Plus, toothless anti-piracy, Cortana, digital butlers, Putin emailing Kickstarters and Star Citizen's millions
He's awkward, nerdy and refuses to go with the 70s rock'n'roll flow, but teen writer William Miller in Almost Famous has been my hero since I clandestinely watched the film at the age of 10. Not cool, writes Hannah Ellis-Petersen
Giancarlo Esposito, actor: 'We ended up crying in each other's arms after the riot scene – we'd said some horrible things to each other'
One man's frustration at his partner's excuses for not having sex led him to document it all in a list. Does it say more about him – or was he justified? Leo Benedictus and Julia Raeside explore between the sheets
Mark Hooper: It's 20 years since an ambitious entrepreneur named Jeff Bezos registered the company that would become Amazon. How did it get so big so fast?
Erica Buist: First it was 'haul girls' showing off their purchases, now it's videos of people unpackaging toys – and they're potentially making millions
This idiosycratic gangster movie set the Japanese director on a 10-year collision course with his employers. That's what you get for dragging B movies into the arthouse
A Twitter hashtag based on the film The Purge: Anarchy has become another example of revenge porn, with users posting explicit pictures of ex partners. By Hannah Jane Parkinson
A group of disgruntled artists have taken a stand against Google's stronghold on the Digital Revolution exhibition in London. But will the hackers become the stars, asks Jonathan Jones
The legendary video game label has announced a new 'social sim' based around annual Pride festivals. By Keith Stuart
Prestigious red-carpet slot in London's West End goes to life story of renowned codebreaker, starring Benedict Cumberbatch
The NSA whistleblower criticised the focus on encryption as being a good start, but not going far enough. By Alex Hern
The new Madefire motion book platform creates animated comic books within a browser, but is now open to anyone who wants to create a web-based comic. By Subhajit Banerjee
Glow Nurture, Lingua.ly, Guardians of the Galaxy, Swords & Poker Adventures, Overcast, Shakespeare300 and more. By Stuart Dredge
The social network is attempting to attract more users to its private messaging functions as it steps up the war with Facebook’s chat app. By Samuel Gibbs