James Vincent

James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent online, and his work appears in print too. In the past he has written freelance for Wired, the New Statesman and the Financial Times.

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iPhone 6 could be Apple's big 'mobile wallet'

Combining 800 million iTunes accounts with the iPhone 5s’ Touch ID for security would make Apple a strong player in the mobile payment market

iPhone 6 and iOS 8: Seven new features you'll be getting on Apple's latest smartphone

From medical information on your lock screen to searching Wikipedia off the home-screen - iOS 8 has a lot of new toys to play with

Google unveils secret delivery drone program dubbed 'Project Wing'

The drones have been tested in the Australian outback, and Google hopes they could be useful in disaster relief situations, delivering food and medicine

US researchers studying how misinformation spreads smeared by Fox News as 'Orwellian'

Federal-funded 'Truthy' database (named after Stephen Colbert's 'truthiness') has been decried as a Democrat plot to monitor right-wing 'subversives'

Chinese military's 3,000mph super sub dismissed as 'ludicrous' by US experts

The submarine would use a method known as supercavitation to shield itself in an air bubble that would let it slip through water with far less friction

Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches: one makes calls, the other looks like a watch

That's the LG Watch R on the left and Samsung's Gear S on the right

Apple iWatch: the rumoured release date is 9 September so here's everything we know about Apple's fabled smartwatch

We've only rumours and reports to go on, but expect a fashionable device with a focus on fitness tracking, voice commands and smart home control

How one Swedish start-up is analysing our 'digital handwriting' to secure mobile banking

Behaviosec uses 'behavioural biometrics' to work out if the person using a mobile device is really who they say they are - and banking is just the start

Time Warner Cable down for both internet and on-demand TV customers across US

Time Warner Cable - currently planning a $45.2 billion merger with equally-hated provider Comcast - has around 12 million customers in the US

Apple iPhones go big (with full-screen adverts)

App developers now have the option to run full-screen ads or pre-roll videos of up to a minute long in games and apps

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