Andy Roberts

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Oracle sinks its claws into Android

<i>This is my first blog post since leaving my role as Mozilla’s CTO 6 months ago. As you may have read in the press, a good chunk of the original</i> …

Aria module will bring gesture control to Android Wear and Pebble Time

We’ve seen multiple different approaches to smartwatch design over the last few years, with some companies like Pebble taking the button control route, while platforms like Android Wear rely on touch and voice. Looking for a third option? Aria is an add-on module that you clip onto your Android …

Wear OS

Tomorrow, Microsoft will make a bunch of announcements that are vital to the company's future

CEO Satya Nadella will kick off the conference with a keynote in which he's expected to make a whole bunch of announcements.<p>Here's what we expect to hear more about:<p><b>Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10!</b> We expect Microsoft to give us an official release date. Earlier this month, the date was leaked …

Ukraine peace talks drag on as leaders wrangle

Talks in Minsk between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France dragged past dawn as they tussled over a plan to end 10 months of fighting in Ukraine.<p>A diplomatic source of Reuters news agency said early on Thursday that the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France would sign a …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

25 cancer drugs to be denied on NHS

Charities have expressed outrage as the NHS announced plans to stop funding 25 treatments for cancer, including those for breast, prostate and bowel disease<p>Eight thousand cancer patients are likely to have their lives cut short following a decision to withdraw NHS funding for 25 …

French Intelligence Warns That There Might Be Worse Attacks to Come

Peter Dejong—AP<p>Philippe Wojazer—Reuters<p>Christopher Furlong—Getty Images<p>Eric Gaillard—Reuters<p>Julien WarnandJ—EPA<p>Dan Kitwood—Getty Images<p>Stephane …

France