BlackBerry chief executive John Chen introduces the Passport smartphone. Photograph: Aaron Harris/Reuters

Last month, the company that pioneered the concept of the smartphone unveiled a brand new device featuring a completely different screen size from pre(...)

Tight integration of hardware and software has become the norm following Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia.
#TopTechStories2013

This was the year the technology industry faced a pivotal moment in its evolution, all thanks to a certain NSA contractor based in Hawaii who decided (...)

What can Ernest Hemingway teach us about industrial disruption? The master of terse prose was more concerned with war, pugilism and other overt displa(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: HyperloopBillionaire PayPal founder Elon Musk has unveiled plans for Hyperloop – a transport system that would allow passengers to (...)

 Cory Monteith poses at the premiere of the second season of the television series “Glee” at Paramount studios in Los Angeles in this September 7th, 2010 file photo. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters.

Canadian actor Cory Monteith, a star of Fox’s musical-comedy television series “Glee”, was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room yesterday. Police a(...)

Professor Rita McGrath

Finding a real competitive advantage in an industry has been likened to discovering the Holy Grail in the corporate strategy stakes. However, it’s an (...)

TODAYResults: Connemara Mining Company.Indicators: German IFO Business Climate (Jun), US Chicago Fed National Activity Index (May).TOMORROWMeetings: M(...)

Google encourages its engineers to dedicate 20 per cent of their work time to side projects, an initiative which gave rise to Google Earth

“Fast-growth companies must keep innovating. Companies are like sharks. If they stop moving, they die.” That’s according to Salesforce. com chi(...)

CIARA O’BRIEN The growth in popularity of tablets and smartphones coupled with an economic slowdown has wreaked havoc on the PC industry.(...)

BlackBerry shares have increased 14 per cent, fuelled by takeover speculation. Photo: Reuters

BlackBerry shares rose 14 per cent yesterday, fuelled by takeover speculation and news that AT&T will start selling the new BlackBerry Z10 (...)