Twitter said this week that it has linked up with payment processor Stripe, founded by the Irish Collison brothers, to let shoppers buy products directly with a tweet. (Photograph:Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

Twitter’s plans to let users buy goods and make political donations through tweets offer a path to reach new customers and build profit at a time the(...)

 Bloggers and journalists look at new Sony products at the company’s booth during the first press day for the International Consumer Electronics Fair (IFA) at the exhibition grounds in Berlin, Germany. Photograph:  EPA/RAINER JENSEN

The connected home may be nothing new, but at this year’s IFA consumer electronics exhibition, it seemed as if every manufacturer was keen to push its(...)

A man walks past an advertisement promoting yuan,  dollar and euro exchange services in Hong Kong.

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Intel and Micron Technology have begun production of a faster type of memory chip that could change how computers access large amounts of data. The n(...)

The company’s net income fell to $2.71 billion from $2.80 billion a year earlier

Intel reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday as growth in its data centres and Internet-of-Things businesses helped offset weak (...)

Usage of the app had been in decline

Last summer, employees at the startup Secret gathered in their new offices in downtown San Francisco, waiting for the founders to address the company(...)

The service is Google’s first entry into the wireless industry and will only work on their Nexus 6 phones. Photograph: Erin Lubin/Bloomberg News

Google has launched a new US wireless service – Project Fi – that switches between wifi and cellular networks to curb data use and keep phone bills lo(...)

Spending on consumer technology is expected to decline to $685 billion

Worldwide IT spending will shrink 1.3 per cent this year to $3.66 trillion as the strength of the US dollar more than wipes out a rise in underlying d(...)

Check it out: Daimler’s F 015 driverless-car concept revealed at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

They are often cast as the dinosaurs, outdated companies left behind by the great disruption playing out across the worldwide motor industry.But estab(...)

The first generation of disruptive devices are normally the playthings of the well-heeled.

A wealth of tech gadgetry will be unwrapped this week, much of it destined for a bottom drawer alongside chunky old Nokias and Wii remotes. Wearable t(...)