From its unveiling in 2012, Google Glass was considered the gadget yearned after by everyone from nerds and chief executives to chefs and fashionistas. It was the must-have toy that was going to set the gold standard for a new class of wearable computers. (Photo illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

This is a story of public intrigue, a futuristic wearable technology, a secret laboratory, models, sky divers and an office love triangle that ended a(...)

Light brigade: Austin during SXSWi. Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty

If you stop for a moment, say by the escalators in the cavernous convention centre in Austin, Texas, and try to take it all in, it makes no sense. (...)

Amazon chief executive and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos. “If Mr Bezos can’t remember his pills, what hope is there of him remembering anything?” Photograph: J Emilio Flores/The New York Times

The vitamins-socks-wife combo was not quite Watergate but hints at something slightly creepy.When I heard Jeff Bezos had bought the Washington Post my(...)