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TECH 29 Jan 2019 | 6:30 AM

The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns US treatment programmes

When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering.

TECH 16 Feb 2016 | 4:08 AM

Internet is growing market for illegal drugs, says EU watchdog

The Internet is now a growing and varied market place for trading illegal drugs in Europe, the European Union’s watchdog agency said.

TECH 07 Jun 2018 | 3:30 AM

It’s not all rainbows for Chicago’s US$1bil tech ‘unicorns’

The office space in the old Montgomery Ward catalogue warehouse where cancer-fighting data startup Tempus set up shop almost three years ago couldn't contain the company's growth.

TECH 15 Dec 2016 | 11:00 PM

Tot test spots future crooks, druggies, deadbeat dads: study

Testing for intelligence, motor skills and troubled behaviour at age three showed which tots were likely to wind up behind bars or as deadbeat dads later in life, a long-term study reported.

TECH 07 Mar 2019 | 1:30 AM

From videogame to day job: How ‘SimCity’ inspired a generation of city planners

Jason Baker was studying political science at UC Davis when he got his hands on SimCity. He took a careful approach to the computer game.

TECH 30 Oct 2017 | 9:08 AM

China says unlikely to grant licences for world's hottest video game

China's content regulator said it was unlikely to grant licences for the world's hottest video game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, as being too bloody and violent.

TECH 01 Oct 2017 | 11:30 PM

Tea and Tiananmen: Inside China’s new censorship machine

In a glass tower in a trendy part of China's eastern city of Tianjin, hundreds of young men and women sit in front of computer screens, scouring the Internet for videos and messages that run counter to Communist Party doctrine.