U2’s lead singer Bono U2 gestures to the audience after performing at an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, last week. Photograph: Reuters

In a front cover interview with Time magazine, U2 have announced details of a “secret project” with Apple about a new digital musical format which the(...)

China, the world’s largest nappy market will nearly triple between 2010 and 2017, from Rmb20bn ($3.3bn) to Rmb57bn ($9.3bn), according to Datamonitor

From toothpaste to ice cream to disposable nappies, modern Chinese life has been transformed by imports. But many of those erstwhile alien products no(...)

There is a breach in the natural order when you realise Andrew Hozier-Byrne is just 24-years-old. To have such an understanding of the vital pulse (...)

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(...)