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Ryan Reynolds talks  about ‘Deadpool’ role in Talks at Google podcast

One of the perks of working for Google is the long-running Talks at Google series featuring interesting, entertaining and inspiring speakers from all (...)

Head to the Code Week website to see what events are in your area

EU Code Week, an initiative encouraging children of all ages to exercise their creativity and problem-solving skills through programming, runs October(...)

“We don’t know the real scale of the problem”

A new European research network has been launched to look at problematic internet use including gambling, pornography, bullying and excessive social m(...)

The Oculus Quest: it is set to launch with over 50 games

At the Oculus Connect 5 Keynote last week, Zuckerberg said: “Last year we talked about getting 1 billion people into virtual reality. Let’s see how th(...)

Anshumali Shrivastava: “If a person is looking for friends, they should basically be active in as many communities as possible.”

Forming online friendships is an optimisation problem, according to researchers at Rice University in the US. In order to make new friends the idea i(...)

Searches for pizza rose from 2003 to 2008, and have remained more or less steady ever since

When Google’s search engine debuted 20 years ago it had a relatively easy job in comparison to the vastness of the web today: there were only 25 milli(...)

Florence feels like an interactive indie movie

Florence is a low-key game/interactive graphic novel aimed at twentysomethings. It follows the 25-year-old titular character, Florence Yeoh, as she go(...)

The revamp also includes voice integration with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant so that users can look up “SmartPoints” handsfree

Oprah Winfrey favourite Weight Watchers has decided to shed its traditional image as a weight loss company as it enters the digital wellness market. T(...)

The new study also found social media has  made politics more accessible for younger generations

Nearly two-thirds of young people (64 per cent) view social media platforms like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook as an essential part of bringing about (...)

Tired of trolls clogging up your Twitter feed? Or political discussions taking over your Facebook timeline? Gobo is an MIT research project that gives(...)

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