Two new winter sports emoji were shot down at the last minute, seemingly because they included images of guns.
Truly independent expertise can never be swayed. Numbers, on the other hand, can be manipulated reasonably easily.
Google's software searches images for recognisable features, then emphasises them to hellish effect.
The social networking site has introduced new artificial intelligence systems that can spot and delete sexual and violent images – and spare human moderators in the process.
The linksharing site's latest upheaval highlights a deep-seated distrust of women among some users.
A new paper on phantom phone vibration syndrome suggests that we rethink our negative approach to technology and its effects on us.
Victoria Taylor, administrator of the popular "Ask me Anything" section, has left the site under mysterious circumstances.
Our smartphones are fast becoming extensions of ourselves. So what happens when we're separated from them?
A mass of near-identical accounts have been spamming the Glastonbury hashtag over the past week. But who are they, and what do they want?
New Statesman columnist Laurie Penny has been removed from the site for using a pseudonym - but, like many others, she feels that the step is necessary to avoid abuse and to guard her privacy.
Google adds the feature to its email service after trialling it for six years.
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