Feel-bad TV: why are we obsessed with small-screen tragedy?

Before it had even reached its conclusion, Chernobyl had topped IMDb’s user-voted Best Television Shows of All Time list. It has been critically...

Censorship casts shadow over China’s top film festival

Guests at China’s flagship film festival this week were surprised to find its opening film had been pulled at the last minute and...

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn

Paris-based Meero said today it has raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation...

How writing about a goldmine cost a top reporter his job

Two years ago, Jabir Idrissa was one of Tanzania’s leading investigative journalists, breaking stories on alleged corruption, the environment and human rights abuses...

PowerPoint gains an AI-powered presenter coach and beefed-up design suggestions

The world’s most popular presentation program — PowerPoint — is becoming more capable this week, courtesy of AI. Microsoft today announced that PowerPoint...

Newzoo: U.S. will overtake China as No. 1 gaming market in 2019

For the first time since 2015, the United States is the top gaming market in the world. So says market research research firm...

Jeremy Kyle refuses to appear before MPs' reality TV inquiry

Jeremy Kyle has refused to give evidence to a government inquiry into reality TV. The presenter had been due to speak to MPs next...

Roli’s Lumi Keys is a compact keyboard that teaches musical theory

Roli, the London-based company behind high-tech MIDI controllers like Seaboard and Blocks, today turned its attention toward budding musicians with Lumi Keys, a...