Rebel pilots and Imperial Stormtroopers from the Star Wars film franchise are seen next to a life-sized model of an X-Wing Fighter during a promotional event at the Changi International airport in Singapore. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The Church of England’s valiant bid to run an advertisement featuring the Lord’s Prayer before the forthcoming Star Wars film may have hit a sn(...)

More than two-thirds of teenagers in a survey were unable to distinguish between search engine results and the sponsored links or ads featured above them as returned by Google

While the majority (72 per cent) of young teenagers (those aged 12-15) are wary of online interactions, believing most people behave differently onlin(...)

Now Google Maps (for Android) allows you to download a whole area

It seems like 3G or 4G coverage disappears when you need it most: lost and relying on Google Maps but with no signal. Now Google Maps (for Android) al(...)

 Belfast facility will collaborate with companies across the UK and Europe and will employ digital technology to drive innovation. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Belfast has been chosen as the European location for a new innovation lab facility developed by PwC and Google. Paul Terrington, PwC’s regional chair(...)

Elite Army Ranger Wing troops exercising in Dublin.  File photograph: Defence Forces Press Office

In the wake of the Paris terrorist slaughter and the subsequent counter-terrorist assault by police in St Denis, official Irish responses have been a (...)

The problem confronting quant money managers — and banks rushing to revamp and build their technological capabilities — is that the financial industry is less attractive than Silicon Valley’s biggest companies or hottest upstarts, especially in recent years. (Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Hedge funds and asset managers are scrambling to poach talent from Silicon Valley and attract computer scientists fresh from college to capitalise on(...)

Brave New World: has our watchfulness against a frontal attack from tyrants blind-sided us to the threat from within?

A book appeared in 1930 with a fascinating, haunting idea: a pill that replaces all human concerns and inner conflict with a mood of serene conform(...)

It’s no secret in the cosmetics world that alphabet creams saved the industry from the recession. The beauty hybrid, BB creams, were an Asian import a(...)

Sunday Morning: Bring your provisions for a picnic at the newly spiffed-up Dolores Park, where an $8 million renovation made over the northern half of the park with new tennis courts; six acres of fresh, grassy splendor; and expanded restrooms. What hasn’t changed: the diverse crush of humanity, and the vistas of the San Francisco skyline. Photograph: The New York Times
Weekend in ... San Francisco
  • Travel
  • November 21, 2015, 05:00

Don’t blink or you’ll miss the next “new” San Francisco. This is a city that’s reinventing itself with every refresh of your Twitter feed, with cra(...)

FIVE PLACES TO STAY IN GREECE Despite all of its ongoing problems, Greece is predicting a record bump in tourist numbers for 2016, with 25 mill(...)