In too deep: parents need to monitor how much time their children spend in front of screens. Photograph: Ben Solomon/New York Times

Children as young as two are tapping on a television to change channel, scrolling on the cover of a book to turn the page and getting lost in their pa(...)

Quantified self consultant and “mindful cyborg” Chris Dancy  believes if we “make the data work for us” we can become better people

Once upon a time there was an evil overlord known as the internet. The internet commanded an army of iPhones that enslaved humanity by unleashing an i(...)

The ad for Tullamore Dew reached 5.6 million Facebook users

At the opening of its new €35 million Tullamore Distillery yesterday, Tullamore Dew’s global brand director Caspar MacRae referenced the brand’s adver(...)

 Greg Norman  resting in a hospital bed after a chainsaw accident. Norman posted a photo to Instagram. Photograph: Greg Norman

Two-time major winner Greg Norman is expected to make a “full, speedy recovery” after injuring his left arm in a chainsaw accident over the weekend.T(...)

Make your Instagrampics Matter

Last night’s dinner, baby in cute outfit, cat falling off seat, pouting selfie, the list goes on … Instagram can be so mundane. So why not spice up yo(...)

 Researchers at Birmingham City University are able to turn the complexity of a mixing board with its hundreds of dials and settings into a simple piece of software that takes minutes to install and understand. Photograph:  Birmingham City University

Budding and confirmed musicians alike will soon be able to produce professional-sounding recordings of their work using a piece of free software pres(...)

Janay Rice and her husband Ray Rice during a press conference after video emerged of him dragging her out of an elevator at an Atlantic City casino in February. Footage showing him punching her and knocking her out has since been revealed. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

The shocking video packed more than a horrific physical punch by a man on a woman. The grainy security camera footage of American footballer Ray Rice(...)

Thanks for nothing: hackers leaked a nude photograph of the Oscar-winning actor Jennifer Lawrence. Photograph: Kevin Winter/WireImage/Getty

What are the passwords for your email, Twitter and Facebook accounts? Are they the same or different? If you’re like most people they’re probably v(...)

Edgy, arty video with Hyperlapse

Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app (iOS only now but Android is in the works) transforms mundane video shot on your smartphone into arty and edgy time-lap(...)

San José, which is experiencing a boom due to the large number of high-tech companies in the region. Photograph: David McNew/Newsmakers

Labour mobility is in your face in Silicon Valley. Skills are in short supply here and with the rest of the US economy flagging, moving vans are regul(...)