Apparently Whisper Doesn't Really Track Its Users After All?

Last year, anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper got chewed out for tracking its users in a brutal expose from The Guardian. Only now, months later, The Guardian is backpedaling harder than a spin class devotee on many of its accusations against Whisper. » 3/11/15 5:04pm 3/11/15 5:04pm

How 'Defensive Architecture' Is Ruining Our Cities

Cities have always struggled with the tension between the different needs of social classes who share the space. But as The Guardian documents, a new trend of defensive — and some times overtly hostile — architecture is changing the urban landscape, and not in a good way. » 2/21/15 4:00pm 2/21/15 4:00pm

The Guardian's First Redesign in Years Actually Reads Like the Internet

The internet changes fast, but The Guardian's website hasn't budged in seven (!) years. Today, it sheds the old cluttered look for a badly needed design refresh that'll make its front page easier to read across mobile devices and your desktop. » 10/29/14 9:00am 10/29/14 9:00am

What City Has the Best Brand?

When we think about cities and branding we might think of a logo on a t-shirt, or perhaps a slogan that's slapped onto banners. But a city brand now encompasses much more—it's selling a lifestyle. The Guardian has ranked 57 global cities with the best brands. The winner might surprise you. » 5/06/14 6:08pm 5/06/14 6:08pm

Russia Will Be All Up in Everyone's Business at the Winter Olympics

Not to be outdone by the sheer magnitude of the NSA's PRISM program, Russia's FSB security service is preparing to monitor every single communication made by competitors and spectators alike during the 2014 winter games in Sochi, according to a report by The Guardian. » 10/06/13 4:24pm 10/06/13 4:24pm

Comedian Stephen Fry Gets Guardian Column on Gadgets

Hoping to put us out of a job, The Guardian gave British comedian Stephen Fry his own column about gadgets. You'll remember that we wrote about Fry's huge rant on smartphones (the same rant that got him this job), taking to task just about every manufacturer (including Apple) for sub-par work. In his new column, which… » 10/29/07 1:45pm 10/29/07 1:45pm