Trying out  Samsung Gear VR devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ninety thousand executives, marketers and reporters gather in Barcelona this week for the event. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was on the charm offensive with wireless carriers and telecoms firms during his keynote address at Mobile World Co(...)

Sundar Pichai, Google’s senior vice president of products, pictured during his presentation at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Google will launch an experimental mobile network in the US in the coming months, the tech giant’s senior vice-president of products Sundar Pichai (...)

Larry Page. Photograph: Eric Luke

Google is in danger of hitting the invisible ceiling that limits growth at all big companies as it attacks giant new markets far beyond search, accord(...)

Google has unveiled a new email app that will allow users to cut through the pain of managing their inbox, by highlighting key information from import(...)

Light brigade: Austin during SXSWi. Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty

If you stop for a moment, say by the escalators in the cavernous convention centre in Austin, Texas, and try to take it all in, it makes no sense. (...)

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