post 01 January 2001
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Google fights back on tax

As the tide turns on big corporations and tax, I challenge Google UK to show me in person the web giant's contribution to Britain - and to argue the case tonight on Channel 4 News.


post 27 January 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Crime is changing, and technology is playing a major role

News last week that crime rates had fallen to a record low gives an indication as to how that shift is taking place.

post 16 January 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Google Glass - the transparent truth

Google Glass: I'm not crowing about the project's lack of success, but from the beginning I've doubted its ability to break through.

article 11 December 2014 Technology, Germany
Google News to close down in Spain

Google has said it will shut down Google News in Spain, before a new ruling comes into effect meaning it would have to pay publishers if it displayed their content on its site.

post 03 November 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Kerching! The tech battle for your wallet

Tech giants hope to consign the grubby leather wallet/purse to the dustbin of history. The US is leading the charge and it's a three-way fight.

article 25 October 2014 World, United States
Google boss breaks space jump record - video
Google boss breaks space jump record - video

Alan Eustace, a top executive for technology giant Google, breaks the sound barrier as he jumps from space to beat Felix Baumgartner's record skydive two years ago.

article 23 October 2014 UK
Have new government tax rules made any difference at all?

Introduced after the Google, Facebook and Starbucks tax scandals, new tax rules are doing very little to curb similar legal tax avoidance, it is claimed. Is public disquiet having more influence?

article 12 October 2014 Technology
Around 18,000 Brits want Google to forget them

More than one in ten requests for Google to remove web links under the European "right to be forgotten" laws have come from the UK, the search engine reveals. But why have they made the requests?

post 15 August 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology The perils of not owning your mobile phone

Got your phone? It's in your bag, right? Along with all the other things you own. Not quite: in fact, the vast majority of us don't actually own our phones at all, we rent them.

post 05 July 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Which tech company is dominant in a globalised world?

Does humanity have enough common ground to support truly global tech companies? Are there countries where Angry Birds just simply wouldn't fly?