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13 days ago
Google’s Duo enters a crowded field
Google’s Duo enters a crowded field

Google’s new video-chatting app is being billed as a simpler and more reliable way to see friends and family as you talk to them.

13 days ago
London’s new rules irk Uber
London’s new rules irk Uber

Uber takes legal action in the latest battle between London regulators and the ride-hailing service.

13 days ago
Top miners to raise capital expenditure
Top miners to raise capital expenditure

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto plan to raise capital expenditure as a firming rebound in commodity prices paves the way for growth projects.

13 days ago
Amazon woos women entrepreneurs
Amazon woos women entrepreneurs

E-commerce titan Amazon sees women-owned businesses as fuel for its online marketplace.

14 days ago
Duo: Google’s challenge to Skype?
Duo: Google’s challenge to Skype?

Google unveils its new video chat application that works with devices running the Android operating system and Apple’s iOS.

15 days ago
Pokemon NO! How venues are shunning hit game
Pokemon NO! How venues are shunning hit game

The global Pokemon GO craze shows no sign of slowing down - but some sites are limiting player access.

15 days ago
Malware found on hotel payment systems
Malware found on hotel payment systems

Twenty hotels operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts may have divulged payment data from tens of thousands of transactions.

16 days ago
Can you survive a device-free dinner?
Can you survive a device-free dinner?

If Snapchat is distracting you from your sugarsnap peas at the dinner table, maybe it’s time for a digital detox.

16 days ago
The summer job ain’t what it used to be
The summer job ain’t what it used to be

Remember babysitting and mowing lawns for cash in your teens? Today’s youngsters are moving towards volunteer work and gap-years.

16 days ago
The $4 coin worth $60 000
The $4 coin worth $60 000

America’s Stella coin was minted in a limited run of two versions. Its face value was four dollars. Today, the coins are worth much more.

16 days ago
House by the beach? Watch the waves...
House by the beach? Watch the waves...

The rising sea level is one of the biggest threats to the world’s socio-economic prosperity, warns researcher Benjamin Horton.

17 days ago
Making bricks and pizza behind bars
Making bricks and pizza behind bars

From the outside, Uruguay’s Punta de Rieles prison looks like any other.

17 days ago
Pyjamas and cocktails at 35 000 feet
Pyjamas and cocktails at 35 000 feet

Why are the world’s top airlines rushing to provide sleepwear to travellers in premium cabins?

18 days ago
Mobile phones becoming ubiquitous in China
Mobile phones becoming ubiquitous in China

China had 1.3 billion mobile users by the end of 2015 - and nearly 30 percent of them were connected to the 4G network.

18 days ago
Steel protectionism goes global
Steel protectionism goes global

Regulators around the world are pushing harder than ever to shield local steel industries from foreign competition.