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As technology is becoming ever more intertwined with society, questions are being raised over its growing influence. In this report, we look at the impact of Facebook creating an oversight board; how tech is blurring the lines for healthcare providers; the rise of e-government; and religion’s unexpected embrace of apps
Plan for one of Europe’s biggest sites comes as pressure rises from Netflix and Amazon
Next year’s presidential race looks set to make 2016 look tame in comparison
Digital freedom often comes with real constraints.
Online hyper-personalisation may be affecting democracies. How far will Big Tech go to curb its effects?
Promising Lagos start-up profits from music as ‘a way of life’
Wikipedia co-founder says WT:Social is effort to combat ‘clickbait’
Wall Street analyst calls early results for Disney+ video service ‘jaw-dropping’
The media group’s new streaming service will lay down the biggest challenge to Netflix
In the media arms race to take on Netflix not all new services can survive
The Salt Lake Tribune’s new status as a public charity is significant, but it’s no panacea for the struggling local paper and new challenges will come with it.
Fimalac buys London digital ad company Jellyfish to create ‘new kind of agency’
Children’s lives are be conducted through phones and screens to their detriment
Tech giant looks to take on Amazon and Netflix with slate of high-budget new shows
Group concedes defeat in battle with global rivals including Netflix, Apple and Disney
HBO Max will launch in May at twice and three times the price of Disney and Apple products
Push into podcasting is the right step for company trying to profit consistently from vast customer base
Architect of direct listing is the latest senior figure to leave music streaming service
Facing wealthy rivals and rising debt, the streaming service is beginning to look less than invincible
Social media group offers millions to Bloomberg and Dow Jones but nothing to Reuters or AP
Banijay lined up to pay €2bn for maker of ‘Peaky Blinders’ after drawn-out contest
Telecoms group raises sale with potential acquirers as part of digital media retreat
Will a new wave of media barons fix broken business models and fight fake news?
Netflix, Amazon and a host of other companies are cashing in on the country’s content boom
Chief of platform offering thousands of titles believes it can flourish despite launch of News+