• Microsoft’s voice-driven personal assistant for Android has leaked

    Microsoft’s voice-driven personal assistant for Android has leaked

    Microsoft’s Android-based answer to Apple’s Siri has been accidentally released into the wild earlier than planned. Cortana for Android is a voice-driven personal assistant that was supposed to be released on July 29th along with the launch of the Windows 10 operating system. However, an early version of the app appeared online over the weekend
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  • Apple Pay launches in the UK

    Apple Pay launches in the UK

    Apple Pay, the high-tech alternative to credit and debit cards, has now gone live in the UK. The replacement for physical wallets was announced by Apple’s Tim Cook last September, and now the UK is the first country outside of the US to be able to use the service. The country’s leading credit card providers
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  • Microsoft reveals Windows 10 launch details

    Microsoft reveals Windows 10 launch details

    Microsoft’s global release plan for Windows 10 includes worldwide launch events, a major television and digital advertising marketing campaign, and a staggered rollout aimed at giving customers “the best upgrade experience.” The activities, which will begin on 29 July, will see the new version of the iconic desktop and laptop operating system being rebranded as
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  • Is Google adding a “buy” button to search results?

    Is Google adding a “buy” button to search results?

    Internet users may soon be able to purchase products from search results, as Google is planning to add a “buy” button to search results pages.

  • Meet Phorm, the invisible touchscreen cover that morphs into a physical keyboard

    Meet Phorm, the invisible touchscreen cover that morphs into a physical keyboard

    Tablets and touch-sensitive displays in general are boss, right? But beyond a short text message or URL, the keyboards are a bit pants (especially for people like me whose fingers seem to morph into bananas when texting). That’s about to change: thanks to Phorm, you can have all the delights of a touch-sensitive display and
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  • Is the insurance industry keeping up with the tech world?

    Is the insurance industry keeping up with the tech world?

    The modern digital age is one of lightning quick interactions, instant gratification, constant connectivity and unprecedented consumer demand – both in terms of availability of goods and services, and in terms of the level of quality and engagement that corporations provide.