Only ditching the profit imperative will allow the tech giants to fulfil their original aim of benefiting the public good, argues the writer Jonathan Wichmann.
A global approach to assessing and regulating frontier technologies is needed – and the UN is perfectly placed to host the discussion.
Communication technologies may be facing massive disruption, but we've been here before. And now we have a new framework for regulation ...
Across the globe, it’s getting harder for journalists to work without fear of reprisal.
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Despite controversy surrounding privacy, trust and hacking fears, social media use has remained statistically unchanged from where it stood in early 2018.
For years, controversy swirled around the club over its long-standing tradition of not admitting women as members, drawing outrage from women's groups.
The key to mental strength is emotional intelligence (EQ rather than IQ). It's something we can all get better at with a bit of practice and the right approach.
Smartphones are the most pervasive, versatile and capable connected devices we use on a daily basis. So how do we harness their capabilities for scientific data collection?
Teens today are spending less time with friends than they used to. The drop coincides with the rise of smartphones and rising rates of loneliness.
Consumers need to be made more aware of just how much of what they do on the internet is traceable, as recent scandals highlight.
Smartphone use in emerging economies has seen a significant rise over the past decade as they have become more affordable and accessible.
As the internet celebrates its 30th birthday, well over half of the world’s population is now online.
It might seem like a small amount of time, but an awful lot can happen in the space of a minute across the entire internet.
A waffle, an oyster and a sloth are among 230 new emojis about to join better-known icons like the face with tears of joy and the heart.