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    Ryder Cup welcomes social media in effort to reach wider audience

    Northern Ireland’s Rory Mcllroy is a big fan of the “selfie”. Fans will recall his tweet of a picture of himself holding up...

  2. September 18, 2014

    Sony looks to PlayStation to ride to the rescue

    Sony’s pullback in the global smartphone battle offers one silver lining. Now, it can at least focus on the remaining pillar...

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  1. September 17, 2014

    Bug in Apple’s HealthKit hits iOS 8 launch

    A bug in Apple’s new health and fitness tracking software left app developers scrambling and threatened to overshadow the...

  2. September 7, 2014

    Mobile telecoms groups reject shared networks proposal

    A government demand to improve mobile phone coverage in Britain’s rural areas by asking operators to share networks has been...

  3. September 7, 2014

    Vodafone to launch UK mobile payments

    Vodafone will launch a mobile wallet service in the UK next month into a market set to be shaken up by Apple’s plans for a...

  4. September 5, 2014

    Apple faces big challenge of dazzling consumers with new iPhone

    Seminal Apple moments Apple is not just unveiling a new iPhone next week. It is reintroducing the company. That is the buzz...

  5. September 4, 2014

    Big jump in number of security threats to mobile devices

    Security threats to mobile devices jumped sharply during the first half of 2014 compared to the whole of 2013 as the...

  6. September 4, 2014

    Microsoft brings mobile personal assistant Cortana to UK and China

    Microsoft is bringing its Cortana mobile personal assistant to the UK and China as the US technology group unveils its...

  7. September 3, 2014

    Samsung and Oculus launch mobile virtual reality headset

    Smartphone users will soon be able to experience dancing on stage with Cirque du Soleil or visiting the lab of Marvel...

  8. August 29, 2014

    Baidu and Tencent join Dalian Wanda in $814m China ecommerce deal

    Chinese real estate conglomerate Dalian Wanda is teaming up with two of China’s largest internet companies in an $814m...

  9. August 29, 2014

    Apple eyes pay-by-touch for next iPhone

    Apple is working with Dutch chipmaker NXP to add secure short-range wireless technology into the next iPhone, enabling new...

  10. August 25, 2014

    Gloves off now that Sprint’s courtship of T-Mobile US is over

    Within the space of three weeks, Sprint and T-Mobile US have gone from potential allies to enemies in a price war that...

  11. August 25, 2014

    One Stop stores to launch beacon service

    Customers at Tesco-owned convenience stores will soon find their smartphones offering them bespoke discounts, in the first...

  12. August 25, 2014

    Xiaomi draws ire of China state broadcaster CCTV

    Smartphone maker Xiaomi has become one of the biggest Chinese brands to be publicly criticised by the state television...

  13. August 20, 2014

    The technology makes scents

    Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any...

  14. August 18, 2014

    Online ad group valued above $1bn in fundraising

    Allegations of fake eyeballs and robotic banditry have not damped investor appetite for digital advertising, with online ad...

  15. August 7, 2014

    Britons use smart devices for longer than they sleep

    British people spend more time glued to screens than they do sleeping, according to the annual report on the nation’s...

  16. August 6, 2014

    Apple and Samsung settle non-US patent disputes

    Apple and Samsung Electronics have settled their patent disputes over smartphones and tablets in several countries around...

  17. July 31, 2014

    Loyal users key to Snapchat and Twitter fortunes

    What is a successful messaging app or mobile social network worth? To judge by the soaring value of Snapchat and the huge...

  18. July 29, 2014

    Android devices ‘threatened by fake apps’

    Google’s Android operating system is making mobile devices vulnerable to cyber criminals seeking to access users’ personal...

  19. July 29, 2014

    Marketers hope to bridge mobile ad spending gap

    Tech groups are laying big bets on mobile advertising as consumers’ attention shifts from print and radio to smartphones and...

  20. July 28, 2014

    India prepares for ‘big bang’ in smartphone use

    John Sculley knows a thing or two about the mobile industry, having launched a string of wireless ventures since stepping...

  21. July 25, 2014

    Vodafone sales hit by Spanish competition

    Tougher mobile competition in Spain led to a decline in revenues at Vodafone, which is in the middle of a £19bn...

  22. July 23, 2014

    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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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....

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