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Last week, German media giant Axel Springer paid $343 million to buy a big chunk of online news site Business Insider, bringing its shareholding to 97(...)

Dark streaks on the slopes of Hale Crater on Mars are believed to have been formed by seasonal flow of water. Photograph: EPA/Nasa/ JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

In the Ray Bradbury short story A Sound of Thunder, a time traveller goes back to the late Cretaceous era, because who doesn’t want to see a live dino(...)

There is some concern  that   a dislike button would be a baton in the hand of the bullies, a tool of snide derision rather than an expression of empathy.   Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Since its introduction in 2009, Facebook’s “like” button has become a ubiquitous unit of online expression. However its limitations were always obvio(...)

Apple CEO Tim Cook  in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Getty Images

“The future of TV is apps,” Apple chief executive Tim Cook said this week as he launched the technology giant’s new version of its Apple TV device, th(...)

Did Jeff Bezos have to endure a dreaded “performance improvement plan” after the Fire Phone fiasco?Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

It is obviously far too early to tell what sort of damage has been done to Jeff Bezos and Amazon by the sensational exposé about its punishing corpora(...)

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said the ‘New York Times’ article “doesn’t describe the Amazon I know or the caring Amazonians I work with every day”. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

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The announcement late on Monday that Google was going to restructure under a new umbrella company called Alphabet was the biggest shock in the technol(...)

TV is undergoing a profound change in viewing patterns. Photograph:  EPA/JOERG CARSTENSEN

I don’t have a television, which is one of those admissions that’s really hard to make without sounding insufferably smug. But rather than swearing of(...)

Energy Elephant CEO Joe Borza (left) with co-founder Eoin Ó Fearghail

Travelling the world often gives people the opportunity to realise the universality of the human condition, but when Joe Borza was journeying along th(...)

An artist’s impression issued  of the New Horizons spacecraft. Image: Johns Hopkins University/Southwest Research Institute/PA

A few weeks ago, a big group of my friends climbed Carrauntoohil. I wasn’t able to make it, unfortunately, but looked at the photographs of the trek w(...)