US television presenter Adam Richman before and after his weight-loss dieting, which led to him losing more than 27kg before he posted a photo of himself online with the hashtag #thinspiration.

Adam Richman, the US television host, has always struggled with his weight. Presenting a show called Man v Food in which he has to take on massive eat(...)

 Ishmael Butler and Tendai Maraire: ‘Hip-hop is representative of the male in America right now: an eternal adolescent, kind of superficial, playful, irresponsible, talented being who has lost his way a little’

Are you ready to get high again? Shabazz Palaces are back in the building and their engines are humming. The Seattle duo scorched a path to hip-hop’s (...)

Sobrr, a social network built by its founder after deleting “every trace of what had happened” at his stag party in Las Vegas, may tap into a desire t(...)

Citroën Ireland has announced the prices for its new C1 small car. €10,995 will get you a C1 Touch with the 68hp version of its 1.0-litre three-cylind(...)

Mercedes leads the luxury car world when it comes to using social media. That’s according to social media experts eBench, which surveyed Mercedes, Aud(...)

Participant Media founder Jeff Skoll and chief executive Jim Berk:  the company is developing a tool to understand what motivates people to support an issue after they have watched an issues-oriented movie, TV show or online video. Photograph: Emily Berl/New York Times

You watched the wrenching documentary. You posted your outrage on Twitter. But are you good for more than a few easy keystrokes of hashtag activism? P(...)

Thee Irish-Silicon Valley relationship has changed - the balance has shifted.

The Irish-Silicon Valley relationship has changed. On a recent trip out to Silicon Valley for a week, I was struck by this countless times. I’ve been (...)

Twitter has named Anthony Noto as chief financial officer. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Twitter named Anthony Noto as chief financial officer, putting a former Goldman Sachs executive who led its IPO last year in charge of its finances.Tw(...)

Louise O’Neill: ‘I’ve noticed that there are teenage girls with 3,000 photos of themselves on Facebook. We’re constantly consuming ourselves: is this image me?’ Photograph: Denis Minihane

In 2010, Louise O’Neill got her dream job. Having graduated from Trinity with a degree in English and completed a postgraduate course in fashion bu(...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, waves after delivering a keynote address during the Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, California, earlier this month. Apple unveiled new features for the software powering the iPhone and iPad at the event. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple suppliers in China are expected to begin mass production of its largest iPhones ever next month, as the smartphone maker faces increased competi(...)