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Netflix rival launches iOS and Android apps

£2.99 a month streaming service also coming to consoles and Smart TVs very soon

Thu Aug 08 2013, 16:36

Twitter rolls out improved login verification for iOS and Android apps

No mobile phone number required

Wed Aug 07 2013, 09:48

Twitter updates Windows 8 app with support for multiple accounts

Also adds the ability to pin accounts and lists to the home screen

Fri Aug 02 2013, 11:32

Isohunt is blocked in Italy by court order

Likely to get blocked in the UK too

Thu Aug 01 2013, 12:25

Youview gains 160,000 customers in three months, says Talktalk

Thanks to rolling contracts that don't require yearly subscriptions

Thu Jul 25 2013, 14:35

SkySQL brings atomic writes to MariaDB for Fusion IO arrays

Should improve write endurance

Tue Jul 23 2013, 13:31

Google rolls out Maps 2.0 for iOS with support for iPad

Brings indoor mapping to Apple gadgets

Wed Jul 17 2013, 11:09

Raspberry Pi and Spotify are powering Volvo’s Twitter Jukebox

Allows people to tweet songs to be played at the Goodwood festival

Fri Jul 12 2013, 13:46

Instagram adds embed codes to video and images

More cat pictures and hipster selfies everywhere

Thu Jul 11 2013, 12:15

BBC cans 3D TV trial due to viewer lack of interest

Two year trial won't be continued

Mon Jul 08 2013, 12:10

Unity announces support for Microsoft's Xbox One and Windows Phone

Popular games engine comes to Microsoft

Fri Jun 28 2013, 15:45

Youview launches Android app for remote recording of TV shows

Provides listings for over 70 digital TV and radio channels for seven days

Tue Jun 25 2013, 14:51

Oracle releases MySQL Cluster 7.3 for MySQL 5.6

Touts improved performance and resiliance

Tue Jun 18 2013, 14:00

Netflix inks a deal with Dreamworks for exclusive animated TV programming

Will deliver 300 hours of original content

Mon Jun 17 2013, 15:36

Oracle releases Java 7 EE with HTML 5 and web socket support

Removes clutter for developers

Thu Jun 13 2013, 10:40

Amazon launches API based login service for iOS and Android app developers

Allows the use of existing Amazon accounts for user identification

Thu May 30 2013, 12:11

Xbox One could track everything you watch on TV

And reward you for staying tuned during the ad breaks

Tue May 28 2013, 16:50

Instagram takes another shot at Vine with video import feature

Video no longer limited to in-app shooting

Thu Aug 08 2013, 15:19

Linkedin accused of sexism after removing ads featuring female web developers

They were too attractive to be real engineers, social network claimed

Mon Aug 05 2013, 14:08

Hackers target Google Code developer website to spread malware

Firm urges businesses to update their security protocols

Thu Aug 01 2013, 16:00

Facebook to spam users’ news feeds with 15 second TV ads

Said to earn £1.3m a day

Wed Jul 31 2013, 13:32

Microsoft changes its mind on self publishing for the Xbox One

More details to come at Gamescon

Thu Jul 25 2013, 13:23

Apple’s developer website is hit by a security vulnerability

Warns users about website overhaul

Mon Jul 22 2013, 10:50

Apple is in talks to buy Microsoft Kinect sensor creator Primesense

Updated Reportedly offered $280m for the company

Tue Jul 16 2013, 11:45

Twitter video app Vine is coming to Windows Phone 8

Still no word on Instagram

Fri Jul 12 2013, 11:25

Google gives Android Maps app an overhaul

Its discovery and navigation features will be coming soon to iOS devices

Wed Jul 10 2013, 11:45

Intel brings Linux support to System Studio Extended

Lets embedded Linux developers optimise for its chips

Tue Jul 02 2013, 12:45

Facebook plans a beta testing programme for its Android smartphone users

Users will help improve the app before general release

Fri Jun 28 2013, 11:11

Sony apologises and pulls faulty PS3 firmware update

Updated Promises to push out a fix on 27 June

Fri Jun 21 2013, 16:27

Nvidia CUDA 5.5 release candidate adds ARM support

Prepares for Tegra chips supporting CUDA

Tue Jun 18 2013, 12:20

Sony opens up Smartwatch to third party Android ROM developers

Should introduce interesting use cases

Fri Jun 14 2013, 16:15

Google Play Music All Access to land on Apple iOS in ‘a couple of weeks’

Still no word on UK availability

Fri May 31 2013, 11:30

Facebook tightens its security with verified pages

Ensures users can find the true profiles of celebrities, brands and businesses

Thu May 30 2013, 11:23

BBC to add downloadable radio content to iPlayer in 2014

Will be available to download and listen to offline for the first time next year

Tue May 28 2013, 12:52

Amazon launches digital download service for video games and software in UK

No more waiting by the post box

Wed Aug 07 2013, 14:45

Google works on touch commands for its Chrome web browser

Swipe right or left to go forward or back

Mon Aug 05 2013, 12:25

Google Play store adds TV shows for high prices

Costs £20 to stream eight episodes of Breaking Bad season five in HD

Thu Aug 01 2013, 14:05

Nvidia buys compiler developer The Portland Group

Bolsters CUDA compiler team

Tue Jul 30 2013, 15:25

LG inks deal with Sky to bring Now TV to its Smart TV lineup

No need for a set-top box

Thu Jul 25 2013, 12:55

Google updates Chrome app for faster page loading on iPad and iPhone

Brings better integration with other Google apps such as Maps and Drive

Thu Jul 18 2013, 11:15

Netflix and Lovefilm competitor launches in UK from £2.99 a month

Offers a hybrid of TV and movie rental with unlimited subscription streaming

Fri Jul 12 2013, 15:00

Microsoft announces a major company reorganisation

To innovate faster around OS, Apps, Cloud, and Devices

Thu Jul 11 2013, 16:35

Intel and Samsung offer app developers $200,000 prize to develop Tizen apps

Still might not be enough

Wed Jul 10 2013, 11:22

Microsoft launches web based Xbox Music to challenge Spotify

Browser version available only for Xbox Music Pass subscribers

Mon Jul 01 2013, 12:25

Microsoft Windows 8.1 will support 3D printing

The update will make 3D object production ‘as easy as writing a document in Word’

Thu Jun 27 2013, 14:40

Qualcomm says future smartphones will have Kinect-like augmented reality abilities

ARM claims that devices are ready

Thu Jun 20 2013, 12:42

Digg will launch its RSS news reader by next week

Just in time for the shutdown of Google Reader on 1 July

Tue Jun 18 2013, 11:13

Twitter launches #Followme video service for profile promotion

Syndicates users' most popular photos, Vine videos, and Tweets into a movie reel

Fri Jun 14 2013, 12:11

Microsoft brings in the first phase of Skype and Lync integration

Users can share contacts, messages and audio calls

Thu May 30 2013, 12:59

Google gives Gmail a makeover

Makes it simpler to organise your inbox

Thu May 30 2013, 09:55
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