Technology - Archive

April 2019 articles

Global smartphone sales are set to fall again this year as consumers shun upgrades and hold on to their devices for longer. [...]

8 April

A common view of the world goes thus – individuals and businesses do whatever they can to pursue their own self-interest, and [...]

8 April

Huawei could be banned in parts of the UK because its “shoddy” engineering practices create cyber security issues, a top [...]

8 April

Last year’s disruption at Gatwick airport is estimated to have cost over £50m. The incident points to the urgent need for [...]

8 April

I Interrupt the former leader of my native New Zealand, Helen Clark, in the middle of a Twitter and Facebook purge. [...]

8 April

Consumer growth platform Attest has secured a $16m (£12.3m) series A funding round from Silicon Valley-based investment firm [...]

8 April

Social media sites face financial penalties or blocking if they fail to tackle “online harms”, says a government white paper [...]

8 April

Financial simulation technology firm Simudyne will today announce the close of a $6m (£4.6m) series A funding round, led by [...]

8 April

Digital bank Monzo is set to double its valuation to almost £2bn after securing hefty backing in its latest fundraising round. [...]

7 April

New technologies always stir emotion, and as we’ve seen with the drone incidents at Heathrow and Gatwick, they can even result [...]

7 April

An increasing number of key infrastructure sites have been hit by cyber attacks in recent years, sparking fears the UK is vulnerable [...]

5 April

Morgan Stanley has reportedly been chosen to ensure Uber has a smooth ride through its initial public offering (IPO) after a [...]

5 April

Samsung Electronics has warned its first quarter profits are likely to plunge 60 per cent compared to the same period last year. [...]

5 April

US authorities have blocked an effort by Amazon to prevent its investors from voting on two proposals about the sale of the company’s [...]

5 April

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today launched a consumer law investigation into the console gaming sector. [...]

5 April