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It’s not that many years since the idea of shopping on your phone – or “m-commerce” as the jargon of the time put it – was laughed at by many experts. Who would actually buy stuff from that little device in their pockets? As it turns out, lots of people.
Smartphones and tablets may never completely …Christmas
A tax-free payment from the government of up to £6,000 for couples buying their first home, and interest rates of up to 4% when saving for a deposit, will be on offer to young buyers who take up the new help-to-buy Isa, which will launch next week.
The 4% interest rate will be on offer in branches …Housing
Fitness trackers can help you ward off holiday weight gain, but if you don’t want to commit to wearing a bracelet every day, the clip-on Fitbit Zip …
Formula E has just partnered with investment company Kinetik to kick off the world’s first driverless car racing series.
Formula E, the first electronic car circuit race, uses electric cars capable of approximately 140 miles per hour. The new series, dubbed Roborace, will pit 10 teams — with two …Driverless Cars
Adobe has released its initial annual online shopping data for the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day, showing …iPhone
Snapchat users in the US are in for a treat today. The company has partnered with Apple’s Beats to create a special Lens feature for Black Friday.
To see what it is, just take a selfie and tap on your face for a second to turn the feature on. You’ll be presented with a series of lights and borders, …Snapchat
About six weeks ago, I started a mini experiment to find out if I was too late (or too old) to hop on the Instagram and Snapchat trains.
As a mid-thirties male, I’m not really in the demographic for either product, or I certainly don’t feel like I am. Nonetheless, it’s time to take a look at if or …Snapchat
The influence of financial services on the economy is spelled out again as City brokers steal top spot in this year’s official list of highest …Employment
There’s little more frustrating for a regular computer user than a pop-up that demands your undivided attention right when you’re in the middle of something crucial.
No one wants to deal with pop-ups. They’re a bane of the modern life, from ads to irritating dialogue boxes, and should be put out to …Raspberry Pi
You know when everyone tells you what you’re doing is wrong but you do it anyway? That’s the UK government right now.
Tech folks, human rights campaigners and even a member of the House of Lords charged with overseeing the government’s latest attempt to increase its spying powers are all united in …United Kingdom
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has joined Louis van Gaal in considering Leicester as genuine Premier League title contenders.
Leicester sit at the top of the table after a superb start to the season under Claudio Ranieri -- with Jamie Vardy leading the drive as the division's top goal scorer.
Exclusive interview: Stoke City's marquee summer signing explains why a 'flip flap' against Chelsea proves he is getting back to his best
It was, Xherdan Shaqiri says, a sign; a sign that his confidence is coming back. A sign that he is returning to the level he knows he can play at; that the …Lionel Messi
Leicester City forward has the chance to break record at Manchester United on Saturday, but whose 10-match scoring streak is most impressive?
Jamie Vardy made footballing history last week by equalling Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of netting in 10 consecutive Premier League matches, but whose …English Premier League
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal conceded he was "worried" about his team's goal-scoring problems after a goalless draw with PSV Eindhoven left their Champions League campaign in the balance.
Victory on Wednesday would have taken United into the last 16, but with Jesse Lingard blazing their …Louis van Gaal
Liverpool 2 Bordeaux 1: Klopp's side reach Europa League knockout stage after Belgian striker's glorious goal makes up for keeper's unusual error
Jürgen Klopp said he wants Liverpool fans to crave every second of his team’s performances, but it was he who could not bear to watch the critical moment …Bordeaux
Perennially crocked forward complains of pain and misses Europa League tie against Bordeaux despite training for eight successive days
Daniel Sturridge’s latest comeback was aborted at the 11th hour when he pulled out of Liverpool’s Europa League clash with Bordeaux with a foot injury.
• Liverpool …Daniel Sturridge
Leicester's remarkable ascent to the top of the Premier League table has been the story of the season so far, but a tough run of fixtures will test …Leicester
Predicted to be the biggest ever Black Friday, here are this year's best offerings from Argos
Black Friday has finally arrived, and you can find the best Argos deals here.
"Christmas shopping is stressful enough without doing it all in one weekend – that’s why we want to make every Friday a …Smart TV
Buttered toast tends to land butter-side down when you drop it. This piece of wisdom is not just another one of Murphy’s adages. It’s a fact, proven …Motorola
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In an age when attention is scarcer than ever, side project …Google Calendar
A little more than one year after the debut of the Ascend Mate7, Huawei has taken the wraps off of its latest flagship, the Mate 8.
Like the Mate7 …Huawei
Planning a rave? Or maybe a protest? Well, messaging service Telegram has just upped its support for mass-organizing by introducing Supergroups, which can include up to 1,000 members.
Until now, group chats were only able to accommodate 200 members on Telegram. That’s fewer than Skype, but more than …Islamic State (ISIS)
It is once again illegal to make personal copies of your own music, videos and ebooks in the UK, thanks to the withdrawal of last year’s private copying exception.
The exception, which was introduced in October 2014, was the subject of a judicial review sought by music industry stakeholders …United Kingdom
Well that was quick. It's only been a couple of days since someone came up with an unofficial app to stream PlayStation 4 gaming to PC, but earlier today, Sony's awesome Shuhei Yoshida confirmed on Twitter that his company is "indeed working on an official [Remote Play] application for PC/Mac." …Sony
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The internet is utterly obsessed with this new app called Acapella. It has a simple concept: people record multiple videos, layering them to create harmonies a la Pitch Perfect. It’s actually a technique …Internet
For two years, Microsoft has been working on Cities Unlocked, an ambitious project to use advanced GPS and smartphone technology to help the visually impaired navigate cities on their own.
The Telegraph tested phase two of the initiative and reported that, aided by spatial audio, Microsoft’s …Microsoft
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Python is one of our favorite languages. Versatile, and yet easy to grasp, it’s one of the best languages at expressing the logic behind code with a …Django