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Instagram's ad platform launches: Here's how to hide those sponsored ads

Instagram's ad platform launches: Here's how to hide those sponsored ads

By 1 November 2013

After Instagram fell under Facebook's umbrella, the Instagram community - made up of more than 150 million members - worried that the popular photo-sharing app would become plagued by cumbersome ads. And they were right - kind of. Instagram has officially... >>

Star Trek's Tricorder on route to becoming reality

Star Trek's Tricorder on route to becoming reality

By 21 October 2009

The Star Trek Tricorder, a device that allows medics to check their patients in the field in the sci-fi TV show, took a step closer to becoming reality today thanks to a new device being shown off by General Electric in the US. The device, which is a... >>

General Electric promises 500GB discs

General Electric promises 500GB discs

By 28 April 2009

General Electric has revealed a "breakthrough in digital storage technology" that could mean 500GB discs will be available soon. That kind of capacity - said to be the equivalent of 100 DVDs - makes the supposedly next-gen Blu-ray disc's 50GB capacity... >>

Google tops power brand ranking

Google tops power brand ranking

By 21 April 2008

Google is the top of an international ranking of "power brands" for the second consecutive year. Millward Brown has published its annual BrandZ Top 100 ranking; and says that Google has a brand value of $86.1 billion (around £43.2 billion). This places... >>


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