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Temple Run 2, Snapchat, BBC iPlayer and WhatsApp messenger among the most popular apps in the UK

The Business Matrix: Wednesday 18 September 2013

IG group benefit from uncertainty

iOS 7: Release date, new features and how to download

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system includes a massive visual overhaul, but there's plenty of new features under the hood too

'USB Condom' prevents unwanted computer infections

Device works by blocking the data transfer pins on USB cables, which security researchers have shown are vulnerable to attack

Samsung refuse to slow down: Galaxy Gear 2 rumoured for January 2014

Next generation of the Gear smartwatch should fix the failings of the original

World’s first ethical smartphone unveiled – and the pre-orders flood in

Fairphone’s maker uses minerals from ‘conflict-free’ mines and looks after its workers. It will be on show in London this week

iPhone 5S: What is a 64-bit processor and why is Apple so excited about it?

The new iPhone 5S comes with a souped-up processor but experts are sceptical about its utility for the average user

O2 says they're stocking the iPhone 5S and 5C despite being left off Apple's website

iPhone 5C with 16GB of internal storage will start from just £50 up front (though not for 4G speeds)

Market Report: Arm is strong on Apple chip hopes

A pricey new smartphone was a reason to dislike Apple yesterday, so it was left to microchip designers to get the City excited. Apple's new smartphones all use 64-bit microchips, which is rather good news for Cambridge-based Arm Holdings.

A rainbow of colourful gadgets now illuminate the tech shop shelves

Techno colour: Grey gadgets have been eclipsed by a rainbow of electronics like Apple's new iPhone 5C

But is bright always right, asks Simon Usborne?

The 10 Best passive speakers

Hook up your iPhone or iPod to one of these devices with built-in amplifiers and you'll be glad you followed our sound advice

Will Apple's fingerprint scanner for the iPhone 5S really kill the password?

'Touch ID' will be the greatest test of biometrics to date; if Apple succeeds then the security industry might follow.

Phil Schiller talks about the pricing of their new products, the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S

Apple announces price and release date of iPhone 5S and 5C in the UK

The new Apple iPhone 5S and 5C smartphones will go on sale in the UK on 20 September, it has been announced.

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C : Launch is boost in the ARM for British microchip industry

Opinion may be divided on the latest incarnations of Apple’s iPhone, but investors were today clear on one thing — the benefits for the British microchip industry.

iPhone 5C and 5S: Pros and cons

Apple have released two new versions of the iPhone: the high-end 5S and the cheaper 5C. But why should you choose one over the other?

Phil Schiller talks about the pricing of their new products, the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C reaction: New budget device could be trump card Apple need

5S set to become a popular handset due to fingerprint technology but 5C is key

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Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

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Smash hit go under the hammer

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Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

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