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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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....

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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,...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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,...

  38. 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...

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