Users of Microsoft's Sidekick mobile phone may have permanently lost data such as contacts, photos and calendar entries due to the failure of a Microsoft server computer.
Mobile phone giants Orange and T-Mobile today revealed plans to join forces in a tie-up which will create a new market leader in the UK.
Having come under renewed pressure from updated mobile operating system Windows Mobile 6.5 and competitors including the iPhone and Palm Pre, Google's own mobile phone project received a boost today as T-Mobile announced the first pay-as-you-go Android handset.
Forget the iPhone – Google is on a mission to take over the mobile world. Its innovative operating system is powering a raft of new phones and, one day soon, all handsets could run on it. Jack Riley investigates
In a sport where medals are won and lost by fractions of a second it is not often that you see a competitor punching the air in celebration more than a lap from the finish line. Bradley Wiggins, however, rode the final stages of last night's race for the gold medal in the men's team pursuit competition with his fist pumping skywards as Britain took the title here at the world track championships in world record time.
Thousands of people every year are falling for scams run by mobile-phone middlemen. Think you're wise to their tricks? Rhodri Marsden speaks to the victims who thought they were, too
Never mind urban cool – Cerne Abbas in Dorset has the countryside's hottest properties. City-dweller Rhodri Marsden peers over the fences to find out why