By | Jun 14, 2019 at 11:02 am
Jordan Peterson's new social media platform, Thinkspot, is premised on the idea that regular social media sites censor conservative views and encourage liberal groupthink through destroying debate. But the internet hardly needs or warrants a new free speech social media site.
By | May 23, 2019 at 2:10 pm
A new report out from the social network writing site Wattpad makes the case for Gen Z's embrace of "JOMO," defined as the joy of missing out, and the antithesis of modern social media's FOMO-powered all-you-can-click strategy.
By | May 16, 2019 at 9:25 am
Technology is making us worse drivers across the board. Whether it's big screens on dashboards, or phones in hand, we're all far too distracted at the wheel. But, the same tech that is a distraction today might stop us driving altogether in the not-too-distant future.
By | May 18, 2019 at 9:30 am
Brexit is the spectre looming on the horizon for the British tech scene — with potential impacts on investment, diversity, and much more. We spoke to Russ Shaw, founder of Tech London Advocates to find out exactly how the Brexit will play out for the British tech industry.
By | May 9, 2019 at 9:43 am
With constant news stories about tech companies breaking the law, or acting in morally dubious ways, Tech.co spoke to Ali Shah, the ICO’s new head of technology policy to find out how big tech companies can restore the trust of their users.
By | Apr 26, 2019 at 4:59 am
Video games are never far from controversy, whether it's the anarchic Grand Theft Auto, or the latest teen-addicting multiplayer game. However, are countries ever right to completely ban video games? And if they are, where should the lines be drawn?
By | Apr 15, 2019 at 9:47 am
Apple likes to boast of the clean energy it and its suppliers use in manufacturing. However, Apple's overall social responsibility record is distinctly patchy and inconsistent.
By | Apr 4, 2019 at 6:07 am
Watch out Xbox and PlayStation – serious contenders such as Apple and Google have announced plans to take on the gaming industry. From streaming services and disc-less consoles to virtual reality and augmented reality, we count up the gaming innovations on the way.
By | Mar 27, 2019 at 12:26 pm
The EU has passed the Copyright Directive, a contentious piece of legislation that updates and overhauls online copyright laws in Europe. What does that mean for parody, quotations, and memes? Take a look at what the new law means for your online experience.
By | Mar 21, 2019 at 5:08 am
The internet was a great idea, initially. However in recent years, privacy concerns, data misuse, and more trolls than the underside of a fairy tale bridge have turned the world's digital community into a bit of a mess. Luckily, there are ideas out there for how to fix it.
By | Mar 20, 2019 at 11:52 am
Last week it emerged that 2020 Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke used to be a member of the Cult of the Dead Cow hacktivist group. While this might alarm some, especially with the insuation of law-breaking, it might actually make him the perfect twenty-first century President.
By | Feb 14, 2019 at 11:37 am
Amazon might be reconsidering its New York HQ expansion. But, the truly interesting news here may be how the story was broken by the Amazon-owned Washington Post, in a strangely-framed story whose conclusions have since been disputed by the New York Times. Here's our take.
By | Feb 12, 2019 at 6:04 am
The tech world is the single industry most likely to allow or sponsor alcohol consumption in the workplace, a new study has found. It might be driving away abstainers and could negatively impact team bonding. Here's what else the study learned, and what it means.
By | Jan 30, 2019 at 9:38 am
Smart cities won't mean flying cars and robot attendants, but common sense advancements that actively improve the lives of citizens on a daily basis. We speak to companies and city leaders breaking new ground in putting connected data and smart services into citizens' hands.
By | Jan 24, 2019 at 3:23 pm
Hulu just cut its basic subscription tier down by two dollars, to just $5.99 per month. That's good news for streaming TV fanatics. The price shift comes hot on the heels of Netflix's recent price hike, which saw the service's $8 a month tier rise to $9. Is it a response?