‘This is its worst crime yet.” The crime in question is making us miss the start of one of Liverpool’s crucial Premier League games. The perpetrato(...)

 Travellers watch the World Cup on a giant screen in the main hall of the central railway station in Rotterdam, Netherlands. How big a screen can you fit into your living room? Photograph: EPA/Lex van Lieshout

The big day is fast approaching – the World Cup final takes place on Sunday and if you are a football fan, chances are you want to make the most of it(...)

Some evil mice, a kidnapped cat and a buddy who is willing to step up and try to save him: good ingredients that make an even better game. The shoot-’(...)

Microsoft has done a u-turn on its support for Windows XP - at least for the recently discovered flaw in its Internet Explorer browser. The vulnerabil(...)

FireChat

Instant messaging apps are two a penny (or cent), but there are few that offer really innovative features for users. FireChat aims to change th(...)

Cloak

Imagine a social network that instead of connecting you friends, allows you to actively avoid them. That’s what Cloak is. Billing itself as the ant(...)

Workers walk past a Mobile World Congress banner in Barcelona. The GSMA Mobile World Congress will take place this week. Photograph: Reuters

The biggest names in the mobile industry are gathering in Spain this week to reveal their plans and products for the upcoming year. The annual (...)

PCH chief executive Liam Casey: “the whole hardware space is on fire at the moment. It is a very exciting time.” Photograph: David Sleator.

PCH International has acquired Canadian ecommerce platform ShopLocket in a significant strategic move by the company, which has its headquarters in C(...)

Brett Meyers, chief executive of CurrencyFair, explains how he convinced  Sebastian Chabal to dress up as a fairy.

The new Irish Times business and technology podcast is being piloted today.The show is presented by award-winning journalist Tom Lyons and produced by(...)

Fans of Sonic will be pleased to see the speedy hedgehog land once more on mobile devices. Players race around tracks that shift and change as you (...)