Blendle:  Dutch pay-per-article app

Blendle, the Dutch pay-per-article app, could be on the cusp of cracking the world’s biggest media market. The micropayments company, which counts bot(...)

China has the world’s biggest population of internet users

As a follow-on to last week’s story about China calling for tighter control of the internet, the Communist Party has taken things a step further, afte(...)

Circulation revenue grew slightly, helped by a 13.8 per cent rise in revenue from digital-only subscription products

The New York Times reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as its print advertising sales fell for the fourth straight quarter. Shares of the c(...)

 Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

The Pentagon is investigating the alleged posting of personal details of US military service personnel on the internet by a group claiming to be IS. Photograph: Getty

Islamic State has posted online what it says are the names, US addresses and photos of 100 American military service members, and called upon its “bro(...)

Xi Jinping at the opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in  Beijing on Tuesday. Since coming to power in March 2012, Mr Xi has come down hard on press freedom. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images

Getting a foreign journalist visa in China was easier last year than in previous years, according to a survey by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of C(...)

From Monday, readers of The Irish Times will be able to buy a subscription package for digital content on and its app. Readers w(...)

 Tony Fadell of Nest  on the centre stage at today’s Web Summit

Nest, the connected-home device company purchased by Google for $3.2 billion earlier in January, this morning announced a major deal with Electric (...)

Total revenue rose 0.8 per cent to $364.7 million

Newspaper publisher New York Times reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit, as a 17 per cent rise in digital subscription sales offs(...)

Peter Dawson chief executive of the R&A feels that ‘one or two things are not quite as portrayed ’ with regards to Louise Richardson quotes. Photograph:   Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Chief executive Peter Dawson jumped to the defence of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club on Wednesday after the bastion of male exclusivity came under f(...)