Twitter’s viral looping video service Vine has received a music-focused update, allowing users to both create and discover new music inside the app. T(...)

Doro Liberto 820 Mini: a decent alternative Android device

Doro has made its business out of developing more accessible technology. The company’s range of mobile phones is designed to be used by older consu(...)

The study found 46% of Irish teenagers prefer not to reveal their identity online. Photographer: Bloomberg

Irish teenagers are more likely to hide their social media activity from their parents than their counterparts from the US and UK, according to a stud(...)

Rosanna Davison: ‘gluten in food should be avoided’.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In 2003, Rosanna Davison was crowned the world’s most beautiful woman when she won Miss World. By 2012, with dad Chris de Burgh’s blessing, Davison(...)

Through a random mix of classic burlesque, mindfulness exercises, ice breakers and guided chat, Moon’s aim is get her group of ten women loving themse(...)

 The mayor of Venice Luigi Brugnaro has been branded  “boorishly bigoted” by Elton John after he banned books about homosexuality from the city’s schools. Photograph: Awakening/Getty Images

Singer-songwriter Elton John has criticised the new mayor of Venice on social media as “boorishly bigoted” for banning books about homosexuality from (...)

Khadiza Sultana, Shamima Begum and Amira Abase passing through security at Gatwick Airport before flying to Turkey. Photograph: Metropolitan Police via The New York Times 0:36

The night before Khadiza Sultana left for Syria the teenager was dancing in her bedroom. It was a Monday during the February school vacation. Her n(...)

Social media is largely bookended by narcissism and outrage. Opinions fall like rockslides, pebbles pinging you with stupid, reactionary points of view. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

I’m not quite clear when it happened, but in future years I’m sure there will be studies written about the moment social media turned sour, the point(...)

Brian O’Driscoll: his hope is that  Brianodriscoll.com will attract about 100,000 monthly unique visitors. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

It’s the next stage in the life of “brand Brian”. Former rugby professional Brian O’Driscoll has launched a new website www.brianodriscoll.com wher(...)

Huawei’s “Seeds for the Future” programme will teach students Katie Rock, Alan Flynn and Helen Fletcher many aspects of the IT firm’s business

Ireland’s ambassador to China Paul Kavanagh hosted a reception last week for 42 students from Britain and Ireland taking part in the “Seeds for the Fu(...)