Family PC becomes a big, floating tablet

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Sony's Tap 20 changes the concept of the home PC by stripping away most of the things we associate with familiar computing appliances. Ugly ....

16 November, 2012

Nokia maps out location services plan

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Nokia is mapping out a strategy to beat Apple and Google with its location services – offering a maps app for the iPhone ....

14 November, 2012
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HTML5 web tools 'just not there yet'

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After popping the bubble of expectation round Facebook's financial performance, Mark Zuckerberg has been taking the hype out ....

30 October, 2012

New Google laptop to crash rivals' party

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Google will launch a new $250 version of its Chromebook laptop next week, clashing with Microsoft's unveiling of the $499 Surface ....

19 October, 2012

Amazon uses 'shock and awe' tactics

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Smartphone announcements from Nokia and Motorola last week may not have had the big impact the companies hoped for ahead of ....

10 September, 2012

A mission to reach the next level

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Standing in a GameStop store off San Francisco's Union Square, it is not hard to survey the walls lined with disk-based titles ....

27 August, 2012
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Google acts to reduce pirated content

Chris Howells & Chris Nuttall & Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson

Google is making changes to its search rankings to reduce the visibility of websites hosting pirated content, in a move long advocated ....

13 August, 2012

Deadly serious about games

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Welcome to Kixeye. You'll never find a more wret­ched hive of scum and villainy," snarls the virtual receptionist when you ding ....

1 August, 2012

PC makers hope Windows 8 will revive sales

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

PC makers, jilted of late by consumers attracted to tablets and smartphones, are pinning their hopes for a change in fortunes ....

16 July, 2012

Start-ups eye crowd-funding for capital

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

In the start-up culture in US creative industries, fledging businesses often look to a few key, angel investors for their first ....

13 July, 2012
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Updates are a touch too much

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

The influence of tablets has led to lighter, thinner, instant-on laptops and now new touch gestures and apps are on the way with ....

15 June, 2012

E3 old guard adopt mobile tactics

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

While the giant screens showing forthcoming blockbusters from video game publishers and console makers still dominated this week's ....

8 June, 2012

Console makers adapt to gamers' new habits

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

coAt the annual E3 video game show this week, console makers' main focus will not be on the latest games, but rather other forms ....

4 June, 2012

The Tech World's Willy Wonka

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

Walking into Zynga's headquarters in San Francisco is like entering one of the games it develops for social networks. The reception ....

7 May, 2012

Tables Turned On Tech's Fast Follower

Song Jung-a & Chris Nuttall

A teasing invitation to a big product launch at a major venue is usually the hallmark of an Apple iPhone or iPad event. But Samsung ....

4 May, 2012

Intel-powered Smartphone Goes On Sale

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

The first smartphone powered by Intel-designed microprocessors is going on sale, just as the world's biggest chipmaker launches ....

23 April, 2012

Cook Breaks With Jobs' Apple Legacy

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

Tim Cook has made his first major break from the legacy of Steve Jobs by choosing to return billions of dollars to shareholders ....

20 March, 2012

Intel In Talks For Internet TV Service

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

Intel is talking to US media companies about an internet-based TV service powered by its chips, in a dramatic departure for the ....

13 March, 2012

Vita's Breath Of Life For The Handheld Console

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

The Nintendo 3DS put 3D gaming in consumers' hands last year without the need for special glasses. Now Sony is launching its own ....

17 February, 2012

A Techie With Foodie Ambitions

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

It is just before noon on a Monday in San Francisco's financial district and already a line is forming for lunch at one of the ....

15 February, 2012

Apple's $100B Reserve Ripe For Spending

Chris Nuttall & Sarah Mishkin

As Apple reaches $100bn in cash reserves, there is no shortage of suggestions about what it should do with its vast hoard. While ....

25 January, 2012