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    1. 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...

    2. 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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      The corporate aviation industry is still struggling to recover from the downturn trigg...
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    1. December 8, 2014

      Wearable tech and cars boost demand

      “Exciting new experiences, right on your wrist.” That was the promise made by Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide...

    2. December 7, 2014

      Women in Business — Tara Swart

      Tara Swart is a doctor and neuroscientist, designing and running the neuroscience and leadership course at MIT Sloan School...

    3. December 7, 2014

      Sharp displays may be the shape of things to come

      Display technology has seen all manner of innovations, but the rectangular design of digital devices — be they smartphones,...

    4. November 28, 2014

      Smart bag for a smartphone?

      Earlier this year I had the opportunity to trial some “exoskeleton” trousers which gave the wearer the ability to carry a...

    5. November 20, 2014

      The ‘smart airports’ checking in apps and beacons

      Few would deny that smartphones merit the label, given the features they contain compared with their analogue ancestors. Can...

    6. November 20, 2014

      Samsung Gear S: a smartwatch that is really a smartphone

      When Samsung launched its first smartwatch just over a year ago, its main objective seemed to be bragging rights that it...

    7. FT Tech Hub

      November 19, 2014

      Predictions for 2015: Google to buy Netflix?

      Is it too early to make forecasts for 2015? Not for CCS Insight, a UK-based technology research firm, which is already...

    8. November 14, 2014

      Should we mount a private prosecution?

      Our company has been badly hit by some fraudulent activity that means we are losing significant business opportunities. We...

    9. FT Tech Hub

      November 12, 2014

      Samsung goes deeper into VR with "Project Beyond" camera

      Samsung has unveiled a prototype of a new kind of 360-degree camera that could help virtual reality move beyond its current...

    10. November 11, 2014

      The truth about owning a smartwatch

      When it’s your own, it’s just different somehow. No one can honestly tell you what it’s going to be like to have one in your...

    11. November 9, 2014

      Minnow Fitbug swims with sharks in wearable gadgets market

      This should be a great month for Fitbug, a small Camden-based maker of wearable heart-rate monitors. As of today, its gizmos...

    12. November 7, 2014

      G-Shock responds to rise of smartwatch

      In 1981, Kikuo Ibe accidentally dropped a much-loved wristwatch, a present from his father. He could only look on in horror...

    13. November 7, 2014

      Fine pieces to help women disconnect but stay in the loop

      Before setting up Kovert, her high-tech fine jewellery company, Kate Unsworth interviewed 350 women about their...

    14. November 6, 2014

      Microsoft Band: review of frontrunner among ‘pre-Apple wearables’

      A year ago in this column, I complained that wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbit’s wristbands or Jawbone’s UP24 failed...

    15. November 5, 2014

      All I want for Christmas is a wearable device

      Wearable devices are predicted to be big sellers in the run-up to Christmas, thanks to a huge leap in public awareness about...

    16. FT Tech Hub

      November 5, 2014

      Jawbone heads off Apple Watch with new Up3 wristband

      As Apple readies its Watch, Jawbone is aiming for “the other wrist” with the latest update to its Up fitness tracker. Rather...

    17. October 21, 2014

      Internet of things is ready to deliver

      Imagine products en route from manufacturer to customer, shuttling between warehouses and trucks, all the time chattering...

    18. October 20, 2014

      Consumer technologies bring step change to business travel

      Step on board your private jet and settle in your seat. Then, by tapping your watch, dim the lights and close the blinds....

    19. FT Alphaville

      October 15, 2014

      When a man cannot choose, is he still a consumer?

      Supermarket price wars, as we all know, are beginning to weigh on the bottom lines of the nation’s top grocers. [Err, surely...

    20. October 15, 2014

      CSR valued at £1.56bn after Qualcomm agrees to buy it

      Qualcomm has agreed to buy CSR, in a deal that values the equity of the UK chipmaker at £1.56bn. The recommended all-cash...

    21. October 15, 2014

      Google cyber team discovers ‘Poodle’ bug

      A new vulnerability in the basic software used to secure the web has been discovered by cyber security researchers at...

    22. October 15, 2014

      Intel ships over 100m chips for first time

      Intel reported record revenue and, for the first time, shipped more than 100m chips in a quarter, indicating that the...

    23. October 14, 2014

      From canteen menus to monitoring vital signs

      Employees at BP’s UK operations may not have noticed, but their diets are getting healthier. Starting last year, the oil...

    24. October 8, 2014

      Broadcom wants your help to build the internet of things

      In a technology industry increasingly full of mobile games and vanishing photo apps, Broadcom does not stand out as playful...

    25. October 1, 2014

      Arm Holdings releases ‘internet of things’ free software

      Arm Holdings has released free software that will allow products from smart fridges and high-tech watches to communicate...

    26. September 24, 2014

      Arm launches latest chip to power the internet of things

      Arm Holdings is making its biggest push yet into the so-called “internet of things”, releasing a chip designed for connected...

    27. September 19, 2014

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      Buy JD Wetherspoon (JDW) The share price still looks fairly undemanding especially given forecasts of double-digit...

    28. 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...

    29. September 17, 2014

      Apple opens up with iOS 8 and targets the privacy high ground

      Apple claims its latest annual update to its operating system for iPhones and iPads is its “biggest iOS release ever”. Those...

    30. September 16, 2014

      iColytes vs ’Droids in the battle of the smartphone

      Choosing a phone these days is a decision that’s tied up with one’s identity. Do you stand for the ease-of-use and superior...

    31. September 14, 2014

      Basic tech shortcuts for those who will never learn to code

      Coding is a hot skill to pick up. But most executives are probably not going to sign up for programming courses, so what...

    32. September 10, 2014

      New York Fashion Week: Day 6

      The Spring Summer 2015 contemporary collections on day six of New York Fashion Week were designed for the urban woman on the...

    33. FT Tech Hub

      September 9, 2014

      Hands on with the Apple Watch

      The design of Apple’s Watch draws on the heritage of the iPod and iPhone but wears its history lightly. It has clever new...

    34. Material World

      September 9, 2014

      The Apple Watch has arrived - and the front row of New York Fashion Week have given their verdict

      Proof that Apple was pitching its new Watch as its first official foray into style accessories was made evident during New...

    35. September 9, 2014

      Europe targets Google yet again

      Following the revelations by Edward Snowden into mass surveillance by US spying agencies, the public mood in Europe has...

    36. September 9, 2014

      Apple unveils watch, wallet and big phone

      Apple sought to recapture a decisive lead over the rest of the personal tech industry, unveiling its first large-screen...

    37. September 9, 2014

      iPhone 6 will be ‘biggie’ in sales, says Dixons Carphone chief

      Dixons Carphone, the newly merged UK technology retailer, said it expected the new Apple iPhone 6 to boost sales when stock...

    38. September 9, 2014

      Apple iWatch makes an impact before release

      The impact of Apple’s new fitness-tracking device is already being felt in the wearable technology market, even before its...

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