Software

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Google to slash app store fees by half for developers’ first US$1m in sales
The cut will take effect from July with 99% of developers globally receiving a reduction as the company and Apple face legal action from Epic Games

Josh Taylor

17, Mar, 2021 @4:22 AM

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Israeli spyware firm NSO Group faces renewed US scrutiny
Department of Justice said to have asked WhatsApp for details of alleged targeting of clients in 2019

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington DC

01, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Don Hunter obituary
Other lives: Pioneering physicist at the forefront of computer development in the UK

Moira Jones

14, Feb, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Booming housebuilders should be last in the queue for Treasury handouts | Nils Pratley
Vistry Group’s healthy results suggest a sector that’s doing well despite the pandemic

Nils Pratley

12, Jan, 2021 @7:38 PM

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How FarmVille and Facebook helped to cultivate a new audience for gaming | John Naughton
The Flash-based title, now put to rest alongside Adobe’s animation tool, was much derided, but broadened the appeal of computer games

John Naughton

09, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Obsolete software from 1990s features in Brexit deal text
Descriptions of Netscape Communicator and Mozilla Mail as ‘modern’ leads to questions over whether text was copied and pasted

Ben Quinn

29, Dec, 2020 @6:55 PM

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NSO Group spyware 'dangerous', say tech firms in legal filing
Israeli company should be held liable to American anti-hacking laws, Google, Microsoft and others argue

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

22, Dec, 2020 @4:25 PM

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Tech careers for women: what are the main roles and how do you retrain?
The tech sector is growing, but a lack of understanding about roles in the industry may be preventing women from joining. So what are the jobs, where are they, and how can women get started?

Helena Pozniak

14, Dec, 2020 @3:47 PM

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macOS 11 Big Sur review: the Mac, iPad-ified for the future
Apple’s big update adds colour, iPhone-like icons, settings and apps, ready for new and old Macs alike

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

13, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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MPs ask for details about guaranteeing UK jobs after Arm takeover
Alok Sharma asked to explain what plans US buyer Nvidia has to keep jobs in Cambridge

Jasper Jolly

08, Oct, 2020 @5:32 PM

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Post Office apologises in false accounting scandal climbdown
Subpostmasters’ appeals now set to be unopposed as chair admits ‘historical failings’

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

02, Oct, 2020 @4:32 PM

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20 best apps to get you organised
From improving work productivity to managing shopping lists and family commitments, these apps will help you stay in control

Stuart Dredge

27, Sep, 2020 @10:00 AM

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