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Syndicated How Some Professionals Are Keeping Pager Technology Alive

Britain will soon be down to just one paging provider, but for the nation’s paramedics, lifeboat crews and birdwatchers the devices remain essential

Advertising How Did Email Grow Into a Global Epidemic?

A brief history of electronic messages, from the Queen’s first mail to the triumph of spam

Work Want to Watch a Film on a Plane? Bring Your Tablet, Say Airlines

A transatlantic service is launching without seatback screens, with content to be streamed directly to passengers’ devices

Advertising Can Mobile Save the World from a Dystopian Ad Future?

Google’s buy button and other mobile tech can allow advertisers to leave behind the “spray and pray” approach of days gone by

Syndicated SMS Service Helps Kenyan Farmers Take On Moles and More

iShamba is providing farmers in developing countries with advice on agricultural challenges

Design Vodafone Creates A Mobile Network In A Backpack For Natural Disaster Victims

A portable network system keeps long-distance communication within human reach during a hurricane, tornado, flood, etc.

Advertising A YouTube Video Controlled By Blinking For Uninterrupted Viewing [Video]

Virgin Mobile's latest campaign uses neuroscience and motion detection to create a unique experience.

Design What Apple's Cheaper iPhone Will Deliver

The low-end 5C model was shown to a select group in China, here's what's in store.

Home A Look At The Updates From The iPhone 5S Launch

Apple's new model adds fingertip scanning and goes on sale on 20 September.

Partner Content Google Unveils Voice And Gesture-Controlled Smartphone

Google's Moto X aims to create a new experience as it responds to both verbal and motion commands and is designed to be in permanent listening mode.

Innovation Princess Leia Hologram May Soon Become A Reality

Scientists have created a 3D display that could mimic the famous tech from Star Wars – even on mobile phones.

Technology Fast Phone Promises Films In Minutes And Songs In Seconds

Chinese hardware company shows off a handset that it states can download movies and songs in record time.

Gaming & Play Mozilla To Launch Smartphone Operating System

Company responsible for Firefox to release handset targeted at developing countries and open platforms.

Advertising Google Faces Legal Action Over Alleged Secret iPhone Tracking

10 million UK residents could have grounds to sue the search giant after it sidestepped Apple security to monitor web habits.