Google is one of a number of tech firms accused

Oracle is being sued over claims that it schemed with Google, Microsoft and other companies to not hire each other’s employees in the latest case acc(...)

Christian Bale as Batman in The Dark Knight Rises. Photograph: Ron Phillips

SoftBank, the Japanese telecoms company founded by billionaire Masayoshi Son, has agreed to buy a stake in Legendary Entertainment, a US movie produce(...)

 Pro-democracy protesters gather outside the Hong Kong government headquarters. Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

After the worst week in almost two months for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, US stocks fell as Hong Kong protests added to geopolitical concern(...)

The real deal: author Rainbow Rowell

There was no fanfare when Eleanor & Park, the second novel by the American author Rainbow Rowell, was published, two years ago. It wasn’t hyped as(...)

Disney’s smash-hit animation ‘Frozen’ - Disney’s relationship with HP extends back 70 years, when Bill Hewlett’s audio oscillator was used in the making of ‘Fantasia’

The annual Cannes film festival is a star-studded event, and one that the movie industry watches closely to see which will be the major films for the (...)

‘It’s only one day” the voice of reason bleats as all around people splurge, hoard and party in preparation for the most emotionally charged 24 hou(...)

Netflix shares jumped 10 per cent in after-hours trading after reporting  third-quarter results yesterday. The streaming service provider added 1.3 million customers with a net income increase of 315 per cent. Photogaph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Original programming such as “Orange Is the New Black” and “House of Cards” has helped Netflix report third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimat(...)

Among the many disappointing things about the The Fifth Estate, the woeful Wikileaks film that opens in cinemas tomorrow, is the fact that Peter Ca(...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi  said indications are that the euro area economy is stabilising and the central bank’s rates will remain low for an extended period. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Markets continued to perform well yesterday following comments from European Central Bank president Mario Draghi that interest rates are likely to rem(...)