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      Apple finally encounters the laws of tech gravity

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    1. April 26, 2016

      Nokia makes move into wearables with €170m Withings deal

      Nokia is making a move into consumer healthcare wearable devices and connected home services with the €170m acquisition...

    2. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Nokia dips into wearable tech with €170m acquisition

      Nokia is making an unexpected move into consumer healthcare wearable devices and connected home services with the €170m...

    3. Fast FT

      April 20, 2016

      New chief for Barclaycard as bank lines up top team

      Jes Staley has added another piece to the jigsaw of his new senior management team by appointing Amer Sajed as...

    4. April 6, 2016

      Tracking the corporate twaddle in Guffipedia

      Readers have so far suggested more than 1,000 examples of jargon for inclusion in Guffipedia, Lucy Kellaway’s online...

    5. April 6, 2016

      A Japanese first-mover in the fitness wearables race

      On the fourth floor of Tokyo’s busiest electronics store, rack after gleaming rack of gadgets pay homage to a 21st...

    6. April 4, 2016

      Connected scales can help you lose weight

      Sales of fitness trackers are booming, with buyers saying that losing weight is one of their main goals. When these...

    7. FT Alphaville

      April 1, 2016

      Alphachat: CEO humiliation; the future of wearables; and the problems at Valeant and Theranos

      embed1 Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes, and Stitcher. Introduction — how to price the risk of public...

    8. April 1, 2016

      Digital technology pushes out frontiers of healthcare

      While working on developing sensors to measure stress, Rosalind Picard and a team at the Massachusetts Institute of...

    9. March 31, 2016

      Fitbit’s new trackers have a fashion and fitness makeover

      Fitbit may be the world’s most popular fitness tracker but it could hardly claim to be the most stylish. Its rubbery...

    10. March 29, 2016

      Sonova has an ear for wearable technology

      A rising cacophony of urban noise is completely changing a decades-old industry and creating a growing market for a new...

    11. March 27, 2016

      Flying cars, wife locators and mute TV

      As this is a holiday weekend in many countries, I thought I would take time out to share my technology bucket list —...

    12. March 24, 2016

      Rest your plastic and let your iPhone pay your shopping bill

      Garry Lyons is wearing his wallet on his finger. Giving a presentation at his office on the outskirts of Dublin, the...

    13. March 23, 2016

      Financial Times wins two press awards

      The Financial Times won two honours at the Press Awards ceremony on Tuesday evening, while the FT weekend magazine was...

    14. March 20, 2016

      Feedback: tech tracking employees at work

      In his column last week, Michael Skapinker noted that some companies give workers freedom over decisions about how they...

    15. March 18, 2016

      Science fiction can create almost any future we want

      It was quite a moment for lovers of science fiction when Lockheed Martin announced a breakthrough towards developing a...

    16. March 17, 2016

      Soaring like an eagle through the virtual reality world

      I had red marks around my eyes, my neck ached and I felt slightly sick. I had climbed cliffs in Thailand, lost a...

    17. March 16, 2016

      Jewellery makers seize on 3D printing’s speed and ease

      In traditional jewellery craft, a designer creates a drawing and a manufacturer turns the 2D rendering into a 3D model....

    18. March 4, 2016

      UK’s growing medical tech sector looks to be in rude health

      What do you get if you cross a Golden Triangle with a Silicon Roundabout? A growing band of UK entrepreneurs hope the...

    19. March 2, 2016

      Healthcare sector warned to be alert for hack attacks of networks and devices

      For decades, the biggest worry of regulators at the US Food and Drug Administration has been medicines with toxic side...

    20. March 1, 2016

      UK health tech group devises apps to detect mental illness

      A UK company is aiming to open a new frontier in wearable technology by developing mobile apps that can detect signs of...

    21. February 25, 2016

      MWC: smartphone makers’ quest for virtual reality

      You have to feel a little sorry for the global smartphone makers. Almost everyone has one now and those who don’t are...

    22. February 22, 2016

      Fitbit shares tumble on disappointing outlook

      Fitbit shares tumbled after the maker of wearable fitness devices revealed a disappointing first-quarter outlook,...

    23. Fast FT

      February 22, 2016

      Fitbit shares drop on disappointing guidance

      Fitbit shares took a spill after the maker of wearable fitness devices revealed a disappointing first quarter outlook....

    24. February 22, 2016

      MWC 2016: Sony looks beyond the smartphone

      Sony wants to become your digital personal assistant as it seeks to secure a future for its mobile division beyond...

    25. February 19, 2016

      Telecoms groups look to reclaim role at core of consumers’ lives

      Telecoms businesses are trying to get their mojo back. And this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will be where...

    26. February 8, 2016

      One fitness measurement for all your exercise goals

      One of the drawbacks of the fad for wearable health trackers is that the numbers they record to show what physical...

    27. February 5, 2016

      Technology: The rift with reality

      Every new employee at Oculus VR, the Facebook-owned virtual reality company, is given a copy of the 2011 science...

    28. Tech blog

      February 4, 2016

      #techFT - Desperately seeking the AI edge

      Genuine interest in Artificial Intelligence, a five-year price freeze for mobile phone charges and the new Fitbit Alta...

    29. February 3, 2016

      Fitbit launches new fitness wristband to maintain wearables lead

      Fitbit is relaunching its step-tracking wristband with a new focus on personalisation, style and high-margin...

    30. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Fitbit unveils new fitness tracker amid rising competition

      Fitbit is relaunching its step-tracking wristband with a new focus on style and high-margin accessories, as it tries to...

    31. February 3, 2016

      Taiwan’s Asus on a quest for a new life as the PC era fades

      In 1998, as Russia’s Mir space station travelled hundreds of miles above the earth, Jonney Shih was monitoring its...

    32. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Smartwatch sales may double by '17 - Gartner

      Smartwatch sales are expected to soar in coming years, potentially good news for Apple, which is facing slowing demand...

    33. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Sony bags $212m Internet of Things chip maker

      Sony Corporation has paid $212m for an Israeli technology company with specialist software which the Japanese...

    34. January 21, 2016

      Yi Action and Smart cameras: quality at less cost

      Ten years is a long time in the technology industry. It was 2006 when GoPro released its first digital camera — a...

    35. January 19, 2016

      Workplace surveillance is sparking a cyber rebellion

      Six judges sent a frisson of fear through the workplaces of Europe last week when they said a company had been within...

    36. January 17, 2016

      Growth in wearables sparks ‘battle of the wrists’

      For the global watch industry, the latest James Bond film Spectre has a poignant moment. At the end of his usual...

    37. January 15, 2016

      Jawbone value drops by more than half on new equity raising

      Jawbone, the struggling maker of fitness tracking devices, revealed on Friday that it had shored up its finances with...

    38. January 14, 2016

      After CES 2016: the innovations to follow up

      After the sensory overload of Las Vegas, the highlights of last week’s Consumer Electronics Show are becoming clearer....

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