Marie Kondo tries to help a digital hoarder get his life in order

On a recent Saturday morning, while my wife and infant slept in their peaceful, newly uncluttered rooms, I opened my laptop, clicked "select all," and looked at the frightening total.

Apple rips Facebook for phone app it says is ‘clear breach’ of agreement

Facebook has been paying people to install an app that allows it to hoover up data on exactly how they use their smartphones.According to TechCrunch, the Menlo Park, Calif. company —...

Outrage over Facebook’s use of teens to spy on rivals as Sandberg says they...

Facebook is being hit with growing backlash over the revelation that it paid teenagers in order to monitor their online activity to gain valuable insights into its rivals.The Facebook Research program, which began...

Policing smartphones, big money from Google and more: Tech Q&A

Law Enforcement and Your PhoneQ: Is it true that the cops can force you to unlock your iPhone? This act seems like a violation of my rights.

Samsung is going to sell 1TB smartphones, but what does that mean for you?

Samsung has announced the first one terabyte chip for smartphones, heralding a future wave of phones that offer laptop-like data storage.The 1TB storage chip is a whopping 16 times greater in...

Apple says FaceTime spying bug won’t be fixed until next week

Apple has finally apologized for a creepy video chat flaw that allowed users to eavesdrop on their friends, saying a fix will be released next week.The Cupertino, Calif., company also vowed...

Delete your account: leaving Facebook can make you happier, study finds

New study from Stanford and NYU finds logging off causes ‘small but significant improvements in wellbeing’Despite all the scandals of the past year, here we are, still...

Why I created a robot to write news stories

Guardian Australia has just published its first automated article but reporters fear not – you’re still needed for a while yetOn Friday morning Guardian Australia published its first news...

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