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.


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?

post 04 July 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Whose right is it to be forgotten, anyway?

The story surrounding Google's removal of a link to BBC journalist Robert Peston's blog becomes ever more intriguing.

article 03 July 2014 UK
How to find what Google search is deleting

Getting around the "right to be forgotten" is not hard, and if the reaction to Google's removal of articles from its search results is anything to go by, the law may even have the opposite effect...

article 13 June 2014 Culture
by New project to make 'The Space' for digital art

We live much of our lives in the digital sphere in Britain in 2014, from dating to food shopping. But art?

article 09 June 2014 World
by Science fact and science fiction: a timeline of AI

From Terminator to the Turing test, a timeline of the most significant developments in artificial intelligence (plus some pretty cool, and prescient, sci-fi books and films).

article 04 June 2014 UK
Is Apple teaching Google a lesson in internet ethics?

Apple is teaming up with privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo to offer an alternative to internet giant Google.

post 31 May 2014
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Google: good for tech, but bad for women?

In a week where crude, sexist emails sent by Snapchat's founder are made public, Google reveals that just 17 per cent of its staff are women and 1 per cent African American. Time for change?