Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Quayside area of Toronto has development potential Sidewalk Labs, owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is to build a digital city in Toronto. It aims to turn a waterfront area into a working laboratory for a range of “smart” technology. It is likely…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some believe the patent holder is using a loophole to avoid scrutiny A Native American tribe is suing Amazon and Microsoft for infringing data-processing patents it is holding. The patents were assigned to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe by technology company SRC Labs, and…

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Image caption Sir Tom said: “What’s tried on women is tried on men as well” Sir Tom Jones has said the abuse and harassment alleged to have taken place in Hollywood is also widespread in the music industry. The singer was discussing the allegations surrounding Harvey Weinstein in an interview…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Theresa May says the future of British and EU nationals has always been her “first priority” Theresa May has vowed to make it as easy as possible for EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit ahead of a key summit of European leaders….

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Many of us are impatient for a future where telehealth reduces our visits to health professionals. Whether you are geographically isolated, tired of waiting hours in a waiting room for an overdue appointment or simply have felt the pain of dragging yourself from your sick bed to a doctor’s surgery…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, has acknowledged that it needs to be tougher against abuse Twitter is planning to impose new restrictions on pornographic and hateful imagery as part of a renewed effort to tackle abuse on its social network. The US company has…

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Image copyright YouTube Image caption Mr Neistat suggests YouTube’s community of creators acts as a defence against online competitors One of YouTube’s most influential vloggers has attacked the service’s leaders, claiming they are failing many of their most popular video creators. Specifically, Casey Neistat criticised the way the platform had…

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[embedded content] Ah, yes, nothing like a quaint dramedy about a fictional Hollywood sexual predator to get our minds off of all those real Hollywood sexual predators. Especially when it’s made by someone who is, himself, an alleged Hollywood sexual predator. Insert upside-down smiley face emoji here. Louis C.K. directed,…

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