Kit Harington as Jon Snow, left, in a scene from ’Game of Thrones’. Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO via AP)

HBO’s medieval saga ‘Game of Thrones’ is known for serving up graphic deaths of its lead characters, but when fan favorite Jon Snow looked like he was(...)

Actor Liam Cunningham: “What needs to change ìs the entire Government to get down on its knees to Paddy [Cosgrave] and beg him to bring it back.”

“Am I involved in a startup? No I’m an actor. We’re not capable of doing start-ups.” But Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham acknowledged that he is(...)

Leap buses being auctioned off: the firm which charged riders $6 to cross San Francisco in technological luxury failed this year. photograph: jason henry
Lessons in the demise of Leap

The first thing you notice when hanging around technology start-ups is the cultural importance that Silicon Valley ascribes to snacking. A company’s s(...)

Outside the US, Netflix beat its expectations for growth, adding 2.74 million international streaming subscribers

Netflix has hit a bump in the road as it pushes ahead on its quest to reach 60 million to 90 million subscribers in the US and, by the end of 2016, b(...)

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop  was the subject of a keynote speech at SXSW Eco

South By SouthWest (SXSW) is the poster child for successful conference expansion. Starting with just music and film back in 1987, which takes place (...)

Hillary Clinton: One of the funnier emails shows her  struggling to place a call to the White House, ranting to an aide about a telephone operator. Photograph: Charlie Mahoney/New York Times.

Another month, another release of Hillary Clinton emails. The latest batch of private emails sent to and from the Democratic presidential frontrunner (...)

The cast and crew of ‘Game of Thrones’ pose with their awards including Outstanding Drama Series. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA.

HBO shows Game of Thrones and Veep won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards for the first time on Sunday, bringing a breath of fresh air to television(...)

The show will still run on PBS, but after a nine-month window

The producers of longrunning US children’s TV show Sesame Street have struck a five-year partnership with cable channel HBO that will bring much-neede(...)

Sesame Street: US children’s programme will air on HBO in late autumn. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

The producers of long-running US children’s TV show Sesame Street have struck a five-year partnership with cable channel HBO that will bring much-need(...)

Google’s new parent does have its own website address however and it can be found at

It seems the owner of the @alphabet twitter handle was taken as much by suprise as the rest of the world when Google announced its name-change on Mond(...)