Deeyah Khan had a simple question for her new documentary: Is it possible for me to sit with my enemy and for them to sit with theirs? She got an answer but not without a few tricky moments Last summer, the documentary film-maker Deeyah Khan started to receive the sort of threats of being raped, […]

It’s almost decision time in the corporate comedy of errors between Uber and Google’s parent company, Alphabet. For 10 months, they’ve repeatedly embarrassed each other in a fight over self-driving car technology. Alphabet says that a key former engineer, Anthony Levandowski, took trade secrets from Alphabet to Uber as part of a $700 million acquisition. The dispute finally goes […]

News that a Christian child was forced into Muslim foster care caused a furore earlier this year. But, despite the challenges, these families play a vital role in bringing up vulnerable children, says Sarfraz Manzoor About 100,000 young people go through the fostering system every year. In recent years an increasing number of these have […]

Marriage equality could be legal by Christmas after 61.6% of participants in the voluntary survey approve a change to the law Australia has taken a decisive step towards legislating marriage equality by Christmas after 61.6% of voters in an unprecedented national postal survey approved a change to the law to allow couples of the same […]

Image: Getty Images/Blend Images There’s a new church for tech-minded folks, and it sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. “Way of the Future” (or WOTF, as they abbreviate it) is  1. Not a joke, and  2. According to them (and this is real) “about creating a peaceful and respectful transition of who […]

request from Congress to address manipulation and meddling during the 2016 presidential election. The tool will appear by the end of the year in Facebook’s online support center, the company said in a blog post Wednesday. It will answer the user question, “How can I see if I’ve liked or followed a Facebook page or […]

Anthony Levandowski makes an unlikely prophet. Dressed Silicon Valley-casual in jeans and flanked by a PR rep rather than cloaked acolytes, the engineer known for self-driving cars—and triggering a notorious lawsuit—could be unveiling his latest startup instead of laying the foundations for a new religion. But he is doing just that. Artificial intelligence has already […]

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Enter. Don’t you mean Heaven? “Yes, that is what I said. My name is Donner, and I will be your Hermanly Host for the next 500 billion years, assisting you with whatever you need while you’re acclimating to life inside the pearly gates.” Why only the next 500 billion […]