Scroll to Top
By

Microsoft is betting on the future of the smart home, and it’s hoping to discover that future within its own ranks.Earlier this summer, the company announced plans to launch a start-up accelerator...

By

Apple’s newest iPad commercial turns the spotlight on Detroit community activist Jason Hall, co-founder of a massive weekly group bike ride through the city. The 30- and 60-second spots — part...

By

Square, the e-commerce start-up, announced on Tuesday that it would broaden the scope of its cash advance program through a multimillion-dollar deal with Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based firm known...

By

In a scene that’s grown too familiar in many households, parents and children sit together but with all of them buried in their own screens, whether on smartphones, tablets or TV sets. Hoping to bring...

By

Fears have been raised that downloading of smartphone apps has reached saturation point – because they are getting too good.Researchers said almost a third of users do not download apps in a typical...

By

Microsoft is thinking about changing the name of Internet Explorer. In an “Ask Me Anything” chat on Reddit last week, engineers from Microsoft’s Internet Explorer team fielded questions...

By

If you’ve been following Tech Now, you already know all about the current crop of fitness trackers, from Jawbone UP to Shine. But technology marches ever onward, and there’s now a new group of exercise...

By

Take a picture. Send a text. Play a game. Check email. Make a call. Get directions. Then, all this threatens to stop cold in an instant.A smartphone or tablet’s low battery warning is the only warning...

By

Entertainment companies, broadband providers and the Government have teamed up for a major campaign to persuade UK consumers to use only legal download sites. The Creative Content UK campaign has today...

By

Microsoft’s plan to compete with Netflix and Amazon by producing its own TV shows has come to an early end, as the firm announces 18,000 job cuts.Xbox Entertainment Studio will close by the end of the...