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  1. 14 hours ago

    Facebook doubles earnings on mobile ads boom

    Facebook, the world’s largest social network by number of members, more than doubled second-quarter earnings as it continued...

  2. July 23, 2014

    Apple R&D spike hints at new products

    Rumours, supply-chain leaks and “sources familiar with the situation” are one thing. But earnings reports do not lie. So...

  1. July 22, 2014

    Sajid Javid faces fight to boost UK broadband access

    For Sajid Javid, the pragmatic former banker turned culture secretary, improving the UK’s much criticised broadband and...

  2. July 22, 2014

    Shift from 3G to 4G devices hits Arm royalties

    Arm‘s royalties grew only 2 per cent in the second quarter in dollar terms, as the Cambridge-based chip designer blamed...

  3. July 18, 2014

    Apple faces threat of legal action over ‘in app’ payments

    Apple may face legal action in Europe over claims that it has not done enough to stop children making “in app” purchases...

  4. July 17, 2014

    BT returns to mainstream mobile market

    BT will return to the mainstream mobile market for the first time in a decade with a service that brings together work and...

  5. July 15, 2014

    China’s Xiaomi takes on Samsung in India

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched an aggressive push into India – placing renewed pressure on market leader...

  6. July 11, 2014

    China state TV claims iPhone tracking could expose ‘state secrets’

    Apple has been dragged into an escalating confrontation over cyber security and US spying in China after its iPhone was...

  7. July 10, 2014

    Apple calls Samsung’s bluff

    What a difference a year has made in the smartphone business. Twelve months ago, Samsung was riding high. With Galaxy phone...

  8. July 8, 2014

    Samsung operating profit shrinks to two-year low

    Samsung Electronics’ earnings fell by almost a quarter in the three months to June, after the South Korean group was caught...

  9. July 6, 2014

    Recharging comes as part of the table service

    Recharging your smartphone is now as simple as putting your handset down on the table at the local coffee shop thanks to...

  10. June 25, 2014

    Samsung hints at weak second quarter

    Samsung Electronics has turned bearish on its second-quarter performance, with its chief financial officer saying he expects...

  11. June 20, 2014

    Smartphone app makers connect with the homeless

    As app developers gathered at London’s first Technology Week, their industry was harnessing its power to reach out to one of...

  12. June 19, 2014

    Amazon eyes online sales boost through ‘Fire’ smartphone

    Amazon has a decent shot at shaking up a smartphone market controlled by Samsung and Apple as well as selling more of...

  13. June 16, 2014

    Smartphone maker Wiko challenges big players

    An obscure smartphone maker based in France has done what some feared was impossible following the sale of Nokia’s handset...

  14. June 16, 2014

    Smartphone makers look to other products as saturation looms

    The growth of smartphone sales in developed countries is slowing or has even peaked, according to research, giving further...

  15. June 16, 2014

    EU and South Korea to develop 5G mobile network

    South Korea and the EU have joined forces to promote and develop the world’s next generation of mobile internet network....

  16. June 12, 2014

    Plain boxes that make a mobile more entertaining

    Even if your smartphone or tablet has a slot for a micro-SD memory expansion card, you will eventually run out of room to...

  17. June 9, 2014

    Sony outplays Nintendo in game console sales

    Sony has topped Nintendo in annual sales of video game consoles for the first time in eight years – a bittersweet victory as...

  18. June 5, 2014

    David Cameron orders improvement in mobile phone coverage

    David Cameron has ordered ministers to improve mobile phone coverage across the countryside after becoming frustrated about...

  19. June 3, 2014

    Mobile subscriptions to exceed world population in 2015

    Mobile subscriptions will exceed the world’s population next year, according to Ericsson, the Swedish technology group,...

  20. June 3, 2014

    Apple’s iOS8 opens door to developers

    At Apple’s first big launch event of 2014, its executives stressed the importance of “continuity”: the facility to switch...

  21. June 2, 2014

    Mobile payments groups set sights on winning over UK wallets

    With banks, telecom operators and technology groups all scrambling to sign up Britain’s tap-happy mobile payers and...

  22. May 15, 2014

    Investors prepare for Samsung leadership succession

    After Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee’s severe heart attack last weekend, investors responded by pushing the...

  23. May 1, 2014

    Yelp – positive review

    What is a good review worth? Just ask Yelp. Shares in the company, whose website offers search and user reviews of local...

  24. April 30, 2014

    Facebook looks to dominate mobile web

    Facebook launched a new plan to further dominate the mobile internet on Wednesday, announcing a mobile advertising network...

  25. April 29, 2014

    European Commission moves to end smartphone ‘patent wars’

    Samsung and Google’s Motorola will not be allowed to ignite new “patent wars” against Apple over the use of essential mobile...

  26. April 28, 2014

    Microsoft developing brand for smartphone products

    Microsoft is developing a brand for forthcoming smartphone products following the acquisition of Nokia, says the former...

  27. April 24, 2014

    Facebook buys fitness-tracker app Moves

    Facebook has bought Helsinki-based fitness tracking app Moves in the next step of its strategy to create a suite of apps to...

  28. April 24, 2014

    China becomes the iPhone growth story

    The slowing growth of the iPhone has been hanging over Apple’s share price for the best part of two years now. On Wednesday,...

  29. April 22, 2014

    Mobile home screen fight begins as tech giants snap up super-apps

    First came free-to-play games, then chat apps. Now, some in the technology industry are predicting that the next mobile...

  30. April 14, 2014

    Intel turns to Chinese tablet makers

    US chipmaker Intel is hoping Chinese tablet manufacturers will help save it from being crushed by the slow demise of the PC....

  31. April 10, 2014

    US internet ad spending surpasses broadcast TV

    US ad spending on the internet surpassed ad spending on broadcast television for the first time last year, increasing 17 per...

  32. April 8, 2014

    Investors take $275bn bite out of big tech groups

    Stock market investors have just taken a $275bn bite out of the world’s largest publicly traded internet companies. The 14...

  33. April 8, 2014

    Samsung forecasts mild drop in operating profit

    Samsung Electronics has estimated that first-quarter operating profit fell from the same period a year ago, but its...

  34. March 31, 2014

    BT turns attention to shaking up UK mobile market

    BT is to mount a fresh challenge to mobile operators with cut-price bundled offers using its broadband network and the 4G...

  35. March 27, 2014

    Instagram passes Twitter in race for US smartphone users

    Instagram has overtaken Twitter to become more popular with US smartphone users, highlighting the rise of the Facebook-owned...

  36. FT Tech Hub

    March 27, 2014

    South Korea consumers jump global Galaxy S5 queue

    Samsung Galaxy S5 (Getty) South Koreans consumers will be able to jump the global queue for Samsung Electronics’ new...

  37. March 24, 2014

    Indian start-ups tap into mobile payments technology

    Good luck finding a local store or delivery person in India who accepts anything but cash. Even in a nation of 1.2bn, fewer...

  38. March 23, 2014

    Candy Crush: Play it again

    On a sunny spring morning in San Francisco, thousands of gamer geeks huddle together in a dark room, all fretting over when...

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