Chinese TV says iPhones are a threat to national security

On Friday Chinese state media broadcaster CCTV warned that the iPhone’s ability to track the user using its positioning technology could reveal “sensitive data” and even “state secrets.”

Eight things you need to check off when hiring your first employee

Before you post that new job and start interviewing candidates there are some important things you need to do.

The death of crowdfunding

Some crowdfunding projects have been inspiring, innovative and worthwhile, but recently crowdfunding sites have been swamped with less than noteworthy projects and more than a few scams.

Is your phone ruining your sex life?

According to a survey of 1,500 UK couples between the ages of 18 and 30 the answer may be a qualified yes.

How to ensure your business' data is safe from inside threats

Although you may trust your employees, a rogue member of staff or disillusioned co-worker has the potential to create immeasurable damage to your organisation.

This is a simple way to create you own delivery app

If you wanted to create a delivery business for your business without any coding skills then British company Preoday has your back.

Greenpeace hearts Apple because solar farms

Greenpeace has officially released a statement in support of Apple for making iCloud greener and bemoaning Amazon for the opposite.

Silent Circle is going to leverage encrypted VoIP to rule them all

Watch out Skype and Viber, the group behind the so-called unhackable Blackphone, Silent Circle, is gunning for you.

LOT Network hopes to disarm trolls

A new partnership between Canon, Google, Dropbox, SAP, Asana and Newegg is attempting to preempt frivolous lawsuits from ‘non-participating entities’ commonly known as patent trolls.

How many gadgets does your smartphone replace?

Viking has created an infographic that shows how many devices your average smartphone replaces, how much they would weigh and how much they would cost if bought separately.

Tesla gets trademark trolled in China

A Chinese trademark troll says he owns the rights to the name Tesla and wants $3.9 million in compensation.

4 ways smarter cities will transform the way we live

Where are our cities headed in the future? What can we expect from the long sought after “smart cities”? Can we really expect anything different?

UK Netflix users can get paid to watch

Netflix is recruiting taggers in the UK and Ireland to improve on its recommendation algorithm.

Revisiting Google founder’s take on 40-hour work week

As we reported yesterday, Google’s Larry Page and co-founder Sergey Brin, proposed that perhaps it is time to rethink the 40-hour work week.

Intel, Samsung and others form Open Interconnect Consortium

Intel, Samsung, Dell, Broadcom, Atmel and Wind River have come together to form the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) in an effort to standardize the way that devices communicate with each other.

The Elements of A Winning Wearable Device

We are seeing battle lines drawn and the vendors are lining up to see which one can deliver the iPod of wearable devices and, as before, all eyes are on Apple.

Dutch team flown to space if it wins World Cup

XCOR Aerospace is promising the Netherlands free individual space flights, normally worth $95,000 each, if they manage to triumph in the World Cup final this Sunday.

Airbnb fined by authorities in Barcelona

The company was dinged for $30,000 for being in breach of local regulations that would require all listed properties be registered with the Tourism Registry of Catalonia.