» The Airwheel: review
19/04/15 05:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Do you hate your shins? Then give them a good bruising with this torture device from America Continue reading...
» White goods dominate e-waste items
19/04/15 02:35 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
» You’ve sold 17 million albums and you want to pay me nothing? Pat Pope’s row with Garbage
18/04/15 23:05 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
When the managers of indie giants Garbage asked photographer Pat Pope to use his pictures for no fee, he made a stand Continue reading...
» They monitor hearts, count calories … but are health apps any good for you?
18/04/15 23:04 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The Apple Watch is just the latest step in a fast-growing industry gathering data on our wellbeing Continue reading...
» Jack Monroe quits Twitter over homophobic abuse
18/04/15 14:28 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The Guardian food writer, blogger and campaigner said she did not feel safe after being targeted by an account in the name of a former Ukip candidiate Continue reading...
» This week’s new games: reviewed
18/04/15 08:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Pokémon Rumble World | The Trace: Murder Mystery Game | Affordable Space Adventures Continue reading...
» On the road: Ford Kuga – car review
18/04/15 05:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
‘I was never going to pick up anyone in this car, but plenty of people wanted a lift’ Continue reading...
» Can big data reveal electorate's mood?
18/04/15 01:28 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Can big data reveal the mood of the electorate?
» Jay Z's Tidal music service replaces its CEO two weeks after launch
17/04/15 21:19 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Peter Tonstad named interim chief executive, replacing Andy Chen Jay Z and Jack White personally call subscribers to thank them Continue reading...
» All hail Uber! But what about the black cabs?
17/04/15 17:34 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
One can be elusive and expensive, the other turns a human moment to a rateable transaction. It’s not easy steering between black cabs and the taxi service app Continue reading...
» Cheating the system: from chess to pub quizzes, how technology has made breaking the rules easier than ever
17/04/15 15:35 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The Georgian chess master rumbled this week for using a hidden smartphone to plan his moves is far from alone – and as our access to an infinite online stock of information gets ever faster and more portable, the question is: are we on t...
» France launches major anti-racism and hate speech campaign
17/04/15 15:30 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
French government to invest more than £70m in three-year plan, while tightening the law on hate crime and cracking down on racism online Continue reading...
» Dutch police launch criminal investigation into Uber
17/04/15 15:04 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Prosecutors declare Uber a ‘suspect’ and begin collecting evidence of ‘providing illegal transportation on a commercial basis’ after company ignored ban Dutch prosecutors are launching a criminal investigation into Uber for providing an ...
» Vessel raises $57.5m funding to expand its 'first window' for YouTube creators
17/04/15 15:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Silicon Valley heavyweight IVP joins US startup’s investors, and predicts it could be as successful as Netflix and Twitter Continue reading...
» Algorithm 'identifies future trolls from just five posts'
17/04/15 14:58 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
A website commenter who will end up being banned for antisocial behaviour can be spotted with 80% accuracy simply by examining their first five posts, claim researchers It is possible to tell comment trolls apart from other users simply ...
» Doctor Who movie mooted in Sony leak
17/04/15 14:03 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Plans for a Doctor Who movie and George Clooney's email address are among the details posted on WikiLeaks, following last year's cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
» Children's apps maker Toca Boca gets into video with Sesame Street veteran
17/04/15 13:39 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
After 85m downloads of its apps, Swedish company will explore the booming world of online entertainment for kids: ‘It’s an almost blank piece of paper’ Continue reading...
» Microsoft’s Bing claims over 20% of US desktop searches
17/04/15 13:35 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Google faces a real challenge from Microsoft’s Bing in the US, but its dominance of global, European and UK search is almost uncontested Microsoft’s Bing search engine has captured more than 20% of the US desktop search market for the fi...
» Can the internet be saved without harming democracy?
17/04/15 13:24 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
A new report wants to foster a digital age underpinned by human rights and calls for greater transparency from global giants. But will we ever trust the internet? Citizens of the internet: here is some welcome news. Your downtrodden digi...
» 'Eternal' camera takes endless snaps
17/04/15 13:13 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A camera powered by the light it uses to take pictures has been invented by American scientists.