As Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona, Samsung has unveiled its first consumer VR camera, LG has introduced its modular smart phone and Intel and AT&T are clearing the airwaves for drones. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Bitcoin Classic has doubled the size limit for the blockchain but could split users, the Independent newspaper is to close in a digital shift, is India a victim of digital colonialism? #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Facebook is recovering from a faux pas in India, Twitter is trying to grow without offending existing users, two-finger typists can tap as well as touch ones. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

The US government wants to replace computer systems dating back to the 60s, a Chinese consortium is bidding for the Opera browser, a robot could fit the legal definition of a driver in a breakthrough for autonomous cars. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Google’s Sundar Pichai has topped every CEO in America with his $199m in compensation, Africa has its first unicorn and Apple may be under an Indian illusion. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Salty Dog is the shape of things to come in US military technology, Facebook’s Free Basics has been banned in India, Sir Hossein Yassaie is out at Imagination Technologies. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

The fight for control of Sumner Redstone’s media companies would make a great TV drama, there’s a Game of Phones going on across the UK’s telecom landscape and a battle for AI brains in the US. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Genuine interest in Artificial Intelligence, a five-year price freeze for mobile phone charges and the new Fitbit Alta are the subjects du jour for #techFT, a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Luxembourg wants to mine asteroids in outer space, the US and EU have agreed a transatlantic data deal, Microsoft is buying the UK’s Swiftkey. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Google has passed Apple as the world’s most valuable company, Vodafone and Liberty look to be finally getting together, but on a small scale, in Europe, Magic Leap has had a big jump in funding. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Alphabet is spelling out how Google and its pet projects are faring for the first time, the US and EU are still on deadline for a new Safe Harbour deal, Bill Gates has been choosing his Desert Island Discs. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Taiwan and Korea have joined India and China as emerging-market fund managers prefer the digital Ticks to the old Brics-and-mortar that included Brazil and Russia. Amazon and Apple’s earnings have been hard to swallow this week, while Microsoft and Facebook’s have gone down a treat. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Alphabet’s tax troubles could look insignificant next to Apple’s in Europe, Facebook is storming ahead on mobile, Google has passed Go with its AI. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

There is a growing digital divide between the world of contactless payments and countries where cash is still king. Iliad could be planning a UK odyssey, the back-tax backlash against Google continues and an AI pioneer has died. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Google’s tax deal with the British authorities could be the first of many by non-domiciled companies, but has it set too low a bar for settlements? Apple is set to report another blockbuster quarter, but Wall Street is more concerned about the current one. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Pope Francis has met the head of the Apple church as he develops his interest in tech, all Davos attendees can talk about is bitcoin and blockchain, while children in Japan are obsessed with Pepper the robot. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Could artificial intelligence make human fund managers redundant? Who will win a $5bn battle for Sharp? Is the cheaper Yi Action camera as good as the equivalent GoPro. Answers in #techFT, a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Automation and the disruption it will create is a big theme at the World Economic Forum this year; bitcoin’s blockchain ledger system could be adapted to improve everything from tax collection to the sharing of health records; the latest Sony Ultra Short Throw projector can offer unique visions. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Friends Reunited is being disbanded, Pakistan has lifted its YouTube ban, the $55,000 Bacch Stereo Purifier makes audio holograms. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Europe is taking the first steps to break down the legal barriers to watching your favourite TV shows wherever you are, there’s a new surge of VC investment in start-ups, SpaceX is struggling to get its sea legs and Goat Bikes are the latest concealed-motor cycles to launch. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more