Here’s another sign of Qualcomm’s domination in mobile phones -Broadcom wants out of cellular baseband chips

Microsoft is expected to unveil a third generation version of its Surface tablet later on Tuesday.

Then again, it might not.

What’s likely to come out of its New York event (4pm London time, webcast here ) has been kept tightly under wraps by the company, leading to speculation that ranges from a Surface “mini” being shown to a larger 12-inch tablet, to nothing more than tweaks to existing models.

Whatever is in store, Microsoft needs some fairly dramatic improvements for Surface to come anywhere close to matching the iPad’s appeal. 

Sometimes it pays to be behind the times. 

While older industries still struggle with the digital transition, those one step ahead are toiling with the mobile one. 

Twitter has announced the acquisition of Gnip – one of only two companies it originally gave access to the “firehose” of trillions of tweets – as the social media company pursues revenues through selling analytical services. 

You shoot me down but I won’t fall. I am titanium.

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, must be humming that tune this morning after announcing a solution to the two car fires that dented the electric car maker’s reputation last year. 

Here are some figures to back up the mad race to monetise mobile by tech giants such as Google and Facebook. 

In the canon of Apple top executive departures following the death of Steve Jobs, the retirement of numbers guy Peter Oppenheimer should give the least cause for concern. 

Here’s Apple’s play in the world of cars, and it’s called, er, CarPlay. 

There’s a hot messaging app with a global following that’s just asking to be acquired.

Whoops, sorry, that was yesterday, but what if we change the name to BBM?