Week 1, Lecture 1: Ireland in Rebellion An Introduction. Photograph: Trinity College Dublin/YouTube

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has begun a free online history course to explain the Easter Rising and its origins. The 14 week course, which is availa(...)

Digital oversight: there has to be a minimum Bill of rights protecting people so they don’t have to go to court to get defamatory or unlawfully damaging content taken down. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

“As of September 28th, 2015 at 01:52pm Eastern Standard Time, I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pic(...)

Channel 4 drama ‘Humans’: Ads on 4oD got 3.5 times the attention levels of YouTube ones, eye-tracking research found.

Viewers’ “brains are working harder” when they consume content on YouTube than they are when they view broadcaster video-on-demand platforms such as C(...)

Apple Music is “absolutely” a threat to traditional FM radio, according to Today FM’s Colm O’Sullivan, but its advent can be used to radio’s advantage too. “It makes us up our game.”

No single radio station in Ireland is “too powerful” in the eyes of the music business, while radio is still an important medium for industry reven(...)

Hozier performs at Radio City Music Hall on September 29th in New York City. Photograph: Brad Barket/Getty Images. 0:49

Irish singer Hozier says he has received an apology from Canadian musician Chilly Gonzales who last week pointed out similarities between Hozier’s Tak(...)

Millennial compass point:   Lady Gaga. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Hear the word “millennial”, and plenty of images spring to mind. There’s Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, in his hoodie, earning his first billion by the a(...)

Two students at Beijing University delvier their contribution to the video praising  Xi Jinping. Photograph:  Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Handsome, wise, humble, charismatic and resolute, the list goes on. A propaganda video showing foreign students enthusing about President Xi Jinpin(...)

In 2007, Stephanie Lenz posted a brief video on YouTube of her 13-month-old baby bouncing up and down to a Prince song that was playing in the background on her stereo

A Pennsylvania mother’s refusal to remove a 29-second YouTube video of her baby dancing to a Prince song has strengthened the ability of internet user(...)

Two kayakers in California had a lucky escape when a humpback whale breached water and landed on them 0:33

Two kayakers in California had a lucky escape when a humpback whale breached water and narrowly avoided landing on them. The remarkable footage, shot (...)

John Krafcik, an auto industry veteran, is to become chief executive of Google’s self-driving car project this month. A Stanford-educated engineer he has spent the past four decades in various engineering and management positions at carmakers including Ford and Hyundai.

The search company announced on Sunday that John Krafcik, an auto industry veteran, would become chief executive of its self-driving car project this(...)