The digital economy will, soon, become the ordinary economy as the uptake - and application - of digital technologies in every sector in the world grows.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
The iPhone maker's tremendous stock rally has got nothing to do with fundamentals.
As the head of a media and communications program, my life's digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
If you're thinking about a smartphone, talk with your parents.
Parents shouldn't fear putting tech under the tree. In fact, it could bring families closer together.
The digital economy is taking off. So are the greenhouse gas emissions, electronic waste and pollution associated with it.
'Problematic smartphone use' has similar features to a behavioural addiction – and may potentially lead to poorer mental health.
While there are negative impacts, many of the risks of too much screen time are overblown. A scholar who has studied the topic for years offers some tips for finding the right balance.
As smartphone uptake and connectivity grows in Africa, so does the often unhealthy trend of young people betting on sports using their phones.
Data protection policies focus on human rights. But the exercise of our free will is increasingly being hindered.
Today's beds are thought of as bastions of privacy. But not long ago, they were the perches from which kings ruled and places where travelers hunkered down with complete strangers.
How can the internet accommodate more and more users every day?
Historical grievances, domestic politics, the US-China trade war and a looming global recession are all at play.
Technology-free holidays can feel unbearable at first but this soon gives way to a better experience.
Researchers asked women to log the times they felt sexually objectified on their smartphones. They found objectification harms women's well-being – even if they're just witnessing it.
Each device is complex in its own right, and trying to use them together in many different settings makes things even more complicated.
With the benefit of hindsight, we might finally see that the iPhone was the opposite of minimalism.
In just five years, the number of mobile-money accounts in Ghana have jumped six-fold, providing fresh perspective on the country’s digital transformation.
Here is how our mobile phones compare with the computer that landed man on the moon in 1969.