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TECH 03 Sep 2015 | 3:05 PM

French electric car-sharing service launches in US

An electric car-sharing service took to the streets of Indianapolis on Sept 2 as its French owner hopes to plug into the vast US market.

TECH 28 Sep 2015 | 12:22 PM

While EU governments demur, refugees find a welcome on the Web

With one million people expected to seek asylum in Europe this year and governments arguing over how to cope, thousands of volunteers are taking to the Internet to offer refugees shelter free of charge.

TECH 17 Sep 2015 | 7:06 PM

Tokyo videogame show transports fans to new realities

It may not quite be the Matrix, but videogames giant Sony took fans on a journey into its own virtual reality when it unveiled its revamped Morpheus headset at the annual Tokyo Game Show.

TECH 26 Aug 2015 | 7:30 AM

Airbnb signs up more companies for business travel

Airbnb said more than 1,000 companies have joined its new programme allowing business travellers to use the peer-to-peer-lodging service.

TECH 22 Aug 2015 | 11:00 AM

Tesla and Airbnb to install car chargers in rental housing

Joining forces with Tesla Motors, home sharing startup Airbnb is to install chargers for Model S cars in a select batch of rental locations.

Technology 19 Aug 2015 | 12:06 PM

Airbnb partners with China Broadband, Sequoia to expand in China

Airbnb Inc said it was partnering with investment firms China Broadband Capital and Sequoia China to expand into the Chinese market and find a chief executive for its operations in the country.

TECH 27 Aug 2015 | 2:30 PM

Barcelona mayor's tourism crackdown puts Airbnb in firing line

Barcelona's new mayor is picking a fight with home rental websites as she tries to crack down on uncontrolled tourism that she fears could drive out poor residents and spoil the Catalan capital's charm.

Technology 12 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

What’s too big or small for smartphones?

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: With scores of smartphones available, one obvious way for them to stand out is with size. Two new phones take that to extremes: HP's tiny Veer 4G and Samsung's massive Infuse 4G.

Technology 11 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oracle boxes up the cloud

WHEN OpenWorld 2010 kicked off, host Oracle Corp was sailing through some 'bad weather.' Java application developers were anxious over what would become of the open-source programming language now that Sun Microsystems is controlled by the database giant.

Technology 12 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

TVs getting Siri-style personal assistants

b>LAS VEGAS:/bStartup Vlingo is giving televisions the kind of voice-controlled 'virtual assistants' that have been a hit with the latest version of Apple's hot-selling iPhone.