International stock markets drop sharply

Monday the 24th of August, 2015 has been the worst day for European markets since 2008 with the FTSE shedding 74 billion pounds and the Dow Jones falling 1,000 points.

The world’s  second most profitable listed company, Apple saw its share price fall 13% before regaining ground.

Many attribute this slump to the weakness of the Chinese stock market. There are those who point to a blip caused by the summer season, which sees many risk takers on vacation.

Napster:Spotify's free streaming model isn't sustainable

A spokesperson for the firm told TechRadar that there is no future in freemium streaming because the business model is not sustainable.

"In terms of Spotify, there is no evidence that their 'freemium' business model is sustainable, as their numbers for the last two years show," said Napster in a statement.

Napster, which has around three million premium customers, also took a thinly-veiled pop at Apple Music and its Zane Lowe-curated Beats 1 Radio service.

Apple is building a self-driving car

Internal Apple documents obtained by The Guardian show that the tech giant has set up an automotive department in an unassuming building a few miles away from its Cupertino complex.

The team has been busy working on the ominous sounding Project Titan, which is Apple's codename for its experiments into building a self-driving car.

Apple has reportedly met with experts from Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW and Fiat-Chrysler, and is putting the feelers out for a possible test location.

Google photo service is strong on search

These services come as smartphone cameras get better, and people take more photos and video with them. The problem is many of the images simply sit on the phones, taking up valuable space. Worse, digital memories can disappear when phones are lost or stolen.