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CLOSE to what should be one of the biggest events of Fitbit's life - its initial public offering - the maker of wearable health trackers is facing an unexpected challenge: a lawsuit from one of...

IN THE last decade, writes Thomas Friedman, "we have gone from a connected world … to a hyperconnected world" (Friedman, 2011). The transformation has been nothing short of remarkable. When...

[NEW YORK] Avago Technologies Ltd, a Singapore-based maker of semiconductors, agreed to buy Broadcom Corp for US$37 billion in the biggest technology acquisition ever.

[GRENCHEN] Swatch Group SA will launch its "Touch Zero One" smartwatch in August, its chief executive Nick Hayek told the company's annual general meeting on Thursday...

[ZURICH] No longer is schmoozing over long lunches and fine wines enough; Swiss private bankers are turning to video games and virtual reality to attract a new generation of sceptical clients and see...

[NEW YORK] L ive streaming-video app Periscope and media companies are discussing how to address piracy on the new service, but Periscope says technological fixes many programmers want are difficult...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google Inc plans to unveil a "buy" button for its advertising service, stepping up pressure on rival Amazon.com Inc as the Web company moves deeper into online commerce...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google Inc executives will probably spend a good chunk of time at an annual developers conference talking about a cardboard contraption that turns smartphones into virtual-reality...