Christmas can be a lonely time for older people, particularly the growing number who live in rural areas. Technology could help the crisis of social isolation in old age.
Experts describe their research into how smartphones collect and share private personal information with tracking companies and advertisers.
Fertility apps aim to help women understand their bodies. But while some find tracking their data a positive experience, others may feel burdened or trapped.
Americans are spending almost three and a half hours on their phones and tablets every day, twice the amount just five years ago. A behavioral scientist offers a few tips on how to take control.
Technology could be a promising alternative to traditional therapy.
It's withstood the test of time, and it's leading people to get out of the house, travel around and spend more time with their families.
A serious security threat was found in popular video game Fortnite's installation method after it bypassed Google's official app store.
If innovations of our digital age are largely to blame for decreasing attention spans, don't they also hold possible solutions?
A law suit against Apple on antitrust grounds could force the company to open up its App Store. That could mean more exciting apps for consumers, but it could also make the system less secure.
Thanks to a burgeoning procrastination economy, developers are creating content that can be consumed in short spurts. What does it mean for productivity?
Fitness apps which allow millions of users to virtually compete with each other can provide inspiration however, they may also be putting users in danger.
Sharing data about users' HIV statuses is bad enough. But why collect it in the first place?
Co-ownership of real estate through digital platforms can be a risky and potentially costly business.
Technology is changing how plant diseases are recognised and dealt with by small scale farmers in Africa.
The digital economy has created millions of jobs that involve intense competition, unregulated working conditions and extremely low rates of pay.
Does big data threaten how humans explore the natural world? We need to protect our impulses to observe, compare, play, discover and love, no matter what technological capabilities are available.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
Open banking will see customers use their data in a whole range of ways, including seeing how they are faring financially against people in similar situations.
Some people worry that calendar, list and note apps can make your memory worse, but new evidence shows they're helpful for people with brain injuries.
The iPhone changed the game not because of the technical details of the device, but rather as a result of its creators' imagination and courage.