GoPro Omni: $4,999

It’s the year of virtual reality with headsets from HTC, Oculus, Samsung and Sony set to fight it out for consumers’ cash over the coming months. But (...)

Residents heading for a makeshift evacuation centre in Minamiaso, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

The desperate search for survivors intensified on Sunday in the splintered remains of buildings destroyed by Japan’s deadly earthquake and authoritie(...)

 An elderly woman holding her pet dog talks on a mobile phone after a second earthquake hit southwestern Japan on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, killing at least 20 people, injuring more than 1,000 and trapping people(...)

North Koreans attend a rally held to gather their willingness for a victory in a possible war against the United States and South Korea in Nampo, North Korea – the country is a state actor of some concern

Cyberterrorism features high in the public mind. In a recent Gallup poll, 79 per cent of Americans ranked a cyberterrorism attack on essential infrast(...)

Kesha’s legal plight has become an issue of how the legal system in general views and treats allegations of rape of physical and verbal harassment against women

Who is Kesha? Kesha Rose Sebert is one of today’s leading singer-songwriters. On the musical spectrum she is somewhere between Madonna and Lady Gaga.(...)

On Wednesday a New York judge threw out Kesha’s human-rights claims against her former producer Dr Luke. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP/File

US pop singer Kesha’s claims that producer Dr Luke violated human rights and hate crime laws by drugging, sexually abusing and emotionally tormenting (...)

The new P9 smartphone from Chinese company Huawei during the phone’s launch at Battersea Evolution in London on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Huawei unveiled its latest flagship phone, the P9, as it moved to push back against Apple and Samsung. In keeping with its previous handsets, the Ch(...)

The Crown: BBC wanted to make the series but “could not compete” financially with Netflix.

European broadcasters may not be doing enough to protect their core businesses in the wake of “a step-change in activity from US content players” in w(...)

 Sony  PlayStation’s virtual reality headset. Photograph:  Sony/PA Wire

The PlayStation VR is coming – but not until later this year. Sony’s virtual reality add-on for the PlayStation 4 is set to hit the market in October.(...)

The Sony PlayStation VR. Photograph: Sony/PA Wire

With 2016 set to be the year for virtual reality to hit the market, Sony took to the stage at games event GDC to reveal new details of its PlayStatio(...)