Archive for April, 2018

Apple faces battery pledge complaints

Andrew Robinson
Apple is accused of finding unnecessary faults with iPhones submitted for battery replacements.

Apple in $100bn share buyback as more money returned to US

Andrew Robinson
The world’s most valuable company increases its share buyback as revenues rise on solid iPhone sales.

Braille saviour?

Andrew Robinson
Blind students try out new touch technology which advocates hope will keep the writing system from dying.

Tesla trouble

Andrew Robinson
Elon Musk’s electric car company is spending $6,500 a minute – despite a $10bn debt mountain.

The new nomads

Andrew Robinson
A new class of workers, using laptops and wi-fi can and do work anywhere in the world that is warm and cheap.

How Facebook plans to disrupt internet dating

Andrew Robinson
Facebook says it will provide a private online dating service – but users have their doubts.

Solid iPhone sales boost Apple revenues

Andrew Robinson
The technology giant plans to double its share buyback scheme to $100bn as it returns more cash to the US.

Facial recognition to be used at Singapore airport

Andrew Robinson
Singapore airport is testing facial recognition systems to help speed passengers on their journey

Facebook: ‘Hate speech button’ causes confusion

Andrew Robinson
Some Facebook users mock the sudden appearance of the button under every post on the site.

Facebook F8: Zuckerberg’s dating service takes on Tinder

Andrew Robinson
Facebook’s chief reflects on an “intense year” before revealing plans to match-make users.