Two rumours in short succession have hinted that the digital music scene is moving firmly away from the buy-to-own (or rather, pay-to-permanently-license-with-terms-just-short-of-ownership) model – of iTunes, the Amazon MP3 Store and Bandcamp – towards the model which services like Spotify and i
By Alex Hern - 12 October 14:32
The Kindle Owners Lending Library will sell a lot of Kindles – but Kindles don't make money.
By Alex Hern - 11 October 12:09
Links from Gawker are banned from /r/politics, after journalist threatens to reveal the identity of the man running Reddit's "creepshots", "beatingwomen" and "jailbait" forums.
By Alex Hern - 08 October 11:18
Sorting the men from the replicants.
By Alex Hern - 05 October 14:22
By Alex Hern - 28 September 14:18
Tim Cook's Apple isn't that different.
By Alex Hern - 28 September 14:07
A rare public apology from the company.
By Alex Hern - 28 September 12:14
The award for worst data visualisation goes to...
By Alex Hern - 27 September 12:54
They may not be great, but they were inevitable.
By Alex Hern - 24 September 15:39
"Boy, hurting that new industry to save this dying one; that definitely won't backfire!" - Nobody, ever.
By New Statesman - 21 September 21:14
Photo emerges of new Tory chairman wearing a "Michael Green" name badge at a Las Vegas conference.
By Alex Hern - 04 September 10:53
AntiSec – part of Anonymous – obtained the data by hacking an FBI agent's laptop.
By Alex Hern - 31 August 9:16
The company has blocked "Drones+" from its app store.
By Alex Hern - 30 August 14:42
The cloud ≠ a cloud.
By Alex Hern - 30 August 12:44
Silicon valley business models edition.
By Alex Hern - 30 August 12:25
The President enters the source of memes, and comes out unscathed.
By Alex Hern - 17 August 12:53
Medium and Branch could be third (and fourth) time lucky for Stone and Williams.
By Alex Hern - 17 August 8:38
Twitter is to block most third-party apps, which don't comply with their strict rules on access.
By Alex Hern - 10 August 15:46
Junk emails cost $20bn a year. Not just an irritation.
By Alex Hern - 09 August 18:00
Could linking to a website be copyright infringement?
By Sara Kelly - 08 August 15:57
We need fast broadband, and we need it everywhere. But is it harder to do with one company controlling a third of the market?
By Alex Hern - 08 August 12:24
A new site shows the beauty of cities around the world. But it also reminds us of the redefinition of privacy
By David Allen Green - 07 August 13:51
The offence in the infamous “Tiger porn” case is being used again
By Alex Hern - 06 August 9:50
Mat Honan lost everything. Here's how to ensure you don't.
By Santiago Zabala - 29 July 9:07
But has your existence started to belong to others?
By Alex Hern - 27 July 12:00
The Great Network Wars of 2012 have begun.
By New Statesman - 27 July 9:43
A major dip as the social network publishes its first quarterly results since becoming a public company.
By Helen Lewis - 24 July 11:59
A site which opposed racist, sexist language in online multiplayer is repeatedly taken down by hackers.
By Helen Lewis - 17 July 10:41
It has become meaningless.