A ‘comedian’ writes

October 29th, 2013

Rhys James, unfollowee and second runner-up for Comedy Central’s Funniest Student 2010, was moved to respond to his inclusion in our Unfollow Friday feature. We reprint his response here, unedited.

We got drunk and ouija’d Steve Jobs about iPad Airs

October 23rd, 2013

Tired of watching people tweet about how Steve Jobs is ‘spinning in his grave’, the Kernel editorial team decided to find out if he actually is.

How Silicon Valley powers terrorism

August 12th, 2013

After a month-long investigation into extremism, Kernel reporters Jeremy Wilson and James Cook name and shame three well-known technology firms empowering radical Islamist terrorists.

Read the full Friends Reunited ‘dossier’

January 16th, 2013

The Kernel has obtained the latest version of a dossier that alleges fraud and intellectual property theft on the part of Friends Reunited founder Steve Pankhurst. But all is not what it seems.

So, you’re at CES…

January 8th, 2013

Here’s what you need to know.

Confessions of a troll

January 7th, 2013

An anonymous Twitter troll explains why he abuses strangers online, and issues a defiant warning to would-be unmaskers. So-called trolling is an essential part of internet culture, he argues.

OMG: is Lily Cole dating Jack Dorsey?

December 31st, 2012

The Daily Mail might have unwittingly revealed the birth of a new tech power couple.

European tech’s New Year’s resolutions

December 31st, 2012

We asked some of Europe’s most well-known founders, investors, journalists and other industry folk what they’re planning to do better in 2013. Answers ranged from the predictable… to the profane.

It’s our birthday! So we’re giving away a 16GB iPad mini

December 19th, 2012

The Kernel is a year old today. To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Ladbrokes to offer one lucky reader the chance to win an iPad mini.

Christmas is coming: which phone do I buy?

December 11th, 2012

A style-conscious holiday gift guide.

Twitter and libel: a legal primer

November 21st, 2012

Media lawyers Niri Shan and Adam Rendle dispel some of the myths around social media and English libel law.

The game has changed

October 21st, 2012

The appointment of Joanna Shields as chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation is a shot in the arm for the quango’s flagging reputation.

Introducing the Kernel’s illustrious fashion panel

August 28th, 2012

The Kernel is delighted to announce its all-star panel of expert fashion judges who will together produce a ranking of the Best- and Worst-Dressed Entrepreneurs in Europe, drawing on our readers’ nominations.

Merry Christmas to all

December 23rd, 2011

We’d like to take the opportunity to share with you a brief snapshot of our first week in open beta and let you know what you can expect from us when we officially launch in the new year.