The biggest change with Windows 10 is that the Start menu is back

Microsoft is taking another shot at winning over consumers with its latest operating system, Windows 10, which is set to launch in the next few hour(...)

Rodrigo Alverez, system engineer for International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), tests new SyNAPSE chips at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California earlier this year. The tech giant is making advances into new areas but it’s not yet enough to translate into growth for the company as a whole.   (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

IBM is advancing rapidly into new fields like data analytics, cloud computing and mobile applications. And while the giant technology company’s secon(...)

The Lenovo S8-50

Ronan Hughes turns 40 this month, and his wife and two children came up with the idea of getting him a tablet as a present. “I spent about six week(...)

Hong Kong: approval was won from the city stock exchange for the initial public offering. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Legend Holdings, parent of computer maker Lenovo, has won approval from Hong Kong’s stock exchange for an initial public offering worth about $2 billi(...)

There is a growing convergence between the internet of things and the world of manufacturing. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Often considered one of the most traditional areas of business, the manufacturing sector is outstripping every other industry in the adoption of cutti(...)

Lenovo profit beat analysts’ estimates after widening its lead as the world’s biggest PC maker.

Lenovo profit beat analysts’ estimates after widening its lead as the world’s biggest PC maker and as the acquisition of Motorola Mobility boosted the(...)

Tourists look at an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 Plus smartphone in front of a sculpture of a gilded bauhinia at Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Apple’s close relationship with China is getting ever closer. In the first quarter of the year, Apple’s revenues in China rose 71 per cent to €14.7 bi(...)

The OnePlus One smartphone sold initially by invitation only. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

China-based smartphone maker OnePlus, is in talks to obtain Silicon Valley venture capital funding to help double its workforce as it boosts output. (...)

IBM must help China build its IT industry rather than viewing the country solely as a sales destination or manufacturing base, IBM CEO Virginia  Rometty said. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

IBM will share technology with Chinese firms and will actively help build China’s industry, CEO Virginia Rometty said in Beijing as she set out a stra(...)

Microsoft’s plans to upgrade Windows users in China is a unprecedented attempt to get legitimate versions of its software onto machines.  Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Microsoft is making its biggest push into the heavily pirated Chinese consumer computing market this summer by offering free upgrades to Windows 10 to(...)