Brian Acton adds his voice to Cambridge Analytica backlash, as US agency said to be investigating social network’s mishandling of data
Perhaps you think you can’t possibly replace the social network – but it can be done. Here’s what you need for a Zuck-free existence
Jaguar Land Rover to demonstrate autonomous cars’ emergency braking on streets
Google’s vice-president for news defends company against claims it is harming journalism
The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information
Researchers discover illegal content within the distributed ledger, making possession of it potentially unlawful in many countries
Sandy Parakilas says numerous companies deployed these techniques – likely affecting hundreds of millions of users – and that Facebook looked the other way
The beloved feline star of the popular meme has died age nine. But does this really mean the end?
Amid calls for investigation and a #DeleteFacebook campaign, company releases an official statement but its figurehead keeps quiet
Tempe police said car was in autonomous mode at the time of the crash and that the vehicle hit a woman who later died at a hospital
If you found the Cambridge Analytica data breach revelations deeply unsettling, read our guide to the maze of your privacy settings
Beautiful, fantastical and feelgood, this Studio Ghibli collaboration is a timely counterpoint to the idea that games are gun-centric, violent and nihilistic
Downing Street backs information commissioner inquiry into data-mining affecting millions of people
Company looks for feedback on change that will make Windows Mail links open in Edge even if users have Chrome or Firefox set as default
A look at some of the most interesting discussion today, including around Cambridge Analytica and Facebook revelations
Digital campaigns have evolved from banner ads 20 years ago to Cambridge Analytica harvesting our Facebook data. Has the rise of micro-targeting become a threat to democracy?
UK arm – which earns about 10% of app’s global ad revenues – is forecast to bring in £181m
Technological addiction was a problem even in the early days of computer programming, according to Dave Smith, while Peter McKenna says search engine algorithms alone are not to blame for gender bias
According to the Internal Revenue Service, anything purchased using a digital currency is liable to be taxed as a capital gain
Once the International Space Station is decommissioned in 2028, what will the next generation of orbital bases look like?
The algorithm used in the Facebook data breach trawled though personal data for information on sexual orientation, race, gender – and even intelligence and childhood trauma
The tech industry doesn’t simply tolerate gender discrimination, it’s hardwired to marginalise women, says author Emily Chang
When these young entrepreneurs bought a remote ski resort in Utah, they dreamed of an exclusive, socially conscious community. Is this the future, or Mt Olympus for Generation Me?
Recreate a galaxy far, far away on your kitchen table; compete to dominate a woodland canopy; or beat rival Japanese artists in a race to paint the emperor in our roundup of this month’s new board games
Searches starting ‘video of’ returned autocomplete suggestions of sexual videos and child abuse content
Working for a tech company may sound like all fun and ping pong, but behind the facade is a ruthless code of secrecy – and retribution for those who break it
This month, MIT scientists published a paper that found lies spread six times faster than real news on Twitter. This week, Jordan Erica Webber tries to understand why this happens
Court records reveal company says women must settle through arbitration, a move critics say stops the public from learning of rapes
Thinktank that helped ministers draft rules to verify ages says it is unlikely site would be blocked
CEO Daniel Ek presents 3 April launch on New York Stock Exchange as bid to save music business from piracy