• 4 Jan 2018

    He’s the bad boy every kid wanted to be. Dennis the Menace has been making mischief in Britain’s best known comic the Beano for decades. But in a market where sales are declining, Dennis has been forced to have a digital makeover. A new multi-million pound TV series has been developed and the company is…

  • 29 Dec 2017

    It is perhaps the humbling of a technology titan. Having already admitted slowing down older iPhones, Apple has now taken the rare step of apologising to customers around the world. Not only that, but it has slashed the price of battery replacements. A necessary step to restore customer trust? Or simply bowing to the inevitable…

  • 20 Dec 2017

    Bitcoin: it’s the crypto-currency which has no physical manifestation, but which has spectacularly soared in price over the last year. It’s brought vast wealth to a few individuals, just a thousand people are thought to own 40% of the entire market. It’s got a bad reputation too, described variously as a massive scam, a dangerous…

  • 20 Dec 2017

    The European Court of Justice has ruled that ride-hailing firm Uber is officially a transport company and not a digital service. Uber had previously argued it was a technology service enabling people to contact each other, rather than a cab company. Andre Spicer,  professor of organisational behaviour at Cass Business School, and Benita Matofska, founder of The People…

  • 17 Dec 2017

    In the heart of the Nevada desert, Area 51 has become the holy grail of conspiracy theorists – home, they say, to a top secret US military base for the study of extra-terrestrials. But now it has emerged that the theorists might not have been that far off. It has been reported that the Pentagon…

  • 5 Dec 2017

    A Channel 4 News investigation reveals how adults have used YouTube to message young children and groom them into making inappropriate videos on-demand.

  • 28 Nov 2017

    America’s Federal Communications Commission recently revealed plans to overturn net neutrality rules that were brought in under Obama. But there have been protests from many of the biggest web firms, and outcry from thousands of consumers.

  • 21 Nov 2017

    North Korea has obtained the money, knowledge and materials to build nuclear missiles which – it claims – can reach American soil. But it would be in this position without help from the outside world. FactCheck follows North Korea’s nuclear trail, from the Soviet Union to South London.

  • 12 Nov 2017

    When you talk of the digital revolution and the brave new world of virtual reality Jaron Lanier wouldn’t necessarily be the first name you’d think of. But the scientist is helping shape the technology which could change our lives for good or bad.

  • 20 Sep 2017

    Theresa May has held a meeting with the Iranian president, one of many at the UN General Assembly. Later she’ll sit down with some of the biggest of the internet giants to demand they do more to tackle extremist material online. Along with the French President and Italian Prime Minister, Mrs May will meet executives…

  • 18 Sep 2017

    A Channel 4 News investigation can reveal how Amazon’s algorithm can guide users to the chemical combinations for producing explosives.

  • 18 Sep 2017

    Yvette Cooper, chair of the home affairs committee, responds to our report on Amazon.

  • 25 Aug 2017

    The heir to South Korea’s massive Samsung business empire has been sentenced to five years in jail for his role in a bribery scandal that’s already toppled the country’s former president. Billionaire Lee Jae-Yong, who’s the firm’s acting chair, was found guilty of crimes including offering bribes and perjury. Lee’s lawyers said they’d appeal, meaning…

  • 25 Aug 2017

    Rod McKenzie, from the Road Haulage Association, and the director of the Transport Research Laboratory, Richard Cuerden, discuss ‘self-driving’ lorries.

  • 25 Aug 2017

    They’re not quite as driverless as you might think, but the Government is spending £8m to test out convoys of ‘self-driving’ lorries on British roads by the end of next year. The lead vehicle will control things like acceleration and braking, and there’ll still be a driver in the cab to operate the steering. Ministers…