The hit quiz app taking the world by storm
Is trivia good for us? Valued at $100 million, with millions of daily players, HQ Trivia is the new social quizzing app sensation. Some have even called it the future of television.
Uni is for me says teenage millionaire
Nick D’Aloisio, at just 18, has won international acclaim, earned millions and landed a top job. Now he is going to study at Oxford, but does his success suggest that uni is a waste of time?
Startup creates superhuman speed reading app
A tech company claims its new app will quadruple average reading speeds to an incredible 1,000 words per minute. But does speed reading come at the price of deeper understanding – and fun?
Game over for Flappy Bird’s ‘evil genius’
The maker of gaming phenomenon Flappy Bird has removed it from app stores because success was interfering with his ‘simple life’. Are games like this harming players too?
New app to teach the dark side of music piracy
Aspiring music moguls will be able to manage their own recording artists, thanks to a new app launched this week. But can it really change the next generation’s opinion about piracy?
The future: smart socks and online toothbrushes
Las Vegas today is abuzz with excitement. So called ‘smart technology’ is taking over our lives in new and amazing ways. But is there such as thing as ‘bad smart’?
Teenager sells app startup for £18 million
Summly, one of the most talked-about apps on the internet, has been sold to Yahoo at an enormous profit. And the person behind this triumph of entrepreneurship is still at school.