The problem with Scottish business, Part 93

One of the most depressing things about newspapers is the way so much of what passes for ‘news’ is simply rewritten press releases....

Apple unveils the iPad amid insane, Twitter-busting hype

From Los Angeles Steve Jobs today unveiled the insanely hyped iPad. The amount of online chatter surrounding the event broke Twitter. Apple's new touchscreen tablet computer...

Omens not good for the why-Pad

So Apple has finally unveiled its supersized iPhone or, more accurately as it doesn’t do phone calls, the giant iPod Touch. To be fair,...

High frequency trading – a threat to global economic stability or an opportunity for...

Now under scrutiny from London's Financial Services Agency, the European Commission and Wall Street watchdog the US Securities and Exchange Commission, high frequency trading...

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate sells on eBay for £6.50 instead of £229.99

Traders on eBay are selling hundreds of activation keys a day which allow users to install Microsoft's most expensive version of Windows for less...

How the British government increases the cost of e-books

It costs more to buy an electronic version of a book than a printed one despite the fact that publishers and booksellers don't have...

A flick through e-readers

There are new e-readers coming on to the market almost daily. Their monochrome screens tend to be fairly similar. Some offer more gray-scale gradations,...