As the world's top players, minus Apple, gather in Barcelona, Gideon Spanier assesses the mood
The Chancellor's plan to reduce the deficit relied on a hefty windfall from the sale of the 4G spectrum. But it hasn't worked out that way. So where does that leave the public finances?
Britain finally gets superfast phone connections – but it will cost you extra to download hours of television
Mobile phone company O2 - the latest victim of a technology system crash - say they have fixed the problems with their service as the focus switches to compensation for affected customers.
But are we throwing away money – and a chance to be green? Tom Bawden finds out
Deauville, traditionally known as Paris's "21st arrondissement", has seen several recent enhancements including the O2 Sofa Bar at the Barrière casino and the revamped Manoirs de Tourgeville. Flights, operating four days a week, begin on 24 June.
A pricey handset and a costly contract are only the beginning of an expensive love affair, says Tim Walker
With companies now packaging their broadband deals with TV and phone services, it pays to shop around. But finding the best deal can be tricky. James Daley navigates the market
Shoppers will flock to 1,250 stores across Britain today in search of the new 3G iPhone, Apple's combined music player, phone and internet browser. Many will be disappointed.
Want a flashy handset and a low-cost contract? There is a way, says James Daley