Ben Thompson

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Norwich City’s Onel Hernandez celebrates scoring his side’s  goal in  the Championship match against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Photograph:  Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Norwich stretched their lead at the top of the Championship to five points and pulled seven points clear of third place after a 1-0 victory at Middles(...)

Kenny McLean scores  Norwich City’s second goal  during the t Championship match against  Bristol City at Carrow Road. Photograph: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Norwich kept their lead at the top of the Championship table with a thrilling 3-2 win against in-form Bristol City. Jamie Paterson put the visitors a(...)

 A view of a park in Ballybrack, Co Dublin, during the recent snow. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The “Beast from the East” was melting into the pavements and front gardens of Ballybrack – consigned to memories and history – when we visited the pla(...)

Jon Stead scores  Notts County’s equaliser in the FA cup fourth-round match against Swansea City at   Meadow Lane. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Notts County 1 Swansea City 1 Jon Stead’s goal earned Notts County a deserved replay as they came from behind to draw 1-1 with Swansea in the FA Cup(...)

Windows 10 for smartphones: why did Microsoft’s mobile efforts flub so badly, and why did it take so long to correct course once the underlying currents of the smartphone era became evident? Photograph: EPA/PETER STEFFEN

Last week, Microsoft put the torch to the pyre of its mobile ambitions, laying off 1,850 jobs and writing down $950 million from its Lumia smartphone (...)

Concerns over concentrated media ownership will be nothing compared to the anxiety over the power wielded by Zuckerberg and Facebook. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

For political addicts in the western world, recent elections have offered more twists than this year’s Premier League. We have just had an electoral(...)

Clayton Christensen came under scathing criticism over  his views on Apple and Samsung. Phoitograph: Sascha Schuermann/AP Photo

This has been the year that disruption got disrupted. Or, avoiding the hyperbole, 2014 has been the year when Clayton Christensen’s famous theory of d(...)

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(...)

Lots of tech companies have forced us to realise the truth of the maxim that “if you’re not paying for a product, you’re not the customer, you are the product”

Last week, like millions of others, I had to install a smartphone app I really didn’t want to download. A friend had sent me a message about meeting f(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook

There’s a funny YouTube sketch by Dublin’s Pork Street comedy troupe called “There’s Too Many Apps For That”, in which comics Jim Elliot and D(...)

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