The great digital divide

Study by World Bank praises potential of technology to transform lives, but warns of risk of creating a ‘new underclass’ of the disconnected in the digital divide. The rapid spread of the internet and mobile p...

Amazon’s online services boom

The company’s cloud services business combined with a surge in Prime subscriptions to increase revenue 31% year on year. Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud service division, has long provided the infrast...

Alphabet revenue up to $21.5bn

The strong growth suggests that Google is successfully navigating the transition from desktop ads – its traditional strength – to mobile ads. “There’s an amazing atmosphere at Google,” said the company’s CEO, ...