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    1. March 2, 2015

      ‘Science of sleep’ revives UK bedmakers

      Innovation refreshes Silentnight With house sales slowly recovering and doctors emphasising the benefits of sleep, Britain’s...

    2. March 1, 2015

      HTC to launch virtual reality headset

      Smartphone maker HTC plans its first move into the increasingly crowded virtual reality market with a new headset that it...

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    1. February 27, 2015

      Smartphones search to inspire after devices hit upgrade impasse

      Smartphones in Barcelona The world’s biggest smartphone makers are preparing for the most important week of their year as...

    2. February 27, 2015

      Apple goes it alone

      The one notable absentee in the list of global technology groups showing off their latest smart devices at Mobile World...

    3. February 27, 2015

      The time is now for Eric Migicovsky

      “Whoops,” tweeted Eric Migicovsky on Tuesday morning. Kickstarter appeared to have just crashed under the flood of traffic...

    4. February 26, 2015

      Jawbone looks to tap Google in fundraising

      Jawbone is in early-stage discussions to raise new funds from strategic investors including Google, according to people...

    5. February 24, 2015

      Magic Leap prepares leap of faith headset

      The head of a secretive start-up backed by Google has outlined his ambitious vision for a “techno-biology” headset that...

    6. February 24, 2015

      Pebble watch sets Kickstarter record

      One of the most successful Kickstarter projects to date, the Pebble smart watch, has set a record on the crowdfunding site...

    7. February 24, 2015

      James Proud, Hello: Degree skipped, product shipped

      About a year ago, hype about the coming trend of wearable technology was reaching fever pitch. Rumours of Apple’s...

    8. February 16, 2015

      Consumer healthcare platforms on the rise

      “Platform” is the tech buzzword of the moment — no longer something that you speak from or dance on, but rather a software...

    9. February 16, 2015

      Healthcare workers to be in huge demand

      The world is battling a boom in ageing and a squeeze on care. By 2050, more than a fifth of the world’s population will be...

    10. February 16, 2015

      Healthcare benefits from better patient data

      As ultra-low-power chips, smart sensors and signal processing make possible tiny wearable and implantable monitoring...

    11. February 13, 2015

      Mattel and Google unveil virtual reality headset for kids

      Mattel is turning its classic View-Master toy into a virtual reality headset in a new partnership with Google. The...

    12. February 12, 2015

      Charge HR and Surge: Fitbit’s new gadgets aim for the heart

      The Fitbit name has become synonymous with fitness-tracking wristbands. More than two-thirds of all activity trackers sold...

    13. February 6, 2015

      BMW sees future through X-ray specs

      BMW has found a solution to the perils of parallel parking that could have been lifted from a 1950s joke shop: X-ray specs....

    14. February 6, 2015

      Under Armour: understated

      “Do not forget to sell shirts and shoes.” How refreshing, in an age of endless corporate jargon and spin, to see such a...

    15. February 5, 2015

      Under Armour snaps up fitness apps

      Under Armour is paying more than half a billion dollars to acquire two fitness tracking apps in the digital health market’s...

    16. January 29, 2015

      Roche and Qualcomm in digital health alliance

      Roche has forged an alliance with Qualcomm to develop remote patient-monitoring systems in the latest sign of digital...

    17. January 23, 2015

      Microsoft: optical Illusions

      The human eye can easily be tricked into seeing things that are not really there. All it takes is a light, projected in the...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Transported to a new world by Google Cardboard, a $25 VR headset

      “Cardboard” is a funny thing to call a teleportation machine. But when paired with a smartphone and a willing suspension of...

    19. January 18, 2015

      Google ambitions undimmed despite Glass setback

      Google’s mountain of cash buys a lot of dreams. With its pursuit of projects such as driverless cars and a global network of...

    20. January 18, 2015

      Google: in the looking glass

      Beware the fine print. More than a decade ago, Google’s founders wrote in the company prospectus: “We will not hesitate to...

    21. January 16, 2015

      Smartphones in pipeline that offer more for less

      The smartphone market is set for lots of changes this year, but big, category-changing innovations are unlikely, according...

    22. January 16, 2015

      Intel looks to cut smartphone chip losses

      Intel executives pledged that its losses from selling chips for smartphones and tablets would shrink in 2015 after a year of...

    23. January 15, 2015

      Google suspends sale of smartglasses

      Google has suspended sales of the test version of its smartglasses and reshuffled the group behind the project to put it...

    24. January 15, 2015

      Samsung/BlackBerry: fruit salad

      In 2010, as comedians Harry Enfield and Ronnie Corbett discussed a faulty BlackBerry in a produce shop (“did you try it on...

    25. FT Alphaville

      January 15, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Sign up here to receive the email every day. Oil companies have scrapped or suspended billions of dollars of spending on...

    26. January 9, 2015

      Week in Review, January 10

      A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Race on for next big thing at Consumer...

    27. January 8, 2015

      CES: what would blow your mind — brain-zapping headset or smart kettle?

      The annual Consumer Electronics Show can be an exhausting, nerve-jangling affair. So after two days of pounding the Las...

    28. January 8, 2015

      Apple Watch faces attack of the clones at CES

      Apple’s new smart watch is still months away from going on sale but it already faces an attack of the clones. Near-identical...

    29. January 7, 2015

      CES 2015: PC groups focus on innovation to lure buyers

      A Lenovo employee picks up a carrot, turns to the company’s newly launched tablet and starts to draw on the screen. The...

    30. January 6, 2015

      Samsung focuses on future after tough year

      Samsung Electronics attempted to put a difficult year behind it and bring forward a futuristic vision of the “internet of...

    31. January 2, 2015

      CES 2015: Gadget convention looks beyond the geeks

      The pitches from the more than 3,500 companies planning to attend the technology industry’s biggest annual convention next...

    32. January 1, 2015

      Basis Peak: New year; new smartwatch; new fit and rested you?

      For anyone urgently needing a prop for their healthy new year’s resolutions, a fitness tracking device is by now an obvious...

    33. December 30, 2014

      FT Predictions: the world in 2015

      As 2014 comes to a close, the Financial Times once again engages in a harmless bit of soothsaying. As ever, we invite some...

    34. December 28, 2014

      Nick D’Aloisio leads Yahoo into world of wearables

      Yahoo’s first venture into the world of wearables is being led by Nick D’Aloisio, a 19-year-old Oxford student who had his...

    35. December 28, 2014

      Yahoo targets wearables and mobile growth

      Yahoo is setting its sights on the growth of wearables and other mobile devices as the internet star of the last dotcom boom...

    36. December 23, 2014

      Ammunition Group: designers that speak geek

      When Apple acquired Beats Electronics, the headphone and digital-music company, in May it closed a loop. Ammunition Group,...

    37. December 10, 2014

      Emphasis shifts from illness care to well care

      Spire, a small stone-like device less than the size of a walnut, clips on to your belt or bra quietly collecting information...

    38. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2014

      The future of smartphones is in EM: Gartner

      How do you like your smartphones and tablets? Light or large? Black or white? For most consumers in emerging markets the...

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