Fenway Sports Group sought to introduce a Moneyball strategy when they bought Liverpool in 2010. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

When something in soccer is described in terms of Moneyball, the famous Michael Lewis book, it can provoke suspicion. At times Liverpool have been (...)

Facebook’s app is still, technically, a web browser

Back in August 2010, Wired magazine published one of its most famous front covers. In bold black font on a stark red background, the venerable technol(...)

“That’s some unique s**t, man” was supposedly LeBron James’s reaction to being presented with a chart of every shot he had taken over the previous five seasons.   Photograph: Hans Deryk/Reuters.

“That’s some unique s**t, man”. That’s what Kirk Goldsberry says basketball great LeBron James told him when presented with a chart of every shot the (...)

 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(...)

Hit and run: Flappy Bird was so successful that its overwhelmed creator, Dong Nguyen, withdrew the app from circulation last February

Alan just wants to get rich. A project manager for a tech company, he says he’s sick of seeing ideas he’s had but has failed to act upon launched to h(...)

Founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Nicholas Negroponte, spoke at the first-ever TED. This week, he was back at the 30th anniversary event in Vancouver.

TED is 30. I was surprised to learn the 18-minutes-or-less talks series, now an essential ‘I’ve made it’ resumé achievement for technologist th(...)

The NeXT cube, the original machine on which Tim Berners-Lee designed the World Wide Web, is displayed during an event at the Science Museum in London to mark 25 years since Berners-Lee submitted the first proposal for the web. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Today is a most auspicious anniversary – the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, that world-changing technology that rivals the Gutenberg p(...)

Sir Alex Ferguson

It has long been fashionable for businesses to invite leading football managers, of any code, to address conferences, internal motivational meetings o(...)

Romelu Lukaku (right) during his loan spell from Chelsea to   West Bromwich Albion’s last season

It’s not often that several million people will be concerned over whether Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku starts a match against Hull City.However, as the fir(...)

There are many reasons why 45,000 people turn up at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas every year. Over the course of 10 d(...)