Apple reportedly inks deal with American Express for its iPhone payments system

To bonk, or not to bonk. That is the question

Apple has reportedly agreed to work with American Express on its new iPhone 6 payment system – which is now just nine days away from being unveiled by Cupertino.…

Report: Sprint to bring Sony Xperia into tough US smartphone market

Could it soon be selling the Japenese giant’s Z3 model?

Stateside mobile carrier Sprint is reportedly planning to bring the Sony Xperia handset to the US market for the first time.…

Facebook to let stalkers unearth buried posts with mobe search

Prepare to HAUNT your pal’s back catalogue

Facebook is testing a search feature on its mobile application that will allow users to immerse themselves in forgotten old posts on the free content ad network.…

EE fails to apologise for HUGE T-Mobile outage that hit Brits on Friday

Customer: ‘Please change your name to occasionally somewhere’

Many T-Mobile customers in the UK were without access to the EE-owned network on Friday, after the service went titsup due to a “broken fibre cable”.…

Tim Cook: ‘I’d call what’s going on in fondleslabs a speed bump’

Plus: ‘Another sh*t feature of Word that’s driving me to distraction…’

QuoTW Time Warner Cable did not have a good week this week. A number of folks came out over the week to tell the Federal Communications Commission that they don’t like the idea of the company merging with Comcast. And in the middle of all that, the firm suffered a massive outage that downed a number of big cities on both the East and West Coasts of the US.…

Siri: Helpful personal assistant or SERIAL APP KILLER?

Will we even need apps any more?

Comment In a world of where every mobile device contains a personal assistant, who will need mobile apps?…

Nokia: Read our Maps, Samsung… We’re HERE for the Gear

Only on the Tizen smartwatch…

Ostensibly getting Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer, to use Nokia’s HERE Maps is a huge win.…

We need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie

EC moves to shift status quo at Internet Governance Forum

Europe’s digital chief Neelie Kroes will reiterate her commitment to “international governance of the internet” later today – that’s code for a smaller role for the US.…

$250m sub-sea cable to connect USA to Southeast Asia

Seven carriers this week agreed to co-deploy a submarine cable directly connecting Southeast Asia and the US in a project worth $250m. To be completed by the end of 2016, the cable system will provide an additional 20Tbps capacity, connecting Indonesia and the Philippines to the US with 100G technology.