing at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris moments before Islamic State militants invaded and killed scores there last Friday night. File photograph: Marion Ruszniewski/AFP/Getty Images

Eagles of Death Metal have stated their horror at what happened during their concert in Paris and how they are trying to deal with the aftermath. The(...)