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Chinese smartphone makers win as market swells

31 July 2014, 12:08

Chinese smartphone makers racked up big gains as the global market for Internet-linked handsets grew to record levels in the second quarter, International Data Corp said Tuesday.

Top malware threats hold your smartphone to ransom

31 July 2014, 08:45

A new range of malware applications collectively known as ransomware is targeting smartphones as cyber criminals look for creative ways to extract money from people.

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Sony looks to PlayStation Network to build future

30 July 2014, 11:49

Sony is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10bn lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster - the PlayStation.

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Government moves in to combat cyber crimes

30 July 2014, 10:02

The government is planning to put all government websites under one centre in order to fight cyber crimes from one angle.

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Dating site admits to Facebook-style experimentation

30 July 2014, 08:40

OkCupid, a top US matchmaking website, regularly mismatches users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive service has revealed.

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Dog passing out video goes viral on YouTube

29 July 2014, 11:11

A video of a dog passing out from joy has rocketed up the charts to become one of the most popular online videos.

Mob kills woman, girls, over Facebook post

28 July 2014, 10:43

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook.

Mobile tech reshaping the health sector

28 July 2014, 08:00

Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

Nigeria nabs Facebook fraudster

26 July 2014, 08:41

Nigeria has arrested a man accused of stealing $6m in Facebook fraud.

Facebook strikes gold with mobile

25 July 2014, 12:00

Facebook's fast-growing mobile advertising business has helped drive a 61% increase in revenue, beating Wall Street targets and sending shares to a record high.

Amazon's heavy investing eats into bottom line, shares drop

25 July 2014, 08:05

Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics.

In China, Apple's focus pays off while Samsung feels squeeze

24 July 2014, 12:33

The mobile industry has long held that Samsung's broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets.

Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

24 July 2014, 07:40

LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.

Blogger gets 6.5 years for 'rumour-mongering'

23 July 2014, 13:13

A Chinese blogger known for criticising the ruling Communist Party was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in jail, state media said, as authorities pursue a crackdown on online "rumours".

Smartphones waste time

23 July 2014, 12:17

Smartphones even eat into restaurant time. How? Mandi Smallhorne elaborates.

Fake Google Play apps target data, cash - report

23 July 2014, 07:09

Most of the applications on Google's Play Store online site have fake copies loaded with malware to steal personal and financial information, says a report.

Debate rages over snooping of Google user e-mails

22 July 2014, 08:16

A federal judge has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's e-mails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue personal data.

'Sex please' rejection list goes viral

21 July 2014, 12:15

A sexually frustrated husband's spreadsheet on his wife's excuses to avoid sex with him has gone viral on the internet.

Ericsson reports profit leap

21 July 2014, 07:53

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has announced a leap in its second-quarter profits, beating analyst expectations.

Video of child beating boy in Lebanon goes viral

20 July 2014, 09:16

Lebanon ordered an investigation into horrific video footage that has gone viral on the Internet showing a small child beating a boy, believed to be Syrian, urged on by adults.

Bill ensures emails, photos won't die

19 July 2014, 08:58

A group of influential US lawyers has the answer to the question of what would happen to Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts when a person dies.

Tech will drive IT growth in Africa

18 July 2014, 14:35

Communications technologies will drive IT growth in Africa, says an analyst, calling for country-specific African strategies.

Visa launches new service to pay online

18 July 2014, 09:39

Visa has launched a new online checkout service that eliminates typing in card numbers.

Win would make Murdoch US media king

17 July 2014, 13:07

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has made an audacious offer for Time Warner that would transform the US media landscape and cement his status as media king.

Nickel in iPad triggered allergy in boy

17 July 2014, 08:28

Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition.

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