Arjun Kharpal

Arjun Kharpal

News Assistant, CNBC EU News Digital Team

LG Just Rolled Out a $1,200 Gold Smartwatch
Wearable Tech

LG Just Rolled Out a $1,200 Gold Smartwatch

It's called the The LG Watch Urbane Luxe and only 500 will be made.
Uber Has a Mobile Game to Stop Drivers Getting Lost
Uber

Uber Has a Mobile Game to Stop Drivers Getting Lost

It's a creative solution to a common problem.
Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.
Emoji

Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.

Don't take it personally.
Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA
Security

Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA

Stronger encryption has made it significantly more difficult for the U.S. government to spy on communications.
Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City
Retail

Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City

It is appropriately called The Google Shop. Two more are set to open later in the year.
Want a 3-D Printed Selfie? There's an App for That.
Far Out Tech

Want a 3-D Printed Selfie? There's an App for That.

People can take a picture using their smartphone or tablet, then send the picture to a 3-D printing company and receive a 3-D version of their face.
5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking
Hackers

5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking

Attackers are exploiting flaws in Google's popular operating system.
Apple Watch 'Killer' to 5G: What to Watch Out for at Mobile World Conference
Technology

Apple Watch 'Killer' to 5G: What to Watch Out for at Mobile World Conference

The big event kicks off March 2 in Barcelona.
Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?
Competition

Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?

Apple has tied with Samsung to become the No. 1 smartphone vendor in the world.
Here Comes 'Facebook Lite,' a Stripped-Down Version of Its Mobile App
Facebook

Here Comes 'Facebook Lite,' a Stripped-Down Version of Its Mobile App

It is aimed at emerging market users with low-end mobile devices.
Hackers' Next Major Target: Your Smartphone
Hackers

Hackers' Next Major Target: Your Smartphone

Most of the cybersecurity attacks this year were aimed at computer networks, leaving smartphones relatively unscathed. But security experts warn that is about to change.
Snapchat for CEOs? Anonymous Messaging App Launches.
Messaging

Snapchat for CEOs? Anonymous Messaging App Launches.

With messages that self-destruct in 24 hours, this new app is aimed at the business elite.
Will Sony Get Its Groove Back?
Technology

Will Sony Get Its Groove Back?

The struggling tech maker expects to post an annual net loss that's nearly five times more than initially estimated.
Microsoft Releases $25 Nokia Phone
Mobile

Microsoft Releases $25 Nokia Phone

The company aims to reach potential first-time customers in emerging markets such as India, China and Nigeria.
Ikea Wants to Shut Down a Popular Blog, But Is it the Right Move?
Trademarks

Ikea Wants to Shut Down a Popular Blog, But Is it the Right Move?

The clash between the furniture store and the blog IKEAhackers.net underlines the difficulties of brands keeping control of their image in the Internet age.