Samsung’s  Galaxy Note Edge smartphone. Photograph: EPA/Joerg Carstensen

A curse upon ye, phablets. The firmly established trend towards the phone-tablet hybrid – larger screen smartphones, as popularised by Samsung and (...)

BuzzFeed, which raised $50 million in August valuing the company at $850 million, may follow the experience of online magazine Vice, where video has overtaken text as the major output.

BuzzFeed, the social media company, may eventually make most of its revenues from videos, its new president has said, underlining how publishers are (...)

Google received 2 requests from Irish authorities for the removal of material from YouTube in the first six-month period of the year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish authorities sought disclosure from Google on 10 user accounts in the first six months of the year.The tenth Google Transparency Report shows a w(...)

 It may surprise, but tech gurus are limiting the amount of screen time their children get. Photograph: Anders Andersson/Getty

When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, expla(...)

The most successful innovations of the future won’t be ones that rely on the latest technology, but ones that are centered around reuse and recycling,(...)

Adele: will she show up at the iTunes festival?

Electric Picnic has come and gone, but it not’s quite all over yet for the year’s music festivals: iTunes is currently staging its month-long extravag(...)

Sweet, sweet analytics! Every online content creator, from jobbing comedians to lobbying politicians (and us writers!) desires knowledge of audience i(...)

Video production: entries for NUIG competition must be on subject of science. Photograph: Denis Balibouse

Students have an opportunity to try their hand at video production, delivering films as part of a science communication competition. There is a prize(...)

 Undated handout file photo issued by Hampshire Police of Ashya King who was found in southern Spain yesterday. Photograph: Hampshire Police/PA

The grandmother of a five-year-old brain cancer patient whose parents took him out of hospital without doctors’ consent has criticised police for arre(...)

Jeff Bezos, chief executive  of Amazon: “Broadcasting and watching gameplay is a global phenomenon, and Twitch has built a platform that brings together tens of millions of people.” Photographer: Mike Kane/Bloomberg

For years now, we have heard how the really big video game releases, the Grand Theft Autos and Halos, rival the big Hollywood blockbusters in terms of(...)