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Wednesday 11 May 2011
The set-top box maker Pace stunned the market yesterday with a warning on profits after it was hit by the supply chain issues exacerbated by the earthquake in Japan. The news wiped £190m off the company's value, almost 40 per cent, as the shares closed at 93p on the day.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
A smartphone that requires the owner's fingerprint to be scanned before it will allow anyone to access the web, play games or even make a call is launched today.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
It has helped a group of teenage actors become some of the hottest young stars in Hollywood, made a multi-millionaire of its author, and turned a small town near Seattle into one of America's hottest tourist destinations. Now the Twilight franchise is striking a blow for the fortunes of a cash-strapped New York hand model.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Somehow, the Chilcot Inquiry has become like Big Brother. About once a month it pops up as a small item in the news and you think: "Oh blimey, I didn't realise that was still going on." Before long, like Big Brother, they'll come up with stunts to try and revive some interest. So they'll reintroduce contestants from previous inquiries such as Martin McGuinness and Christine Keeler, or make some witnesses complete a task of finding hidden ping-pong balls in the room or they have to give evidence blindfold.
Thursday 15 July 2010
After decades during which governments of both parties spent billions on attracting foreign investment, the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has declared that Britain can no longer afford to "splay out" grants and subsidies to attract companies to locate in the UK.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Google's initial sales of its Nexus One smartphone have significantly lagged the pace of Apple Inc's iPhone and Motorola's Droid sales coming out of the starting gate, an analytics firm said yesterday.
Thursday 11 March 2010
Motorola has reached a deal with Microsoft Corp that will put Bing search and mapping services on its phones that use Google's Android operating system.
Friday 12 February 2010
Motorola said it aims to split into two companies in the first quarter of 2011, one to focus on cellphones and television set-top boxes, and the other on enterprise networking.
Friday 08 January 2010
Call it a "slate" or call it a "tablet," the technology world is suddenly awash with a novel category of mobile devices seeking to grab the spotlight from a hugely anticipated product launch by Apple later this month.
Thursday 07 January 2010
Motorola said it will sell a new "inside-out" Android flip-phone with a keyboard and display on the outside, and is considering joining the latest craze for tablet computing devices.
Monday 04 January 2010
If you've somehow managed to get through the festive period without picking up a new phone and you have some change in your pocket to use to that end, there are many things to love about the Motorola Milestone, one of the strongest new contenders to the iPhone's well-deserved crown.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Of all the pretenders to the iPhone's crown, it is the Motorola Droid handset which has made the biggest impact, with sales of more than 800,00 racked up since the handset's release in the US on November 6. Now, the model previously dubbed too macho in appearance for the European market and passed up by major UK phone networks will see a release on this side of the Atlantic.
Thursday 05 November 2009
Since its debut in 2007, millions of people have gravitated toward Apple's iPhone, wooed by its sleek hardware, simple user interface and abundance of applications.
Thursday 29 October 2009
Verizon Wireless will start selling its answer to the iPhone - the Droid - for $200 (£121) in the US next week as the company taps into the growing appetite for smart phones that go far beyond making calls.
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