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Google Glass trialled by Virgin Atlantic staff at London’s Heathrow airport

In an effort to add a certain 'cool' factor to its service while improving the check-in procedure for fliers, Virgin Atlantic staff are trying out Google Glass and other wearable tech at London's Heathrow airport.

Virgin Airlines to give top customer free trip into space

Frequent flyer with Virgin Airlines? If so, you could find yourself flying into space next year.

Kids in space – Branson to take family on SpaceShipTwo’s maiden flight

SpaceShipTwo's maiden space flight, set for next year, will be a family affair for Richard Branson, with both his children accompanying him on the trip. Branson's space programme also has more than 500 paid-up passengers waiting in line.

UK Internet providers to allow customers to block all pornography

Internet service providers in the UK will offer new customers the choice of blocking all pornography through their connection. The ISPs insist that the optional 'porn filter' will not affect anyone who does not wish to opt in.

BlueBeat to pay $1 million for illegal online music sales

Remember back when BlueBeat was selling "psycho-acoustic" versions of Beatles songs online for 25 cents? Now they get to pay $1 million in a settlement.

UK regulator finds average broadband half advertised speeds

Regulators find that average download speeds in the UK are still less than half the advertised "up to" speed promoted by ISPs.

How to design a cover for Virgin’s iPad-exclusive Project magazine

Virgin is holding a competition for designers to recreate its iPad-only magazine's cover, and we've got the contest rules.

Apple hits a wall with publishers over subscription deal

In its quest to finally offer subscriptions through the App Store, rumor has it Apple's deal with publications isn't getting any takers.

Virgin launches magazine ‘built especially for the iPad’

Richard Branson beats Rupert Murdoch to the punch in old media's race into the digital arena.

Virgin’s iPad-exclusive magazine, Project, hits e-shelves tonight

Looks like Rupert Murdoch wasn't the alone one interested in marketing an iPad-only magazine, and he's definitely not going to be the first. Virgin's Project is set to launch in the App Store tonight.

Virgin Galactic opens first spaceport

Virgin Galactic has opened its first commercial spaceport "Spaceport America" in New Mexico. The facility will be able to launch all known types of spacecraft.

Virgin Spaceship Completes First Captive Flight

Richard Branson's VSS Enterprise has gone boldly where no commercial spaceship has gone before: on its first captive test flight.

Virgin Introduces the Necker Nymph ‘Underwater Plane’ aka Submarine

Sir Richard Branson has a new underwater toy to accommodate the rich and adventurous--the Necker Nymph submarine.

Sprint Buys Virgin Mobile USA In $438 Mln Deal

Mobile carrier Sprint is buying up pre-paid MVNO Virgin Mobile USA in a deal worth over $480 million, boosting its footprint in the growing pre-paid business.

Virgin Mobile Adds $50 Unlimited Calling

Virgin Mobile has joined the ranks of mobile operators offering $50 unlimited calling - now the question is, how low will prices go?

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