A new set of maps won't change the telco market,

Broadband: You are here

25 Nov The Government's National Broadband Plan as presented through a series of maps published yesterday should be lauded for its ambition. It should also be greeted with scepticism, writes Niall Kitson.

Microsoft's Azure platform competes with other services from Amazon and Google

Microsoft's cloud service suffers outage

19 Nov A fault in Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform has knocked some customer sites offline, with issues being felt globally according to the software's status page.

Samsung to reduce the number of smartphone models in 2015 by between one-quarter and one-third

Samsung to cut number of smartphone models

18 Nov Samsung Electronics has announced plans to reduce the number of smartphone models it issues next year by up to one-third as it tries to cut prices in the face of intense Chinese competition.

Google's plan has industry support, now it needs subscribers

YouTube finally tunes in to music

17 Nov YouTube has a history of copyright tussles with record labels dating right back to one of its first viral hits, writes Naill Kitson.

Standard & Poor's expects Twitter to grow but notes that some of the debt issue will be used for acquisitions

S&P gives Twitter debt issue 'junk' status

14 Nov Standard & Poor's has given Twitter's recent $1.8bn debt issue a 'speculative' rating of BB-, weighing the company's push for acquisitions against likely slow growth in earnings.

Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell in a $4.7 billion deal with Procter & Gamble

Buffett buys Duracell from P&G

13 Nov Berkshire Hathaway today announced the purchase of battery maker Duracell in a $4.7 billion deal with Procter & Gamble.