Letter: John Perry Barlow obituary

“I’d rather pump septic tanks,” John Perry Barlow told me in a Chinese restaurant in 1995 to explain how much he hated writing. “You can never tell whether you did any good or not.” We were all attending a nearby Read More

Is Spotify getting ready to challenge Apple with its own speaker?

Music streaming service is gearing up to make its first physical products as it faces blockade from rivals Spotify is working on a line of “category defining” hardware products and is ready to start setting up the manufacturing process. The Read More

Bad News: the game researchers hope will 'vaccinate' public against fake news

Aim is for players to build a fake news empire, which researchers hope will expose propaganda tactics Fake news is already an entire industry, an anti-democratic weapon, a movie, a play, an insult and a cliche. Now it is being Read More

UberEats driver suspected of fatally shooting customer in Atlanta

Police say 30-year-old man was shot, and later died, following possible ‘exchange of words’ with delivery driver for on-demand app A man has died of injuries after a shooting in Atlanta that police believe involved an UberEats driver. Witnesses told Read More

Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

Cambridge graduate jailed after admitting 137 offences, including blackmail, voyeurism and encouraging rape of a child A paedophile who blackmailed a string of vulnerable victims including a girl who was ordered to eat dog food has been jailed for 32 Read More