Gaming as a force for good: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber meets the academics disproving the unsociable gamer stereotype and discovers how one game is helping scientists learn more about dementia Video games are one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the world, but they also Read More

Amazon and high street chains kick off Black Friday early

Britons are expected to spend more than £10bn during November discount event Amazon has fired the starting gun on Black Friday, the US tradition that has become a near-fortnight long £10bn shopping extravaganza in the UK. The web giant has Read More

How Republican firm's plan to defend Facebook by attacking rivals backfired

Revelation that Definers had used George Soros as a target to defend Facebook unleashed an immediate storm of protest It was a beguilingly simple idea. Take the tricks learnt by political campaign managers on how to boost your candidate’s standing Read More

Facebook threatens democracy, says Soros-backed foundation

Open Society Foundations hits out after reports firm tried to discredit critics as agents of philanthropist Open Society Foundations has hit out at Facebook as “reprehensible” after a PR agency hired by the social networking site reportedly tried to discredit Read More

Uber losses top $1bn in run-up to IPO

Growth in bookings continues to slow as pressure builds to improve financial performance Uber has posted a loss of more than $1bn (£780m) in its latest quarter as growth in bookings continued to slow in the run-up to its stock Read More