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    1. 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...

    2. February 7, 2016

      US military: Robot wars

      When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay...

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    1. The Connected Business

      From virtual assistants embedded in messaging services to apps that can be ‘streamed’ ...
    2. Health at Work

      In the UK and many countries around the world, policymakers and employers from the pub...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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....

    13. January 11, 2016

      Telegraph installs then removes motion trackers from staff desks

      The Daily Telegraph has said it will immediately remove motion trackers placed under its reporters’ desks, after staff...

    14. January 8, 2016

      Week in Review, January 9

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Netflix and carmakers grab the...

    15. January 7, 2016

      Michael J Fox in Parkinson’s smartwatch drug trial tie-up

      Chipmaker Intel and Michael J Fox’s Parkinson’s foundation are teaming up with a pharmaceuticals company to use...

    16. January 7, 2016

      Fitbit flop shows the challenge of building a hardware business

      Silicon Valley’s recent infatuation with hardware start-ups is being put to the test. And if the reaction to Fitbit’s...

    17. January 6, 2016

      Casio: smart, watch

      Hoarding pays off. A mint condition Casio digital watch from 1974 — the year it launched — sells for multiples of its...

    18. January 6, 2016

      CES 2016: L’Oréal gets a makeover with move into wearable tech

      L’Oréal, the beauty brand better known for its make-up than its gadgetry, has struck a strategic alliance with tech...

    19. January 5, 2016

      CES 2016: Casio maps out smartwatch territory

      Casio Computer is making its first foray into the smartwatch market with a device targeted at cyclists and hikers in an...

    20. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      21st Century Fox snaps up stake in VR company

      21st Century Fox said on Tuesday it is taking a minority stake in Osterhout Design Group as it ramps up its bet on...

    21. January 5, 2016

      CES 2016: Fitbit launches latest fitness-focused smartwatch

      Fitbit launched a new fitness-focused smartwatch at the Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday, as looks to stave off...

    22. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      Fitbit bets on new watch amid Apple threat

      Fitbit is launching a new fitness-focused smart watch at the Consumer Electronics Show, as it faces growing competition...

    23. Tech blog

      January 5, 2016

      #techFT - Holy telematics! Cars are CES stars

      The connected car – driver optional – is a big theme at CES 2016, Orange and Bouygues are in merger talks, NYC has...

    24. January 4, 2016

      Oculus founder takes long-term view of virtual reality

      It could take a decade before virtual reality headsets become cheap and portable enough to replace smartphones as the...

    25. January 3, 2016

      CES 2016: Innovators gear up in search for gadget to drive sales

      More than 170,000 attendees will flock to Las Vegas this week for the annual showcase of hot technology — the Consumer...

    26. December 18, 2015

      Utilities rise on slow tightening outlook

      The US Federal Reserve formally ended its crisis-era monetary policy this week, while hinting that it would continue...

    27. December 17, 2015

      Ricoh Theta and Bublcam: affordable all-round images

      Virtual reality is tipped by many to be the big, breakthrough technology of 2016. Regular readers of this column will...

    28. FT Alphaville

      December 15, 2015

      The future military-artificial intelligence complex?

      The Pentagon wants to spend billions prepping for the next stage in warfare that it believes will be defined by...

    29. December 13, 2015

      Ten developments in digital finance

      Digital technology has changed the face of banking. “But innovation for innovation’s sake is a waste; it must have a...

    30. December 11, 2015

      Cash on the wane in UK as plastic powers ahead

      The decline of cash in the UK is underlined in a new report on card use, which shows that previously plastic-free...

    31. Fast FT

      December 10, 2015

      Companies that should be on Apple’s wish list - FRB

      It may have a $200bn cash hoard, but Apple has tended to shy away from large acquisitions. But that may have to change...

    32. December 8, 2015

      Tech firms have high hopes for new year

      We may hope Santa will bring us gadgets that can make our dreams come true, but it is worth remembering that big...

    33. December 8, 2015

      Executives seek more excitement in latest plans for smartphones

      Smartphone makers are facing something akin to a mid-life crisis. The excitement of the early days when people were...

    34. December 8, 2015

      Time ticks on chances of the Apple Watch catching on

      Back in September, the pollster Ipsos Mori emailed journalists offering them a free survey on any techie subject. The...

    35. December 3, 2015

      Gift guide: on-the-go gadgets

      The second half of our seasonal gift guide brings a glimpse of the future. These gadgets, which are suited to use...

    36. FT Alphaville

      December 1, 2015

      Welcome to your simulacrum future - a $674bn opportunity!

      Can’t satisfy humanity’s desire for nice houses, good quality jobs, leisure, pastures green, holidays and generally all...

    37. November 30, 2015

      Swatch takes on Apple with Visa payments tie-up

      Swatch, the Swiss watch company, is expanding its counterattack against Apple and other smartwatch manufacturers by...

    38. November 26, 2015

      Black Friday crucial for big retailers

      Investors are watching whether the famed American consumer loosens his or her purse strings on Black Friday, and...

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