Microsoft's former CEO and chairman Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer: hits and misses from the Microsoft chairman

Talking Point Wed 20 Aug, AT 12:36

Microsoft's former CEO and chairman will be remembered as much for his failures as his successes

A Metropolitan police officer uses a smart phone

Hundreds of police investigated over social media misuse

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Aug, AT 11:24

One officer tried to befriend a victim on Facebook while others sent racist or homophobic messages

Samsung Galaxy Alpha reviews: first look at metal-body smartphone

First Reaction Mon 18 Aug, AT 11:20

The new smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy Alpha, is the first to feature a metal iPhone-style frame

Old Trafford

Manchester United ban iPads and laptops from Old Trafford

One-Minute Read Tue 12 Aug, AT 11:18

Last season was a bitter pill for United, but there will be no tablets at Old Trafford this time round

Crisps

How your packet of crisps can spy on you

One-Minute Read Thu 7 Aug, AT 13:01

New video technology can listen in on conversations through soundproof glass

What is Bitcoin and why is George Osborne interested?

Briefing Wed 6 Aug, AT 14:00

Chancellor George Osborne wants the Treasury to study the benefits and threats of digital currencies

Google unearths child abuse by monitoring Gmail accounts

Google reports man for 'sending child porn'

One-Minute Read Tue 5 Aug, AT 08:58

Man arrested after Google flagged images of alleged child abuse sent from his Gmail account

Driverless car

Driverless cars get UK green light, but would you trust them?

Briefing Thu 31 Jul, AT 14:40

Soon driverless cars arrive on British roads, introducing a range of technical, legal and moral quandaries

Bolt app

Bolt app: what is it and how is it different from Snapchat?

Briefing Wed 30 Jul, AT 13:23

New messaging service from the makers of Instagram is trying to muscle in on a crowded market

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