NSA whistleblower talks exclusively to the Guardian about whether he is a Russian spy, his likely fate if he returns to the US and the relevance of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four in the age of Google
Mark Sweney: $80bn offer could spark fresh consolidation, as traditional media face competition from Netflix, Google, Amazon and Apple
Steve Rose: Ryan Block called his internet provider to cancel his account, but the resulting conversation was painful to say the least – listen to the recording here
Much-hyped thriller handed prestigious gala event, giving it head start in awards season race
iPad manufacturer to pay damages contingent upon appeals court ruling over whether it conspired with publishers to fix prices
A study by Hollywood trade paper the Wrap has found that Hispanic women over 25 are the demographic who most often go to the cinema – especially for superhero movies
Neel Sethi is to star in CGI-heavy adaptation that will also feature Ben Kingsley and Idris Elba
Systems overwhelmed by surge in submissions protesting against plan to allow cable companies to open up 'fast lanes'
Randall Miller, director of abandoned Gregg Allman biopic, hands himself in along with producer Jody Savin over death of Sarah Jones during film shoot
Report reveals software giant planning biggest round of job cuts in its history, with chief executive saying 'nothing is off the table'
John Sloss says he will perform chores for those who don't like the widely-acclaimed Richard Linklater film
Senior figures at eBay believe tie-up will appeal to customers who bid for collectibles on the site already
Walken says casting is 'chance to put on my tap shoes again' in live action show produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
Apes prequel draws $73m while Transformers slumps, but the buzz around Boyhood, Linklater's 12-year study of a growing boy, grows louder
Germany’s win drew 280m interactions on social network, more than 2013 Super Bowl, with peak of 618,725 tweets a minute. By Mark Sweney