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UK sales for 2013 surge to $5.6bn, bringing its corporation tax arrangements back into the spotlight

Network: My Technology - A mobile makes me far more efficient

Fashion designer Amanda Wakeley on her Motorola StarTAC phone. Interview by Jennifer Rodger

'My husband was killed by his mobile'

INVESTIGATION: Could your mobile phone give you cancer? Sophie Goodchild hears sufferers' stories. Charles Arthur explains the technology

Motorola links with 'smart' mobiles venture

MOTOROLA, the US mobile phone giant, yesterday formally joined a joint venture which includes its competitors Nokia and Ericsson, as well as Psion, the handheld computer maker, to develop software for portable computers and "smart" mobile phones.

Ahead of their time

Multi-function watches Paging, e-mailing, even filming - telling the hours and minutes is the least of what the new watches do. Martin Skegg and Michael Oliviera-Salac report

Shooping: The day I got the call ...

I Want To Own ... A Mobile Phone That Makes The Tea

Nokia's line to the top slot

Finland's mobile maker is set to pass Motorola, writes Jonas Dromberg

The judgements of Scottish business are what matter

From his days in the shipyards of the Clyde, Gus Macdonald has shown his value

Design: Small is beautiful...

... but potentially useless, says Ann Treneman, after trying out the latest tiny gadgets

Racal consortium wins Tube deal

Racal consortium wins Tube deal

Outlook: Psion venture deserves success

SO MAYBE Psion does have a future after all. Until yesterday, the manufacturer of those dinky hand-held computers looked destined to go the same way as Apple, becoming a much-admired but obsolete player in an industry dominated by the mighty Microsoft. Everyone recognised that Psion's software was the best. But nobody else wanted to use it.

My passion for adult learning

For all of us continuing to learn is the life-blood of personal fulfilment and renewed opportunity. I am passionate about this because I was - and still am - an adult learner.

Graduates into IT: If you speak a language, you can name your price

Companies are keen to recruit multicultural workforces, and graduates are encouraged to think internationally. Stephen Pritchard reports

Satellites signal a revolution in the way we talk

Andrew Marshall in Washington on a technological leap in communications

UK cable modem debut

TELEWEST Communications, the cable company that agreed to buy General Cable, has said it will start selling an internet service later this year offering dial-up speeds up to 20 times faster than those now available.
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Peter Ackroyd on Alfred Hitchcock

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Stars safeguard against morbid advertising

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UK horticulture industry facing skills crisis

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Hack Circus: Technology, art and learning

Hack Circus aims to turn the rule-abiding approach of TED talks on its head. Rhodri Marsden meets mistress of ceremonies Leila Johnston
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Sevenoaks split over grammar school annexe

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A look through the lens: 10 best compact cameras

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Ross Barkley played well against Italy but he must build on that. His time to step up and seize that England No 10 shirt is now
Why Michael Carrick is still proving an enigma for England

Why Carrick is still proving an enigma for England

Manchester United's talented midfielder has played international football for almost 14 years yet, frustratingly, has won only 32 caps, says Sam Wallace
Tracey Neville: The netball coach who is just as busy as her brothers, Gary and Phil

Tracey Neville is just as busy as her brothers, Gary and Phil

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