India has mighty tech ambitions and huge infrastructure problems to overcome to achieve them, US start-up funding has fallen by a third and Dennis Crowley’s Foursquare is a victim. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Feeding the world in 2050 will require major tech advances, the Pope has a Friday meeting with Google, SoundCloud has secured a major licensing deal, the Light Phone is designed to do as little as possible. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

The PC had a bad 2015, but this year could be much better as businesses and consumers upgrade to Windows 10 and are attracted by new designs and features. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

5G is top of the agenda for a European Commission meeting with 10 telecoms chiefs, carmakers are at risk of becoming bit-part providers in their own industry, Skyscanner is the UK’s latest unicorn. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Carmakers are driving towards becoming purveyors of mobility services, Apple Music has more than 10m subscribers already, but the company has made an error when it comes to counting Apple News users. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Apple is exploring emotional connections with its latest acquisition, Samsung has increased profits, Kodak is reviving the Super 8 format. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Netflix is streaming content to 130 more countries, the latest drone can carry a human, Samsung’s new fridge snaps its contents every time you close the door. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Toyota and IBM may be staking their futures on artificial intelligence, it’s gadgets galore at CES 2016, Fitbit has been blazing a fail and could blockchain finally rid us of red tape and the need for lawyers? #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

The connected car – driver optional – is a big theme at CES 2016, Orange and Bouygues are in merger talks, NYC has gigabit WiFi from today, Yahoo Screen is going dark. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

CES is upon us and the annual consumer electronics megabash in Las Vegas is showing off the latest in VR, drones and wearables. Meanwhile, Mark Zuckerberg has Iron Man ambitions, it’s thanks to the Fangs that the US stock market avoided a terrible year and Light may have done a blinding job with its astonishing L16 camera. #techFT is a newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

You can celebrate Christmas with the beatles on your favourite streaming service, send someone an emoji rather than a card and give them a useless piece of plastic like the NoPhone Zero as a present. #techFT is a newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Apple’s mobile payments deal in China may ease fears about iPhone sales, Star Wars is pushing the movie industry towards record takings at the box office this year, the Fairphone 2 modular smartphone is shipping, Twitter’s latest tools include Lifewrecker and Misogynist Pro. #techFT is a newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Digitisation could mean US job losses in double-digit millions, GM insects could help protect crops, Facebook has a messaging deal with Uber and Pandora has seen a royalty relief rally. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Vodafone and Liberty ought to be able to work something out together in Europe, the EU is introducing strict data protection laws, Slack is launching an app store, Star Wars has boosted Sphero but the movie itself is flawed. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

The financial tech sector’s start-ups are now attracting banking’s grandees, Uber drivers in Seattle may start a union, Qualcomm is staying united, Apple has a hush-hush lab in Taiwan, a laser razor is cutting edge technology. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Regulators are planning to inspect new cars’ software to tackle deception such as in the VW emissions scandal, the EU is probing deeper into Apple’s tax deal with Ireland, social media is countering extremism with cartoon characters like Abdullah-X. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Social robots are more than tools, says the new Foundation for Responsible Robotics, Alibaba has bought the South China Morning Post, Amazon is pushing logistics to the limit. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Goldman Sachs SETLing on a new virtual currency settlement system is just one of its many technological achievements; unlike Margaret Thatcher, Marissa Mayer is for turning; Google may have to Blendle says the EU and “Vorsprung durch Technics” with a Japanese accent. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Yahoo has changed its mind about spinning off its Alibaba stake, there’s a new tech-driven commodities era, the creator of bitcoin may have been found, Apple may have some watch and phone announcements in March. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more

Data castles in Germany are helping Deutsche Telekom’s cloud business, while its US rival Dropbox is stumbling in its efforts to grow into a $10bn valuation. Jukedeck is the latest effort at writing songs through artificial intelligence and Apple has finally come up with an accessory to keep your iPhone alive. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms. You can sign up hereRead more